How do you benefit from using PassportParking Mobile Pay?
- Mobile pay eliminates the need for coins and cash to pay for parking, making parking easy and convenient
- Receive text message alerts 15 minutes before your parking session expires
- Extend or stop your parking duration through a simple text or call, or through the PassportParking Mobile Pay app from anywhere without rushing back to the meter
- View your parking history and print your parking receipts online
- Quickly park with your mobile phone in any location that offers PassportParking Mobile Pay
How do parking enforcement staff know that I have paid through the PassportParking mobile app?
Once you pay with PassportParking Mobile Pay, the zone and space information that you enter is immediately sent to the parking enforcement’s monitoring system.
Do I get a receipt?
Yes. All transactions can be viewed by logging into your PassportParking Mobile Pay account. You also have the option of receiving receipts by email or simply printing directly from your account.
Is it safe to do a credit card transaction over the phone or on the PassportParking Mobile Pay app?
Yes. Your credit card number is encrypted when you sign up and is never entered, displayed, or spoken during a transaction.
What costs are associated with PassportParking mobile pay?
Registering with PassportParking Mobile Pay is free of charge. Usual parking rates still apply, along with a 25 cents convenience fee that will be charged to your credit or debit card.
Looking for Places to Park Downtown?
Please note: Public parking availability varies depending on time of day and lot location. Please review the sign posted at each lot entryway to determine what parking spaces are currently accessible.
Downtown Parking oversees 291 parking spaces throughout the Downtown Ocala area. 186 are lease spaces spread over five different lots, and 72 are metered spaces, some of which are in lots and some on the streets. There are many parking spaces Downtown that are free. Please follow signage. Downtown Parking Officers strictly enforce the reserved lease spaces, the meters, the 2 hour time limits, and all parking codes. The meters cost a Nickel for 6 minutes, a Dime for 12 minutes and a Quarter for 30 minutes. If you are ticketed you can pay your ticket at the drive-thru or lobby of the Citizen Service Center at 201 SE 3rd Street, by mail as directed on the ticket, or online at www.remit-online.com/352001.
The demand for Downtown lease parking spaces is high and typically there are few if any available. If you are interested in leasing a space complete the Contract Parking Application below and return it with payment to the address on the application.