Parking Fees/Parking Permits

Parking Permits

Parking permits may be purchased for unlimited parking in municipal lots. Permits are lot specific. Parking is on first come, first served basis.

$3 for a Daily Construction Pass
$35 for a Monthly Parking Pass (including construction)

Parking Permits are now available for purchase at Permits may still be purchased in person at City Hall, 220 Clay Street, Cedar Falls.

The purchase and proper registration of a lot-specific parking permit entitle the motor vehicle to be parked in the designated off-street municipal parking lots for a period of up to 48 consecutive hours without penalty.  The purchase of a parking permit does not guarantee the purchaser a parking space.

How to Pay a Parking Citation

Mailing Payments 
Parking citation payments can be mailed using the yellow envelopes provided with the ticket. To avoid late fees, adequate time should be allowed for payment processing. Responsibility for proof of payment rests with the violator. Do not mail cash.

Drop-Off Locations 
Payments may also be dropped into the fine boxes located in the lobby of City Hall or inside University Book and Supply. Responsibility for proof of payment rests with the violator. Cash payments are discouraged.

By Phone 
To pay parking citations using a credit card or to inquire about information, please contact our business office at (319) 273-8600, Monday to Friday from 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Payments may be made online at

Parking Enforcement

It is the responsibility of parking enforcement staff to enforce parking ordinances in Cedar Falls.