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Parking Regulations

                              Picture of Moon representing Night Parking                                           Picture of a snowflake representing winter parking
                Night Parking Regulations            Winter Parking Regulations


To obtain the posted parking regulations for a specific street go to Street Parking Regulations.  

Vehicle must be in compliance with all posted signs. 

Daytime Parking

  • If a street has no posted time restrictions, vehicles may park on-street the all day, night parking hours are 2:00 a.m through 6:00 p.m.
  • If hourly parking exists, parking is limited to the posted time restrictions.
  • At least 15 ft of clearance must be maintained when parked in an alley.
  • To obtain permits for Residential Daytime Parking Privilege for Nonconforming Residential Uses and for Commuter Parking Impacted Areas go to the Parking Services Permits page.
  • For locations with meter parking please visit the Meters website for more information.
  • For off-street parking options in the downtown Milwaukee area visit Park Milwaukee

How Close Can I Park?

Picture of how far vehicle should be parked from objects

Other Parking Regulations

  • No 24-Hour Parking
         No vehicle shall be permitted to stand in one place on a highway for more than 24 hours.
  • Private Property
         No motor vehicle shall be left parked within the front yard or the front, rear street, side street or side setback of the principal building or any residential property, including single family,      2-family, and multi-family dwellings.
  • Loading Zones
         Loading zones are to be used for the purpose of, and while actually engaged in, loading or unloading.

To report an illegally parked vehicle call (414) 286-CITY or report a violation online.

Parking Regulations are established by the City of Milwaukee Code of Ordinances and Wisconsin State Statutes.

Types and Costs of Parking Citations