Enforcement of Silver, Short-Term Parking Meters to Resume Monday, July 6

Enforcement of Silver, Short-Term Parking Meters to Resume Monday, July 6; Long-Term Meters and Parking Garage Remain Free Until Further Notice

 Beginning Monday, July 6, 2020, enforcement of the silver short-term smart meters in downtown Carlisle will resume. Metered parking enforcement was suspended since mid-March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With Cumberland County now in the green phase of Governor Wolf’s Reopening Plan, there is more activity in downtown Carlisle. Thus the demand for parking has increased.

Patrons who park in downtown Carlisle on, and after, July 6 must feed the silver meters or risk receiving a parking violation. The short-term meters are placed approximately within a two-block area from the square, which is considered the busiest section of downtown Carlisle. These meters are designed for quick stays and have a limit of two hours. The meters accept various options of payment including coins, credit cards, and the Passport Parking App.

When parking at the short-term meters, please be aware of the meters covered with red bags. Meters covered by bags are reserved for downtown merchants offering curbside pick-up. Please avoid parking at these meters unless you are patronizing the business.  

Parking at the gold, long-term meters will continue to be free of charge until further notice. These meters are primarily located on secondary streets such as Bedford, Pitt, Pomfret, Louther, and North Streets.  In addition, downtown visitors can find convenient parking at the Pomfret Street Parking Garage located on West Pomfret Street. The garage continues to be free of charge until further notice.


Parking meters are normally enforced Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM until 4:00 PM.  Metered parking is free on weekends and holidays.

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