About the Parking Division

South Parking Garage City of Great Falls Montana

The mission of the City of Great Falls Parking Division is to provide an efficient operation and an adequate supply of affordable parking distributed within the City's core business district in order to serve the needs of the community (see Map attachment below). Downtown parking is an important urban land use and a vital public service that benefits a wide number of stakeholder groups with diverse needs:

business / merchants – residents – downtown employees – hotels – galleries – restaurants

The Parking Division provides the operation and management mechanism needed to assure the success of the City's downtown parking program in serving parking needs and supporting overall economic vitality, mobility, and quality of life for the citizens of Great Falls.

The Parking Division is responsible for downtown parking program operations and functions relating to parking, including off-street parking at the City’s parking structures and lots, maintenance, on-street meter parking, the residential parking permit program, and the parking enforcement program. The day-to-day operation involves many intricate activities requiring adequate staffing, management supervision, efficient operating procedures, and accountability. The parking program represents a significant public investment and provides essential public facilities and services that must be efficiently operated and effectively managed in order to meet the existing and future parking needs of Great Falls.

Read more about parking programs, such as the new "PassportParking Mobile Pay" option, by clicking on the links on the right.