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Police Department Parking Fund Fee Schedule

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Monthly Parking Rental Rates, Metered Parking Rates & Merchant Discount Rates

The Parking Services Division of the Chapel Hill Police Department operates as an Enterprise Fund and will have flexibility to re-evaluate and adjust rates as indicated to assure the health of the parking fund and build a reserve for future parking-related projects with the approval of the Town Manager. 

Monthly Rental Rates

Parking Lot Location Monthly Rate
127 West Rosemary Street 127 West Rosemary Street $95
140 West Parking Deck 140 West Rosemary Street $115
James Wallace Parking Deck 150 East Rosemary Street $115
West Franklin/Basnight Lot 113/114 Basnight Lane $95
Rosemary / Sunset Lot 602 / 604 West Rosemary Street $95
Jones Park 300 Purefoy Road $75
On-Street Meters Designated Areas Only $95

Patrons are charged a full month’s rent for all rentals beginning between the 1st and the 14th of the month. Rentals beginning on the 15th or later will be charged one-half of the monthly rate for the month that the lease begins.

 

Semester Rental Rates

Parking Lot Location Semester Rate
127 West Rosemary Street 127 West Rosemary Street $475
James Wallace Parking Deck 150 East Rosemary Street $575
Jones Park 300 Purefoy Road  $475
West Franklin/Basnight Lot 113/114 Basnight Lane $475

Patrons are charged a full semester’s rent for all rentals beginning between the 1st and the 14th of the month. Rentals beginning on the 15th or later will be charged one-half of the monthly rate for the month that the lease begins.

 

Rosemary/Columbia Lot: Hourly Parking Rates*

Hours Full Fare Rate Senior Citizen Rate
0.0 - 1.0 
1.0 - 2.0
2.0 - 3.0
3.0 - 4.0
4.0 - 5.0
5.0 - 6.0
6.0 - 7.0
7.0 - 8.0
8.0 - 9.0
9.0 - 10.0
10.0 - 11.0
11.0 - 12.0
12.0 - 13.0
13.0 - 14.0
14.0 - 15.0
15.0 - 16.0
16.0 - 17.0
$1.50
$3.00
$4.50
$6.00
$7.50
$9.00
$10.50
$12.00
$13.50
$15.00
$17.00
$19.00
$21.00
$23.00
$25.00
$27.00
$29.00
$0.75
$1.50
$2.25
$3.00
$3.50
$4.50
$10.50
$12.00
$13.50
$15.00
$17.00
$19.00
$21.00
$23.00
$25.00
$27.00
$29.00

 

 

James Wallace Deck: Hourly Parking Rates*

Hours Full Fare Rate Senior Citizen Rate

0.0 - 1.0
1.0 - 2.0
2.0 - 3.0
3.0 - 4.0
4.0 - 5.0
5.0 - 6.0
6.0 - 7.0
7.0 - 8.0
8.0 - 9.0
9.0 - 10.0
10.0 - 11.0
11.0 - 12.0
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15.0 - 16.0
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17.0 - 18.0

18.0 - 19.0

19.0 - 20.0

20.0 - 21.0

21.0 - 22.0

22.0 - 23.0

23.0 - 24.0

$1.00
$2.00
$3.00
$4.00
$5.00
$6.00
$7.00
$8.00
$9.00
$10.00
$11.00
$12.00
$13.00
$14.00
$15.00
$16.00
$17.00

$18.00

$19.00

$20.00

$21.00

$22.00

$23.00

$24.00

$0.50
$1.00
$1.50
$2.00
$2.50
$3.00
$3.50
$4.00
$4.50
$10.00
$11.00
$12.00
$13.00
$14.00
$15.00
$16.00
$17.00

$18.00

$19.00

$20.00

$21.00

$22.00

$23.00

$24.00

 

*Peak Period Charge: There is an additional peak charge of $2.00 for parking in the Rosemary/Columbia Lot or the James Wallace Deck if the vehicle is parked before 10:00 a.m. and departs after 2:00 p.m. on weekdays.

For Special Events, deposits or a flat rate charge may be collected as the patron enters the parking lot, amount not to exceed $20.00.

*Early Bird Rate Charge: A $7.00 "flat fee" will be charged to patrons that enter the Wallace Deck before 9:00am and exit before 6:00pm, Monday - Friday. The availability of the Early Bird offer shall be subject to change at any time and does not apply to overnight parking or on days or hours when special event parking prices are in effect. Early Bird Signage will be posted when rates are in effect.

*Weekend Rate Charge: A $2.00 charge may be collected to patrons that enter the Wallace Deck and the Rosemary/Columbia Lots beginning Saturdays at the start of operations until 5:00pm. The availability of the Weekend rate shall be subject to change at any time and does not apply to overnight parking or on days or hours when special event parking prices are in effect. Signage will be posted when rates are in effect.

*Evening Rate Charge: A $2.00 charge may be collected as the patron enters the parking lot Monday through
Thursday evenings; a $5.00 charge may be collected as the patron enters the parking lot Friday and Saturday nights beginning at 5:00pm.

 

140 West Deck: Hourly Parking Rates*

Hours Full Fare Rate
0.0 - 1.0
1.0 - 2.0
2.0 - 3.0
3.0 - 4.0
4.0 - 5.0
5.0 - 6.0
6.0 - 7.0
7.0 - 8.0
8.0 - 9.0
9.0 - 10.0
10.0 - 11.0
11.0 - 12.0
12.0 - 13.0
13.0 - 14.0
14.0 - 15.0
15.0 - 16.0
16.0 - 17.0
17.0 - 18.0
18.0 - 19.0
19.0 - 20.0
20.0 - 21.0
21.0 - 22.0
22.0 - 23.0
23.0 - 24.0
$1.00
$2.00
$3.00
$4.00
$5.00
$6.00
$7.00
$8.00
$9.00
$10.00
$11.00
$12.00
$13.00
$14.00
$15.00
$16.00
$17.00
$18.00
$19.00
$20.00
$21.00
$22.00
$23.00
$24.00

 

*For Special Events, deposits or a flat rate charge may be collected as the patron enters the parking lot, amount not to exceed $20.00.

 

Metered Parking Rates

Length of Stay Rate
60 minutes $1.75

 

Off Street Pay Stations

Length of Stay Rate
0-10 Hours $1.50 per Hour

 

 

Hours of Operation

On-Street Metered Operations - 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday, except for the following holidays: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Day and other Town observed holidays.

James Wallace Parking Facility* - 7:30 a.m. – 1:15 a.m. Monday to Friday; 9:30 a.m. – 1:15 a.m. Saturday

Rosemary/Columbia Lot* - 7:30 a.m. – 1:15 a.m. Monday to  Friday; 9:30 a.m. – 1:15 a.m. Saturday

140 West Franklin - 24 Hours, Monday through Sunday

Off-Street Metered Operations - 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday, except for the following holidays: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Day and other Town observed holidays.

West Franklin Lot
– 8:00a.m to 8:00p.m., Monday through Saturday

427 West Franklin Lot – 8:00a.m to 8:00p.m., Monday through Saturday

The Courtyard Lot - S. Roberson Street – 8:00a.m to 8:00p.m., Monday through Saturday

Rosemary / Sunset Lot - W. Rosemary Street - 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday

Jones Park - Holland Rd – 8:00a.m to 8:00p.m., Monday through Saturday

Mallette Lot - Holland Rd – 8:00a.m to 8:00p.m., Monday through Saturday

West Rosemary Lot – 8:00a.m to 8:00p.m., Monday through Saturday

South Graham Street Lot – 6:00p.m. to 8:00p.m., Monday through Saturday

* Hours may be adjusted based on seasonal needs.

 

Discount Parking

The Town of Chapel Hill offers merchants two methods of paying for their customers’ parking.

Validation Coupon Books
Merchants may purchase validation coupon books to provide for up to 2 hours of their customer's parking. Each parking validation stamp booklet contains 100 validation stickers and each sticker is valid for one hour of free parking in the Rosemary/Columbia Lot or the Wallace Deck. Stamp booklets are sold at a discount ($75 for each book having a face value of up to $150).        

Monthly Validation Accounts
Must have appropriate validation provided by the Merchant and approved by Parking Services. The validating merchant is then charged as follows:

Minimum use per month - 50 hrs = 20% discount
Minimum use per month - 100 hrs = 25% discount

Pre-Paid Validation Tickets
Merchants may purchase validation tickets that will be accepted at the 140 West Parking Deck as payment of fees. Tickets must be purchased from Parking Services based on the following schedule:

100 tickets = 20% discount
200 tickets = 25% discount

 

Other Fees

Residential Parking Permit
Each residence would be eligible for up to five residential permits for a fee of $25.00 per sticker per year ($15.00 if purchased in January or later in the permit year) per permit for a residential parking permit. Guest permits will be available at no cost.
No fee if age 65 or older. Resident must provide proof of age.

Annual In-Home Care Permits
Residents or family members who live any of the Town's Residential Parking Permit Zones who have babysitters, or who have disabilities or medical conditions requiring in-home care services may be eligible for In-Home Care Permits for a fee of $10.00.

3-Day Temporary Visitor Parking Permits
Each address in the residential permit area would be eligible for: Up to 10 temporary 3-day visitor parking permits in a year for use by guests valid for residential parking areas only for a fee of $2.00 per permit.

14-Day Temporary Residential Parking Permits
Each address in the residential permit area would be eligible for: Up to 5 temporary 14-day visitor parking permits for use for guests valid for residential parking areas only for a fee of $10.00 per permit.

Residential Business Parking Permit
Each address in the residential permit area would be eligible for up to five parking permits for business use such as Contractors, Realtors, or Non-Resident Landlords for $25.00 per month or $150.00 per year and would be good in the residential permit areas only.

Service Vehicle Parking Permit
This permit is for qualifying service vehicles (plumber, electrician, utility, etc.) for $25.00 per month or $150.00 per year and would allow parking in the 2 hour metered areas.

Reserving a Parking Metered Space
The Parking Services division will “bag” a parking meter when necessary for contractors performing renovation work in the downtown area. The fee is $15.00 per meter per day.

Transponder Fee for Parking
The Parking Services division issues transponders for monthly parking. There is a transponder fee of $25.00 each for monthly customers with multiple account users in addition to replacement for lost, stolen, or destroyed transponders.

Replacement Fee for Parking Permits
The Parking Services division issues residential permits at $25.00 and guest and temporary parking permits at no cost to the residents. There is a replacement fee of $15.00 for any lost, stolen, or destroyed permits.

Administrative Fee for Non-Payment Forms
Non-Payment Forms are issued for customers who exit our manned facilities without paying their fee. There is an Administrative Fee of $15.00 for processing of Non-Payment Forms. 

Administrative Fee for Non-Payment Forms Repeat-Use
Non-Payment Forms are issued for customers who exit our manned facilities without paying their fee. There is an Administrative Fee of $5.00 per occurrence for customers who claim to have no means of payment more than 2 times per fiscal year.

Administrative Fee for Dumpster Storage
The fee for a dumpster permit shall be $10.00 dollars, per day for on-street and off-street lots or as otherwise set from time to time by the Parking Services division. In the event the dumpster is placed in a metered parking space, the fee shall include the additional cost of a daily reserved meter fee for each parking space used.

Administrative Fee for Lost Tickets
A Lost Ticket fee shall be charged for customers who exit our manned facilities and claim to have lost their ticket. There is an Administrative Fee of $20.00 for lost tickets. 

Special Event Parking Fee
The Parking Services division shall charge a fee for monitoring services for small events. There is a $30.00 per hour fee, with a 3-hour minimum to be charged for each monitor assigned.

Mixed Use Parking Permits
Employers would be eligible to purchase mixed use parking permits for use by employees in areas adjacent to mixed use developments for a fee of $150.00 each per year.

Weekend Deck Parking Pass
The Parking Services division issues transponders for parking for weekend guest of residents  of 140 West. This parking permit is good for a 3-day maximum period.  There is a transponder fee of $25.00 each for pass.

Mobile Parking Convenience Fee
A $0.35 convenience fee set by our mobile parking service vendor will be charged per mobile parking transaction by the end user. This fee will be charged in addition to the regular parking fee.

Downtown Employee Parking Pilot Permit
The Pilot program will make permits available for employees of selected downtown business. Participating employees have access to designated lots starting at 4:30 p.m. each day by displaying a hangtag permit. These spaces would be treated on a first-come, first-serve basis and are not guaranteed as availability fluctuates for a fee of $150.00 per year.

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