Houston is the largest city in the state of Texas and the fourth largest city in the United States of America. Houston is the fourth most populous city in the nation (trailing only New York, Los Angeles and Chicago).
Houston's economy has a broad industrial base in energy, manufacturing, aeronautics, and transportation. It is also leading in health care sectors and building oilfield equipment.
Houston is 43 feet above sea level. Winters in Houston are mild. During the summer months, it is common for the temperature to reach over 90 °F.
Parking in Houston
The City of Houston Parking Management division ensures convenient, affordable parking for the residents, businesses and visitors of the city.
The Division is solely committed to meeting the diverse parking needs of the public while promoting compliance with all City parking ordinances. The on-street parking program (approx 7,000 parking spaces across the Greater Houston area) creates sound regulations for all commercial and residential areas.
In order to managing the on-street parking system, the Parking Management also issues the parking permits which includes Residential permits, commercial loading/unloading, meter bagging, Valet permits, Newsrack permits.
Parking meters are enforced Monday through Saturday, 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., except where posted signs indicate otherwise. Parking meters are not enforced on Official City Holidays.
Reporting a non functional meter:
Call 3-1-1 (inside City limits) or 713.837.0311 (outside City limits). You may also send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parking Garages and lots
Finding parking in Houston can be a headache some times. It is always better to evaluate various available parking options in advance online and reserve your space to avoid the last minute problems of looking for a parking area.
Best Parking presents a detailed and interactive map with various feasible parking options for your short and long term parking requirements.