Welcome to Parking at the City of Fort Lauderdale!

The City of Fort Lauderdale was recently ranked among Top 10 Best Cities for Parking!

The Parking Division is ready to serve you. Our functions include:

  • Addressing our neighbors' questions, concerns, or complaints
  • Providing permit information and costs
  • Selling parking permits
  • Collecting all citation payments
  • Responding to customer inquiries
  • Providing parking information
  • Red-Light Safety Camera Program


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SW 3rd Avenue On-Street Parking Improvements Project

The City of Fort Lauderdale is making parking improvements and providing additional parking spaces on SW 3rd Avenue between Broward Boulevard and SW 2nd Street. The objective of this project is to provide balanced public parking amenities that address multiple modes of transportation, while proactively maintaining our roads.


Project Flyer pdf

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New! First Presbyterian Parking Permit Program

Fort Lauderdale is expanding our parking permit programs to include the First Presbyterian permit, which allows neighbors and guests to park at two lots that belong to First Presbyterian Church and are accessible from SE 15th Avenue, just south of Las Olas Boulevard.

There are three permit options to choose from: North Lot Day, North Lot Evening, and East Lot Day. All three permit options cost $50.00 (plus tax) per month. Below are details about each of the three permit options:

  • The North Lot Day permit allows you to park between the hours of 7:00 AM and 4:00 PM, Monday through Saturday.
  • The North Lot Evening permit allows you to park between the hours of 4:00 PM and 2:00 AM, Monday through Sunday.
  • East Lot Day permit allows you to park between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM, Monday through Saturday.

See more information about the First Presbyterian Parking Permit.

Learn more about our parking permit programs.

You may also contact Transportation and Mobility Department customer service at (954) 828-3700. To purchase a permit, please visit the Transportation and Mobility Department at 290 NE 3rd Avenue.

Fort Lauderdale Transforms Curbside Management with Mobility Management Platform

City partners with Passport to manage its entire mobility operation in one centralized system 

Fort Lauderdale (Feb. 13, 2019) — Today, the City of Fort Lauderdale announced a partnership to implement Passport’s mobility platform, an innovative system designed to transform municipal mobility management. With the announcement, Fort Lauderdale becomes the first city in the United States to procure and select a partner to implement this cutting-edge solution to manage its entire parking operation.

Fort Lauderdale’s Transportation and Mobility Department selected Passport, the leading mobility platform, to power its parking ecosystem. Passport’s technology will enable Fort Lauderdale to bridge data from previously unconnected systems to make smarter, more strategic decisions about transportation, with the ultimate goal of creating a better experience for residents and visitors. The platform is capable of connecting enforcement technology, digital permits, and processing payments to allow for real-time reporting and rate setting. Passport’s integration also has the potential to implement tools, including dynamic pricing and predictive availability, to maximize operations and make Fort Lauderdale a more vibrant, livable city with improved parking and mobility.

“Linking our entire mobility system under a single umbrella provides us with a unique opportunity to scale our operations, welcome new modes of transport, and make data-driven decisions to improve traffic flow, enhance accessibility, and bring us closer to realizing our vision of becoming a fully-connected, multi-modal city of the future,” said Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean J. Trantalis. “Through our partnership with Passport, we are providing a roadmap and establishing an example of smart mobility management for other forward-thinking cities to follow.”

In addition to connecting Passport-powered products, such as its digital permit and parking enforcement systems, the platform is also able to plug in other parking and mobility providers, which will allow the city to streamline management and process payments in an increasingly complex environment. Passport has processed nearly $1 billion in transportation-related payments to date.

The Passport platform will give Fort Lauderdale unprecedented access to data and will centralize all forms of mobility in one place. With Passport, the city will be able to:

  • Assess real-time parking demand
  • Expand the availability of digital payments throughout the mobility ecosystem
  • Enable predictive availability capabilities for parking facilities
  • Optimize parking inventory through dynamic pricing
  • Enforce mobility rules, rates and regulations through a real-time compliance platform
  • Enable management of emerging modes of transportation through a central platform

“Through our experience working with hundreds of cities worldwide, we’ve seen the challenges they face with siloed operations, legacy technology, and purchasing cycles that lag the industry’s pace of innovation,” said David Singletary, vice president at Passport. “Fort Lauderdale is breaking down walls and implementing a more integrated, connected, and future-proof system that will improve efficiencies now while being adaptable for whatever comes next.”


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The City of Fort Lauderdale has made a new digital parking permit feature available for all of our neighbors.

The digital permitting feature will allow you to apply for a Residential Beach Parking Permit online. Once an application is submitted, it will be reviewed by one of our parking customer service representatives. If the application is approved, then you will receive an email directing you back to our parking portal to pay for your permit. Once you pay for your permit, your account will be updated to show that you have purchased a Residential Beach Parking Permit, which is valid for one year. You no longer have to apply for, renew, or pick up your permit from Parking Services. You can do everything online and your license tag now serves as your permit.

For more information on this feature, please contact parking customer service at
954-828-3700 or

Parking Permit Programs

 2018 Residential Beach Permit

   Monthly Parking Permits 

   Residential Beach Parking Permit

 Valet Parking Permits

Learn about the new Valet Parking Permit Ordinance and Application Procedure.

Citywide Parking Study

The City of Fort Lauderdale recently conducted a comprehensive Citywide Parking Study. The objectives of this study are to evaluate the City’s existing parking demand, supply, and utilization of the City’s current parking facilities and to review the overall parking requirements.  The City presented the study findings pdf during a public meeting on Wednesday, April 25, 2018.

For more information, please contact Dee Paris at (954) 828-3771 or

Park with PayByPhone


The City of Fort Lauderdale works with PayByPhone to let you pay for vehicle parking in seconds. The app is a completely cashless solution, reminds you when your parking session is about to expire and even lets you extend your parking time from anywhere! PayByPhone is convenient, easy and secure. Learn more >

Sun Trolley Community Bus

Another convenient option for visiting Fort Lauderdale Beach and downtown locations is to park at one of the City's public parking lots and garages and then ride the Sun Trolley Community Bus to your destination.


Contact Us

City of Fort Lauderdale Parking Services 
290 N.E. 3rd Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
954-828-3700 (Parking Customer Service)
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday: 7:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Thursdays: 7:45 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

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