Nonresidential Parking for Miami Beach Lodging Guests
During the holidays and on the weekends locating nonresidential parking in Miami Beach can be difficult and many non-resident drivers end up illegally parked. As a result the Parking Enforcement issues thousands of parking tickets each year. To avoid fines and the chance your car may be towed, take some time and familiarize yourself with the city’s parking regulations. Below we have listed the most important parking laws that are enforced in the areas around Miami Beach lodging condos.
The most important rule for parking in Miami Beach is not to park in residential areas during restricted times unless you have the proper permit. Parking in these residential zones is only permitted on the weekdays from 9am to 6pm. After 6pm and on the weekends its residential parking only and which is heavily enforced by the City of Miami Beach Parking Department. However, the city does provide several parking options for non-residents. This includes metered lots, on-street parking and city parking garages all conveniently close to Miami Beach lodging condos.
Metered parking in Miami Beach includes 8,404 parking meters that are enforced from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 a.m., 7 days per week. Metered parking rates in South Beach or south of 23rd) Street is $1.75 per hour. Metered parking north of 23rd Street is enforced from 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. and is $1.00 per hour. Be careful not to let your meter expire.
Parking Garages in Miami Beach are the best choice, safest and most reasonably priced for those staying overnight. City parking lots and garages are equipped with central pay stations which take cash and credit cards. You may also purchase at any Publix Supermarket a card loaded with $25 for city parking which may also be used for public transportation.