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With a mix of on-street and off-street parking options, visitors looking to explore historic downtown Troy have plenty of ways to park close to their destination.

To purchase a monthly or daily parking permit for City-owned parking facilities please visit

What You Need to Know

Meters are active Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. On-street parking is limited to 4 hours within the Central Business District.

Nights, Weekends and City Holidays

On weeknights, weekends and holidays you can park for free downtown. All city-operated parking lots and garages are also free on weekends, or after 5:00 p.m. on weekdays (M-F). All other parking regulations are still enforced.

To view a map of available public parking lots and garages, visit the Municipal Lots & Garages page.

Paying to Park at a Metered Spot

On-street metered parking is available throughout downtown Troy using the Passport Parking mobile app. The app provides a simple, easy to use option for drivers to pay for parking using their smartphone device.

The Passport Parking app can be downloaded for free on the App Store, Google Play, or online at

Please note: existing parking kiosks will still accept cash and credit card payments. Customers who utilize the kiosks must place their paid receipt on the dash board of their vehicle.

Parking Meter Costs

The cost of parking in a metered parking spot is $1.00 per hour.

Snow Emergency Parking

During a declared Snow Emergency, parking restrictions will be in effect for designated city streets. Residents and visitors are encouraged to use public lots and garages for overnight parking.

To read more about public parking restrictions, or to view a map of available parking locations, please read the City’s Snow Emergency Plan.

Parking Permit for Persons with Disabilities

Accessible parking permits are issued by the City Treasurer’s office Monday through Friday (excluding holidays) between the hours of 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, . Mirror hang tags are issued in accordance with NYS Vehicle and Traffic Law and NYS Department of Motor Vehicle regulations. For questions, please contact the Treasurer’s Office at (518) 279-7115.

Request by Mail

You may also request an Accessible Parking Permit by mailing a completed application and a copy of your driver’s license to the City Treasurer’s office:

City of Troy
Attn: Treasurer’s Office
433 River Street
Troy, NY 12180

ATTENTION: The address on your driver’s license must be in Troy NY.

To learn more about accessible parking permits or to obtain an application, please visit the NYS Department of Motor Vehicles website.

Long Term Parking

Long term (daily or monthly) parking is available to permit holders in City lots and garages. The parking rate is $8 per day or $75 per month.

To purchase a monthly or daily parking permit please visit

For more information, contact the Treasurer’s office at (518) 279-7115.

New Parking Space

Should you wish to pave or otherwise create a parking area, you must contact the Code Enforcement Office at (518) 279-7180 for information and procedures.