Traffic, Parking and Transportation

Mary Dickerson, MSSL, Director
612 Washington Street, E.
Charleston, WV 25301
P: (304) 348-0739
F: (304) 348-1093

Hours of operation:
Monday thru Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed Saturday and Sunday

 

Park Mobile

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Charleston, WV Municipal Parking Garage Rates and Locations

Garage Location Monthly Reserved Rates Daily Rates At Parking Meters

Parking Garage 1
City Service Center - 915 Quarrier Street
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$45.00 Upper Level
$65.00 All Other Reserved Spaces
$1.00 an hour lower level SMART Meter
$.25 an hour Rooftop Mechanical Meter
Parking Garage 2
Park Place Cinema - 612 Washington Street
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$35.00 All Reserved Spaces $1.00 an hour lower level SMART Meter
$.25 an hour Rooftop Mechanical Meter
Parking Garage 5
Shanklin - 501 Virginia Street E
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$45.00 Upper Level
$65.00 All Other Reserved Spaces
$1.00 an hour lower level SMART Meter
$.25 an hour Rooftop Mechanical Meter
Parking Garage 6
Summers St - 166 Summers Street
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$80.00 All Other Reserved Spaces $1.00 an hour lower level SMART Meter
$.25 an hour Rooftop Mechanical Meter

To pay your monthly parking invoice online visit charlestonwvpayments.com/ar/monthly-search

All daily parking meters accept mobile payment options through ParkMobile, pay by phone and coins.

The City has added an interactive map on our website (Click Here).


Mission Statement

The Traffic, Parking and Transportation Department strives to facilitate and promote alternative transportation options and provide safe, well-maintained parking facilities while ensuring equitable parking services and enforcement.

Staff

Scott Ferry, Mobility Planner – scott.ferry@cityofcharleston.org

Matt Hartline, Deputy Director, Traffic Operations Manager – matt.hartline@cityofcharleston.org

Terri Allen, Deputy Director, Parking Operations Manager – terri.allen@cityofcharleston.org

 

The Department of Traffic, Parking and Transportation oversees public parking and traffic operations in the City and actively promotes walking and bicycling. The parking management division enforces parking regulations; installs and maintains parking meters; operates the City’s six parking garages; collects and adjudicates parking tickets; and operates the Resident Permit Program.

The Department's traffic signs and signals division maintains pavement markings, including crosswalks and bicycle lanes; operation of traffic signals; conducts traffic study reviews; and issues permits for street obstructions and street closings. The Transportation Planner works closely with other City departments in planning, reviewing, and developing proposals to improve the City’s infrastructure and enhance mobility.

The Department’s goals are:

  1. Increase the quality, efficiency, and responsiveness of our operations.
  2. Support the mobility needs of the City’s residents, businesses, and institutions. Encourage and support non-auto modes of transportation.
  3.  Encourage and support sustainable modes of transportation.
  4. Improve the quality of our services and maintain our facilities to the highest possible level.
  5. Provide excellent customer service.
  6. Use technology to provide quality information, operational transparency, and easy to use services.

The Department’s services include:

Managing on-street parking through the use of parking meters, resident permit parking, and regulating curbside activities.

Enforcing regulations.

• Adjudication parking tickets.

Operation of 4 parking garages and various parking lots.

 

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Parking Garage locations

MPB #1 McFarland Street & Dickinson Street

Close Proximity to: UC Graduate School of Business, WV Junior College, Charleston Newspapers and all downtown businesses.

MPB #2 Summers Street & Washington Street (Cinema 7)

Close Proximity to: Park Place Cinema, Kanawha-Charleston Health Department, Capitol Market, and many WV State Department Offices
 

MPB #5 Virginia Street & Court Street (Shanklin Garage)

Close Proximity to: City Hall (adjacent to), Kanawha County Courthouse, Federal Courthouse, Four Points by Sheraton, and Town Centre Mall

MPB #6 Summers Street

Close Proximity to: Summit Conference Center, Kanawha County Public Library and all downtown retail merchants

How to pay a parking citation or monthly parking invoices:

Online: https://charlestonwvpayments.com

In person: City Collector’s Office, 915 Quarrier Street, Suite 4, Charleston WV 25301

Courtesy Boxes:

  • 100 Brooks Street 400 Morris Street 1000 Virginia Street
  • 200 Capitol Street 1900 Piedmont Street 100 Washington Street
  • 400 Capitol Street 500 Quarrier Street Municipal Lot
  • 300 Dickinson Street 100 Summers Street County Lot
  • 400 Laidley Street 300 Summers Street Shanklin Lot
  • 501 Virginia Street - City Hall Main Lobby

When paying by check, please make the check payable to "Charleston Parking System."

 

For additional questions or information:

Visit the Parking Operations Center

Located in the City Service Center at 915 Quarrier Street, Suite 2

(304) 348-8158

 

 

The Traffic, Parking and Transportation Department installs and maintains all of the pavement markings on public streets as well as traffic signals owned by the City.

TP&T installs new signs when and where appropriate upon requests from residents and businesses.  To make such a request for disability (HP) sign program, driveway clearance signs and all other sign requests please contact Matt Hartline.