The City of Savannah provides 3,000 metered spaces in Savannah’s Historic District with time limits ranging from 15 minutes to 10 hours. The cost per hour for parking on the meters ranges from $.30 per hour to $.75 per hour depending on the location of the meter.
Parking meter rates in the three River Street parking lots are $1.00 per hour.
Parking meter, as well as time limit zone, regulations are enforced Monday through Friday from 8AM until 5PM. Safety regulations, fire hydrants, fire lanes, yellow lines, etc., are enforced 24 hours a day, seven days a week by Parking Services and the Savannah Police Department.
Contact Parking services at (912) 651-6467 for more information.
Commercial Vehicle Decal
A commercial vehicle parking permit (decal) can be purchased to park business vehicles in marked freight zones, lanes, or alleys, or at officially bagged parking meters for the purpose of loading or unloading merchandise or providing maintenance, repair, or construction services.
Blocking a fire hydrant could prevent fire equipment from reaching its destination and could cause serious proper ty damage and loss of life.
Never park within 15 feet of a fire hydrant.
Passenger Loading Zone
Passenger loading zones accommodate the receiving and discharging of passengers at downtown establishments. Parking is limited to the expedient loading and unloading of passengers.
Sidewalks provide pedestrians a safe place to walk. Parking any portion of your vehicle on the sidewalk is prohibited. In addition, you’ll help preserve Savannah’s sidewalks and avoid fines.
Please keep driveways open by not blocking or parking in front of them. A sign is not needed to enforce this regulation. Vehicles may need the full width of the driveway to get to and from the street.
Be on the lookout for street sweeping signs when parking in the city.
Certain hours are set aside to allow easy passage for street cleaning vehicles.
To prevent serious traffic congestion difficulty or to allow for turn of larger vehicles, please do not park in safety zones under any circumstances. Traffic Signals, Corners and Crosswalks
For safety reasons, traffic signals, crosswalks, and intersections must be visible to motorists and pedestrians. Blocking visibility at a corner can result in a serious accident.