DENVER (CBS4) – The city of Denver will start street sweeping on April 1, but they’re asking for your help moving your car, if possible. Earlier this month, the city suspended handing out tickets for expired parking.

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The move came after Denver, and subsequently the state, announced a stay at home order.

The city will not enforce street sweeping restrictions for the next 30 days.

Ordinarily, violators could risk a $50 ticket.

Here are the Denver parking changes effective March 17:

For Meters:

  • Meter enforcement is suspended until Thursday, March 19 at 8 a.m. to recalibrate meters
  • Starting Thursday, people can pay to park at meters for up to ten hours between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m.
  • Parking is free at meters from 6 p.m. to 8 a.m.
  • Time limits are lifted

For Non- Metered Parking (where time limits are posted):

  • No changes to enforcement
  • Denver will continue to enforce posted time limits in non- metered areas to support the turnover of parking spaces and adjacent business activity

72 Hour Parking Rule:

  • On blocks free of posted time limits, you can park in one spot for more than 72 hours
  • On blocks with residential parking program restrictions, residents/visitors with valid permits can
  • Park their vehicle in one spot for more than 72 hours

City-managed Surface Parking Lots and Parking Garages Accessible to the general public:

  • No changes

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  1. Kennon Johnson says:

    There is an error here. Per the city, non-metered time limit parking enforcement is suspended as well. (

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