A handicap placard by Florida State Statute allows vehicles transporting a disabled person to park in a handicapped space or park at a municipal metered area for four (4) hours without paying. All other parking regulations need to be observed, including "Residential" permits. If you do not otherwise qualify for the Residential permit, the handicap placard or plate does not qualify you.
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You can apply online through the City's website using your smartphone, or your computer, anywhere and anytime.
The Monroe County Tax Collector's Office will no longer issue Residential permits.
$39.13 per year. We accept all methods of payment. No discounts apply.
You will need to provide three (3) items to be eligible for a Residential Permit:
Only if the vehicle is registered to the business or is covered by commercial insurance.
Any of the marked "Residential" spaces in the Historic District. Additionally, vehicle with a residential permit can park for free up to 4 hours, once per day at the following locations only:
Enter the zone number (5-digits) displayed on the side of the pay station through the passport app, and you will receive your 4-hour (one time per day) credit to begin your parking session. And you can purchase more time before your free session expires.
The unmarked spaces are available to everyone.
All permits expire and renew in October regardless of when the Residential Permit was purchased.
To qualify under the residency category, you must live within the City Limits. However, the City does have a Residential permit that is valid at Truman Waterfront Park and Jackson Square (after hours and weekends). This type of residential permit is available to apply for online.
The $39.13 fee is to cover the permit. It cannot be prorated, refunded, or transferred.
Upload your lease contract instead of registration to verify you are the lessee and you meet eligibility requirements.
But you must be listed as an insured driver on the vehicle’s insurance and meet eligibility requirements.
As long as the documents provided are valid, and you meet the eligibility requirements.
If you are eligible under one of the listed categories you may list all vehicles registered to you.
A vehicle may not be parked on the street for more than 72 hours without moving per City Ordinance. For long term storage, check the Park n Ride (300 Grinnell), or a private parking lot offering long term storage.
Boat and boat trailers, RV’s, and oversized vehicles (vehicles over 20 feet in length) cannot legally park on City streets or in City managed lots.
The answer is No.
Mopeds, scooters, and motorcycles are exempt and can park in residential spaces at this time.
Although, rental mopeds, scooters, or motorcycles cannot park in "residential" spaces.