Frequently Asked Questions

I deleted the email about my parking spot. How can I get access to edit this information?

Please click on this link and enter your email. We will resend you an email to make your changes.

I just completed the process to list my parking spot and I don't see it listed.

By now you have filled out the proper information, received your email and clicked on the appropriate links to post your spot. Sometimes it takes our system some time to complete these additions. If you don't see the posting in 24 hours then please let us know.

How do I search for Parking?

With Parkingspotter.com there are several ways that you can search for parking. First of all you can find your city and browse available parking by neighborhood, which will show parking that is closest to any given neighborhood. You can also use our powerful search engine to help you find parking near any particular address, zip code or even landmark. Once you have found parking you can then browse it by location or cost so that finding just the right parking is easier than ever.

What Kind of Rentals are Featured on ParkingSpotter.com?

There are a few different contract types offered on ParkingSpotter.com: daily, monthly, weekly, weekend, per event, and for sale. The exact details of the contract can be worked out between Spot owners and the leaser (we do not perform any sort of middle-man role).

How long is my Parking Space Listed?

Your parking space is live and active on the website until you have rented it out. It is your responsibility to remove the space after you have rented it out. After 30 days you will receive an email asking weather or not you would like to keep your listing live.

What is the National Average Price of a Parking Spot Rental?

According to some studies, the national average cost for a monthly parking spot in the United States is currently $150.81. You can expect to pay an average price of $15.38 for a daily parking spot. (Source: Colliers International, 2007) Of course, the price really depends on where you live so here are a few averages from cities across the country:

Average for Atlanta:

Monthly parking rate: $90
Daily parking rate: $10

Average for Boston:

Monthly parking rate: $460
Daily parking rate: $33

Average for Chicago:

Monthly parking rate: $285
Daily parking rate: $25.25

Average for Denver:

Monthly parking rate: $150
Daily parking rate: $16

Average for Detroit:

Monthly parking rate: $190
Daily parking rate: $10

Average for Houston:

Monthly parking rate: $175
Daily parking rate: $14

Average for Los Angeles:

Monthly parking rate: $192
Daily parking rate: $25

Average for Miami:

Monthly parking rate: $105
Daily parking rate: $14.75

Average for Milwaukee:

Monthly parking rate: $115
Daily parking rate: $11.50

Average for Minneapolis:

Monthly parking rate: $179
Daily parking rate: $12.50

Average for New York:

Downtown
Monthly parking rate: $500
Daily parking rate: $34

Midtown
Monthly parking rate: $630
Daily parking rate: $42 (midtown)

Average for Philadelphia:

Monthly parking rate: $297.50
Daily parking rate: $21.75

Average for Portland:

Monthly parking rate: $170
Daily parking rate: $12

Average for Sacramento:

Monthly parking rate: $205
Daily parking rate: $18

Average for San Francisco:

Monthly parking rate: $350
Daily parking rate: $27

How Many Results Does the Average Search for a Parking Spot Produce?

An average search produces 12 parking spots, each within at least a 1-mile radius (roughly the equivalent of a 15 minute walk) of the desired location.

What is a Parking Alert?

At ParkingSpotter.com we've set up an Alert system so that you can be notified about new parking spot listings in your desired area as they are posted. The average wait-time after requesting an alert is 9 days.

What do Most Parking Spaces look like?

Individually owned parking spaces are normally located at homes and apartments, and are sometimes designated spaces in small parking lots. Given this, individual spots are often simple paved spots, usually uncovered but sometimes in garages or under covered tents.

Spots that are found in larger paid lots or Multi-story garages are more typical of parking in Downtown and urban areas. Generally, with this type of parking you will have to get a pass or take a ticket, but the specific details will vary greatly depending on the garage.

How Long can I Expect my Rental to Remain Listed Before I am Contacted?

On average, you can expect to wait 5 days before someone contacts you about your listed parking spot, although it does vary based on the market.

How do I contact a spot I would like to rent?

If an owner has given their email you may email them through our system.
If an owner has given there phone number you can call them directly.

Who Do I Contact if I Have Issues with a Parking Owner or if a Listed Spot is no Longer Available?

We are always working to keep our listings as up do date as possible but due to the nature of the site there can sometimes be inaccurate information or spaces that are no longer available. If you have issues contacting an owner or find a space that is no longer available please contact us.