Parking Meters Will Not Be Enforced On Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

The Chattanooga Parking Authority has announced downtown parking meters will not be enforced   (and need not be paid) on Monday, Jan. 21, in honor of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Paid parking for all street meters will also be suspended for the following remaining holidays in 2013:

Good Friday (Friday, March 29)

Memorial Day (Monday, May 27)

Independence Day (Thursday, July 4)

Labor Day (Monday, September 2)

Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, November 28)

Christmas Day (Wednesday, December 25)

Parking in an unlawful area (bus or loading zones, yellow curb, no parking, handicap space, Fort Wood Residential District, etc.) is enforceable 24 hours/7 days a week.

For More Information, contact Chattanooga Parking Authority at 648-4031.


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