• How do you benefit from using PassportParking Mobile Pay?
  • How do parking enforcement staff know that I have paid through the PassportParking mobile app?
  • Do I get a receipt?
  • Is it safe to do a credit card transaction over the phone or on the PassportParking Mobile Pay app?
  • What costs are associated with PassportParking mobile pay?
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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

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.



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