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Marvin Howard

Manager, Parking Division

45 East Main Street
Suite 205, Newark, DE  19711
Ph: 302-366-7000

Administrative Office Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Downtown Newark Parking Information
Community Resources
Newark Parking


The Parking Division is responsible for the management, maintenance, and enforcement of municipal off-street parking facilities and municipal on-street parking meters, as well as coordinating services for the downtown area.  The City’s Parking Ambassadors focus on improving customer service and promoting Newark as a friendly and inviting place to visit and live.

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Division Responsibilities

The City of Newark Parking Division is responsible for all municipal parking within the City limits:

  • On-street parking meters (457 meters)
  • Off-street hourly parking lots (Lots 1, 3 and 4 – 577 spaces)
  • Long-term monthly parking lots (Lots 2 and 5 – 151 spaces)
  • Residential parking enforcement
  • Maintenance of on-street meters and off-street lots


On-Street Parking Meters


On-Street Meter Hours



Monday - Saturday
8 a.m. to 1 a.m.

1 p.m. to 1 a.m.
7 a.m. to 1 p.m. - No Charge

No Parking daily 2 a.m. to 6 a.m.

No Parking in loading zones 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

No charge for parking on City holidays.

On-Street Meter Rates
Monday to Sunday:




$1.25 per hour - Quarters and All Major Credit Cards Accepted

Maximum time limits are listed on all meters.

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Off-Street Hourly Parking Lots

Off-Street Parking Hours

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Municipal Lot 1

Municipal Lot 3

Municipal Lot 4

24 hours/7 days a week

24 hours/7 days a week

24 hours/7 days a week

No charge for parking Sunday 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. and City Holidays.


Off-Street Hourly Parking Rates




$1.00 per hour- Cash/Quarters, Validations and All Major Credit Cards Accepted

10 minute grace period in all hourly parking lots.

Click here for a list of validating merchants.


Long-Term Monthly Parking Lots

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Municipal Lot 2

Municipal Lot 5

Currently unavailable

Currently unavailable


Holiday and Event Parking – No Charge
Downtown parking is provided at no charge on the following days:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Presidents’ Day
  • Newark's Wine & Dine Downtown
  • Good Friday/Easter Sunday
  • Memorial Day Parade
  • Memorial Day
  • A New Night Downtown
  • Independence Day
  • Downtown Newark Food & Brew Fest
  • Labor Day
  • Newark Community Day
  • Halloween Parade
  • Thanksgiving/Black Friday/Small Business Saturday
  • Christmas Holiday December 21 - December 26


University of Delaware Parking

Click here for the University of Delaware interactive parking map.