Parking Enforcement Division

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.

Parking Information
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