5A 5th and Columbia Parking Lot Closures
Environmental testing on the 5A, or 5th and Columbia lot will cause closures over this week and next.
Tuesday, May 14: The lot will be closed all day. 5A lot permit holders may park at any 3 or 9-hour meter on or west of Columbia Street with their permit clearly displayed.
Saturday and Sunday, May 18-19: The City does not enforce parking on the weekends but portions or all of the lot will be closed.
Monday and possibly Tuesday, May 20-21: The metered half of the lot will be closed. 5A lot permit holders may park in the leased lot side of the lot with their permit clearly displayed.
Questions about parking? Call 360-753-8017 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Have you tried the new credit card meters we are testing? Tell us what you think!
The City is testing new meters to find one that will replace the Downtown Parking Pay Stations later this summer. Learn more about the project.
Parking in Olympia
The City of Olympia uses a combination of meters, pay stations and timed zones to manage on street parking in and around Downtown. We work hard to ensure there are options to meet all parking needs.
Where Do I Park?
Got a ticket? You can pay your fine online, or one of several other convenient ways. You may also choose to appeal the citation. Only the Olympia Municipal Court Judge has the authority to reduce a fine or dismiss a citation. Learn more...
Rates and Hours
Right Person - Right Place. 15 minute, 3 hour, and 9 hour meters, AND parking Pay Stations... That's a lot of choice! Where's the best place for you to park? What will it cost? How and when do you pay? We've got all of the answers. Learn more...
Live Here? Most neighborhoods in and near downtown Olympia have timed or metered on-street parking. If you live in one of these neighborhoods, you may register your personal vehicle for parking on the street free of fees and time restrictions. Learn more...
Permits / Leased Lots
Work Here? We offer a variety of permits for those who work, do business or offer services in and around downtown. From day-use construction permits to monthly leased parking for employees, we make it easy for you to get the job done. Learn more...
Be informed, Be ticket-free! In addition to the standard expired meter and overtime tickets, the City writes citations for more serious restricted parking violations. These infractions affect public safety and carry significantly higher fines. Learn more...