Provincetown invites you to enjoy free parking!

Paid parking is in effect from May 1st through October 31st.


Winter storage permits for kayaks and boats under 30 feet may be purchased from the Treasurer's Office. The Parking Department is restructuring operations to provide a better customer experience and permit schedule for the 2020 Season. Thank you for your patience through this process- we will have updated permit information for everyone in January.

Parking Violations

Parking Tickets may be paid online at Plymouth County Parking Ticket Payment System, or in person by cash or check at the Collector's Office in Town Hall during regular business hours. Payment by cash or check via orange violation envelope may also be deposited in the lobby box at the Police Station (26 Shank Painter Road), 24 hours a day/7 days a week.

Ticket Appeals

Parking violation appeals must be submitted in writing to the Parking Department by written appeal form or email to appeals@provincetown-ma.gov. Please include the violation number in the subject line. The form may also be picked up and returned to the Community Development office in the basement of Town Hall. Appeals forms are also available for pick up and deposit in the lobby box at the Police Station.

Seasonal Parking Rates

  • Municipal parking lot (adjacent to MacMillan Pier) $3.50/hr or max. daily $35.00. Grace Hall parking lot (Bradford & Prince St) $2.50/hr or max. daily $25.00
  • The parking meter rate is $1.50 per hour.
  • The kiosk parking and payment machine spots are $2.00 per hour.

Street Sweeping will resume in May 2020.

The Parking Fund

All Provincetown parking revenues from the lots, meters, kiosks, and sale of vehicle permits, are deposited into the Parking Fund. Pursuant to special legislation Chapter 790 of the Acts of 1981, the Parking Fund covers department operations and is then applied to reduce the property tax levy.