Assistance with reading the content of this website is available 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday by calling 352-629-2489.



  • How do you benefit from using a parking payment app, such as PassportParking Mobile Pay, Apple Tap and Pay, or Android Pay?
  • How do parking enforcement staff know that I have paid through a mobile app?
  • Do I get a receipt?
  • Is it safe to do a credit card transaction over the phone, at the meter, or on the mobile parking payment app?
  • What costs are associated with parking payment apps?
  • What if I paid a meter and still got a ticket?
More FAQs

Looking for Places to Park Downtown?


Please note: Public parking availability varies depending on time of day and lot location. Please review the sign posted at each lot entryway to determine what parking spaces are currently accessible.

Downtown Parking oversees roughly 1,600 parking spaces throughout the Downtown Ocala area. There are many parking spaces Downtown that are free, including spaces within the Downtown Parking Garage. Please follow signage. Downtown Parking Officers strictly enforce the reserved lease spaces, the meters, the limited time parking, and all parking codes. The meters cost a Nickel for 6 minutes, a Dime for 12 minutes and a Quarter for 30 minutes. If you are ticketed you can pay your ticket on the second floor of the Citizen Service Center at 201 SE 3rd Street, by mail as directed on the ticket, or online at

The demand for Downtown lease parking spaces is high and typically there are few if any available. If you are interested in leasing a space complete the Contract Parking Application below and return it with payment to the address on the application.



No results found.