Parking Rates

Below are the parking rates for downtown Burlington’s public garages: Marketplace Garage (147 Cherry St.), Lakeview Garage (41 Cherry St.) and College Street Garage (60 College St.). All three garages offer FREE parking on Sundays and City-recognized Holidays

Hours
Marketplace
Lakeview
College St.
0 – 2
FREE
FREE
FREE
2 – 2.5
$3
$2
$2
2.5 – 3
$4
$3
$3
3 – 3.5
$5
$4
$4
3.5 – 4
$6
$5
$5
4 – 5
$7
$6
$6
5 – 6
$8
$7
$7
6 – 7
$9
$8
$8
> 7
$10
$8
$8

Meters (applies to downtown core only. For a map of the core, click
here)
  • Nearly 300 smart meters in the downtown core take credit cards and coins
  • Smart meters are $1.50/hour all day, Mon-Sat
  • Smart meters have no time limits
  • Smart meters are enforced until 10pm, Mon-Sat to reduce congestion in the core
  • 5 parking kiosks were installed on Main St. between Church St. and South Winooski Ave.
  • Parking kiosks were installed in the parking lot at Main St. and South Winooski Ave.
  • Parking kiosk rates and enforcement hours are the same as smart meters
  • Rates, enforcement hours and technology did not change outside the downtown core – if you would like free parking after 6pm, you may park at any on-street space outside the downtown core
  • Parking is still FREE on Sundays and holidays
Monthly Leases

The City of Burlington offers leases at Marketplace Garage, Lakeview Garage, the Elmwood Avenue Lot (25 Elmwood Ave.) and the Main Street Lot (across from Mr. Mike’s Pizza). Please contact Larry Tucker at DPW to check availability. Monthly cards will allow entrance and exit at these two garages only.

Lease Rates:

5-day monthly lease, Mon-Fri: $80

6-day monthly lease, Mon-Sat: $96

Elmwood Avenue Lot (7-day monthly lease): $55

Main Street Lot (7-day monthly lease): $65

Residential Permits:

To receive a permit, the following documents must be provided:
Students

  • Completed Current Lease
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Valid Registration
  • Valid School ID

Students will be issued a permit for up to one year. Students will be issued two guest passes per dwelling unit.
Renters/Homeowners

  • Valid Driver’s License with address of Resident parking street
  • Valid Registration

Renters/Homeowners will be issued a permit for up to two years. Renters/Homeowners will be issued two guest passes per dwelling unit.

Residents may petition to have their streets designated for resident parking only.  To initiate a request to install a new Resident Parking area, or to make a change in an existing Resident Parking area, please follow this link.