Downtown Parking Regulations
Most of the areas in the downtown area are designated as THREE HOUR PARKING PER BLOCK PER DAY. Parking in excess of three hours in a one block area per day will result in a minimum parking fine of $10.00.
Business owners and employees are encouraged to use the all-day free parking areas shown in the Downtown Parking Map and Lincoln Place Parking Permit documents below.
Parking fine boxes are at the following locations:
301 West Lafayette Street (Ottawa Police Department)
700 LaSalle Street (at Madison Street)
114 East Jefferson Street (at Columbus Street)
822 LaSalle Street (at Jackson Street)
Parking fines can also be paid at City Hall during normal business hours of Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., or can be deposited in the drop slot on the door facing Clinton Street after hours.