Residential Parking Permit Programs

Paper by Kimley-Horn's Parking team as part of their Parking Planning White Paper Series


This paper will describe Residential Parking Permit Programs (RPPP), including their need and applications, typical requirements for initial designation and implementation, and policies and procedures for identification and enforcement.

Increased local parking and/or the introduction of parking charges in business districts, hospitals, colleges, and universities has increased demand for free parking spaces off-site. Residential areas in close proximity to these parking generators often experience “spillover” parking from non-resident vehicles parking in front of their homes, especially during weekday hours.

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