NORWALK, Conn. -- The Norwalk Parking Authority has established new rates for some of the city's municipal lots.
After an eight-month study, beginning July 1, the Norwalk Parking Authority will be rolling out new rates for some of its municipal parking lots and facilities for both permit holders and hourly parkers, as well as on-street parking meters.
Parkers in South Norwalk will notice the rate changes in some facilities and none in others.
For example, the hourly daytime rate to park at the South Norwalk Railroad Station as well as the Haviland and North Water Street lots will increase, whereas hourly rates at the Webster Lot will remain the same.
Hourly rates at the Maritime Garage and the Yankee Doodle Garage will decrease.
For the first time in several years, people who park in the Wall Street area will be paying for parking at the Wall and Main Street lots during the evening for $1 flat rate all night.
A parking review was conducted by parking consulting company Desman Associates and recommended a rate structure not only for the current fiscal year, but also taking into account long term planning as requested by the Parking Authority.
This was the first such evaluation since 2007, according to the parking authority.
The new rates are based on demand for parking, and are structured to ensure appropriate turn over for local businesses in the most active parking areas such as on-street parking spaces.
The Norwalk Parking Authority, comprised of five local citizens appointed by the Mayor and approved by the Common Council, is a financially self-sustaining organization responsible for the operation and maintenance of the municipal parking system in Norwalk.
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