Visitor Parking


Welcome to Biddeford! If you plan to spend time exploring our downtown during your visit, please review the following information about parking.

On-Street Parking

  • Parking on any street in Biddeford is free. 
  • Make sure to read all posted signage before parking as many streets in the downtown have two or four-hour time limits.
  • Time limits are doubled for all users who have a disability plaque.
  • Parking on Main Street is prohibited from 1 a.m. to 6 a.m. daily.
  • There are several free perpendicular 2-hour parking and 30-minute parking spaces in the Franklin Street area.

Public Parking Lots and Parking Garage

  • Public parking lots in the downtown, as well as the Pearl Street Parking Garage, are operated by Premium Parking. Hourly parking can be purchased from parking kiosks located in each lot, as well as via the Premium Parking app, TextPay®  or CameraPay® . The cost to park in any of these lots or in the garage is $2 per hour. Parking permits are registered by license plate number.
  • The Franklin Street Lot and the Alfred Street Lot (located next to the Police Station) offer two hours of free parking. Users must enter their license plate number at the kiosk in order to park for free in these lots.
  • Visit for more information.

Permit Parking Locations

  • Pearl Street Parking Garage (P4301)
  • Franklin Street Lot (P4303) - First Two Hours Free
  • Washington Street Lot (P4304)
  • Foss Street Lot (P4305)
  • Alfred Street Lot (P4306) - First Two Hours Free
  • 45 Water Street Lot (P4307)
  • 78 Water Street Lot (P4308)
Map of Parking Areas in Downtown Biddeford
Premium Parking App

Premium Parking Mobile App

Download the Premium Parking app for free for iPhone in the App Store or for Android in the Google Play store to buy and extend your parking permit while on-the-go! You can also turn on notifications to get an alert when your time is about to expire. Get started by entering the location number, which you can find on signage.

TextPay®  and CameraPay® 

Premium Parking offers several easy on-the-go payment options.