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Rates & Fines

On-Street Meter Parking

The City of Durango has 30-minute, 3-hour, and 10-hour on-street meters in our Central Business District. Parking fees are in effect Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Convenient ways to pay for parking in metered spaces

  • US Coins (except pennies)
  • GEM smart cards provide a convenient alternative to placing coins in parking meters. Simply insert the card into the meter and download the amount of time you wish to park. GEM smart cards may be purchased at the Transit Center (250 W. 8th Street) for $10 and loaded with any amount. Purchasers will be given individualized instruction when the card is purchased.
  • Credit cards (MC/Visa/Discover): Credit cards are accepted at all meters. Minimum charge is $1 for credit card usage.

Parking permits

The City has 4 available Municipal lots for permitted parking, you can view their locations

  • Monthly parking permits: $30
  • Multiple month permits may be purchased, and 3 or more consecutive months results in a 15% discount
  • Now available: One-Day permits at the Transit Center lot for $7.50 (from cashier’s window)

To purchase your parking permit, please visit the Transit Center Cashier.

To see the violation fine schedule visit City of Durango Schedule of Parking Fines (PDF).

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