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CUSTOMER ALERT:  The Bureau of Administrative Adjudication, the Parking Violations Branch and PPA administrative offices will remain closed until further notice. The PPA is NOT enforcing meters, kiosks, or residential parking time limits (including expired permits) during the current COVID-19 public health emergency. Safety violations will still be enforced. Please click here for additional details on the PPA’s COVID 19 protocols.

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The Philadelphia Parking Authority

Provides residents, businesses and visitors to Philadelphia with comprehensive parking management services. The mission of the Philadelphia Parking Authority is to contribute to the economic vitality of Philadelphia and the surrounding region by effectively managing and providing convenient parking on the street, at the airport, and in garages and lots; effectively operating a system of red-light camera enforcement; regulating taxicabs, limousines and transportation network companies; and other transportation-related activities.

Learn More About PPA

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Airport Parking

We provide on-site parking at Philadelphia International Airport and offer the most convenient solutions.


On Street Parking

We're dedicated to accommodating all the particular parking needs and uses of the city’s business and residential areas.


Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question? Get all the answers, facts and detailed information about each of our divisions and services.


Bids & Solicitations

Bid No. 20-05 Replace Ventilation System at Independence Mall Garage

  THIS PROJECT IS ON HOLD UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. This opportunity is being issued by the Parking Authority (the “Authority”), a body corporate and politic created under the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in accordance with the Act of June 19, 2001, P.L. 287, No. 22, as amended, known as the “Parking Authority Law”.  […]

Public Alerts

PPA Will Continue to Enforce & Ticket For Safety Violations

(PHILADELPHIA) – The Philadelphia Parking Authority announced earlier this week that a special emphasis was being placed on enforcing safety violations. These blatant violations such as double-parking, loading zone violations and blocking entranceways or crosswalks pose a threat to public order and safety. The statement included that it is essential that motorists park legally during this […]

PPA At Work

The Petri Dish Episode 7: Mr. Positive Scott Rutizer of the Meter Department

In episode 7 of the PPA Podcast, “The Petri Dish,” Scott Petri sits down with longtime PPA employee, Scott Rutizer. Formerly a Parking Enforcement Officer, Scott Rutizer is known for his infectious kind demeanor and positive outlook. After spending years walking the beat as a Parking Enforcement Officer, Scott recently transferred to the PPA’s meter […]

Board Meeting round-up

February 2020: Board Meeting Round-Up

February 2020: Board Meeting Round-Up On Tuesday, February 25, 2020, the Philadelphia Parking Authority’s Board met for its monthly meeting. The meeting agenda along with the Board approved motions can be found here.