Dane County Parking Ramp

113 S. Henry St., Madison, WI 53703 ( Map )
(608) 266-4363
Dane County Parking Citations can be paid at www.daneparking.com

Dane County Provides Downtown Parking

The Dane County Parking Ramp renamed Capitol Square South Ramp in the mid 1990's is located on the southern most corner of The Outer Ring of The Capitol Square on South Fairchild Street between West Main and West Doty Streets in downtown Madison, Wisconsin. The first five stories were built in 1957 providing approximately 700 parking spaces for county employees and public users. In 1963 two more floors were added providing an additional 300 stalls mainly for public users.

One of Life's Little Necessities: Convenience

The Capitol Square South Parking Facility is conveniently located just one block off of the Capitol Square Grounds providing easy access to the downtown Farmers' Markets, summertime Concerts on the Square and many Spring, Summer and Fall festivities such as The Art Fair On The Square.

The Dane County Parking Ramp also provides parking near several elegant dining establishments, unique pubs, and gourmet coffee shops. It is just a short walk from the County Ramp to the many excellent concerts and theatrical performances at the Overture Center. The main Madison Public Library, The Children's Museum and several other museums as well as the upper State Street business area are also within walking distance from Dane County's downtown parking facility.

Physical Details, Rates, and Fees

The facility is a metered parking garage. The charge is $1.50/hour effective January 1, 2010. Parking is enforced 24 hours every day including all holidays. Meters located at the head of each parking stall accept quarters, dimes and nickels. A bill changer is located near the northeast stairwell on the street level (floor 3).

Parking citations may be paid online at www.daneparking.com, by mail, or by depositing payment in the yellow courtesy boxes located at all three entrances/exits.

Overhead clearance in The Dane County Parking Ramp is six feet and six inches ( 6’ 6"). Twenty stalls are reserved for handicap parking on the street level near the West Main Street entrance/exit. There are two racks for free bicycle parking and a designated moped area near the West Main Street entrance/exit.

The Dane County Parking Ramp offers bicycle locker rental in two locations near the Capitol Square: Lockers rent for $60.00/calendar year plus a refundable key deposit. The fee is not pro-rated. Currently, there are no vacancies, however, your name could be added to a waiting list by contacting parkingramp@countyofdane.com.

Occasionally, there are stalls available through a month-to-month lease program. Stalls lease Monday through Friday 6 AM-6 PM @ $145/month. Call 608-266-4363 or e-mail parkingramp@countyofdane.com.

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The Dane County Parking (Capitol Square South) Ramp staff enthusiastically welcomes you to The Isthmus and Madison’s Downtown!

For questions and comments regarding the contents of the Dane County Parking Ramp web pages
please e-mail: parkingramp@countyofdane.com