The Morgantown Parking Authority works diligently to provide convenient, safe, clean, and accessible public parking for the Downtown area. The Authority shall continually maintain, improve, and increase parking opportunities to meet the unique challenges that are present as the result of growth and continued development in the City of Morgantown, West Virginia.
Due to a planned power outage, the Parking Authority office will be closed on Wednesday, December 6. It will reopen on Thursday, December 7 at 7 am.
Free Christmas Holiday Parking will begin at 6 am December 16, 2023, and run through Monday, December 25, 2023. Enforcement will resume Tuesday, December 26, 2023, at 5 am.
Free New Year Holiday Parking beginning at 6 am Saturday, December 30, 2023, through Monday, January 1, 2024. Enforcement will resume at 5 am on Tuesday, January 2, 2024.
Student Garage Permits are available for the Spring Semester!!
Residential Blue Curb Permits are on sale now!
The “10-minute Customer Only” spaces on High and Walnut Street are free of charge for customers picking up orders.
*Due to the processing time, residential parking permits are only sold between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm Monday through Friday.
*The Morgantown Parking Authority office is open from 8 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday. Additionally, the MPA offers online ticket payments above under “Pay Citation”. For additional accommodations, please contact the MPA at 304-284-7435. For after-hours assistance using our facilities only, please call 304-376-5252.
*The gated parking garages operate 24 hours a day seven days a week. On-street and surface lot parking meters operate 24 hours per day Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday of each week; and shall not operate on Sundays from 6:00 a.m. to Midnight and on holidays. “Holidays” includes only the following days: January 1 (New Year’s Day); the third Monday in January (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day); the third Monday in February (Presidents Day); (the last Monday in May (Memorial Day); June 20 (WV Day); July 4 (Independence Day); the first Monday in September (Labor Day); October 9 (Columbus Day); the fourth Thursday in November (Thanksgiving Day); the day after Thanksgiving; December 25 (Christmas Day); and election day held within the City as follows: national, State primary, general, and Morgantown City Council elections.
For your convenience, the MPA operates four multilevel garages located at Spruce/Walnut Street, University Avenue/Walnut Street, Pleasant/Chestnut Street, and Wharf Street. Garages are open 24/7 with security lighting for your safety and help buttons on all gate access equipment for immediate assistance when you need it.
The Spruce/Walnut Street and University Avenue/Walnut Street Garage have 49 cameras that record 24 hours a day.
Metered Lots & Street Parking
The MPA offers both short and long term parking.
There are two different types of metered parking: short-term and long-term. Short-term meters have a 2-hour limit for convenient access to customer destinations. PAY CLOSE ATTENTION to which meters are short term (2-hour) and which are long-term (10-hour).