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Parking Info

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Information on all downtown parking areas:  
ConnDOT Commuter Rail lot at 24 Colony Street:  
  • 225 spaces.  $7 max per day.  First 2 hours free.  Weekends free.  Credit Cards accepted.  Garage is open to the public. Please access the public parking area from Colony Street side near 24 Colony Street.    Parking spaces accessible off Church Street are reserved for residents of the Residences at 24 Colony.  
Church and Grove Street Parking Garage (60 Church Street):  
  • 123 spaces on Lower Level $2/hour, $10/day maximum. Parking rates apply from 8 AM-6PM weekdays.
    • First 2 hours free with participating merchant validation.  
    • Free parking after 6 and on weekends and holidays.  
    • Paid monthly/overnight parking permits for lower level of garage are available through the Meriden Parking Commission. 
  • 127 spaces on Upper Level are contracted parking only from 7:30 AM-4:00 PM weekdays.  Free parking is allowed on the upper deck after 4 PM on weekdays and on weekends.  
    • Overnight parking is not allowed on the upper deck.  Cars will not be towed as long as they are not parked on the upper deck overnight.  Lot must be free and clear of snow by 7:30 AM when contract parking begins.  
    • MxCC students are encouraged to use the upper parking deck for classes beginning after 4 pm to allow approved residents to park on the lower level after 5 pm.  
    • To get to the upper deck, take West Main Street to Grove Street.  Pass the first garage entrance and continue to Church Street.  Make a right on Church Street and take a right into the upper parking deck area.  Gates will be open after 4 PM weekdays and on weekends
West Main/South Grove/Butler Street Lot (30 Butler Street):
  • 178 spaces $2/hour, $10/day maximum.  First 2 hours free with participating merchant validation.  Parking rates apply from 8 AM-6PM weekdays.  Free parking after 6 pm weekdays, on weekends and holidays.  
  • Preferred parking for Meriden Superior Court
  • Paid monthly parking permits are available through the Meriden Parking Commission. 
Hanover Street Lot (44 Hanover Street):
  • 172 spaces free parking
  • Preferred parking for Meriden Police Department and Meriden Senior Center
Upper Church Street Surface Parking Lot (31 Church Street):
  • 65 spaces free parking
  • Preferred parking for Middlesex Community College-Meriden Center.  
On Street Parking:
  • Free as marked (one to three hours)
  • Parking regulations enforced by the Meriden Police Department

For additional information on the parking policies, contact Russ Ford, Director of Facilities, Meriden Parking Commission, phone 203-639-4101,, or for general information contact Juliet Burdelski, Director of Economic Development, phone 203-630-4152,