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Water Street Garage

Category Parking Garages


200 E Water St
Charlottesville, VA 22902

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Large Parking Garage operated by the City of Charlottesville. 


  • First hour is free
  • $1 per half hour or portion there of
  • $12 daily maximum per ticket issued
  • Lost or missing ticket $20


ParkMobile is a convenient way to quickly pay for garage parking.  In Charlottesville, it is available at the Market St. Parking Garage, Water St. Parking Garage, 2nd St. surface lot and other facilities.  For more information visit the ParkMobile  website


There is no charge to park in the garages on the following days: 

  • New Year’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Fourth of July
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

Day Limit

Although both garages are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, long term storage of vehicles in either garage is prohibited. Vehicles parked more than 72 hours may be ticketed or towed.

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