What if there is a zone sign posted on the block and no muni-meter at all on the block; do I still need to pay? Member Services Updated April 11, 2017 00:32 Follow Yes. Even when a meter is broken or missing, you must still pay at a nearby meter or using the app. Related articles I received a parking ticket but I paid for parking. Why did I get summonsed? Without a dashboard receipt, how does enforcement know I paid? How do I know if my parking time was processed? How much does it cost to use ParkNYC? What are the benefits of using ParkNYC? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.