Residential Parking Permit Program

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Apply for a Residential Parking Permit Decal Annual Permit Renewal Establishing a New Residential Permit Parking Area

Residential Permit Parking Areas, which were established in 1979, are primarily to help secure available parking for a residential community while encouraging alternative parking plans for non-residents. Generally, these programs govern the parking restrictions in residential communities located near major employers, colleges, universities, medical institutions, and sports complexes.

Apply for a Residential Parking Permit Decal

First-time applicants must go to the Parking office in person to submit their application in order to set up a parking account. The office is in the Dillon Building at 310 W. Martin Street, Suite 109, across from the Employee Health Center. The following documents must be presented:

  • Valid driver’s license;
  • A valid vehicle registration card for each vehicle for which the applicant is the principal operator; (No copies will be accepted) and
  • Proof of residence, ownership or tenancy. If leasing, tenant must present a notarized affidavit signed by the landlord within the last six months or, any utility bill in the name of the applicant.

The cost for one decal is $20 per decal per calendar year. Any outstanding parking citations must be resolved before issuance of a Residential Parking Permit.
Guest passes can be purchased for a fee.

Download the Residential Parking Permit Application.

Annual Permit Renewal

Permit decals are issued only for the calendar year. Annual renewal notices are typically sent out at the end of each calendar year to permanent residents only. For lease tenants, permit decals expire at the end term of the lease or end of the calendar year, whichever comes first. 

Find out more about how to renew your permit

Establishing a New Residential Permit Parking Area

The minimum criterion for incorporation into the program is that the requested area must contain at least eight (8) adjoining block faces that are bounded by property in residential zoning districts, or the area is a continuation/expansion of an existing controlled residential parking area.

Learn more about criteria and application process

Contact

 

raleighparking@raleighnc.gov

919-996-3996

Dillon Building
310 W. Martin Street, Suite 109

Lead Department:
Transportation
Service Categories:
Parking

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