Parking Programs

Public Works Department – Parking Programs Office

702 Edgebrook Drive
Champaign, IL 61820
217- 403-4700
Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday
* Permit sale hours: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday through Friday

Online Parking Services

Pay citations, appeal citations, find available permit spaces in the University District, or purchase a University District permit.

Please note: The City of Champaign, The University of Illinois, and The City of Urbana all issue citations around the Campus area depending on where your vehicle is parked. If you do not have a citation with the City of Champaign, you are encouraged to check with the other two entities. Photos of the different citations are below and clicking on them will take you to the associated website in order to pay your citation.

City of Champaign Parking Citation

City of Champaign Parking Citation

City of Urbana Parking Citation

City of Urbana Parking Citation

U of I Parking Citation

Permit Parking

Downtown and University District permit parking options and information.

Visitor Parking

Parking locations and payment options in Downtown and University District.

Contractor Parking

Information on Meter Bags, Loading Zones, CashKeys, and Permit Parking.


What a CashKey is, how to use it, where to purchase time for the CashKey, and lost keys.
CashKeys are no longer being sold; however, if you have a CashKey, you may still purchase time.


Logo 1MobileMeter

Learn about the City’s pay by cell program – MobileMeter.

Customer Service

Parking Programs Office information, Parking Rules and Regulations, and Frequently Asked Questions.