Upon application approval, parking meters can be rented for the purpose of temporarily reserving meter spaces as a convenience during periods of unusual loading/unloading activities, repairs, remodeling and other like activities. A bag stating reserved parking is placed over the meter head(s).
$15.00 per meter per day with 24 hour notice.
$20.00 per meter for the first day and $15.00 per meter for each additional day if less than 24 hour notice.
Meters bagged through a weekend are charged for Saturday. Specific Sunday rentals are also charged for Saturday.
To Reserve a Meter Bag:
Obtain the meter number(s) you want to rent.
If the meter is a double-headed meter you must rent both spaces.
The Agreement to Reserve Meter Parking form can be filled out and saved it to your computer using Adobe Acrobat Reader, then attached to an e-mail to the contact listed below.
Download, read, complete and sign the form, and fax it to the Meter Maintenance Office at (217) 384-2304. (Submitting the form is not a guarantee that the meter(s) requested are available for bagging.)
Meter Maintenance will contact you to confirm the rental.