Public Parking

Pay online

Citations from Public Parking can be paid online on the City’s website rather than paying in person. Visa, Mastercard, and American Express are accepted. Pay Citation Online Forms for monthly parking leases, parking citation appeals, and other services are also available.

By Phone

Contact Public Parking at 605-367-8170 for more information.

Pay Your Citation Online!

Paying parking citations is easier than ever. Simply have your citation number or license plate number available and a valid credit card.

Pay your parking citation here!

Appeal Citation

Parking Citation Appeals require a $5 processing fee due at filing. The process fee is refunded to successful appellants.

Download the Appeal form at the link below.

Appeal Citation Form

Public Parking Division provides sufficient, convenient, safe, and attractive parking for the employees and customers of the downtown area by managing the downtown parking system and enforcing parking ordinances throughout the city.

Frequently Asked Questions

We offer over 1,000 on street and over 2,500 off street parking spaces for public use.  Rates and usage restriction vary based on the time and day of the week.  Free parking is offered after 5 p.m. every day, on weekends, and City holidays.  Please visit our Downtown Visitor Map for specific information.
We offer numerous rate and location options.  Our Parking Facilities Map provides detailed lease information.  Please contact our office for availability

Lease contracts must be completed at the Public Parking Office.

Public Parking
City Hall Ground Floor,
224 W 9th Street
Sioux Falls SD 57104
Parking meters are enforced 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, except City holidays.
Parking meters cost $1.00 per hour or $1.25 per hour depending on the location.

You may pay online:
Go to Online Payment Site

You may pay by mail:
Public Parking
PO BOX 2318 
Sioux Falls, SD  57101-2318

You may pay in person:
City Hall Ground Floor

224 W 9th Street
Sioux Falls SD 57104
Any First PREMIER Bank Location
Free parking is offered after 5 p.m. every day, on weekends, and City holidays.
Handicapped parking permits are administered by the South Dakota Department of Motor Vehicles.  More information is available at their website at or by calling (605)773-3541.
If your vehicle was towed for unpaid parking citations, contact the Public Parking office at or (605) 367-8170.  After citation payment is made, you will be issued an authorization for vehicle release and informed which tow company your vehicle is being stored with.
As recommended by the manufacturer of the parking gate equipment, motorcycles, mopeds and scooters are prohibited for the safety of the driver. The gate equipment is not designed for these vehicles and there is a threat of personal injury from a gate coming down on a rider.
To request a hearing, file a written appeal form along with $5.00 appeal fee to Public Parking Office, City Hall Ground Floor, 224 W. 9th  Street, Sioux Falls, SD.  Appeals must be received within seven days of ticket issuance.  Appeals without proper information or not filed on time will be rejected.  The Parking Ticket Clerk Office can be reached at 367-8170. Parking Appeals Form

Public Parking
City Hall Ground Floor, 
224 W. 9th St.
Sioux Falls, SD, 57104

Phone: 605-367-8170
Fax: 605-367-4599

Hours of Operation
M-F: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m