Pay for Parking by Mobile Phone
MobileNOW! is available for use to pay by cell for parking in Montgomery County at approximately 12,000 parking meters throughout Bethesda, Silver Spring, Wheaton, Montgomery Hills, and North Bethesda.
In each area, participating meters are individually labeled with mobile phone parking instructions.
Benefits of Pay by Cell Parking
How Pay by Cell Service Works
Before using the service, you need to register online and fund your pre-paid wallet in the MobileNOW! system. Every time you park, your pre-paid wallet will be debited accordingly. A $0.35 convenience fee will apply to each session on top of the regular parking fee.
Please note that standard parking rules still apply for pay by cell parking. Parking beyond the maximum time allowable in a parking zone is not permitted.
Once registered and funded, simply …
Park by smartphone app
Download the app
Park by calling
When you return to your car, you may either allow the session to run until time expires, or you may call the same phone number to stop your parking session, and pay for time parked only. You will receive voice and text messages confirming the start and stop of your parking session.
For other general questions on parking or to report broken meters, please call Division of Parking Management at 240-777-8740.
Already Registered? Sign In Below
If you want to log in with your phone number but have forgotten your PIN: you can always order a new PIN by sending the text message
PARK PIN to (202) 817-2140 or by calling (212) 796-5624 with your cell phone. This will reset your PIN and send the new one to you via text message.
After too many failed login attempts, your account will be blocked. To unlock your account, you can either send command
PARK PIN to (202) 817-2140 using one of the phones that has admin privileges to your account. Alternatively, you can
contact our Helpdesk to reset your account.
If you believe that the citation was issued in error please contact Division of Parking Management by phone at 240-777-8740 or by email at
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