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Renew Your Cambridge Parking Permit at the City Hall Annex by Friday, March 31

The photo featured on the 2023 residential parking permit sticker is an image of the pond at Cambridge Crossing, taken by Lauren Kershberg.
2023 featured photo: The Pond at Cambridge Crossing by Lauren Kershberg.

Have you renewed your Cambridge parking permit yet? All 2022 Resident and Visitor Parking Permits expire next Friday, March 31, 2023. If you haven't already done so, renew your parking permit the by visiting the Cambridge Traffic, Parking, and Transportation Department at the City Hall Annex (344 Broadway). If you have all the required materials, you'll receive your parking permit the same day. Learn more at www.cambridgema.gov/rpp

You must renew your Resident and/or Visitor Parking Permit in-person if you want to receive it before your 2022 permits expire.

City Hall Annex Hours:
Visit us at 344 Broadway, Cambridge

  • Monday: 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:30 a.m. to noon

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The 2023 Resident Parking Permit features a photo of the pond at Cambridge Crossing by Lauren Kershberg. 

Renewal Timeline:

  • Until March 31, 2023, cars parked in spaces with signs that say “Parking by Permit Only” may use either a 2022 or 2023 Resident or Visitor Parking Permit. 
  • Beginning on April 1, 2023, cars parked in spaces with signs that say “Parking by Permit Only” must use a 2023 Resident or Visitor Parking Permit.

Parking Ticket Renewal Requirements:

Parking Ticket Payments

We will not issue you a permit if you have unpaid parking tickets in your name.

Proof of Residency

You must provide proof of residency unless this is your fourth consecutive permit with the same name and address. If you are applying for a Resident Parking Permit, your proof of residency must have the same name and address of your vehicle registration. All proof of residency must include a date (month/day/year) in the last 30 days. 

Click here to learn more about what documents we accept for proof of residency

Vehicle Registration

If you apply for a Resident Parking Permit, provide a copy of your current vehicle registration. If you are only applying for a Visitor Parking Permit, this is not necessary. Your vehicle must be registered in Massachusetts, show your residential address in Cambridge, and have a garage code in Cambridge.

Permit Fees
  • $25 per Resident Parking Permit. A Resident Parking Permit includes a maximum of one Visitor Parking Permit per household. 
  • $25 per Visitor Parking Permit for households without a vehicle. 
  • Permit fees are waived for residents who are 65 or older and residents who have a disability plate or placard. 

Residential Parking Permit stickers should go on the inside of the windshield, at the bottom corner in front of the driver's seat.

Permit Placement

Permits should be placed on the inside of the windshield, in the bottom driver's side corner. 

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More Information

Looking for a permit for special circumstances (such as your moving van, rental vehicle, or events at your home)? Check out the “Unique Circumstances” section of the parking permit webpage to learn more. 

Visit our parking permits webpage for rules, exceptions, and more information.

Questions? Contact the Traffic, Parking, and Transportation Department

Page was last modified on 7/25/2023 1:55 AM
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