City of Milwaukee 2016 Overnight Parking Permits Now On Sale

City of Milwaukee 2016 Overnight Parking Permits Now On Sale

City of Milwaukee residents who wish to park their vehicles overnight on City streets can buy their 2016 annual virtual parking permits and 4-month, first trimester permits as of today, December 18, 2015.

When residents buy the annual or 4-month overnight permit, there is no physical sticker for their vehicles.  Instead, customers will receive a confirmation number, and their license plate becomes their permit.  Parking enforcement officers scan the license plates of cars parked overnight on City streets to determine if a valid parking permit has been purchased.

How to purchase a new 2016 overnight permit:

Purchase online at using a MasterCard or VISA debit/credit card.  This is the most convenient way to buy an overnight permit – no standing in line to pay in person.  There is a $1 convenience fee to purchase a permit online.

Purchase at all 7 Milwaukee Police Department district locations.  Kiosks at Districts #2 through #7 accept cash, MasterCard and VISA.

Purchase at all 3 Violation Bureau payment sites – Cash, MasterCard and Visa accepted

  • 6332 N. Teutonia – Hours:  Mon-Fri  9:00 am-6:00 pm and  Saturdays  8:00 am-12 noon
  • 2980 S. Chase – Hours:  Mon-Fri  9:00 am-6:00 pm and Saturdays 8:00 am -12 noon
  • 749 W. State St., Room 204J – Hours:  Mon-Fri  8:00 am -5:00 pm

How much?

  • Annual permit:  $55
  • 4-month permit valid January 1 – April 30:  $20
  • If purchasing a permit online, please add the $1 convenience fee
  • $20 citation for failure to purchase an overnight permit

Because the license plate becomes the permit, residents are reminded to use their correct license plate information when purchasing.

Visit to purchase your permit online and avoid the hassle of waiting in line.

For customer service questions or to update vehicle/license plate information, please call (414) 344-0840.

For information on all parking regulations, please call 286-CITY (2489) or go to