Parking fees in Provincetown rise in time for summer

Slight jump in fees for municipal lots and spots

At a public hearing last Monday, the Provincetown Board of Selectmen voted to increase the cost at municipal lots just in time for summer.  The slight rate increases will go into effect on Thursday, June 19.

The new rates are as follows:

  • Parking Pay Station Rate: Parking at all kiosk-administered spots, with the exception of those in the Alden Street lot will increase $.50 to $2 per hour.
  • MacMillan Pier Municipal Parking Lot: Parking at the lot on MacMillan Pier will increase from $3 to $3.50 per hour with a maximum rate of $35 per 24-hour period. Parking in the MacMillan Pier lot during the month of April will be free.
  • Grace Hall Parking Lot: Parking at the Grace Hall lot will increase from $2 to $2.25 per hour with a maximum rate of $$25 per 24-hour period.

According to the town's website, the MacMillan Pier Municipal Parking Lot off Commercial Street by Lopes Square has 321 spaces. The Grace Hall Parking Lot at Print Street and Bradford Street has 354 spaces. Kiosk-administered lots are on Johnson Street, Alden Street (not included in the increase), Ryder Street and Ryder Street Lot and the West End Lot. Kiosk lots have a combined 135 spaces.

For more information about stowing your car in Provincetown, visit the town's Parking in Provincetown page here. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on