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Parking Meters are enforced Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., except Federal Holidays. Parking Meter cost is $1 per hour. All meters accept quarters, dimes, and nickels. Parking at meters is free on Sundays and parking on municipal surface lots is free on weekends. Meters are limited to 3 hours, 6 hours and 15 minutes and are located along various streets - refer to the map below. 

Save on Parking by using Tokens and Smart Cards!
Tokens and Smart Cards can be purchased at the Police Station, 115 N. Broad Street 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tokens – 1 Token for 15 minutes (sold only in bags of 100 for $20.00)
Smart Cards – User Friendly – $16.00 for 20 Hours of parking; $24 for 30 Hours of Parking, (also available in larger denominations)
No change, no problem! Use our Passport Parking App! Click here for more information.

Parking in the municipal parking garage located on East Linden Street and N. Union Street is $2 for the first hour and $1 for each additional hour.
There is a $25 lost ticket fee. Drivers are given a 15 minute grace period after entry to exit without charge. 
Special Event Parking is $20 per day.
For assistance at the parking garage gates Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM, Press the HELP button on the screen.
For assistance at the parking garage after hours, on weekends, and on holidays, call 610 - 268-3171 to speak with a police dispatcher to request an officer be dispatched to the parking garage at 100 E. Linden Street, Borough of Kennett Square.

Parking tickets can be paid online at:
RMC | Ticketing and Enforcement ( by entering your parking citation number on the link's form.  Please be aware that hand written citations might not be available for online payment until manually entered by our administrative staff. Please contact the Police Department with this completed form if you believe your ticket was issued in error within 10 days of the date of the ticket. 
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The Borough has partnered with Passport to add the ability for parkers to pay for metered parking spaces from their phones.


Drivers can download the PassportParking app and securely pay for metered parking using a debit/credit card. The parking app allows customers to monitor their session, extend parking remotely (up to the maximum allotted time), and view all parking history.

As a part of the mobile payment for parking program, the app will be available at on and off-street parking locations in the Kennett Square area where signage is displayed. PassportParking signage and decals located on the meters indicate how users can download and get started with the app.

The PassportParking app is free to download from the iPhone App Store and Android Google Play. Users can also manage their parking online at

Once users download the app they will be asked to create an account which includes a verification process through phone or email and the creation of a pin number. To begin the parking payment process a user will be prompted to enter a zone number. The user then enters a debit/credit card and the parked vehicle’s license number. The meters in Kennett Square now have a passport parking sticker with corresponding zone number.


652 – All 15 Minute Meters
653 — All 3 Hour Meters
656 – All 6 Hour Meters 
657 – S Union Street Parking Lot
658 – Library Lot

Click here to read an overview about setting up a Passport Parking account as well as FAQS about Passport Parking (you must scroll down to read FAQs)