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Ribbon Cutting JAN 25 2013The Parking Office is located in the Carnegie Building at 607 Broad Street. The Parking Office monitors the multiple parking facilities including parking decks and surface lots for long-term parking and on-street parking for short-term parking. Parking Services also offers multiple programs for frequent downtown patrons. These programs help ensure employees, merchants, citizens, and residents have sufficient parking space at a fair rate. To lease a parking space, please complete the appropriate document and return to the Parking Office. If you have any questions, please contact the Parking Office at 706-236-4458. Parking Services Manager: Becky Smyth (Email), Enforcement Officer: Tommy Justice, 6th Avenue Parking Deck Attendants: James Hinton & Alan Mull.  Brittany Griffin recently joined the parking team as secretary.

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Special Parking Permits

Contractor Permits

Provide guidance and permits for contractors’ vehicles while working in the Downtown area. The Parking Enforcement Officer is the point of contact and is available to coordinate activities regarding contractors, material deliveries, and employee parking. Please read and complete the Contractor Permit Application and return to the Parking Office.

Contractor Permit Application 2015

The Downtown Development Parking Office announces the implementation of contractor permits for on-street parking to go in effect starting March 1, 2015.  Read more here.

The new measure requires contractors to attain a parking permit in order to park on-street in downtown Rome. The contractor parking fee structure for on-street parking is as follows:

1 Day Permit – Free

3 Day Permit- $25

7 Day Permit- $50

14 Day Permit- $125

30 Day Permit- $200


Dumpster Permits

provide guidance and permits for necessary dumpster placement during the time of construction. Placing dumpsters in the designated areas is free for the first two weeks and $90 for each additional two week period. The Parking Enforcement Officer is the point of contact and is available to coordinate activities regarding dumpster placement. Please read and complete the Dumpster Permit Application and return to the Parking Office.

Dumpster Permit Application


Downtown Parking Options

Third Avenue Parking Deck
  • Daily Parking- the first hour of parking is free at deck. After the first hour, it is $1 per hour for up to three hours. If time exceeds three hours, it is $5 to park all day.
  • Monthly Leasing – $32 per month for first come parking, $45 per month for reserved parking space
  • Special Event- $5 flat rate parking for special events staffed with attendants for easy exiting
  • Vouchers- business owners purchase discounted vouchers to validate parking for business customers or clients
Fourth Avenue Parking Deck
  • Daily Parking- public parking is free after 5:00 PM Monday through Friday and weekends
  • Monthly Leasing- available Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM, prices range from $10 to $30 per month
Sixth Avenue Parking Deck
  • Daily Parking- public parking is $2 per day Monday through Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Monthly Leasing- available Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM, prices range from $10 to $30 per month
Surface Lot Parking
  • Four lots located on East First Street
  • Monthly Leasing- available Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM, prices range from $20 to $25 per month
On- Street Parking ( short-term)
  • On- Street parking is available, however, no car should be parked more than two hours, whether consecutive or otherwise, in the downtown parking zone between the hours of 8:00 AM and 6:00 PM Monday through Saturday.

 

FORMS HERE:

3rd AVE Deck Lease agreement

Deck Permit Application

Parking Deck Permit Application (3rd Ave)

Parking Lot Permit Application

 

6th Ave deck revisedannex


Violations and Fines

Over Two Hour Limit
1st Offense Warning
2nd Offense $10
3rd Offense $20
4th Offense $40
5th Offense $80
Subsequent Citations $80
Wrong Side and Double Parking $15
Prohibited Zones $15
Parked at a Fire Hydrant $50
Handicapped Zone $100
Parking in a Restricted Area
1st Offense Warning
2nd Offense $15

Chapter 12, Section 12-244, (b) of The Code of the City of Rome, Georgia states: ”No vehicle or motorcycle shall be parked more than two hours, whether consecutive or otherwise, in the downtown parking zone between the hours of 8am and 6pm Monday Through Saturday.” If you feel a citation was issued in error, you may file an appeal by completing the Parking Citation Appeal Form within three days of receiving the citation. Pay Parking Tickets Online You have five (5) business days to pay appropriate fine. After five business days, the fine doubles. A ticket not paid within 30 calendar days of the date of issue will subject you to court summons. Fines may be paid at the Clerk’s Office, 601 Broad Street, City Hall, or mailed to PO Box 1433- Rome, GA 30162. Rome City Municipal Court is held on the ground floor of the Rome/Floyd County Law Enforcement Center on West First Street. Shuttle service is available for some Forum events, call 706-291-5281

Parking Citation Appeal

 

 

 

 

 


“We Validate” Campaign

The Downtown Development Parking Office announces the launch of the “We Validate” campaign for parking in downtown. The purpose of the program is to increase parking options for customers by offering parking validations for parking off of Broad Street.  Read more here.

Businesses participating in the program will display an image of the parking validation logo in their windows. Validations will be offered for those who park off-street either at the Annex Lot on E. 1st or at the 3rd Avenue parking deck.

The first hour of parking in the 3rd Avenue parking deck is free. To validate parking, customers simply need to ask participating businesses for a validation card.

Validate


Other Parking Documents:

ShopperStopper

Downtown Rome Park Smart Rack Cards