Cortland Downtown Partnership Inc. © 2014 • PRIVACY POLICY

No matter how long you plan to stay, parking downtown is easy.  


Enjoy 3 hours of complimentary parking in any one of the nine municipal lots or two hours of free parking on Main Street.  


With more than 400 spaces downtown you can always find a free and convenient place to park in the Central Business District.


If you are staying with us longer park smart with a downtown day, overnight or residential parking permit!  Complete details available here.




Downtown parking permits are available at the second floor of 40 Main Street with a convenient elevator on the back of the building.  Office hours are Monday through Friday 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. or by appointment.  Contact us at (607) 299-4682 or for more details.


Revenue from parking permits partially fund the efforts of the  Cortland Downtown Partnership to promote and enhance the commerce and culture of Historic Downtown Cortland. For more information on how to purchase parking permits contact the Cortland Downtown Partnership at (607) 299-4682 or e-mail

The following permits are available for your convenience at 9 Main Street (The Beard Building) Monday through Friday from 10am- 3p.m.


Monthly parking permits may be purchased for $20.00 per month or at a discount of $15.00 per month if six or more continuous months are purchased. These permits allow parking in any of the nine public parking lots all day and overnight, following the odd/even parking regulation. You must park in either an even or odd parking spot based upon what the following morning will be either an odd or even day. The odd/even rule only applies overnight.


Downtown Resident parking permits may be purchased either annually for $360 or biannually for $180 from January through June or July through December. These permits allow parking in any of the nine public parking lots all day and overnight, and eliminate the hassle of even/odd overnight parking within designated reserved resident areas.


Daily parking permits may be purchased for $5 a day, perfect for businesses hosting clients or workshops or for residents entertaining guests. Purchases must be made by checks, made out to “Cortland Downtown Partnership”, or cash.