Disability Parking signs on the street

Request a Disability Parking Space

Traffic, Parking, and Transportation

Cambridge residents who have a disability plate or placard may file an application for a disability space adjacent to their homes. 

Any disabled person may park in any disability parking space in Cambridge as long as a Disability Plate or Placard or Cambridge Temporary Disability Parking Permit is displayed

How to Start

  1. Download the application and fill in required information.
  2. Return completed application and supporting documentation to via mail or in person:
Cambridge Traffic, Parking and Transportation Department
ATTN: Dana Benjamin
344 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02139


  • Property owner statement indicating off-street parking is not available.
  • Physician’s statement indicating need for Disability Parking Space.
  • Photocopy of vehicle registration with disability status.
  • Photocopy of Disability placard along with registration of vehicle.

Additional Information

When reviewing an application for a Disability Parking space the following criteria are taken into consideration:
  • Availability of off-street parking
  • Frequency of use
  • Hazard to motorists and pedestrians of locating the space at the requested location.
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Page was last modified on 8/1/2018 10:05 PM
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