Metered parking spaces have varying time limits (15 minutes - 10 hours) depending on where they are located within the City. Therefore, it is important to read the parking signage adjacent to the metered space to determine how long you may park there.
Rates vary from $0.50/hour to $1.50/hour depending upon location. Always read the information on the meter or payment center to ensure you don't run out of time.
Parking is free on Saturdays in specific areas Downtown and in the 3rd Ward, but may have time limits and at all metered spaces City-wide on Sundays. Always read the posted parking sign to ensure you are in compliance.
Parking is free and unrestricted at metered spaces on the following holidays: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
City of Milwaukee Mobile Parking Payment App
Accepted at all parking meters
Report a Defective Meter Online
Defective LUKE Meter
Defective Single Meter
Missing Space Marker
- Call (414) 286-3486 to report a broken meter to the parking meter repair shop. Please indicate the defective meter number, description of problem and approximate location.
- If the meter is defective and a parking citation is issued, the citation may be released if the claim can be substantiated by the City. To dispute a parking citation call the Violations Bureau at (414) 344-0840.