Parking in the Village

The Village of Cary offers ample parking for its downtown visitors and commuters. The commuter parking lots are patrolled daily by the Cary Police Department. 

Daily Fee Parking

The North and South Commuter lots are available for daily fee parking.  These spaces are on a first come, first serve basis. The daily fee is $1.50 Monday through Friday. Parking is free from 11:30AM until midnight Monday through Friday, as well as free all-day Saturday and Sunday. 


Daily fee parking users may utilize the available pay stations on site or the Parkmobile app. The pay stations accept cash, credit, and debit. The stations do not give change. The Parkmobile app charges a $0.37 transaction fee in addition the parking fee. Daily fee users must remember their parking space, which will be entered either at the pay station or on 

Permit Parking

The Village offers quarterly parking permits for a fee of $95.00 per quarter. To check the availability for a parking permit, please contact the Finance Department at or call 847.639.0003.


Permits cover the following periods:

  • January - March
  • April - June
  • July - September
  • October – December

Permit holders are not guaranteed a space in the permit parking lot; however, they may park in any daily fee space as long as the permit is visible. Permits must always be displayed from the rearview mirror and should face the traffic aisle. Permits are transferable to other vehicles recorded on the permit application. 

Handicapped & Motorcycle Parking

Handicapped and motorcycle parkin are exempt from the daily parking fee. No vehicle is authorized to park in a handicapped parking space without handicapped license plates or an authorized handicapped placard. It is also illegal to park in the adjacent access aisle to a handicapped parking space. 

Multi-Day Commuter Parking

The south commuter parking lot along Jandus Road and across from True Value Manufacturing allows multi-day parking. The designated parking spaces available are 229 through 238. 

Multi-Day Commuter Parking Map

Downtown Visitor Parking

A 26-space lot is located north of BMO Harris Bank for downtown parking only. The parking lot has a six-hour limit and is free to visitors utilizing Cary's downtown.

On-Street Parking 

Overview of the general on-street parking requirements within the Village of Cary

Downtown Parking Map (Streetscape Construction) 2023

Overnight Parking
Overnight parking details and locations and overnight parking request.
New Overnight Parking Request

Winter Parking Restrictions

Information about parking restrictions during the winter months

Waze Connected Citizens Program

Real-Time Road Construction and Traffic Updates