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User’s Guide to Parking in Norristown
Welcome to Norristown! Parking regulations can be hard to understand, particularly if you come from a community where there is ample off-street parking. This user’s guide is intended to take some of the mystery out of parking in our community, so you can have a successful visit and come back again.
Parking in Downtown Norristown
The heart of Norristown’s downtown is centered on the Montgomery County Courthouse. On-Street parking in this area of Norristown is $2.00 per hour. With the exception of a few locations in the downtown that have individual meters, visitors should look for signs directing them to parking “kiosks” that are located midblock. Parking kiosks will take both coins and bills for payment.
On-Street is free after 6:00 PM and before 8:00 AM.
Garage Parking Downtown
Norristown has three options for garage parking: The SEPTA garage located next to the Norristown Transportation Center; the Montgomery County parking garage, located on Main Street across from the Montgomery County Courthouse, and Cherry Street garage, located one block west of the Courthouse on Main Street.
The SEPTA garage is open to Non-Septa customers all day for $6.00 before 1:00 PM and $3.00 after 1.00 PM. Hours of operation are:
5:30 a.m. - 12:30 a.m. | Monday through Thursday
5:30 a.m. - 1:30 a.m. | Friday
6:30 a.m. - 2:30 a.m. | Saturday
6:30 a.m. - 12:30 a.m. | Sunday
For more information contact the garage management at 610-272-1290.
Montgomery County Main Street Garage
The County-Owned Main Street garage is located directly across Main Street from the Montgomery County Courthouse. When court is not in session, parking is available to the general public for $5.00 all day from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Monday through Friday.
Cherry Street Garage
The Cherry Street garage is located one block east of the County Courthouse at the intersection of Main and Cherry Streets. Hours of operation are from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM, Monday through Friday. Rates are as follows: 1 hour/$2.00; 2 hours/$4.00; All Day/$6.00. Monthly parking is available for $75.00.
For more information call 610-275-5300.
West Marshall Street
The West Marshall Street business district, from Markley Street to Kohn Street, has individual meters and the rate is $.75/hour. Twelve free 2-hour parking spots are available in Poley Park at the intersection of West Marshall Street and Corson Street.
On-Street parking is free after 6:00 PM and before 8:00 AM.
Residential Permit Parking
Norristown has three residential permit parking zones. Visitors can park in these zones for up to two hours. Look for signs that say “zone parking.” After 5:00 PM, parking in residential zones is unrestricted.
Street Maintenance Routes
Most streets in Norristown are part of a maintenance route. Signs prohibiting parking on certain days and times of the week are located on most streets. Maintenance routes are most commonly associated with street sweeping. Each week the street sweeper will work through the entire community based on the schedule posted on the signs. Please don’t park your car in a location that has been restricted.
If you have any questions about on-street parking regulations