COVID-19 Parking Impacts
The City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works has resumed enforcement of all metered parking restrictions.
Timed (non-metered), alternate-side, and night parking permit parking enforcement continues to be suspended until a later date that is yet to be determined.
Download the MKE Park App for contactless meter payments.
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6223 North Teutonia Avenue
Police Administration Building
951 N. James Lovell Drive, 2nd Floor
2980 S Chase Avenue
There is no parking on city streets between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m. Monday through Saturday unless a vehicle has:
Alternate Side Parking
Most residential streets limit parking between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m, extended during Snow Emergencies, to one side of the street on an alternating basis throughout the year with a valid Overnight Parking Permit or Temporary Night Parking Permission.
On even-numbered calendar days (before midnight) a vehicle with a valid overnight permit or temporary permission must be legally parked on the side of the street with even house numbers; on odd-numbered calendar days (before midnight) a vehicle must be parked on the side of the street with odd house numbers.
An Overnight Parking Permit or Temporary Overnight Parking Permission is not needed between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m. on:
- Sunday mornings
- Morning of the day and morning of the day following: New Year's Day (January 1st and January 2nd), Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
- Parking is permitted for a period not to exceed 90 minutes in the same block in which a business establishment licensed by the City is open for business between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m.
Vehicles must be always be parked in compliance with Snow Emergency parking regulations if a Snow Emergency has been declared.
Streets that are exempt from alternate side parking rules are at Winter Parking Regulations-Not Posted or review the map below.
Color designation applies to both sides of the street.
Red = No overnight parking on either side of the street 2:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. from Dec. 1 to Mar 1 and during a Snow Emergency 10:00 p.m. - 6:00 a.m. Alternate side parking rules apply March 2 to Nov 30, unless there is a Snow Emergency.
Green = Parking allowed on both sides of the street for up to 48 hours with a valid night parking permit and alternate side parking 10:00 p.m. - 6:00 a.m. during a Snow Emergency. If a street is also red, follow red instructions December 1 to March and during Snow Emergencies.
Blue = Parking allowed on both sides of the street for up to 24 hours with a valid night parking permit. Alternate side parking required December 1-March 1 (2:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m) and when a Snow Emergency has been declared (10:00 p.m. - 6:00 a.m).
If your street is not highlighted, standard alternate side parking rules would apply.