About Salt Lake City
Salt Lake City (often referred to as 'SLC') is the capital and the most populous city of the U.S. state of Utah.
The city is located in the northeast corner of the Salt Lake Valley surrounded by the Great Salt Lake to the northwest and the steep Wasatch and Oquirrh mountain ranges on the eastern and western borders, respectively. Its encircling mountains contain many narrow glacial and stream carved canyons.
The modern economy of Salt Lake City is service-oriented.
Salt Lake City has many informal neighborhoods. The eastern portion of the city has higher property values than its western counterpart. This is a result of the railroad being built in the western half as well as scenic views from inclined grounds in the eastern portion.
Salt Lake City has a dry summer continental climate, a relatively rare form of the continental climate where a region experiences dry summers and wet winters.
Parking in Salt Lake City
In SLC, there are nearly 30,000 parking spots in and around the downtown.
The city has been equipped with solar-powered, bright blue parking pay stations.
The system is designed well for convenience of the visitors. All you have to do is: note your space number and proceed to the nearest blue station. Enter your space number, make payment (via credit or debit card, coins or merchant token), take your receipt and you’re done. No need to return to your car.
Parking for the disabled
All vehicles displaying a disable person’s license plate or disabled person’s placard, and transporting a disabled person, may be parked at any city parking meter without charge for up to two hours. The plate and placard are available from the Utah Department of Motor Vehicles.
Permit Parking in SLC
Salt Lake City’s Permit Parking (CPP) Program was designed to reduce potentially hazardous traffic conditions and congestion resulting from long-term parking of commuter motor vehicles in the designated area.
Salt Lake City Parking Enforcement is the enforcement agency for the City Permit Parking Program. Vehicles displaying valid permits are exempt from posted parking restrictions/prohibitions solely applicable to the permit parking area.
Parking in Garages/lots
There are a plenty of garage parking options available in and around the downtown area. One may choose to park in a garage if the parking requirement is for more than just an hour or two. Parking Garages are highly suitable for both short and long term parking requirements.
Best Parking helps you choose the best suitable parking facility for off street parking via an interactive map. Most garages are suitable options for economical long term parking. You can choose by: