Spring Street Garage Information

The Spring Street Garage is located at 24 Spring Street and provides convenient downtown parking offering 485 public parking spaces. The garage is located in the heart of the Central Business District and can be accessed from Spring Street or Sylvia Beach Way off of Wiggins.

Garage Rates

Pay for hourly parking prior to returning to your car through the convenience of pay on foot machines located on the lower level of the garage by all main entrances. Payment can be made by cash or credit card. Credit card payment can also be made at the exit terminals when leaving the garage. Cash is not accepted at the exit terminals.

Time9 am to 9 pm9 pm to 9 am
0 to 30 minutesFree$0.25
30 minutes to 1 hour$1.25$0.25
1 to 2 hours$2.50$0.50
2 to 3 hours$3.75$0.75
3 to 4 hours$5$1
4 to 5 hours$6.50$1.25
5 to 6$8$1.50
6 to 7 hours$10$1.75
7 to 8 hours$12$2
8 to 9 hours$14$2.25
9 to 10 hours$16$2.50
10 to 11 hours$18$2.75
11 to 12 hours$20$3
24 hours$23$23


Spring Street Garage Parking Permits

The garage offers monthly parking permits for 3 to 12-month time limits at $180 per month. Monthly permit applications should be completed and returned to the Spring Street garage or emailed to Princeton Parking for review. Your application will be placed on a waiting list in the order it was received and you will be contacted once space becomes available. Permit renewals are available to print or to submit online with payment and a convenience fee.

Smart Cards are accepted in the garage until further notice.

Privately Owned Garages

There are also two privately owned garages with public parking at 11 Hulfish and 25 Chambers Streets.

Electric Vehicle Charging StationElectric Vehicle (EV) Charging Station

A dual-port Level II charging station is available for public use in the Spring Street Garage. The charging station is located on Level 1 near the Spring Street entrance and the garage management office. The station can service two vehicles. The spaces are restricted to electric vehicle charging only. Vehicles must be charging while occupying the space.

Charging Station Information

  • Make: ChargePoint Level II
  • Model: CT4020-HD-GW
  • Plug Type: J1772
  • Ports: 2 6kW ports

‍Starting a Charging Session

Tap your ChargePoint card or your phone (you must be signed in to the mobile app) on the station to start a charge. This will unlock the charging connector so you can remove it from the charging station. You can also tap the orange "Start Charge" button in the station information page in the mobile app.

If you do not have a ChargePoint card or the mobile app, you can call ChargePoint toll free, 24 hours a day at 888-758-4398. A ChargePoint Support representative can initiate a charging session if credit card information is provided.

Charging Fees

  • Charging fees are in addition to parking fees
  • $1.50 per hour for two hours then $2.50 per hour
  • 4 hours maximum charging from 8 am to midnight.
  • $1.50 minimum, $8 maximum fee