Parkmobile is a pay by phone parking solution and certain information varies depending on your location. Note that the information in this article is ONLY for the parking areas in Chicago Park District in Chicago, IL where Parkmobile is offered.
NOTE: Be sure to use the Parkmobile app at all Chicago Park District locations. The app used for the City of Chicago is not accepted.
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There is no cost to register with us or to download one of our mobile apps. The transaction fees charged when you initiate a parking session are in addition to the regularly charged parking fees for your area. Transaction fees vary based on which level of membership you choose and which payment method you choose to use. View our Memberships article to learn more about the different membership levels. View What is Parkmobile Wallet? to learn more about Parkmobile Wallet and how it works.
The transaction fees for this area are as follows:
The transaction fees for this area are as follows:
Basic Membership - $0.35 per transaction
Preferred Membership - $0.30 per transaction
Corporate Membership - $0.30 per transaction
Parkmobile payments do not integrate with the meters in this area. While your payment will not show on the meter, the officer will use your license plate number and zone number to view your Parkmobile payment on a handheld device. As such, please make sure to add any additional license plate numbers to your account before creating a parking session in order to make sure your parking transactions are correctly created.
Zone numbers are a critical part of your transaction and must be recorded correctly in order for your parking session to be identified correctly by the parking enforcement officers. Zone numbers vary by lot or area. The zone number listing below is provided as a reference only. You MUST identify your Parkmobile zone number from the green Parkmobile signage located in your parking area to ensure you start your session correctly.
In the parking areas in Chicago Park District in Chicago, IL the zone numbers range from 1801-1857.
|Zone Number||Location / Address|
|1801||MSI East / 1726 Columbia Drive|
|1802||MSI South / 1800 E. Columbia Drive|
|1803||Lunt and Sheridan / 1102 W. Lunt|
|1805||Diversey Driving Range / 141 West Diversey Parkway|
|1807||Diversey South / 2431 N. Cannon Drive|
|1810||Foster & Simmons Beach / 5200 North Simonds Drive|
|1811||Oakwood & LSD (39th St) / 1101 E. Oakwood|
|1812||31st Street Harbor West / 641 E. 31st Street|
|1813||63rd Street Beach / 6301 S. Lake Shore Drive|
|1814||South Shore Cultural Center / 7059 S. South Shore Drive|
|1815||Touhy & Sheridan / 1264 W. Touhy|
|1816||Broadway Armory / 5917 N. Broadway|
|1817||Margate Park Fieldhouse / 4921 N. Marine Drive|
|1818||Northerly Island / 1400 S. Lynn White Drive|
|1819||Waveland Clock Tower / 100 W. Addison Drive|
|1820||Wilson / 4600 N. Lake Shore Drive|
|1821||Montrose / 4400 N. Simonds Drive|
|1822||Hayes & Cornell / 1682 East Hayes Drive|
|1823||Hayes & LSD / 1970 E. Hayes Drive|
|1824||47th & Cornell / 4700 S. Cornell Drive|
|1825||Rainbow Beach North / 2991 E. 77th Street|
|1826||Rainbow Beach South / 7801 S. Farragut|
|1828||Challenger Park / 1100 Irving Park Road / 4600 N. Broadway|
|1830||Montrose Beach Dog Park / 610 W Lawrence Ave|
|1831||Hayes Boat Launch in Jackson Pk / 1971 E. Hayes Drive|
|1832||95th Boat Launch @ Calumet Park / 9500 S. Walton Drive|
|1833||33rd & Western Boat Launch / 3300 S. Western Avenue|
|1855||31st St Beach / 3029 S. Lake Shore Drive|
|1857||55th Street / 5501 S. South Shore Drive|
The Parkmobile toll-free phone number to reach the automated system to register and/or start or extend your parking sessions is: 877-727-5004. If you are parking in the parking areas in Chicago Park District in Chicago, IL and call any other Parkmobile phone number you will be at risk parking in a zone in the wrong geographical area and the parking officers in your area wouldn't see your parking payment in that case.
You can not stop a session once started. You must select the amount of time you want in advance and pay for that time with your credit card. If you chose more time than you needed, you will not be able to stop the session or get a refund.
You are able to extend your parking time, if you see that you need more than the amount you initially paid for, as long as you haven't already chosen the meter maximum. Example: if the meter maximum is 2 hours, and you chose 1 hour, you can then extend your session before it expires for an additional hour. Note that extensions are separate transactions, and therefore each extension carries a transaction fee as well.
Parkmobile does not own, operate, manage or enforce the parking areas. We don’t issue tickets and we can’t remove them for you. We can provide you with the contact information for your parking authority, if you don’t have it, so you can contact them to begin your dispute. You can use your parking receipt from your Personal Pages to include with your dispute.
To dispute a citation, follow the instructions on the ticket, or visit cityofchicago.org. You can log on to your Personal Pages online at www.parkmobile.com to obtain a receipt for your parking session.