About Parking Enforcement
Parking Enforcement is responsible for ensuring citizens abide by City and State parking laws. This is accomplished through patrols and dispatch calls for service in an effort to ensure parking compliance.
Parking Enforcement Dispatch
To request service from Parking Enforcement, please contact parking dispatch at (843) 579-6099
Vehicle Towing Information
The City uses Jennings Towing Company for towing:
2026 Meeting Street Extension Charleston, SC 29405 (843) 554-6385
Appealing Parking Tickets
If you want to appeal your City of Charleston parking ticket, you must make an appointment with an adjudications officer within 30 days of the date the ticket is issued. Please sign up for an appointment by clicking the link below and scheduling by using the month tab at the top of the page. If you have any questions, please contact Parking Revenue Collections at (843) 724-7375.
City Holiday Schedule - 2022
Parking enforcement offices will be closed and parking meters will not be enforced on the following City holidays:
New Year’s Day December 31, 2021
Martin Luther King’s Birthday January 17, 2022
President’s Day February 21, 2022
Memorial Day May 30, 2022
Juneteenth June 20, 2022
Independence Day July 4, 2022
Labor Day September 5, 2022
Veteran’s Day November 11, 2022
Thanksgiving Holiday November 24 and 25, 2022
Christmas Day December 26, 2022
Other Useful Links
Parking Ticket Payment and Appeals Information on paying and appealing parking citations.
City of Charleston Motor Vehicles and Traffic (Parking) Ordinances
Information regarding City of Charleston traffic and parking ordinances.
State of South Carolina Motor Vehicle (Parking) Ordinances Information regarding the state of South Carolina motor vehicle and parking ordinances.
Information regarding City of Charleston parking facilities.
Parking Operations Division
A division of Traffic and Transportation overseeing various items related to parking in the City of Charleston.
Residential Parking Map (PDF)
Parking Citation Revenue Collections Division
City of Charleston Visitor Information Page