All residential parking permit requests must be made to the Austin Transportation Department – Parking Enterprise Division as of March 1, 2017. Previous street coordinators will serve as information liaisons but will not have permits available to issue out.
As of March 1, 2017, all residential parking permit purchases will include state sales tax.
**SPECIAL NOTICE FOR AUGUST 2017 PERMIT RENEWAL AREAS**
New permits will not be available until the beginning of August, but you may pre-order your permits and, once the new permits arrive, they will be mailed out. A temporary permit will be given to new permit holders. The previous year's GREEN permits will still be good until August 31st.
There are two renewal periods (January and Augus)t, based on specific regions of the city. Please check the street/zone list in the Permit Eligibility Listing to see what renewal period you are in.
There are two types of yearly permits: Visitor hang-tags and resident vehicle decals. No more than two visitor hang-tags can be purchased per residence.
Permits cost $15 each, plus sales tax. Each household has a limit/max amount of permits and types of permits that can be purchased. Please check the Permit Eligibility Listing to verify how many permits/ permit types your residence can receive, prior to filling out an application.
Cost break down for permits, including sales tax:
1 permit = $16.24
2 permits = $32.48
3 permits = $48.71
4 permits = $64.95
Scratch-off day passes are $1 each, plus sales tax. Each eligible RPP residence can purchase 20 day passes at one time. Day passes can be purchased at the time of yearly permit purchase or at any time thought out the permit year. To be eligible for day passes, a resident has to have purchased yearly permits for their residence.
How to Apply for Permits
Fill out the application and have proof of residency information ready.
Bring application, identification card, proof of residency, and payment (exact cash, check, or credit accepted) to the Parking Enterprise Office, located at 1111 Rio Grande Street, Austin, TX 78701. Available parking is on-street paid parking only, so please be prepared to pay the meter. Click here to see location map and where to park.
Please expect a minimum of 15 minutes, depending on volume, to complete the process to obtain your permits
Fill out the application and attach copies of proof of residency and driver’s license.
Mail application, with copies of proof of residency, driver’s license and check or money order (Checks payable to the City of Austin) to:
Austin Transportation Department
Parking Operations Department
Attn: RPP Program
1111 Rio Grande Street
Austin, Texas 78701
Please allow 7 to 10 business days, from the date application is received, for us to process your order and for return mail to receive your permits back. If you mail in your application with payment, please note that it will take a minimum of one week from the date the application is received for you to receive your permits. If the deadline has passed for your renewal date, it is recommended that you come to the Parking Enterprise Office to obtain permits to avoid citations for expired permits.