Permit Parking Information
Permit Parking In Lowell
There are over 5,000 residents, business owners and employees who travel in and out of downtown each day. In order to reserve prime 2-hour parking on the streets adjacent to restaurants and shops for customers, residents and employees are encouraged to park in downtown garages.
Monthly garage pass cards are available at the City of Lowell Parking Office at 75 John St. in downtown Lowell. If you are residents, business owners or employees, please contact the City of Lowell Parking Department about pass card options at (978) 674-4014.
NOTE: There are different pricing options for qualified reduced parking permits available. Please be sure to contact City of Lowell Parking Department for more information. (Click here for current Parking Rates)
Parking Garage Pass Cards
Monthly pass cards for all City of Lowell parking garages are available to residents, business owners or employees and give 24/7 access to parking facilities. Monthly fees vary based on resident requirements and other factors. Please visit the Parking Department at 75 John St. in downtown Lowell for more questions or call us at (978) 674-4014.
To purchase a pass card, please visit the office of the parking facility you would like to park at during office hours. (For contact information click here).
Residential Reserved Parking Sign
Every homeowner in the City of Lowell is allowed to apply for a reserved parking sign (Restrictions apply). This sign can be mounted on your fence or house along the street of your property and gives you a 20ft parking spot reserved for your house only. Please note that this reserved spot is available to every car owner who lives in your property. Please visit the Downtown Parking Department Office at 75 John St. to apply or renew your Reserved Parking Sign. (You can download the RENEWAL , NEW SIGN APPLICATIONS , and RULES here). Please call us at 978.674.4014 for questions and concerns.
Residential Parking Stickers
Many of Lowell’s neighborhoods have residential parking only zones. Residents living in these zones are required to apply for a residential parking sticker. The Residential Parking Sicker is issued at the City of Lowell Parking Office at 75 John St. in downtown Lowell. Residency documentation is required. Temporary Visitor Passes are available at request.
If you are a landlord with a property in a residential zoned neighborhood, there are additional parking options for you. Contact the City of Lowell Parking Department (978) 674-4014 to learn more about landlord parking permits. All landlord stickers can be applied for and received at the downtown City of Lowell Parking office at 75 John St., Lowell, MA 01852.
If you are a contractor working on a building in the city of Lowell, there are additional parking options for you. Contact the City of Lowell Parking Department (978) 674-4014 to learn more about daily contractor parking permits. All contractor parking permits can be applied for and received at the downtown City of Lowell Parking office at 75 John St., Lowell, MA 01852.
Rent a Meter
If you are working in the downtown area and need to have your work vehicle close to your place of business, you may rent a meter / space bag for a $14 daily fee (per space fee). You can pay and receive the meter bag at the City of Lowell Parking Office at 85 John St., Lowell, MA 01852 (A $50 refundable deposit (per space fee) is required at the time of rental)