The tables below break down the parking costs of the current year. The annual parking costs for the upcoming year can be found in the UNC Traffic and Parking Ordinance.

2018-2019 Employee Permit Fees

Permit Type Scale Full Year Weekly Price Daily Price
ALG/RS X <$29,000 $1,086 $20.89 $6.00
All Gated & Reserved Space A $29,000 – <$50,000 $1,196 $22.99
B $50,000-$100,000 $1,509 $29.01
C >$100,000 $2,332 $44.85
ALG X <$29,000 $815 $15.67 $5.00
All Gated A $29,000 – <$50,000 $898 $17.26
B $50,000-$100,000 $1,131 $21.76
C >$100,000 $1,748 $33.62
Reserved X <$29,000 $731 $14.07 $4.75
Reserved Space A $29,000 – <$50,000 $808 $15.54
B $50,000-$100,000 $1,019 $19.60
C >$100,000 $1,574 $30.27
Gated X <$29,000 $591 $11.36 $4.50
A $29,000 – <$50,000 $652 $12.54
B $50,000-$100,000 $823 $15.83
C >$100,000 $1,271 $24.44
Non Gated X <$29,000 $449 $8.63 $4.00
A $29,000 – <$50,000 $495 $9.51
B $50,000-$100,000 $622 $11.97
C >$100,000 $962 $18.50
AM, PM, NR, SR, PDV X <$29,000 $339 $6.51 $3.25
A $29,000 – <$50,000 $370 $7.12
B $50,000-$100,000 $468 $9.00
C >$100,000 $723 $13.91
AMH – PMH $101 $1.93 n/a
PM-ALG $338 $6.49 n/a
Scooter/Moped $26 n/a n/a
Motorcycle Permit (MC1)
no on-campus permit.
X <$29,000 $189 n/a
A $29,000 – <$50,000 $206
B $50,000-$100,000 $260
C >$100,000 $402
Motorcycle Permit (MC2)
with on-campus permit
X <$29,000 $43 n/a
A $29,000 – <$50,000 $48
B $50,000-$100,000 $58
C >$100,000 $90
Park & Ride Permit X <$29,000 $232 $6.00 $2.00
A $29,000 – <$50,000 $255 $6.00
B $50,000-$100,000 $306 $6.00
C >$100,000 $398 $6.00
Night Parking X <$29,000 $0 n/a
A $29,000 – <$50,000 $0
B $50,000-$100,000 $0
C >$100,000 $0

2018-2019 Student Permit Prices

Permit Type Full Year Academic Year Weekly Price Daily Price
ALG $784.00 n/a $15.08 $4.25
Reserved $742.00 n/a $14.29 $4.00
Gated $599.00 $449.25 $11.52 $3.75
Non Gated $456.00 $342.75 $8.79 $3.50
RR (Estes Drive) $344.00 $258.75 $6.63 $3.00
Park & Ride (CAP) $232.00 $174.75 $6.00 $2.00
NP (Night Parking) $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Motorcycle Permit
No on-campus permit
$190.00 n/a n/a n/a
Motorcycle Permit
With on-campus permit
$48.00 n/a n/a n/a
Motorized Two-Wheeled Vehicle
non-motorcycle
$26.00 n/a n/a n/a
Electric Vehicle Charging Station
Decal
$265 n/a n/a n/a

2018-2019 Service & Vendor Parking

Affiliation Permit Type Full Year Price Weekly Price Daily Price
UNC Departments Official Visitor Permit $652.00 $12.54
Service/State Vehicle Permit $652.00 $12.54
Reserved Visitor Spaces (specific to departments with visitor spaces) $731.00
Non-affiliated Vendors Full Vendor $808.00 $15.54 $6.00
Reserved Construction Spaces $717.00
15-Minute Vendor $82.00 $6.00

Visitor Parking Hourly/Daily Rates

Location Cost
Dogwood Deck, Ambulatory Care Center Lot, Hospital Drive Lot
  • $1.50 per hour with a daily maximum (or lost ticket) of $10.00
  • No charge for visits of less than 15 minutes
Morehead Lot, Raleigh Road Visitor Lot, Rams Head Deck
  • $1.75 per hour
  • No charge for visits less than 5 minutes
Validation Coupons for Visitor Campus Parking Areas (valid at Morehead Lot, and Rams Head Deck)
  • $1.75 for one-hour coupon
  • $14.00 for one-day (8-hour) coupon)
Validation Coupons for Patient Care Parking Areas (Valid at Dogwood Deck and ACC Lot)
  • $1.75 for one-hour coupon
  • $10.00 for one-day (8-hour) coupon)
  • Dogwood – ACC $1.50
  • Rams Head – Morehead $1.75
  • No coupons accepted at Raleigh Rd
  • Meter stations do not accept coupons
Metered Space Parking
  • $1.75 activation fee per hour (maximum of eight hours)
  • All short-term meters across campus shall be $1.00 per half-hour, and the maximum time for meter parking at these meters will be thirty minutes.
Electric Vehicle Charging Station Usage by Visitors on Nights and Weekends
  • $0.75 per hour of battery charging
Reserved Spaces (Metered or Hourly spaces)
  • Ending before 12 noon: $8 per vehicle
  • Ending or beginning 12 noon to 5 p.m.: $16 per vehicle
  • Beginning after 5 p.m.: $7 per vehicle
  • Weekend (after 3 p.m.): $5 per vehicle

Police & Security Services Rates

$45 per hour – 3-hour minimum for each officer

Evening Parking Services Rates

Service Fees
Conference Permit Parking Manning Lot: $6 per vehicle
Monitoring $27 per hour, with a 3-hour minimum, for each monitor assigned
Chartering Buses $25 (plus actual cost of charter services provided)
Reserved Spaces
  • Ending before 12 noon: $7 per vehicle
  • Ending or beginning 12 noon to 5 p.m.: $14 per vehicle
  • Beginning after 5 p.m.: $7 per vehicle
  • Weekend (after 3 p.m.): $5 per vehicle
Equipment Setup
  • Cones/Barricades/Meter Bags: $17 per hour per staff
  • Signs: $40 fee per sign (with setup)

Special Event Parking Rates

  • Car: $20 (maximum fee)
  • Limousine: $30 (maximum fee)
  • RV: $40 (maximum fee)

Hourly Parking Rates

Location Cost
Dogwood Deck, Ambulatory Care Center Lot, Hospital Drive Lot
  • $1.50 per hour with a daily maximum (or lost ticket) of $10.00
  • No charge for visits of less than 15 minutes
Swain Lot, Morehead Lot, Raleigh Road Visitor Lot, Rams Head Deck
  • $1.50 per hour
  • No charge for visits less than 5 minutes
Validation Coupons for Swain Lot, Morehead Lot, Raleigh Road Visitor Lot, and Rams Head Deck
  • $1.50 for one-hour coupon
  • $12.00 for one-day (8-hour) coupon)
Validation Coupons for Dogwood Deck and ACC Lot
  • $1.50 for one-hour coupon
  • $10.00 for one-day (8-hour) coupon)

UNC Parking Citation Fees

Section 6-1 of The Ordinance Regulating Traffic and Parking

Ordinance Section Title of Ordinance Section Violated Amount of Civil Penalty
Sec. 3-1 Method of Parking $30
Sec. 3-3 Parking Zones $30
Sec. 3-6 (1) Expired Meter $15 for meter expiration of 1 hour or less
Sec. 3-6 (2) Cumulative Violations of Expired Meter $5 for each additional hour of meter expiration
Sec. 3-6 (3) Extended Parking at Meters $25
Sec. 3-6 (4) Abuse of Meters $50
Sec. 3-7 Controlled Access Zones $50
Sec. 3-14 Reserved Parking $50
Sec. 3-14.1 Visitor Accessibility Parking $250
Sec. 3-14.2 Service Zone Parking $50
Sec. 3-14.3 Accessibility Parking for UNC Employees, Students and Affiliates $50
Sec. 3-14.4 Electric Vehicle Parking $50
Sec. 3-16 Bus Stops $20
Sec. 3-17 State-owned Vehicle Parking $30
Sec. 3-18 Motorized Two-Wheeled Vehicle Parking $30
Sec. 3-19 (1) Improper Bicycle Parking $10
Sec. 3-19 (2) Bicycle Registration $5 for second violation; $10 for third and subsequent violations
Sec. 3-20 Temporary Parking Restrictions $50
Sec. 3-21 (1) Overnight Parking Restrictions $50
Sec. 3-21 (2) Athletic and Other Special Event Parking Restrictions $20
Sec. 3-22 Night Parking $30
Sec. 3-23 Idling at Air Intake Vents $50
Sec. 3-24 Signs $50
Sec. 4-1 (2) Freshman Parking $25
Sec. 4-3 Display of Permits $5
Sec. 4-4 Counterfeiting/Altering Parking Permits $200
Sec. 4-5 Obtaining Parking Permits Through Unlawful Means $200
Sec. 4-6 Unauthorized Display of Parking Permits $50
Sec. 5-1 Interference with Traffic $50
Sec. 5-2 Fire Lanes/Fire Hydrants $250
Sec. 5-3 Sidewalks and Landscape $30, plus cost of repair
Sec. 5-3 (1) Damage to sidewalks $30, plus cost of repair
Sec. 5-4 Speed Limits $20
Sec. 5-5 Vehicular Traffic at Marked Crosswalks $200
Sec. 5-6 Pedestrian Obstructing Traffic $50
Sec. 5-7 Passenger Pick Up and Discharge $20
Sec. 6-2 Emergencies; Law Enforcement Operational Necessities $50

Standard Tow: $90.00
Dolly Wheels: $100.00

A storage fee of $10.00 per day may be charged to the owner/custodian of vehicles left at the University compound for more than twenty-four hours after towing.

A storage fee of $2.00 per day may be charged for bicycles, skateboards, or in-line skates, as well as a $10.00 impoundment fee.

Boot: $55.00

Vehicles immobilized for longer than twenty-four hours shall be removed to a storage area. The owner/custodian of the vehicle shall be responsible for both the immobilization and tow fees and applicable storage fees.