Requesting a Disability Parking Space

Cambridge residents who have a disability plate or placard may file an application for a disability space adjacent to their homes. Eligibility requirements are stated on the application that is available here or at the Traffic, Parking and Transportation Department office.

The following documentation, if applicable, is required with the Residential Disability Parking Application.

  • 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.

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.

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.

For more information, please contact Dana Benjamin at 617-349-4729.