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The City of Atlanta seeks to ensure adequate on-street parking for our residents and visitors. Motor vehicles bearing a special parking permit may be parked in excess of the time limits posted on streets within certain areas known as residential permit parking areas. (Ord. No. 2002-56, § 1, Sec 150-159, 150-170)

City of Atlanta Residential Parking Permitted Areas:

  • Ansley Park
  • Atkins Park
  • Glen Iris
  • Home Park
  • Inman Park
  • Inwood Circle
  • Midtown
  • Myrtle Street
  • Saunders Street
  • Summerhill
  • Vine City

Residential Parking Application Instructions:

  1. Application may be made by mail or in person at: Atlanta City Hall Department of Public Works, 55 Trinity Avenue, SW Suite 4700. (Download a Residential Permit Application)  All residential parking permits issued for a discrete residential permit parking area shall have a common expiration date. Full-term permits shall be valid for one year and must be renewed on an annual basis. (Ordinance 08-0-0872, Section 150-151. Permits terms; fees
  2. The permit fee is $20.00 per year (Effective 7/22/08)
  3. This application must be accompanied by: Copy of Driver's License for the driver of the permitted vehicle; Additional proof of residency (utility bill, lease contract, etc.); Copy of Current vehicle registration. 
  4. The address provided on the application must be an address within a Residential Parking Permit area.
  5. The Residential Parking Permit shall be permanently attached to the inside lower corner of the rear window, driver's side.
  6. A Residential Parking Permit shall be displayed only on the vehicle described on the permit application.
  7. A Residential Parking Permit does not authorize parking or standing a vehicle in an area where parking is prohibited.
  8. The City Code prohibits more than two permits per single family address and one permit per unit of multi-family addresses.
  9. Furnishing false information to obtain a Residential Parking Permit or using such permit in a fraudulent or unlawful manner is punishable by a $1,000 fine or 60 days in jail.

Residential Parking & PARKatlanta

PARKatlanta is a collaborative effort led by the City's Department of Public Works to improve on-street parking convenience, access, fairness, and service for City motorists, residents, businesses, and visitors. PARKatlanta is responsible for enforcement of the City's on-street parking regulations. For information related to parking citations issued by the PARKatlanta, please visit www.PARKatlanta.org or call 1-888-266-1360.

For more information about the Residential Parking Permit Program, please contact the Department of Public Works at (404) 330-6240.

Contact Info
City of Atlanta
Department of Public Works
55 Trinity Avenue, SW
Suite 4700
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
Tel: 404.330.6240
Fax: 404.658.7552

Customer Service
Tel: 404.330.6333
Email: publicworks@atlantaga.gov

NOTE: For garbage collection, rubbage collection or to receive a trash bin call 404.330.6333. For issues related to water and sewer, please call the Department of Watershed Management at 404.658-6500.

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