Short-Term Parking

Two-Hour Meters
Meter Head
Meter Head

2-Hour Meters:

There are 319 2-hour on-street meters in Gettysburg. Located in the business district, these meters provide a maximum parking limit of 2-hours with an extra 15 minute "grace period". The short term meters in town provide two different rate options depending on where one would park, below is a list distinquishing both rates.


$1.50 per hour for maximum of two hour parking. These meters consist Lincoln Square and the first blocks of each direction exiting the square.

  • Quarters - 15 minutes
  • Dimes - 4 minutes
  • Nickels - 2 minutes

$1.00 per hour for a maximum of two hour parking. These meters will consist of the second blocks from the square and side streets branching from the main streets.

  • Quarters - 15 minutes
  • Dimes - 6 minutes
  • Nickels - 3 minutes

Handicapped Parking spaces will have BLUE meters and Handicapped signs. Handicapped meters are $1 per hour for a maximum of two hours. Located in the  Square and the first blocks of York and Carlisle Streets, Handicap Meters will be $1.50 per hour for a maximum of two hours. Any valid Handicapped Plate/ Placard displayed will receive a 1-hour grace at ANY parking meter.

HP meters




Enforcement Hours: Enforcement of 2-Hour parking meters are as followed: 

  • Monday - Saturday: 8 AM to 8 PM
  • Sundays: 1 PM to 8 PM

 Free parking will be provided on marked holidays as listed on the meters. Please note any street signage that prohibits overnight parking.

Holiday List:

New Year's DayMartin Luther King's BirthdayPresident's Day
Good FridayMemorial DayJuly 4th
Labor DayColumbus DayVeteran's Day

*Please Note - Holiday Parking within the Borough is only acknowledged on the exact date the holiday falls on.

Violation: Overtime parking fines are $25.00, ($15.00 if paid 7 days of tickets issued date).

2-Hour Meter On-Street Locations:

  • Lincoln Square (all four quadrants) 28 Meters. $1.50 per hour.
  • Chambersburg Street (1st & 2nd blocks off Lincoln Square) 61 Meters
    • 1st block of Chambersburg St, $1.50 per hour.
    • 2nd block of Chambersburg St, $1.00 per hour.
  • South Franklin Street (from Chambersburg Street to East Zerfing Alley) 4 Meters. $1.00 per hour.
  • Carlisle Street (1st & 2nd blocks off Lincoln Square) 41 Meters
    • 1st block of Carlisle St, $1.50 per hour.
    • 2nd block of Carlisle St, $1.00 per hour.
  • West Stevens Street (from Mummasburg Street to Carlisle Street) 12 Meters. $1.00 per hour.
  • North Washington Street (from Racehorse Alley to the train tracks) 5 Meters. $1.00 per hour.
  • Baltimore Street (1st, 2nd & 3rd blocks) 28 Meters
    • 1st block of Baltimore St, $1.50 per hour.
    • 2nd block of Balitmore St, $1.00 per hour.
    • 3rd block east side (up to Wade Avenue). $1.00 per hour.
    • 3rd block west side (up to Wall Alley). $1.00 per hour.
  • West High Street (1st block from Balitmore Street) 20 Meters. $1.00 per hour.
  • West Middle Street (1st & 2nd  blocks from Baltimore Street) 27 Meters. $1.00 per hour.
  • South Washington Street (from West Middle Street to West High Street) 5 Meters. $1.00 per hour.
  • East Middle Street (1st block off Baltimore Street) 14 Meters. $1.00 per hour.
  • East High Street (from Baltimore Street to South Stratton Street) 10 Meters. $1.00 per hour.
  • Steinwehr Avenue (from Baltimore Street to South Washington Street) 14 Meters. $1.00 per hour.
  • York Street (1st & 2nd blocks) 49 Meters
    • 1st block of York St, $1.50 per hour.
    • 2nd block north side 8 meters past South Stratton Street. $1.00 per hour.
    • 2nd block south side 6 meters past South Stratton Street. $1.00 per hour.
  • South Stratton Street (Handicapped only) 1 Meter. $1.00 per hour.

Passport Parking:

Short Term Meters:

  • Zone: 1861
  • Hours of Operation:  
    • (8 AM - 8 PM) Monday through Saturday
    • (1 PM - 8PM) Sundays
  • Cost:
    • $1.50 / Hour (Located on Lincoln Square and 1st blocks of Baltimore, York, Carlisle and Chambersburg Streets.)
    • $1.00 / Hour (Located in metered areas not listed above.)
  • Minimum purchase amount: 1 hour
  • Maximum purchase amount: 2 hours
  • Lock out Time: 15 Minutes
  • Convenience Fee: $0.35

For more in depth information on Passport Parking, please click here.