Covington approves MainStrasse parking plan

Covington approves MainStrasse parking plan

COVINGTON, KY (FOX19) - The City of Covington adopted a new parking plan for the MainStrasse neighborhood Tuesday.

Covington officials say the final parking plan adopted by the Board of Commissioners is a blend of off-street paid parking, on-street parking and a residential parking plan.

Here is the Mainstrasse parking plan:

Mainstrasse Lot on West 5th Street : Credit card or coins only

  • Hours of operation Monday through Thursday,8 a.m. - 5 p.m.; and Friday 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. and Saturday 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • $1 per hour with a $2 max fee
  • Monthly passes for residents and businesses will also be available.

On Street pay stations:  Credit card or coins only and meters (coin only)

  • Initial hours of operation: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday (like existing parking system)
  • $.70/per hour

Residential Parking Area

  • Passes cost $25 annually

Other changes

  • Bakewell Street will be one way north from West 9th to West 6th streets to accommodate more residential parking
  • Limited parking on Philadelphia Street to two hours from West 5th to West 6th streets

The new plan will take approximately 90 days to take effect.

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