Parking Information

Downtown Charlevoix offers several parking options to fit everyone's needs. On-street parallel parking is available throughout the downtown and is metered during the summer months. 

Public Parking lots behind Bridge Street offer free parking year-round and are marked with blue "P" signs. These locations are also noted on the map below.

Electric car charging stations are available in the Public Parking lot between Mason & Clinton Streets near Charlevoix Fitness Center. 

Handicapped parking spots are located in each public lot. A map can be found hereOn-street metered spots are free to those who have a handicapped parking permit.

Hours and Rates

Downtown Charlevoix offers metered parking and pay station parking. Parking meters line Bridge Street from Antrim Street to Park Avenue. Metered parking has a maximum time limit of 2 hours. Pay station parking is offered in the Acacia Lot on Bridge Park Drive. Pay station parking has a maximum time limit of 3 hours. Parking meters and pay stations can be paid by credit/debit card, cash/coin, and ParkMobile (see below for more information on ParkMobile). 

Hourly Rate at Meter and Pay Stations

  • May 1-June 30 & Aug. 16-Oct.31 $1.50/hour
  • July 1-August 15 $2.00/hour

Free 2-hour parking is available in non-metered parking spots on the first block of Park Avenue, Clinton Street, Mason Street, and Antrim Street. Free city lot parking is available behind the Bridge Street stores and restaurants. Parking is enforced Monday - Saturday from 8:00 am - 8:00 pm by the Charlevoix City Police Department.

The ParkMobile® pay by app for parking for iPhone and Android gives you a smarter way to park!

ParkMobile is the #1 app for parking in the United States, letting you easily pay for on-street parking!

Ready to Get Started?

 Step 1: Download the ParkMobile App - Download in the App Store or Get it on Google Play

Step 2: Create an account - VIDEO - How to set up your account

Step 3: Enter vehicle information - VIDEO - How to manage vehicles

Step 4: Set up payment method - VIDEO - How to set up payment

Step 5: Find ParkMobile-enabled parking - VIDEO - How to park in a zone

How to Use Park Mobile

Download the ParkMobile App

View Downtown Parking Map

Click here to pay a parking citation online.