Warning: If you don't renew your parking permit by June 30 you will be ticketed. There will be no grace period, according to Takoma Park Police.
And no one likes a parking ticket.
Takoma Park Police offer permits by mail, as well as in-person.
Residents should complete the form, which can be picked up from the Police Department or downloaded and printed from the Takoma Park Police Department web site.
In-person registration is available Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Takoma Park Police Department.
Here are the details:
- Permits by mail are for residences only, with a $1 charge for mailing and handling.
- In-person purchasing is required for businesses and for Area B permits.
- Residents should complete the form/application and return it, with payment, to the Police Department. Photocopies of the current vehicle registration card for each vehicle and a driver’s license for at least one owner must be submitted with this form. Attachments must show a current Takoma Park address in the requested permit area. Include day and evening phone numbers in case any questions arise in processing.
- A decal and year sticker for each registered vehicle will be mailed back within three business days of receipt. Two visitor parking permits will be included for each address.
- Businesses in the permit areas should submit the names of employees on company letterhead with their request. Not more than three employees’ permits are allowed. A home-based business must show evidence of a currently-operated business, which is current on payment of personal property taxes.
- A 50 percent discount is offered to hybrid or all-electric vehicles.
- Nine Area B permits are available on a first-come, first-served basis to residents living more than .75 miles from the Takoma Metro station. Area B permits will be issued on June 29 at 9 a.m.
- Questions regarding permit parking can be answered at 301-891-7102, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.