City of Luna Pier

Beach & Pier Parking

Luna Pier's Parking Information

Luna Pier is well known for our beautiful public beach, lake pier, great fishing, lighthouse facilities, bike and walking lanes, charming parks, local spots for delicious fare and libations, live music, and amazing views of Great Lake Erie. Due to our growing popularity as a destination location, our efforts are ongoing to preserve the relaxing quality of life for our residents, provide an inviting and delightful experience for our visitors, and properly care for and maintain our captivating beach, pier, and lighthouse facilities. With those efforts in mind, please note the below enhancements to public parking in Luna Pier.

Pay-by-Plate Parking
Paid Public Parking requires the vehicle license plate to register.
Displaying a permit is not required.

Two Convenient Ways to Pay-by-Plate
    1. Parking Payment Kiosk (located near beach)
          – Follow prompts, enter license plate (card, bills, coins)

    2. “Passport Parking” Mobile App (get alerts and extend time remotely)
          – Download, register, enter license plate and zone (card only)

Rates on Peak Days in Peak Seasons
Summer Peak Season | May 1 through September 30:
   $2/Hour   Mon-Thur
   $4/Hour   Fri, Sat, Sun; Non-weekend Holidays from 9a – 7p (then $2)
Walleye Peak Season | October-November and March-April
   $4/Hour   6p – 6a Nightly

Paid Public Parking Permitted Location:
Lots/Zones posted “Paid Parking Required” (Blue P Sign):
# 48101 – Pier Lot
# 48102 – Lighthouse Lot
# 48103 – All Luna Pier Rd. parallel Parking (where posted
# 48104 – All Harold Dr. parallel parking (where posted)
# 48105 – City Hall Lot
# 48106 – Public Boat Launch & Park

Parking Prohibited (Violators Subject to Ticket/Tow):
All business, restaurant, and church lots as posted.
All residential areas, side streets, and street ends.
Anywhere outside of the “Paid Parking Required” lots and zones

Enforcement is maintained digitally by mobile devices and provides real-time compliance by plate number.

  • Pay Parking & Traffic Tickets Online:  Online Payments 
  • Be sure to include the ticket number located on the back top of the ticket.

Parking Permit Violations are $30, rising to $50 if not paid within 5 days. Other traffic and parking fines vary by violation according to city ordinance.

Public Boat Launch & Park –  Zone 48106:
2023 Rate Updates: $10/Day Pass, $60/Annual Pass Non-Resident, $40/Annual Pass-Luna Pier Resident
Two Convenient Ways to Pay:
    1. “Passport Parking” Mobile App – Download, register, enter vehicle license plate and Zone 48106 (card only)
    2. Check or Cash at @ DPW Permit Counter (building by boat launch) or City Hall.

Resident Only  Parking Sticker:
As always, obtained at City Hall. Requires a current Vehicle Registration with Luna Pier address for each vehicle.

Follow all posted rules. Take what you bring. Respect residents and private property. Note high pedestrian activity & enforced low speed limits

Parking Map

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