Parking Permits

New Monthly Parking Permits

Parking Permits are ideal for registered car owners who need a place to park routinely in the downtown business district. Parking spots are available for as little as $1.57 per day (far cheaper than using meters). 

Apply for a new parking permit by:

  • Mail:  a completed  Parking Permit Application Form (PDF)  and check payable to the:
    City of Bellingham
    Finance Department
    210 Lottie Street
    Bellingham, WA 98225
  • In person: at the Finance Department (1st floor of City Hall)

See the Parking Permits FAQ for more information.

Pay For Existing Parking Permits

Residential Parking Permits

A residential parking zone has been established for certain streets within the city limits of Bellingham. To find out if your street is included in any of the zones, review the residential parking zone section 11.38 of the Municipal Code for a list of the streets and rules governing the residential parking zones within the City.

Commercial Parking Permits

Parking options are available for contractors and delivery services in downtown Bellingham.

For more information, contact Parking Services at the Public Works Department.