Parking in Amherst

Downtown Amherst parking changes took effect on Monday, November 6, 2017.

See the Parking Changes Fact Sheet for additional information.

What's New?

Pay for Parking With

Your Mobile Device


Use your mobile device to pay for parking in municipal lots or on the street.

New Pay-By-Plate

Pay by license plate machines are replacing pay by numbered space machines in Municipal lots.

See the Pay-By-Plate page for more detailed information, including an instructional video on how to use the new machines.
Updated Rates &
Enforcement Hours

Rates & Fees
New rates.
New enforcement hours.
New time limits.

Please check signage before parking.

Parking Maps

All maps have been updated to reflect the new rates, enforcement hours, and time limits.

Tell us what you think!

The volunteer Downtown Parking Working Group has spent over a year working on making downtown parking more accessible to the general public. If you have thoughts or opinions, please contact us. We welcome your feedback.