Payment Options & Fees

Prepaid Parking

You can quickly sign up for prepayments for parking on our online digital permitting payment system. Recurring billing is an added feature that is now available. Simply store your credit card information on the site and you will be billed automatically. The City of Summit does not have access to any credit card information. You can quickly change your credit card information on your account at any time. If you need assistance, please contact the office at 908-522-5100 or email Parking Services.

Downtown Employee
Summit Resident Daily
Summit Resident Overnight
Park + Ride

Cash Payments

The paystations take dollar bills and coins. Please note that exact change is required and no change is given. 

Credit Cards

All parking payment machines (except street meters) accept major credit cards: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover. Each transaction may take a few seconds to process, please be patient. The City of Summit does not store any credit card information.


Pay for your parking using Parkmobile. All street meters and payment machines have either a sticker or sign with a QR code to scan and pay for your parking with your smart phone. You must sign up (pre-register) with the city's contracted cell phone provider - Parkmobile.

View a list of Parkmobile Zones (PDF).

Effective January 1, 2024, the Parkmobile user fee has increased from $0.30 to $0.35 per transaction. The fee is paid to Parkmobile and is separate from City of Summit parking fees.

February, 2014

Parkmobile has partnered with Ford Motor Vehicles and Volvo Cars to offer users the opportunity to use the app through connected vehicles. Now you will be able to pay for parking directly through your car through the Ford SYNC AppLink and the Volvo Sensus Connect using voice commands. For more information or to sign up to go Parkmobile.

More information on Parkmobile is available here.

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