The City has issued downtown business parking permits to businesses in the downtown core on a first come, first served basis for several years. These permits were used to secure parking in the Cornforth/Campbell covered lot located at 2nd Street SE and E Main.
On September 20,2011 the City Council opened other city owned parking lots to business parking permit holders. These lots include:
AOB lot - 3rd Street SW and W Pioneer (37 stalls)
Cornforth/Campbell covered lot - 2nd Street SE and E Main (38 stalls)
The Hill lot - 2nd Street SE and E Pioneer (36 stalls)
In addition, these parking permits will allow downtown business employees to park in the Cornforth/Campbell lot at 3rd Street SE and E Main prior to 8:30 a.m. Parking in these lots are on a first come, first served basis.