City-owned and Downtown Development Authority (DDA)-managed parking facilities are marked by white signs with a green letter P (lots) or blue signs with a white P (structures). A private company, PCI Municipal Services (734-761-7235), operates the system. About 50 downtown businesses validate customers’ parking. See the number of open spots at lots and structures Mon.-Sat. at a2dda.org/getting-around/drive
The hourly parking lot rate is $1.80/hour ($2.00 after 3 hours). The hourly parking structure rate is $1.20/hour. Operating hours vary. The Ann & Ashley and Liberty Square structures charge a flat fee of $5 between 3 p.m. and 6 a.m. on weeknights and all day Sat. The First & Washington structure does not have public access Mon.-Fri. before 3 p.m., and has a flat fee of $5 between 3 p.m. and 7 a.m. on weeknights and all day Sat. The 415 W. Washington lot has a flat rate fee of $5 all day Mon.-Sat. All city parking is free on Sun.
Parking permits allow 24-hour access to specific lots and structures. The cost of a monthly permit at the Fourth & William, Ann & Ashley, 1st and Washington, Library Lane, Forest, Maynard, and Liberty Square structures is $200/month. Reserved spaces are available at some locations for either $280/month. Limited/Overnight permits are available at some locations for $30/month and allow access from 3:30 p.m. to 9:00 a.m. Permits are issued first come, first served; call the Downtown Development Authority at (734) 997-1310 to inquire about availability.
Motorcycles and scooters park free in 7 designated downtown structures and lots, including the Fourth & William, Maynard, Forest, and Ann & Ashley structures. See map at a2dda.org/getting-around/drive
Electric vehicle charging stations are available at the Fourth & Catherine lot, plus 7 downtown parking structures: Forest Ave.; Maynard St.; Fourth Ave. and William St.; Ann and Ashley St.; Fourth St. and Washington St.; Liberty Sq.; and Library Lane. There is no additional fee to use them.