How to Pay for Parking

John Adams Parking Garage
42 Crescent Street

  • The Adams Parking Garage is open Monday – Friday 6:00 AM – 9:00 PM at the rate of $2 per hour. (Rates are subject to change).
  • The monthly rate for the Adams Garage is $45. Monthly passes for lots and the Adams Parking Garage may be purchased at our office at 60 School Street, 2nd floor or at the Adams Parking Garage, 42 Crescent Street.
  • There is a $5 fee for any lost garage pass.
Public parking regulations are enforced Monday-Friday from 8:00 am -5:30 pm.


City Parking Lots

  • Payment is required at all metered spots and in Lot B, located on Lincoln Street, next door to City Hall, at the rate of $1 per hour. All other City lots are permit parking only, with the exception of Lots A2, A3, A4 and A7 which have some individually metered spaces.
  • Lot A5 located on Warren Ave., across from the Superior Court House has daily parking available for $5 per day.
  • The monthly rate for a lot permit is $35. The permit is not transferable and only valid for the specific lot associated with the permit. Permits may not be altered.
  • All lots are monitored by enforcement personnel.
  • There is a minimum transaction amount when using a credit card
Meters On-Street:
  • IPS Meters accept MasterCard and Visa credit/debit cards, US nickels, dimes, quarters and dollar coins. When paying by credit card, place credit card into the slot. The meter will then allow you to enter your time by pushing the + or – buttons on the meter. Select desired time and then hit the green "OK" button to confirm the time and start the meter. When paying by cash, place the change into the corresponding slot. The meter will start adding time to the meter according to the amount of coins entered. There is a minimum transaction amount when using a credit card.

Both metered and time-limited spaces are monitored by enforcement personnel

Pay Stations in Parking Lot:

IPS Pay Stations are located in the Lincoln Street lot. The pay stations accept MasterCard and Visa credit/debit cards, US nickels, dimes, quarters, dollar coins and $1, $5 & $10 bills. If using cash, you must use exact amounts because the machines DO NOT give change. Press any button on the pay station to begin your transaction.  There is a minimum transaction amount when using a credit card.  City lots are monitored by enforcement personnel.

Pay using a Smartphone: 

The Brockton Parking Authority offers "pay by smartphone" through the company Passport with the Passport Parking app in our parking lots and on street meters! No more digging for coins. No more waiting in lines at pay stations. With the Passport Parking app, you can pay for parking throughout the City of Brockton from the convenience of your smartphone. The Passport Parking app is free to download through the ​App Store​ or ​Google Play​.

No More Parking Tickets

Get alerts when your parking session is about to end.

No Need to Rush – Extend Your Parking Session Remotely

Add time to your parking session directly from your phone or make online payments for monthly passes and permits.

Paying For a Parking Ticket

You can pay for a parking ticket using any of the following methods:
  1. Pay online at
  2. Mail a check made payable to the "City of Brockton" to:

City of Brockton
PO Box 203
Milford, MA  01757

Please include the ticket number on your check.

  1. Pay in person Monday-Friday 8:30-4:30:

Brockton City Hall
45 School Street, Room B4
Brockton, MA  02301

Appeal of Parking Ticket:

The Citation may be appealed by the vehicle's registered owner in writing with supporting documentation within 21 days of issuance.  The appeal should be mailed to:

Traffic Commission/Parking Clerk
Brockton Police Department
7 Commercial Street
Brockton, MA  02302

Broken Meters:

Please report all broken meters on our See Click Fix page or by calling 508-580-7838.