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Submit Your Photos and Artwork for the 2024 Resident Parking Permit Photo Contest

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

Could your art or photo be featured on thousands of vehicles throughout Cambridge?

Submit an original photograph or piece of artwork by Monday, July 31, and it could be featured on Cambridge's 2024 Resident Parking Permits. 

Each year, the City of Cambridge seeks images depicting city buildings, landmarks, and the beauty of Cambridge, and features the winning photo on the Resident Parking Permit sticker. This year, we're expanding the contest to include original artwork.

Photographers and artists of all experience levels are invited to submit their digital photos using this form. Enter by Monday, July 31, at 11:59 p.m. to be considered. Submissions could be featured, with credit, on the city website and in other materials.

Past permits have featured photos of the pond at Cambridge Crossing, the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School sign, Cambridge Fire Department headquarters, and Cambridge City Hall.

Enter the Contest

Photo Guidelines:

  • We will only consider photos that are taken in Cambridge.
  • We prefer photos that do not include people -- please, no portraits or selfies.
  • We prefer photos that show buildings/property owned or controlled by the City of Cambridge
  • For best chances of being chosen, upload a high-resolution image.

Artwork Guidelines:

  • We will only consider pieces of art that depict scenes or places in Cambridge.
  • Artwork must be your original work.
  • For the best chances of being chosen, upload a high-resolution digital copy or photograph of your work.

Selection Information:

  • The City will only select one photo or piece of art to be featured on the 2024 Resident Parking Permit sticker.
  • By submitting your photo or artwork, you give the City of Cambridge the right to use the image for any purpose.
  • If you provide an email address, we will send you a confirmation email on receipt. Otherwise, we will only contact you if we select your photo for the 2023 Resident Parking Permit.

About Resident Parking Permits

Parking permits are required in all areas designated "Parking by Permit Only." Residents may apply for Resident Parking Permits for passenger vehicles and motorcycles, and/or Visitor Parking Permits for people visiting their homes. Permits must be renewed every year by March 31. Visit www.cambridgema.gov/parking-permits to learn more.



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