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Public parking is important to small businesses, workers, local residents, and visitors who visit and enjoy our unique and vibrant downtown community. Buncombe County and The City of Asheville maintain nearly 3,000 spaces of parking in downtown Asheville. Here's what you need to know about Buncombe County's public parking spots.

Public Parking Decks

You can find convenient public parking at two Buncombe County public parking decks that are open 24/7, 365 days a year.

College Street Parking Deck

  • Picture of college street parking deck
  • (800) 313-PARK (7275)
  • 164 College Street—across from the Buncombe County Judicial Complex
  • 650 spaces based on availability with a pay station/attendant
  • Open 24/7
  • $1 per first ½ hour and $1 for the second ½ hour, or $2 for first hour; then an additional $1 per hour after that with a daily max of $12.
  • Visiting the Register of Deeds office or attending a Commissioners meeting? Bring your ticket in with you for parking validation
  • EV charging station at ground level
  • Handicap accessible

Sears Alley Public Parking Deck

  • Picture of sears alley public parking deck
  • (800) 313-PARK (7275)
  • 11 Sears Alley—next to Buncombe County Health & Human Services at 40 Coxe Avenue
  • 664 spaces based on availability with a pay station/attendant
  • Open 24/7
  • $1 per first ½ hour and $1 for the second ½ hour, or $2 for first hour; then an additional $1 per hour after that with a daily max of $12.
  • Receiving services at BCHHS at 40 Coxe? Bring your ticket in with you for parking validation
  • EV charging station at ground level
  • Handicap accessible

The Asheville App

Monthly Parking: Buncombe County partners with Preferred Parking Services, LLC, to manage parking lots and decks.
Learn more about obtaining Monthly Parking from Preferred Parking Services, LLC.

Public Parking Lots

Buncombe County maintains seven surface lots that operate with a limited availability. For lot specifics, see below.

46 Aston Street

  • (800) 313-PARK (7275)
  • 45 spaces based on availability
  • Solar Pay Station
  • Open 24/7
  • $3/session (12 hours maximum)

52 Coxe Avenue

  • (800) 313-PARK (7275)
  • 87 spaces based on availability
  • Solar Pay Station
  • Open 24/7
  • $3/session (12 hours maximum)

50 Coxe Avenue

  • (800) 313-PARK (7275)
  • 16 spaces based on availability
  • Solar Pay Station
  • Currently after hours and weekends only during construction
  • $3/session (12 hours maximum)

94 Coxe Avenue

  • (800) 313-PARK (7275)
  • 22 spaces based on availability
  • Solar Pay Station
  • Open after hours and weekends only
  • $4/session (12 hours maximum)

2 Sawyer Street

  • (800) 313-PARK (7275)
  • 25 spaces based on availability
  • Honor Box Pay Station
  • Open 24/7
  • $3/session (12 hours maximum)

30 Valley Street

  • (800) 313-PARK (7275)
  • 76 spaces based on availability
  • Solar Pay Station
  • Open after hours and weekends only
  • $3/session (12 hours maximum)

35 Woodfin Street

  • (800) 313-PARK (7275)
  • 104 Spaces based on availability
  • Solar Pay Station
  • Open after hours and weekends only
  • $3/session (12 hours maximum)

Locate & Contact

Preferred Parking, LLC.

About Preferred Parking, LLC

Buncombe County partners with Preferred Parking Services, LLC, to manage parking lots and decks.

On their site you can find detailed information about parking facilities across Asheville, obtain & manage your monthly parking permit, view parking maps of the area, pay or appeal parking violations, and more.