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    Office Operating Hours: 7:30 am - 5:00 pm Monday - Friday
    Office Address: 50 Ottawa Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    Contact Number (24 Hour): (616) 456-3290

    Josh Naramore

    Mobile GR & Parki​ng ​Services Manager​



    Pearl Street Reconstruction: April 17 thru May 13, 2017​

    Please note that the DASH service routes may be delayed as a result of this reconstruction. 
    More information on the DASH West detour can be found ​H​ERE​.​
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    Stops Shut Down Temporarily

    •  ​Westbound/Northbound Bus to Westside Lots:
      •  Pearl St near Monroe Ave in front of the Amway Grand Plaza (Northside of street)
      • Pearl St and Ottawa Ave in front of the Ellis Parking lot across from Sundance Grill (Northside of street)
      •  Ionia Ave and Fountain St in front of the Kent County 82 Ionia Building (Eastside of street)
      • Lake Michigan Dr near Winter in front of the David D. Hunting YMCA (Northside of street)
      • Eastbound/Southbound Bus to Downtown Market
      • Pearl St near Monroe Ave in front of the PNC Bank (Southside of street)
      • Pearl St and Ottawa Ave in front of Preusser Jewelers (Southside of street)​

    Stops Added Temporarily

    • Eastbound/Southbound Bus to Downtown Market:
      • Lyon St and Ottawa Ave in front of the West Michigan Community Bank (Southside of street)
      • Lyon St and Ionia Ave in front of the Ellis Parking lot across from the Kent County Court House (Southside of street)
      • ​Lyon St and Division Ave in front of the Kendall College Woodbridge N. Ferris Building (Southside of street)​ 
      • Ottawa and Fulton St (Northside of Fulton between Ottawa and Ionia St)


    New parking area North Ionia Avenue, Electronic Payment Zone, Pay by ParkMobile

    The area on Ionia Street north of Michigan has seen an influx of daily parkers resulting from numerous developments. The City and the Parking Services Department is tasked with managing the public right-of-way and maintaining the on-street parking availability. 

    These spaces are not intended for long-term parking. The changes on Ionia Street north of Michigan are the result of consideration and discussion of the City’s Parking Commission and the City Commission. Parking requirements are not intended to be punitive, but to maintain on-street parking availability for everyone.

    We are deploying a new pilot project along Ionia to allow for on-street parking to be paid via ParkMobile. All fees for parking are set at a rate to allow for recovering costs for operating, maintaining and enforcement of on-street parking. The rate/maximum time of the electronic payment zone will be $1 per hour/maximum 10-hour zone. Effective January 3, 2017 enforcement of this zone will begin. Vehicles are subject to parking violations if parking is not paid via ParkMobile.​


    How do I activate my parking?

    Download the free app at ​or call 800-280-4146 to set-up a ParkMobile account (will include at minimum a credit/debit card number and a license plate number). 

    Posted Parkmobile stickers indicate the zone your parked in currently. Enter the parking zone number (4-digit number on posted sticker) to activate parking. Press Stop parking when you leave the space.


    Residential Parking Permits

    Grand Rapids City Commission approved the process for neighborhoods to request residential parking permit zones. Rules and regulations.
    Select streets in the NOBL neighborhood are the first location for residential parking.

    Further information including frequently asked questions is also available.

    Thank you to all who participated in the Residential Parking Program survey. The survey is now closed