General Information

On Street parking is provided as a public convenience in legislatively designated business districts throughout the County. The purpose of the on street meters is to ensure the effective turnover of short term parking spaces for the use by the patrons and visitors to the area businesses and residents. The specific districts, parking rates and time limits are outlined below.  

Paying for a Parking Citiation/Ticket

Click Here to pay your parking citation online. The Baltimore County Revenue Authority is not responsible for the enforcement of time and space use limitations on our lots and on street meter locations. Please call 410-887-8153 for all questions related to Parking Citations and/or fines.

Handicap Parking

Reserved Handicap parking spaces are available at all of our garages and Off-Street Parking Lots. For On Street parking and Off Street parking lots, Handicap parking is free for up to double the Max Time Allowed for that particular area. (For instance, in a 2 HR Max parking area, Handicap parking is free for up to 4 HRS.) Handicap parking is NOT free in our garages. Standard rates apply.

Malfunctioning Meters

Contact us at 410-887-3127 ext. 1000 to report a malfunctioning or inoperable faulty meter. Make sure to have the meter number readily available along with the location of where you are parked.

METERED PARKING DISTRICTS IN BALTIMORE COUNTY

Towson

There are 54 multi-space meters utilizing 'Pay by Plate' technology that cover 377 spaces.  An additional 289 single space meters can be found in Towson as well for a total of 666 spaces. The rate for all On-Street Parking in Towson is $2.00/hr with a general MAX time limit of 3 hours and the hours of enforcement are generally between 8AM and 6PM Monday through Saturday with the following exceptions: 

a. Washington Avenue: The meters on the 400 and 500 blocks have a 30 min. time limit; the multi-space meters on the 300 block have a 1 HR time limit, and the meter on the 200 block has a 2 HR time limit.

b. Allegheny Avenue (from Washington to Bosley Avenues): These meters have a 2 hour maximum time limit.

c. Ware Avenue: These meters have a 2 hour maximum time limit and are enforced from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

d. W. Chesapeake Avenue (in front of the post office and the Jefferson Bldg): These meters have a 30 minute maximum time limit.

e. W. Susquehanna Avenue (in front of The Palisades): The multi-space meter on Susquehanna Avenue (101SU) in front of the Palisades Apartments has a 2 hour maximum time limit.

f.  West Towson: All meters west of Bosley Avenue have a 2 hour max stay period with the exception of the meters on Central Avenue that have a 4 hour max stay period.

g.  Cross Campus Drive: All meters have a 4 hour max stay period and are enforced from 7AM to 6PM Monday through Friday.

Stoneleigh

There are 52 single space meters. The rate is $.50/hour Monday through Saturday between 8AM and 6PM. All meters have a 2 hour max stay period.

Baynesville

There are 22 single space meters. The rate is $.50/hour Monday through Saturday between 8AM and 6PM. All meters have a one hour max stay period.

Parkville

There are 115 single space meters. The rate is $.50/hour Monday through Saturday between 9AM and 6PM. All meters have a two hour max stay period.

Overlea

There are 25 single space meters. The rate is $.50/hour Monday through Saturday between 8AM and 6PM. All meters have a two hour max stay period.

Essex

There are 135 single space meters. The rate is $.50/hour Monday through Saturday between 9AM and 6PM. All meters have a 2 hour max stay period.

Dundalk

There are 40 single space meters. The rate is $.50/hour Monday through Saturday between 8AM and 6PM. All meters have a 2 hour max stay period.

Pikesville

There are 140 single space meters. The rate is $.50/hour Monday through Saturday between 8AM and 6PM. All but 32 meters have a 2 hour max stay period.  The 26 meters along McHenry Avenue have a 1 hour max stay period.

Catonsville

There are 97 single space meters.  The rate is $.50/hour Monday through Saturday between the hours of 8AM and 6PM. All meters have a 2 hour max stay period.

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