Residential Permit Parking

Wait for your Regular Month to Renew

The Parking Authority will resume renewing Residential Parking Permits (RPP) soon. Residential parking permits will be renewed during the month your area usually renews. All permits that expired after March 1, 2020, will be honored until the end of your renewal month in 2021/2022.

Should I Renew

When Does Each RPP Area Renew?

When does each area renew?

Areas that Expire in August

Time to Renew

 

Current permit holders (do not create a new account):

New residents:

Click on the link to go to each area's web page: 

Area 10 Seton Hill
Area 27 Uplands
Area 28 Mt. Vernon
Area 40 Bush Street
Area 42 McComas

 

Mailing Permits

Permits can now be mailed for a small fee.

How Can I Get My Permits


Click Here to Purchase Permits


COMMUNITY PICKUPS

Area 10 

Mon. Sep. 20th: Deadline by which Area 10 residents must order their passes for neighborhood pickup.

Tue. Sep. 28th: Seton Hill has its Parking Pass Pickup event from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm in the driveway of St. Mary's Spiritual Center (600 N. Paca St).


PARKING AUTHORITY PICK UP

If you are having trouble using the online system, you may purchase and pick up your permits at the Parking Authority office.

Location: 200 W. Lombard Street, Suite B, Baltimore, MD 21201

Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Safety Precautions: Masks and a health screening are required.

Mailing Permits

Permits can now be mailed for a small fee.

How Can I Get My Permits


Click Here to Purchase Permits


COMMUNITY PICKUPS

Areas 6 & 32 will have community pickups. You must order permits 1-3 days before the pickup so we can fulfill the order in time. Go to your area's webpage for pickup information.


PARKING AUTHORITY PICK UP

If you are having trouble using the online system, you may purchase and pick up your permits at the Parking Authority office.

Location: 200 W. Lombard Street, Suite B, Baltimore, MD 21201

Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Safety Precautions: Masks and a health screening are required.


Office Location

200 W. Lombard Street, Baltimore, MD 21201 (We are not located at City Hall.)

Free parking at Arena Garage only

The garage entrance is at 99 S. Howard Street, around the corner from our office (not across the street). 

Arena Garage Map.

Opening Pedestrian Door 

When returning to your car, enter the garage through one of the pedestrian doors. Do not walk up the ramp of the garage.

  • Swipe your parking ticket with the stripe side up on the control equipment next to the door.
  • The door will unlock but does not automatically open.

Watch our YouTube video for instructions.

Unlocking pedestrian door video still.

Description Of Program

The Baltimore RPP Program was begun in 1979 in an effort to address the specific needs of residents in city neighborhoods where the demand for on-street parking was considered to be greatest. Participating neighborhoods elect to do so through an application by petition to the City of Baltimore through the Parking Authority of Baltimore City.

The RPP Program includes 47 designated RPP areas, each designated with its own specific number or letter. Parking in each of these areas is restricted to some degree to provide preferential parking privileges only to those residents and their guests who display valid Residential Parking Permits and Visitors Passes on their automobiles.

Permits and passes are issued and valid for a one-year period from the designated annual renewal date for each specific RPP Area. Residents must re-apply every year.

Terms And Conditions

To be eligible for a permit the applicant must reside within the boundaries of that particular RPP area. You must show the required proof of residency to the satisfaction of the RPP section. Participation in the program is limited to residents only. The permit increases the chances of finding a parking space by stimulating turnover and eliminating the storage of non-resident vehicles. A permit does not excuse the observance of any other traffic regulation except the posted RPP time restrictions.

As is the case with any privilege, receiving your permits and/or visitor passes requires your complete understanding and acceptance of a very specific set of terms, conditions, and regulations that have been instituted to assure your continued safety and convenience as a resident of the City of Baltimore.

Please carefully review the list of Required Customer Documents associated with the issuance of your parking permits and passes.

If you need to find parking options nearby, check out SpotAngels!

Contact Us

Email us at [email protected] 

Call us at (443) 573-2800 and ask for RPP or enter extension 2870.

History

In 1979, the City Council of Baltimore passed an ordinance creating the authority under Article 31. Sub 10 of the Baltimore City Code to implement Residential Permit Parking (RPP) Areas. These restricted parking areas are established primarily to help secure available parking for a residential community while encouraging alternative parking plans for non-residents. Generally, these programs govern the parking restrictions in residential communities located near major employers, colleges, universities, medical institutions, and sports complexes.

Intent

  • protect the resident from unreasonable burden in gaining access to their residence
  • preserve the quality of life in the general community
  • promote clean air
  • reduce hazardous traffic conditions

Community Involvement

It is normal practice for a neighborhood association to set up this program for the community. The law does require certain provisions to qualify for an RPP program.

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