PARK Folly Beach
The purpose and mission of the enhanced PARK Folly Beach parking program is to balance the needs of the community given the increasing demands and evolving dynamics in and around the beach-access parking lots and paid street parking areas in Folly Beach. With an emphasis on operational best practices, the PARK Folly Beach program shall better facilitate access to convenient and available parking spaces for residents and beach-visitors. The new program will also emphasize customer-friendly initiatives and services; with paid parking revenues to be utilized to maintain clean facilities and restrooms, and ensure the application of new technology to better serve patrons and stakeholders.
Welcome to the Park Folly Beach website, which gives you access to valuable parking information for Folly Beach.
HOW TO AVOID A PARKING TICKET
- Download the Passport Parking app to pay by phone. You get text or email reminders when your parking is about to expire!
- Take a picture or remember your vehicle plate number and enter it into the parking paystation correctly.
- If you are a resident, be sure to apply for a Residential Parking Decal. Make sure the decal is placed on the lower left corner of the windshield. More information is found under the Residential Parking Decals tab.
- If you choose to take park on-street, you are responsible for knowing the City’s parking rules
Please find our Frequently Asked Questions below:
HOW DO I USE THE PASSPORT APP TO PAY BY PHONE?
Please visit the “Passport Parking” section to learn more about using the Passport Parking app.
HOW DO I USE THE PARKING PAYSTATION?
Please visit the “Parking Meters” section to learn more about using the Parkeon paystations.
HOW DO I PAY MY PARKING TICKET?
Please visit the “Pay My Parking Ticket” section of the website, if your received an orange ticket in the paid parking areas. If you received a yellow policed-issued on-street ticket, please visit https://www.cityoffollybeach.com/city-departments-services/municipal-court/how-to-appeal-a-parking-ticket/ for more information.
HOW CAN I PAY WITHOUT USING A CREDIT CARD?
Our paystations and Passport parking app only take credit cards. If you do not have a credit card, please visit our office at 21 Center Street to pay with cash.
HOW DO I CONTEST THIS PARKING TICKET?
Please visit the “Appeal My Parking Ticket” section of the website.
DO YOU OFFER THE ABILITY TO PAY WITH A SMARTPHONE APP?
Yes! Please visit the “Park By Cell with Passport” section of the website.
WHAT HOURS ARE PAID PARKING IN AFFECT?
Paid parking is in effect every day from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
IS THERE A LIMIT ON HOW LONG I CAN PARK EACH DAY?
There is no daily time limit other than no overnight parking. Enjoy your time at the beach!
WHEN DO I NOT HAVE TO PAY TO PARK?
All Park Folly Beach parking kiosks are free after 8:00 PM every day. Parking is also currently free downtown on Center Street and certain areas of East Ashley Avenue. However, always reference the signage to ensure parking is free and never block a private driveway. In addition, parking is free on these holidays (unless otherwise announced): New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
WHAT ARE THE OFFICE HOURS?
While City Hall is open from 9 AM – 5:00 PM, our parking office is open to the public between the hours of:
- Monday 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
- Wednesday 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
- Friday 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM.
HOW DO I PAY A YELLOW ON-STREET TICKET?
For a police-issued on-street yellow ticket, please visit https://www.cityoffollybeach.com/city-departments-services/municipal-court/how-to-appeal-a-parking-ticket/