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COVID-19 Updates to Residential Permit Parking

Parking Enforcement to Resume for Residential Permit Parking

Existing permits continue to be valid; permits to be issued to new residents and for new vehicles

The Parking Authority of Baltimore City and the Baltimore City Department Transportation announced that beginning on August 10, 2020 residents who moved to Residential Permit Parking areas and residents who have purchased a vehicle after March 1, 2020 will be able to apply for and acquire parking permits in their area. Enforcement of residential permit parking in all areas of Baltimore City will begin Tuesday, September 1, 2020.
Residents who have residential permits that expired after March 1, 2020 do not need to renew their permits at this time. Only residents who need a new permit, either because they recently moved to an area with residential permit parking or obtained a vehicle that has never had a permit, will be allowed to obtain one.
Residents who qualify can apply for a new permit online at The online application allows residents to upload the required documents that are usually verified in person at the Parking Authority Office or at a Community Pickup. A Parking Authority Team Member will verify the documents online and mail residents their permits, allowing contactless transactions. Residents who do not have online access or experience problems may come to the Parking Authority Office during limited business hours. Residents will be required to wear a mask and pass a health screening before entering the office located at 200 W. Lombard Street.
Beginning August 10, 2020, The Parking Authority Office will be open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Residents who have questions about eligibility should go to
The Baltimore City Department of Transportation will resume enforcement of residential permit parking restrictions beginning Tuesday, September 1, 2020.
“We appreciate the patience and understanding of our residential permit parking customers as we navigate this new way of distributing permits during this difficult time,” said Peter E. Little, Executive Director of the Parking Authority of Baltimore City, “It is important to adapt to this crisis as needed in a way that keeps our team members and residents as safe as possible.”
Safety standards such as restricting the number of customers inside the office, installation of plexiglass barriers, social distancing and requiring face masks will be implemented inside the Parking Authority Office.

More Information

For more information, please visit the Parking Authority of Baltimore City website.

Get documentation requirements and information about purchasing or picking up permits at the Parking Authority.