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Parking Enforcement COVID-19 Impacts

Parking Enforcement for all posted time restrictions has resumed.

All meter restrictions (including time) continue to be actively enforced. Currently enforcement of night parking restrictions is suspended. 

Please note, the Milwaukee Police Department no longer issues daytime permits. If you meet the requirements and qualify for a daytime permit, they are available online or at any of the City of Milwaukee Violation Bureau Payment Centers.

Parking Regulations

Night Parking Regulations Page Winter Parking Regulations Page

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

How Close Can I Park?

4 ft from Driveway or Alley, 10 ft from Hydrant, 15 ft from Crosswalk

How to Park Next to Protected Bike Lanes

Protected bike lanes use flexible delinators and/or cars to separate people riding bikes and people driving.  

  • DO NOT park in the bike lane.
  • Read signs carefully to confirm where to park, load, or unload.
  • Look both ways for people biking when crossing the protected bike lane.

Diagram of how to park next to a bike lane

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


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