The official parking app!


Search for parking near you!

  • Pay for parking with your phone
  • Extend your time remotely
  • Easy and Convenient

Learn How to Enter Your License Plate

* For each transaction of less than 2 hours, a 35¢ convenience fee is added. For transactions of 2 hours or more, the convenience fee is free.

How It Works

Create Your Account

  • Download the app
  • Enter your mobile number
  • Create your profile

Add Funds

  • Pre-fund your account with $20 or more
  • The cost of your parking session is deducted from your account
  • Your account is automatically replenished when your balance drops below $10 or when your parking requires more funds than in your account.

How do I enter my License Plate?

Enter all Numbers and Letters


Select your type of plate below to
see how it should be entered

Ticketing enforcement will look up your license plate number to determine if you have paid. For additional question and answers check out our FAQ.

*Although we strive to include all possible examples of license plates, the State of Illinois adds unique plates often. If you do not see your license plate, please call the ParkChicago customer call center at 877-242-7901.

Commercial Loading Zone Parking

Paid Commercial Loading Zones are currently being installed. Please check signage when parking in a loading zone.

  • Pay for Loading Zone parking with your phone
  • Enter Loading Zone number into app
  • Extend your time remotely
  • Easy and Convenient


Where is ParkChicago Offered?

ParkChicago in now available throughout the entire city.
Be sure to look for the ParkChicago signs wherever street parking is available.

Parking zone numbers are located on the
bottom of the new signs.

What Can I Use?