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SUPERIOR COURT
Jury Service Parking

New Castle County
Kent County
Sussex County

NEW CASTLE COUNTY

4th & Walnut Street Parking Entrance

The New Castle County Courthouse Parking Garage is attached to the Courthouse. You must be prepared to pay for your own parking each day of your jury service.  If you park in the garage attached to the Courthouse, be aware that the rate is $11 per day.

Superior Court does have limited number of free parking spaces in the garage attached to the Courthouse. However, no one is guaranteed free parking while on jury duty. If you leave before completing your service, you are not eligible for free parking. If you park in any parking facility other than the one attached to the Courthouse, the Court cannot pay for your parking.

Remember, you must be prepared to pay for your own parking each day regardless of where you park. The Court cannot guarantee free parking for any juror. The following is information about parking at the New Castle County Courthouse during your jury service.

Each person reporting for jury service must be prepared to pay for their own parking each day. The Superior Court has a limited number of free parking spaces in the garage attached to the Courthouse. There are only 167 free parking spaces and to qualify for one of them, you must park before 9:15 a.m. However, the Court cannot guarantee that you will receive free parking. If you park after 9:15 a.m. or if the Court’s limited number of spaces are taken, you will have to pay for your own parking. The fee for parking in the garage attached to the Courthouse is $10 per day. The Court cannot validate your parking if you park in a facility other than the garage attached to the Courthouse. First preference for free parking will be given to those jurors reporting for their first day of jury service, but again, each person must be prepared to pay for their own parking.

The New Castle County Courthouse Parking Garage is attached to the Courthouse. There are two entrances to the garage – one on Walnut Street between 5th and 6th Streets under the vertical sign that spells P-A-R-K, the other off King Street, between 5th and 6th Streets. Both entrances are clearly marked with large signs spelling out the word park, P-A-R-K.   Remember, even if you park in the garage attached to the Courthouse, you have to be prepared to pay for your own parking each day.

To reach the New Castle County Courthouse, make your way to Martin Luther King Boulevard (Exit 6 in either direction off I-95). Once you exit onto Martin Luther King Boulevard, follow the signs for City Center. Once you pass the sign for North Center City, go through three lights.  When you come to the fourth light, the road is split by a median.  Stay to the left of the median and go through the fourth light (at the corner of Fourth and Walnut Streets). After you go through the light, the third driveway on your left will be the entrance to the New Castle County Courthouse parking garage – it is directly under the large white sign spelling out the word park – P-A-R-K. If you miss this entrance, keep driving until you reach the next corner. Turn left at the corner, then turn left again onto King Street. You will see a driveway on your left as you approach the Courthouse that will lead you to the garage. There are no assigned parking spaces in the garage.  Bring your ticket into the Courthouse with you.  Remember, you must be prepared to pay the $11 daily parking fee yourself.

All jurors should report to their designated area by the assigned time stated in the Jury Reporting Instructions you listened to earlier.

No juror is guaranteed free parking and all jurors must be prepared to pay for their own parking each day.

KENT COUNTY

There is a 'KENT COUNTY COURTHOUSE ONLY' Parking Lot located on Water Street between State Street and Governor's Avenue. It is conveniently located within walking distance of the Kent County Courthouse (414 Federal Street).

Another Parking Lot is located at the corner of William Penn and Water Street which has free parking available. This lot is approximately 3 blocks from the Courthouse. It is next to the Del-One Office and across from the William Tatnall Building.

There is also on-street parking on New Street and on Bank Lane, west of Governors Avenue.

Jurors Please Note: Do not park in "Permit Only," "2-Hour Parking" or "1-Hour Parking" spaces. Do not park in private or business lots without the owner's permission.

SUSSEX COUNTY

Jurors who arrive early, may possibly find a parking space in the Courthouse's Parking Lot located at East Pine Street and South Race Street. If no parking is available in the Courthouse lot, juror's may park on South Race Street, the street that runs behind the Courthouse. However, the parking spaces closest to the courthouse have parking meters. Jurors can find non-metered on-street parking further down the street (proceed through the intersection heading south toward Union Cemetery).

Jurors may also park on Pine Street which intersects with South Race Street, as well as along North and South Railroad Avenue.

Jurors Please Note: Do not park in "Permit Only," "2-Hour Parking" or "1-Hour Parking" spaces.