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Parking for Residents & Their Visitors
 •   Resident Permit Parking
 •   Proof of Residency
 •   Resident Parking Permit Application & Form
 •   Consideration
 •   Visitor Parking Permit & Form
 •   Consideration Form
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Resident’s car
A resident parking permit is required to park on most residential streets in Cambridge Monday through Saturday. The resident parking permit program was created to ease parking problems in residential areas by making it illegal for non-resident commuters to park on residential streets.

Each residential household can obtain one visitor parking permit good in the area in which they live whether or not that household has a car.  If you own multiple Cambridge properties, you must declare one as your primary residence.  Only one visitor permit will be issued in your name.

If you are having an event with multiple visitors you can submit a request for consideration to prevent your visitors from receiving a ticket.

Eligibility requirements
To purchase a resident parking permit you must:
1. Submit 
proof of residency as a Cambridge resident.
2. Have your car registered in your name at your Cambridge address
3. Principally garaged at your Cambridge address.
4. Pay all outstanding parking tickets and excise tax.

To purchase a visitor parking permit you must:
1. Submit
 proof of residency as a Cambridge resident.

Company Vehicle
To purchase a resident parking permit you must:
1. Submit a letter on company letter head stating that the vehicle is in your custody
2. Vehicle must be registered in MA and principally garaged in Cambridge through RMV.
3. Pay all outstanding parking tickets and excise tax.

You may apply for a resident and/or visitor parking permit by mail or come to the
office - 344 Broadway -
Monday, 8:30am to 8:00pm, Tuesday - Thursday, 8:30am - 5:00pm, Friday, 8:30am - Noon.

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