Monthly Parking Access Card Agreement


Initial application may be made online or in person at the CITY offices, or faxed to (540) 372-1152. This Agreement is automatically renewable by payment of the monthly parking fee on or before the 10th day of the month. Failure to maintain continuous renewal may result in termination of the Agreement and the Access Card being licensed to another applicant.


Cardholders must arrange to have CITY monthly parking fees deducted directly from their bank account. No credit will be given for periods of non-use of the Access Card.


As of August 2014, the monthly parking rate is $100.00. There is a $25.00 discount available for City residents. Current rate and fee schedules, including daily or hourly rates, are available for review at the CITY offices at (540) 371-8542, or on the Sophia Street Parking Garage page. The monthly rates and other fees are subject to change without prior notice, and will be published at all parking facilities.

The following administrative fees are non-refundable:

  • A $20.00 fee will be charged for lost and/or damaged key cards.
  • A $35.00 fee will be charged to reactivate an Access Card terminated for late or non-payment.


Subject to the provisions hereof relating to early termination, this Agreement shall continue in force through the last day of the month for which the Cardholder has paid the monthly parking fee. The Cardholder shall provide necessary information upon request by the CITY, or the CITY's employee and/or agent, to confirm the Cardholder's personal use of the Access Card. The Cardholder is responsible for updating all information changes, including name, address, business and home telephone numbers, and vehicle license plate information. This information can be faxed to (540) 372-1152, a secured location; or mailed to the Department of Finance, City Hall, 715 Princess Anne Street, P.O. Box 7447, Fredericksburg, VA 22404. Failure to comply fully with a request for necessary information may result in immediate cancellation of this Access Card.


This Monthly Parking Access Card Agreement ("Agreement") is an agreement between the City of Fredericksburg ("the CITY" ) and the holder of a Monthly Access Card ("Cardholder") providing for parking privileges.


The Cardholder may terminate this Agreement by returning the Access Card to the CITY offices. In addition, the CITY reserves the right to cancel the Access Card and terminate this agreement without notice and without cause, or for cause, including, without limitation, the failure of the Cardholder to pay any fee or charge, or to perform any act or obligation imposed or required under this agreement. Failure to remit parking fees shall result in the Access Card being terminated by the 12th day of any month of non-payment. Access Cards are the property of the CITY and shall be returned upon termination of the Agreement. The CITY shall not be required to refund any unused portion of any monthly parking fee. The CITY may terminate monthly parking access privileges by written notice mailed to the Cardholder or upon published closure of the subject parking facility. The Cardholder acknowledges that the CITY is not obligated to relocate the Cardholder upon notice of termination of this agreement or closure of the subject parking facility.


The CITY Monthly Access Card authorizes the parking of one (1) passenger vehicle or light truck in a designated facility at any time. The Access Card is for the facility designated only and no specific space is assigned. The Access Card must be used to enter and to exit the facility at all times. The Access Card is for the sole use of the registered Cardholder and is non-transferable. Should the Access Card become lost, the Cardholder must contact the CITY offices. While every effort will be made to make parking available for all Cardholders, the CITY does not guarantee that parking spaces will be available.


At all times, the Cardholder shall exit the lot by using the Access Card to open closed gates. FAILURE TO DO SO WILL RENDER YOUR CARD USELESS AT NEXT ACCESS AND SUBJECT HOLDER TO DAILY FEES. In the event that all gates are up and not functioning, the Cardholder should call the CITY offices at (540) 371-8542 and report the problem immediately. Any attempt at manipulation of the access system, Access Cards, of these procedures may result in cancellation of your Access Card and this Agreement. Furthermore, the Cardholder will comply with reasonable rules and regulations promulgated by the CITY regarding use of its facilities, and the directives posted by signs in such parking facilities (such as no parking, handicap parking, small/compact car only, speed limits, directional flow, and stop signs). In addition, the Cardholder is advised to never leave their Access Card in their vehicle and to keep it in their wallet or purse.


Facility personnel and attendants are not authorized to make or allow exceptions to this Agreement or operational policy. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the CITY and the Cardholder concerning the subject matter hereof and may not be amended except in a writing signed by each of the CITY and the Cardholder. This Agreement is governed by Virginia law. The captions of this Agreement are included for ease of reference only and shall not be considered in the constriction or Interpretation hereof.


The Access Card is a Contract of License between the CITY and the Cardholder for a parking space. The Cardholder agrees that there is not Ballor/Bailee relationship between Cardholder and the CITY. The CITY is not responsible for the vehicle or personal property left either in or on the vehicle, and assumes no liability for fire, theft or casualty of the vehicle or personal property left therein. Cardholder agrees not to leave articles of personal property of any significant value in the vehicle and agrees not to hold CITY responsible for any damage resulting from the loss, theft or damage to articles of personal property left in vehicles in violation of this agreement. The CITY assumes no liability for theft, collision, fire or damage in any case, nor for damage or injuries occasioned by faulty brakes, customer's failure to set brakes property or for improper vehicle maintenance by customer. Any suits or actions for any claims arising out of this Agreement must be filed within 180 days of the events giving rise to such claims. Cardholder agrees to pay all expenses, attorney's fees and court costs which CITY incurs as a result of any disputes involving this contract or collection of any payment due from cardholder.


If there are any questions, problems with directions, emergencies, or other concerns, the Cardholder should feel free to ask our courteous on-site personnel, or call the CITY office at (540) 371-8542 between 6:30 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. (Monday - Friday), 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. (Saturday), and 8:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. (Sunday), or e-mail the Department of Finance. The CITY makes every effort to give its Cardholders a complete and timely answer.

Monthly Parking Access Card Application