Audit Report 10-03, Parking Garages and Lots, Released

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The Internal Audit Department released their audit report of Parking Garages and Lots.

Under the direction of the Department of Public Works, the Parking Division is responsible for the oversight of public parking locations within the City of Tampa limits. With an annual budget of $14.5 million, the Division develops parking policy and plans for specific facility expansion to serve the parking demand in the central business district and surrounding commercial and residential areas.

The present parking inventory consists of 9 garages and 10 surface lots owned and/or operated by the Division. Additionally, 11 surface lots are leased from the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority and operated by the Division, comprising a grand total of 11,020 off-street spaces. Total on-street spaces controlled by parking meter consist of 1,601 in the downtown core.