How to Apply for a Residential Parking Permit

Looking for a Residential Parking Permit? Look no further! Mobile GR can help get you or your guests permits.

Online

Step 1.Check Your Eligibility

If you live in or own property on a street included in the Residential Parking Permit Zone, you can apply for a permit.

Neighbors of Belknap Lookout Zone includes:

  • Hastings St NE (Fairview Ave NE to Lafayette Ave NE)
  • Trowbridge St NE (Fairview Ave NE to Lafayette Ave NE)
  • Fairview Ave NE (Hastings St NE to Fairbanks St NE)
  • Livingston Ave NE (Hastings St NE to Fairbanks St NE)
  • Coit Ave NE (Hastings St NE to Fairbanks St NE)
  • Clancy Ave NE (Hastings St NE to Newberry St NE)
  • Fairbanks St NE (Fairview Ave NE to Lafayette Ave NE)

Other Zones include:

  • Alabama Avenue (just north of Bridge St NW to 2nd St NW)
  • Lake Drive (Diamond Place and extending 120’ to the West)

Step 2.Check Vehicle Qualifications

Check the list below to make sure your vehicle qualifies.

Qualified Vehicles

  • Automobiles
  • Cars
  • Trucks
  • Motorcycles
  • Other motorized transportation vehicles under 6,000 pounds

Unqualified Vehicles

  • Trailers
  • Trailer Coaches
  • Utility Trailers
  • Other vehicles separate from or attached to a vehicle

Step 3.Check Permit Cost

Permit costs vary depending on when you buy them. We have four staggered payment schedules:

  • December 1 - Feb 28: $40 - 12 month permit or $25 - 6 month permit
  • March 1 - April 15: $35 - 12 month permit or $20 - 6 month permit
  • June 1 - Aug 31 - $40 - 12 month permit or $ 25 - 6 month permit
  • September 1 - October 15 - $35 - 12 month permit or $20 - 6 month permit

Step 4.Prepare Application Attachments

Please prepare the following attachments for your application:

  1. Proof of Car Registration
  2. Proof of Driver's License or State-Issued ID Card
  3. Proof of Residency (if not on your driver's license)
  4. Proof of Fee Waiver Eligibility* (if applicable)
  5. Proof of Caregiver Eligibility* (if applicable)

*Optional, based on your eligibility.

Step 5.Provide Your License Plate Number

We use your license plate number to match your permit to your vehicle. Let us know if your license plate number changes so you don't receive a ticket.

Step 6.Complete an Online Application

Apply Online in English

Please be prepared to provide payment information. You'll pay $20/$25 for a 6-month permit or $35/$40 for a 12-month permit, depending on your application date.

We'll verify your application information and confirm you are eligible. Then, we'll contact you within 1 business day to pay for the first prorated payment. You'll have a few payment options:

  • By Mail - Send a check, cashier's check, money order, or credit card.
  • By Phone - You can pay over the phone using a credit card.
  • In Person - You can bring in cash or any form a payment listed above.

Visit us at the address listed in the Contact Us section of this page to pick up your permit. Or, we can mail it to you. Once you have your permit, you can start to enjoy parking in the designated permit zone!

Review the Residential Parking Permit Rules and Regulations for more detailed information about the program.

Step 7.Renew Your Permit

You'll receive a renewal invoice when your permit is about to expire. Please pay this invoice before the due date to maintain your parking permit. 

Be sure to update this information when it changes:

  • License Plate Number
  • Contact Information

In Person

Step 1.Check Your Eligibility

If you live in or own property on a street included in the Residential Parking Permit Zone, you can apply for a permit.

Neighbors of Belknap Lookout Zone includes:

  • Hastings St NE (Fairview Ave NE to Lafayette Ave NE)
  • Trowbridge St NE (Fairview Ave NE to Lafayette Ave NE)
  • Fairview Ave NE (Hastings St NE to Fairbanks St NE)
  • Livingston Ave NE (Hastings St NE to Fairbanks St NE)
  • Coit Ave NE (Hastings St NE to Fairbanks St NE)
  • Clancy Ave NE (Hastings St NE to Newberry St NE)
  • Fairbanks St NE (Fairview Ave NE to Lafayette Ave NE)

Other Zones include:

  • Alabama Avenue (just north of Bridge St NW to 2nd St NW)
  • Lake Drive (Diamond Place and extending 120’ to the West)

Step 2.Check Vehicle Qualifications

Check the list below to make sure your vehicle qualifies.

QUALIFIED VEHICLES

  • Automobiles
  • Cars
  • Trucks
  • Motorcycles
  • Other motorized transportation vehicles under 6,000 pounds

UNQUALIFIED VEHICLES

  • Trailers
  • Trailer Coaches
  • Utility Trailers
  • Other vehicles separate from or attached to a vehicle

Step 3.Check Permit Cost

Permit costs vary depending on when you buy them. We have four staggered payment schedules:

  • December 1 - Feb 28: $40 - 12 month permit or $25 - 6 month permit
  • March 1 - April 15: $35 - 12 month permit or $20 - 6 month permit
  • June 1 - Aug 31 - $40 - 12 month permit or $ 25 - 6 month permit
  • September 1 - October 15 - $35 - 12 month permit or $20 - 6 month permit

Step 4.Prepare Application Attachments

Please prepare the following attachments for your application:

  1. Proof of Car Registration
  2. Proof of Driver's License or State-Issued ID Card
  3. Proof of Residency (if not on your driver's license)
  4. Proof of Fee Waiver Eligibility* (if applicable)
  5. Proof of Caregiver Eligibility* (if applicable)

*Optional, based on your eligibility.

Step 5.Provide Your License Plate Number

We use your license plate number to match your permit to your vehicle. Let us know if your license plate number changes so you don't receive a ticket.

Step 6.Come In to Fill Out an Application

You can find our address in the Contact Us section of this page. We're open from 7:30 am - 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. We can answer your questions. 

Please be prepared to provide payment information. You'll pay $20/$25 for a 6-month permit or $35/$40 for a 12-month permit, depending on your application date.

We'll verify your application information and confirm you are eligible. Then, we'll contact you within 1 business day to pay for the first prorated payment. You'll have a few payment options:

  • By Mail - Send a check, cashier's check, money order, or credit card.
  • By Phone - You can pay over the phone using a credit card.
  • In Person - You can bring in cash or any form a payment listed above.

Visit us at the address listed in the Contact Us section of this page to pick up your permit. Or, we can mail it to you. Once you have your permit, you can start to enjoy parking in the designated permit zone!

Review the Residential Parking Permit Rules and Regulations for more detailed information about the program.

Step 7.Renew Your Permit

You'll receive a renewal invoice when your permit is about to expire. Please pay this invoice before the due date to maintain your parking permit. 

Be sure to update this information when it changes:

  • License Plate Number
  • Contact Information

Permit costs vary depending on when you buy them. We have four staggered payment schedules:

  • December 1 - Feb 28: $40 - 12 month permit or $25 - 6 month permit
  • March 1 - April 15: $35 - 12 month permit or $20 - 6 month permit
  • June 1 - Aug 31 - $40 - 12 month permit or $ 25 - 6 month permit
  • September 1 - October 15 - $35 - 12 month permit or $20 - 6 month permit

Paper Form

There is currently no printed or phone option for our Residential Parking Permit Application. To request a residential parking permit or guest passes, please follow the steps outlined in the online, phone and in person tabs on this webpage. 

Have questions? Give us a call at 311 or (616) 456-3000.

 

Phone

There is currently no printed or phone option for our Residential Parking Permit Application. To request a residential parking permit or guest passes, please follow the steps outlined in the online, phone and in person tabs on this webpage. 

Have questions? Give us a call at 311 or (616) 456-3000.