Controlled Parking Program

The Controlled Parking Program was created to enhance the quality of life in neighborhoods by eliminating commuter parking associated with the University of Florida.

The program operates under certain guidelines which you can read here. These guidelines are also explained when you purchase a decal through e-services.

LEARN ABOUT PERMITS

Neighborhood Permits

You may live or work in a neighborhood that requires a city parking permit as indicated by street signage. Parking permits are sold on an annual basis from October 1st to September 30th.

Commercial, services and visitor permits are also available.

PURCHASE A PERMIT ONLINE

Renters, Fraternity/Sorority, Homeowner w/o Homestead Exemption

Permits in Zone 1, 2, 5 and 10 are $110.25 per decal (subject to change)
Permits in all other Zones are $55.25 per decal (subject to change)

Homeowners w/ Homestead Exemption

Permits in all Zones are $22.00 for one fiscal year or $66.25 for three fiscal years (subject to change). Get the most current rates here.


Smartphone Parking

Pay by Phone parking in Gainesville, Florida

Learn how to pay for metered spaces and the SW Downtown Garage using Passport.

HOW IT WORKS

Got a Citation?

Pay a parking citation online in Gainesville, FL

Parking violations can be reviewed and paid online – view options and next steps here.

LEARN MORE

Report a Problem

Report a problem in Gainesville, FL with 311GNV

Use 311GNV to report a problem with a meter, damaged or missing street sign within city limits.

REPORT ISSUE