Parking and Parking Meters
March 1, marks the beginning of seasonal parking regulations onOcean Boulevard.
Parking is prohibited on the Boulevard from March 1 through October 31.
Parking meters are re-installed and ineffect for the season from March 1through October 31. It takes about two weeks for Lanier Parking staff toinstall 1,500 meters in the parking management areas east of Kings Highway,from 31st Avenue North to 29th Avenue South and 69thAvenue North to 77th Avenue North. The 52nd and 53rd Avenue North street ends alsohave parking meters. Most meters areenforced from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. seven days a week. For more specific information please checkthe meter or the paystation.
In South Carolina, persons with disabilities may park inspecially marked spaces or at any public-operated parking meter for free,provided their vehicle displays a valid handicapped, Purple Heart, Disabled American Veterans orMedal of Honor license tag, or a valid and official handicapped hang tag. Ifyour vehicle displays one of these, then you do not have to pay a municipalparking meter anywhere in South Carolina.
Parking meters are identified with stickers that indicate howlong meters are available. The redstickers indicate short-term 3 hour parking and the green stickers indicateall-day parking. Hourly rates range from$1.00 to $1.50 depending on the location and demand . All-day meters are clearly marked stating thatfor $6.00 you can park in that spot all day, just remember to look for thegreen sticker on the meter for all-day parking.
All parking meters accept U.S. coins and some meters in hightraffic areas now take credit or debit cards for convenience. Paystationsaccept U.S. coins, bills up to $10.00, credit cards and debit cards. If you find that you don't have enoughchange, call the office at 843-626-PARK (626-7275) and an ambassador will cometo you with the requested change needed.
Parkmobile is another option to make parking meter payment. Pay for parking via your cell phone bysigning up at www.parkmobile.com. Signing up is free and you will be able tostart and stop your parking time from your cellphone.
For more information on Parking Meters and Pay Stations visit CityOfMyrtleBeach.com/Meters.html