daily parking FAQs
1. Who is Park Plymouth?
Park Plymouth is a parking company that has a MOU with the Town of Plymouth to provide parking services thru the downtown and waterfront areas of Plymouth. (Note: “we are not town workers”).
2. Where is your office located?
Park Plymouth’s address is 40 Court Street, floor 1, unit 1. The office is located in the large gray building on the corner of Russell St. and Court St. You must enter via the back of the building from Russell St.
3. When is the paid parking season?
The paid parking season begins April 1st thru November 30th. Free parking begins December 1st thru March 30th.
4. Do you ticket on Sundays and holidays?
Yes, we really do.
5. How much does parking cost per hour/day?
Paid parking season begins April 1st. We enforce parking from 9:00am to 7:00 pm, seven days a week including holidays. From April 1st thru Memorial Day, it’s $1.50/hr; from Memorial Day thru Labor Day, it’s $2.00/hr; then after Labor Day the rate goes back down to $1.50/hr until November 30th.
6. Is there any RV parking?
Yes and no. The paid parking lots would not be able to accommodate RVs, however, you are welcome to use the free parking lots on Water Street or the Park and Ride area at exit 5 off of Route 3 south. You can also use the free parking area of the Plimoth Grist Mill -- please note, however, that overnight parking is not allowed.
7. I’m taking the Ferry to P-Town, where should I park?
Please refer to our website to look for the 10 hr paid parking lots. You are also welcome to use the free parking lots on Water Street or Plimoth Grist Mill. Or simply call the office - one of our customer service representatives will be happy to go over your parking needs.
8. I’m looking to park my car overnight, where should I park?
Park Plymouth does not encourage overnight parking in the paid parking lots. You are welcome to use the free parking lots on Water Street or the Park and Ride area at exit 5 off of Route 3 south. Or simply call the office - one of our customer service representatives will be happy to go over your parking needs.
9. Where are the free parking areas?
Please refer to our website to look for the free parking areas. They are located in green on the general parking map. Or simply call the office - one of our customer service representatives will be happy to go over your parking needs.
10. Is there an app for parking?
Yes, it’s called Passport Parking and it’s awesome!
11. Is there a fee to use the parking app?
The app is free to use and a great tool to manage your paid parking time.
12. What are the Handicap parking rules in terms of paid parking?
A person that possesses a valid handicap placard does not have to pay for parking in the Town of Plymouth. He/she must park in a legal, unrestricted parking space.
13. How do I pay for parking?
There are meters and pay stations throughout the downtown and waterfront areas. Meters accept coin and credit card (MasterCard, Visa, Discover) as payment and the kiosks accept coin, credit card (MasterCard, Visa, Discover) and $1, $5, $10 as payment. In addition, Park Plymouth offers a parking app, Passport Parking. Passport Parking is free to use and a great way to pay for and manage your parking time.
14. How do I add time to a meter using a credit card?
Enter credit card into machine, chip in first. Make sure credit card is in all the way. You’ll hear a slight beep. Remove card. Then use the +/- buttons to add/delete time. Once you get your desired time, press the ok button. Please wait to see if your credit card was approved and your time confirmed.
15. If I move my car to a different location, but I still have time left, do I need to pay again?
No, but please remember to obey all time limited areas.
16. How does the parking enforcement officer know I’ve paid for parking?
The parking enforcement officer’s handheld syncs with the kiosk, as well as, with the Passport Parking app. The officer will see if your vehicle is paid for via your license plate number. Please be sure to enter the correct license plate!
17. I put a $5/$10 bill into the pay station and only wanted an hour(s) of parking. Do you offer refunds?
Unfortunately no, as stated on each pay station.
18. Where are the EV stations located?
There are two EV stations that are located within the immediate downtown and waterfront areas. The downtown EV station is located at 26 Court St, and the waterfront EV station is located at 197 Water St.
19. What does it mean by “2-hour parking”?
Two hour parking is just that – 2 hour parking. The two hour parking zone along Route 3A (Court St, Main St., Main St. Ext., Sandwich St., Market St.) is free but limited to two hours of parking or less. It is not designed for long term parking. If you need longer term parking, please use the meters (up to 4 hrs of parking) or the parking lots (up to10 hrs of parking).
20. How does the parking enforcement officer know I moved my car in a time-zoned area?
Parking enforcement officers record your license plate for the parking spot.