Pay For Parking

Current Parking Rates in Lowell

Hourly rates are the same for on-street and garage parking. Monthly rates are only applicable in City of Lowell parking garages.

Hourly Rates

  • On-street and garage parking increments: 30 cents for every 12 minutes or $1.50 for every hour of parking

Monthly Garage Passcard Rates  (Click Here)

How to Pay for On-Street Parking in Lowell


  • You can use any of our 142 Kiosks to pay via Credit Card, Coins, or Cash. 
  • Pay Stations are conveniently placed in all areas where payment is required. 
  • If you find the nearest Pay Station struggling to accept your payment, please find the next closest station to pay your metered spot. A non working Pay Station does not mean your space is free. 
  • More information about kiosk parking

PassPort Parking : Online

  •  Pay for Parking on-line, using Passport.   
  • Accept terms and enter required information to pay for parking. (Take note of the zone you are parking in.)


  • Using the Passport Pay By Phone App is as easy as 1-2-3.
  • You can use your Smartphone to pay for your on-street parking in Lowell. On street meter parking is broken up into parking zones.   Each street is a different zone and there are signs posted to let you know the zone number. 
  • If you park in downtown Lowell frequently and are planning on using the Pay By Phone App to pay for your parking needs, you can create a Wallet via the Passport App.
  • Load the App on your Android or iPhone.
  • Start a new session, enter the zone that you are parking in, enter vehicle license plate number, select parking time and off you go.

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