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Parking Permits

Overnight Parking Permit


No parking is allowed on City streets between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. Monday through Saturday unless the vehicles displays a valid overnight parking permit or has "temporary overnight parking permission".


Commuter Impacted Residential Area Day Parking Permit

This permit applies to specific locations designated as "Commuter Impacted" by the Common Council.   These areas are generally located near factories, schools, hospitals or large employment centers - listing of all eligible areas (MCO 101-27.7-c1-c19).

Temporary Overnight Parking Permission


Handicapped Parking Permit

Parking is permitted on a temporary basis for special situations or circumstances (i.e. out-of-town visitors, street or alley construction project).

  • Permission may be obtained each night by calling (414) 286-8300, or

  • Permission may be obtained by completing the Online Night Parking Permission Request form between the hours of 7:00 AM and 1:00 AM Sunday thru Friday


Handicapped Parking Permits are issued by the State of Wisconsin Department of Motor Vehicles.


Night Shift Worker Parking Permit

In the case of night workers who are not provided with off-street parking facilities by their employers, the Chief of Police shall, subject to the approval of the Common Council, designate suitable locations where such night workers shall be permitted to park their automobiles during the period of their employment.

Residential Nonconforming Use Day Parking Permit

Residential Nonconforming Use Day Permits are issued to those who meet the following criteria:

  • Residents living in houses built prior to October 27, 1970 and a minimum of one parking space per dwelling unit is not provided
  • Residents living in a building over three stories, and at least 2 parking spaces per 3 dwelling units is not provided

Vehicle for Sale Parking Certificate

No person shall leave any motor vehicle that is for sale on public property without first applying for and receiving a certificate from the Department of Public Works (DPW).  Each vehicle that is for sale requires a separate certificate.


Operations Division

Laura Daniels
Director of Operations 

Zeidler Muncipal Building 
841 N. Broadway 
Room 620
Milwaukee, WI 53202

(414) 286-2489