Parking Services Upgrades
Pay by Phone is a new service where customers can choose to pay for parking using an app on their smartphone. Learn more...
License Plate Recognition (LPR) technology is now being used to enable more convenient ways to pay for parking, improve efficiency & accuracy, and collect anonymous occupancy data. Learn more...
Parking in Olympia
Parking is available at metered and timed on-street spaces and in leased lots owned by the City. The privately owned Diamond Parking also has several lots in downtown Olympia for daily and leased parking. Several businesses offer adjacent parking lots for the convenience of their customers.
Parking is enforced Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. except City-recognized holidays.
Free time - all the time!
Your first 15 minutes are always FREE at any 2, 3 or 9 Hour meter! (unless using Pay by Phone)
How to get your 15 free minutes
2 Hour Meters: Push any button before inserting payment (meter must be flashing 0.00)
3 or 9 Hour Meters: Push the red or silver button before inserting payment (meter must be flashing 0:00).
Contact Parking Services at 360.753.8017 or firstname.lastname@example.org