Residential Parking Regulations

Annapolis City Code Chapter 12.32 Special Residential Parking Districts

This permit is valid for one Fiscal Year from July 1st through June 30th. It will automatically expire if you move from that residential parking district.

Placement of Stickers

Permit stickers must be placed in the passenger-side rear window or in the driver-side front window. Permits must be clearly visible to Parking Enforcement Officers.

Temporary Visitor Permits

A maximum of 10 single-day permits may be purchased each month by residents of the residential parking districts. Single-day permits must be completely filled in by the resident in chisel-tip permanent marker at the time of use. Multi-day permits may be purchased by residents of the residential parking districts for a specific vehicle covering a specific, predetermined range of dates. You must provide the vehicle model, make, year, color, and tag number when you purchase a multi-day permit. Purchasers of temporary permits must prove residency in their parking district. The fee for temporary permits is $3.50 per day.

Purchase of a New Vehicle

  1. Remove the original parking permit from your vehicle window.
  2. Submit an application, provide all required documents, including the registration for the new vehicle, and the original parking permit.

To avoid being charged for an additional vehicle, you must return your original permit.

Permit for a temporary replacement vehicle

If your vehicle is temporarily out of service for repairs and you have a rental vehicle:

  1. Submit the rental agreement for the replacement vehicle, and
  2. Submit a work order from a repair shop.

A temporary permit will be issued free of charge for the time estimated by the repair shop.

Moving from one district to another

  1. Remove the original parking permit from your vehicle window.
  2. Submit an application for your new parking district and provide required documents. A new permit will be issued free of charge.

To avoid being charged for a new permit, you must return your original permit with your application.

Moving out of the residential parking districts

Remove and return your permit when you no longer live in a residential parking district.

Your residential parking permit is not valid if you move from the parking district. Parking permits are not transferable between vehicles or vehicle owners.

New License Plate

To avoid parking tickets, submit an application with your new license plate number and a copy of your new vehicle registration card. We will update your file at no charge.

In Case of a Phase 2 Snow Emergency

Your residential parking permit provides free parking on the City Dock surface lot during phase 2 snow emergencies. Streets cleared of vehicles aid in snow removal. Visit the City’s website at for up-to-date parking information during weather emergencies.

Posted signs provide information on parking restrictions, residential parking districts, and enforcement days and times.

FREE PARKING PERMIT for City Residents!

The City of Annapolis is excited to offer City residents FREE PARKING for up to two hours per day at one of our four parking garages in downtown Annapolis.