Visitors Conducting Business

Members of the public conducting business at One Texas Center (OTC) are provided with limited free parking in the surface lot or parking garage:

  • Without validation: 0-45 minutes
  • With validation (take ticket to OTC staff to request validation): up to two hours

Note: Public parking is not permitted in spaces marked "Reserved."

Entering and Exiting

Visitors are required to enter and exit the garage by way of the north side (Haywood Ave. side) only.

Illustration showing how visitors should enter and exit the garage.

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One Texas Center (OTC) Public Parking Rates

Daily Rate
5 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Current Rate

0 to 45 minutes


46 minutes to 1 hour


Each additional 30 minutes


5+ hours

$35.00 (daily max)

Nightly Rate
5 p.m. – 5 a.m.


Monthly Contract


All rates include sales tax. Special event parking rates may supersede normal rates. Monthly Parking is limited and is based on a first-come, first-served basis.

Validation will be provided to City employees doing business at OTC, members of the news media and those participating in public-facing events conducted according to the Texas Open Meetings Act, such as City Council, Board and Commission meetings.

City of Austin Employees

City of Austin employees who are not housed in OTC but are conducting business there will not be charged to park in the OTC garage, provided they obtain validation. They are also required to enter and exit the garage by way of the north side (Haywood Avenue side), as illustrated above.

City of Austin employees (OTC and non-OTC) who park in the surface lot are not eligible for validation and are responsible for the cost of parking.