Morgantown Parking Authority


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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.

Current Updates

*Free Holiday Parking Downtown Beginning Saturday, December 17, 2022, Through Monday, December 26, 2022, complements of the Downtown Businesses and the Morgantown Parking Authority.

*The Morgantown Parking Authority Holiday office hours:

  • December 19 8 am – 5 pm
  • December 20 8 am – 5 pm
  • December 21 8 am – 11 am
  • December 22 8 am – 4 pm
  • December 23 – 26 CLOSED
  • December 27- December 30, 8 am – 5 pm
  • January 2, 2023, Office CLOSED


*The yellow “10-minute Customer Only” bagged meters 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 here. For additional accommodations, please contact the MPA at 304-284-7435. For after-hours assistance using our facilities only, please call 304-376-5252.

Parking Garages

Icon Parking GarageFor 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

Icon Parking MeterThe 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).

Pay Citation

Secure payments can be made 24-hours per day, 7-days per week

Contact Us

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300 Spruce Street Morgantown, WV 26505

HELP LINE:  Day - 304.284.7435  |  Night/Weekend - 304.376.5252