Parking Authority of Baltimore City

Office Hours

Our regular office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.
Twice a month, we offer extended hours for residential parking permit holders:

October, 2018 Extended Hours


Office Location

200 W. Lombard Street, Suite B, Baltimore, MD 21201

PABC Office is at 200 W Lombard Street


Free parking for our customers 

Arena Parking Garage Directions

ParkingFree parking at Arena Garage only. The garage entrance is at 99 S. Howard Street, around the corner from our office (not across the street). Our office is also close to the subway, light rail, and numerous bus stops.

When returning to your car, enter through one of the pedestrian doors. To unlock the door, swipe your parking ticket with the stripe side up on the control equipment next to the door. The door will unlock but does not automatically open. Watch our YouTube video for instructions.

Unlocking pedestrian door video still

Our Mission

The mission of the Parking Authority of Baltimore City is to find, or create, and implement parking solutions for Baltimore City, and to be the resource on all things "parking" in Baltimore.

We're the "authority" on parking in Baltimore. We oversee the management of:

  • 14 Baltimore City-owned parking garages
  • Numerous parking lots including Baltimore's Motorcoach Parking Facility.
  • Parking meters (placing and programming but not ticket writing)
    • over 900 multi-space parking meters
    • over 4,000 single space parking meters
  • Reserved Residential Handicap Parking
  • Valet Parking Regulations
  • Residential Permit Parking
  • Parking Planning
  • On-Street Parking Regulations

Board of Directors Meetings

  • September 11, 2018 (Download agenda)
  • October 9, 2018 (Download agenda)
  • November 13, 2018
  • December 11, 2018
  • January 8, 2019
  • February 12, 2019
  • March 12, 2019
  • April 9, 2019
  • May 14, 2019
  • June 11, 2019
  • July 9, 2019

Meetings are usually held on the second Tuesday of each month at 4:00 PM at the Parking Authority Large Conference Room located at 200 W. Lombard Street.

Matters Related to Parking that Other Agencies Control

Parking Authority Holiday Schedule:

Parking Authority Offices Will be Closed on the Following Dates:

  • Monday, January 15, 2018: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Monday, February 19, 2018: Presidents' Day
  • Friday, March 30, 2018: Good Friday
  • Monday, May 28, 2018: Memorial Day
  • Wednesday, July 4, 2018: Independence Day
  • Monday, September 3, 2018: Labor Day
  • Monday, October 8, 2018: Columbus Day
  • Thursday, November 22, 2018: Thanksgiving Day
  • Friday, November 23, 2018: Day after Thanksgiving 
  • Monday, December 24, 2018: Christmas Eve (half day - close at 1:00 pm)
  • Tuesday, December 25, 2018: Christmas Day

Parking Meter Holidays include New Year's Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas

Public Information Act Requests

The agency head or executive director is the custodian of the records for this entity. You may contact David Rhodes, 200 W. Lombard Street, Suite B, Baltimore, MD 21201, 443-573-2800 or [email protected] about requesting records from this entity.