Parking

Downtown Parking Information
The City of St. Cloud provides on and off street parking through its municipal parking program. There are three types of parking in the Downtown area:
1. On street parking (noted in dark yellow on map)
2. Parking lots (noted in light blue on map)
            Broken Art Lot
            Canoe Lot
            Cloverleaf Lot
            Convention Center Lot
            Judicial Lot
            Lady Slipper Lot
            Law Enforcement Lot
            Mathew Hall Lot
            Mississippi Lot
            Plaza Lot
            Railway Lot
            River's Edge Lots
            Riverboat Lot
            Swan Lot
             
  3. Parking ramps (noted in gray on map) Rates & Regulations
On Street Parking
  • Regulated by the use of parking meters
  • Parking meter stalls vary in time restrictions and rates
  • Coin usage and time restrictions are posted on each meter
  • Parking meters accept U.S. nickels, dimes, and quarters
  • Credit cards are not accepted at this time
  • Parking meters are enforced Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., except holidays
  • Current fee is $0.50 per hour
Parking Lots
  • Regulated by the use of parking meters, parking permits and pay station
  • Parking permits are available for purchase at City Hall, 400 2nd Street South, on a quarterly basis.
  • Parking permit must be displayed in designated location in the vehicle at all times
  • Parking lots are enforced Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., except holidays
  • Current fees for quarterly parking permits:
Permits
"C" permit - $77 (includes applicable sales tax)
"A" permit - $131 (includes applicable sales tax)
"Reserve" permit - $210 (includes applicable sales tax)
  • Contact the Finance Department at 320-650-3374 for further information regarding the purchase of a parking permit
Pay Stations
Pay stations are currently installed in the Swan Parking Lot (PDF) and the Convention Center Parking Lot (PDF).
  • Parking stalls do not have their own parking meter .
  • Each parking stall is assigned a stall number which can be found posted at the front of the stall
  • Enter the stall number into the pay station located in the parking lot and pay for the amount of time you need
  • Print receipt to complete the transaction
  • The pay station in the Swan lot accepts U.S. nickels, dimes, and quarters
  • Fee for parking in the Swan lot is $0.25 per hour for a maximum of 10 hours using the pay station
  • The pay station in the Convention Center accepts U.S. coin, credit and debit cards (MasterCard, VISA, and Discover)
  • Fee for parking in the Convention Center lot is $0.50 per hour with a maximum 12 hour limit
  • If you encounter a problem with the pay station, contact Public Works at 320-650-2900
Parking Ramps
Contract cards are recommended for individuals who will use a parking ramp on a daily basis.
  • Contract cards are used for entrance and exit from a parking ramp and are used whether attendant is present or not
  • Contract cards are available on a quarterly basis
  • Current fee for contract parking is $184 per quarter (includes applicable sales tax)
  • Contract cards are purchased at City Hall, 400 2nd Street South or call 320-255-7212 for further information
  • Refundable deposit of $10 required for each contract card
Pre-Programmed Ramp Access Card
  • A pre-programmed ramp access card is available for use at the Paramount Parking Ramp only
  • User is required to park on top level of the Paramount Ramp or other low use location
  • User is billed monthly based on actual ramp parking use
  • Current rate is $0.45 per hour
  • Refundable deposit of $40 required with each access card
  • Contact 320-255-7212 for further information