Dunedin City Commissioners voted Thursday night in favor of adopting the staff revised downtown parking plan.
- Dunedin commissioners approve revised downtown parking plan
- Free parking to remain for now
- Downtown parking map
Officials said parking in downtown will remain free until further direction by the City Commission in January, 2018.
The approved parking plan will be:
- Main Street from Bass to Marina Plaza (on-street) would be free 3 hour-enforced time periods seven days a week from 10 AM to 10 PM.
- Paid parking in the following areas: The Douglas/Monroe Garage, the Wood Street/Baptist Church Lot (surface and future garage), Marina lot and a level of the future Gateway garage. All of these areas would have no time limits and would be paid Monday thru Friday from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. and all day on Saturday and Sunday.
- All other areas are free parking with no enforced time limits.
- All kiosks to be removed with the exception of Wood Street/Baptist lot and the Marina Lot along with relocation of 6 kiosks to the Douglas Parking Garage and 2 kiosks to be kept in reserve (replacement and parts).
- The parking rate in the paid areas would be $1.50 per hour.
- Resident parking areas and permits would be discontinued unless 51% of the property owners along a street petition the City to re-establish the resident parking area.
- Due to free parking areas the Employee Pass would be discontinued.
- Leased lots would be reviewed at the expiration period
- The Special Event Parking program will remain the same.
- All revenue collected to be used solely for the Downtown Parking Plan
- The Contract with SP+ will not be extended.