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Visitors can now park smart downtown

Downtown Hendersonville visitors will soon have the option to pay for parking from their smart phones.


Beginning Tuesday, motorists parking in the Azalea, Maple and Dogwood public parking lots can use the ParkMobile app to pay for parking initially and extend their time without returning to a payment kiosk. The existing parking kiosks will remain as payment options in addition to the app.

“By partnering with ParkMobile, Downtown Hendersonville is able to offer a contactless and convenient parking option,”  Community Development Director Lew Holloway said. “Instead of disrupting a meal or shopping experience to feed the parking meter, visitors can add time straight from their phone and enjoy downtown without interruption.”

New signage and stickers in public parking lots will provide information on how to pay for parking using the app in addition to resources posted at The ParkMobile app is free to download in the App Store and Google Play. Users may also register at

Parking rates have remained unchanged and motorists can still pay by cash or card at the kiosks, or by setting up their preferred payment method in the ParkMobile app. When using the kiosks, drivers will ‘Pay by Plate’ instead of by space, by entering their license plate number when prompted on the kiosk screen. Click here for more information on smart parking.