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General Information

Downtown on-street parking: You get 2 hours FREE total per day!  For those that require more than two-hours of downtown parking, use on-street peripheral locations on Massachusetts Avenue, Main Street and Orange Street, ParkMobile zone number assigned: “2725”. For this zone, the first two hours of operation will be free of charge, followed by the ability to purchase up to seven additional continuous hours (for a grand total of up to nine hours) at the rate of $0.25 per hour plus applicable ParkMobile fees.

Parking Meters Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm:

  • Main Street Garage ... $1.00 per hour from 8am to 3pm only, free outside these hours  (Multi-Bay Meters)
  • Munn Park Lot .......... $1.00 per hour
  • Lot D ....................... $1.00 per hour

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Combat Wounded Veteran Parking

Veterans with a Combat Wounded license plate may park in the downtown area in public spaces, both on street and pay by space, for free all day.

Online Parking Map

Download the City of Lakeland Parking Brochure

Peripheral Locations available at $0.25 per hour.


There are two (2) types of Parking Citations:

  • Unlawful Parking ................. $25 Fine
  • Disabled Parking Violation ..... $250 Fine

Unlawful citations are subject to a $20.00 late fee after 21 days if not paid, an additional $10.00 after 30 days and the entire amount may be turned over to a collection agency. Three or more of these will result in the non-issuance of your vehicle tag until paid.

Disabled parking citations are also late after 30 days, incur no late fees and will result in the non-issuance of your vehicle tag after only one infraction. 

How and where do you pay a citation?

  • Online: Pay the fine by credit card using this Online Payment Service.  There is a 2% transaction fee.
  • Mail (Include Check or Money Order AND Citation):
    • Mail to the address listed on the citation envelope
    • Place your payment in the Lakeland Electric Drop Box (501 E Lemon St, Lakeland, FL 33801)
  • In Person (Cash Payments) 
    • Cash payments can be made at the Lakeland Police Department, Records Division (219 N Massachusetts Avenue, Lakeland, FL 33801) or the Business Tax Office, City Hall (228 S Massachusetts Avenue). 

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For questions concerning downtown on-street parking, leased parking, or parking enforcement, please call the Parking Services Office at 863.834.6303.