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 year. Any outstanding parking citations must be resolved before issuance of a Residential Parking Permit.
Guest passes can be purchased for $5 per book of 10.
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.
Establishing a New Residential Permit Parking Area
The Residential Permit Parking program was first adopted by City Council in 1979 to free up on-street parking for neighborhood residents by restricting habitual parking by non-residents for long periods of time from such generators as schools, businesses, commercial or entertainment districts, etc.