Cleveland Heights offers free parking to encourage take-out at local businesses

Posted at 2:36 PM, Mar 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-16 14:36:23-04

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio — The City of Cleveland Heights is offering free parking at all meters across the city in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

On Sunday Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed an executive order that all bars and restaurants close by 9 p.m. in an attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19. While dine-in has been prohibited for the foreseeable future, delivery and take-out orders are still allowed.

To encourage support of Cleveland Heights businesses implementing take-out and delivery orders, the city will be waiving all parking fees beginning immediately until further notice.

Free parking includes all streets, city parking lots and garages.

Long-term parking in Cleveland Heights still requires a permit according to the city.

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