Parking Enforcement Division

About Parking Enforcement 

Parking Enforcement is responsible for ensuring citizens abide by City and State parking laws. This is accomplished through patrols and dispatch calls for service in an effort to ensure parking compliance.

Parking Enforcement Dispatch

To request service from Parking Enforcement, please contact parking dispatch at  (843) 579-6099

Vehicle Towing Information

The City uses Jennings Towing Company for towing: 

2026 Meeting Street Extension                                                                                                                                   Charleston, SC 29405                                                                                                                                                               (843) 554-6385

Appealing Parking Tickets

If you want to appeal your City of Charleston parking ticket, you must make an appointment with an adjudications officer within 30 days of the date the ticket is issued.  Please sign up for an appointment by clicking the link below and scheduling by using the month tab at the top of the page. If you have any questions, please contact Parking Revenue Collections at (843) 724-7375.

City Holiday Schedule - 2024

Traffic and Transportation offices will be closed and parking meters will not be enforced on the following City holidays:

New Year's Day                                                                               January 1, 2024

Martin Luther King’s Birthday                                               January 15, 2024

President’s Day                                                                          February 19, 2024

Memorial Day                                                                                       May 27, 2024

Juneteenth                                                                                          June 19, 2024

Independence Day                                                                               July 4, 2024

Labor Day                                                                                   September 2, 2024

Veteran’s Day                                                                           November 11, 2024

Thanksgiving Holiday                                           November 28 and 29, 2024

Christmas Day                                                                        December  25, 2024

New Year's Day                                                                              January 1, 2025

Other Useful Links

Parking Ticket Payment and Appeals                                                                                                                                Information on paying and appealing parking citations.

City of Charleston Motor Vehicles and Traffic (Parking) Ordinances
Information regarding City of Charleston traffic and parking ordinances.

State of South Carolina Motor Vehicle (Parking) Ordinances                                                                                  Information regarding the state of South Carolina motor vehicle and parking ordinances.

Parking Information
Information regarding City of Charleston parking facilities.

Parking Operations Division
A division of Traffic and Transportation overseeing various items related to parking in the City of Charleston.

Residential Parking Map (PDF)

Parking Citation Revenue Collections Division

City of Charleston Visitor Information Page