Frequently Asked Questions, Parking Enforcement
Parking Infractions and other questions
For further information on Longmont parking, call 303-651-8658. 03/19/09
can I park my vehicle while I am at work in the downtown area?
few business owners downtown provide parking for their employees. For others,
most streets on the periphery of the downtown area offer long-term-parking.
Look for areas without 2-hour parking limits. The LDDA also manages 7 parking
lots in the downtown area, a percentage of spaces in each lot are allocated
for permit parking.
can I find out more about these lots and the cost of parking permits?
can be purchased from the Longmont Downtown Development Authority at 528
Main St, Phone (303) 651-8484. All permits are the same price, currently $120.00 invoiced twice a year. Permit parking availability changes
monthly, check with LDDA for more information.
I receive a parking ticket, what do I do?
avoid delinquency charges, tickets must be paid within 7 days of issuance.
Either mail the payment in the envelope provided or come to the Civic Center
at 350 Kimbark St.
are the time limits for parking in the downtown area?
have several different time limits in the downtown area, most limits are
2 hours. We also have 1 hour and 30 minute parking in a few areas. The cost
of a parking ticket for over-time parking is $20.00.
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do I call for parking complaints?
the Parking Enforcement Bureau at 303-651-8658 or 303-774-4724. If your complaint involves a junked
or abandoned vehicle on private property call Code Enforcement at 303-651-8695. You may also call
the Longmont Police at 303-651-8555.
known parking laws
against the flow of traffic is prohibited.
You must park at least 20 feet from a crosswalk.
You must park at least 30 feet from a stop sign, flashing beacon or signal,
yield sign or traffic control signal located at the side of a roadway.
You must park parallel to and within 12 inches of the right-hand curb or
as close as practicable to the right edge of the right-hand shoulder. This
includes cul-de-sac parking.
Parking within five feet of a public or private driveway is prohibited.
(even if it is your house).
Leaving a vehicle parked on a public street with a "For Sale" sign
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