Changes to Resident Parking Permit

Changing Plates, Vehicle, or Neighborhood? Information on how to update your resident parking permit.

*In order to obtain a new Resident Parking Permit, residents must not have any outstanding parking tickets.

Changing your license plates

The registration number noted on the Resident Parking Permit must correspond with the registration number of the car to which the permit is affixed. If for any reason you receive new license plates for your vehicle, you should immediately obtain a new permit as well.

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Where to Go:

Resident Parking Division at Office of the Parking Clerk, Room 224, City Hall.

When to Go:

Monday through Friday, 9am to 4:30pm.

What to Bring:
  • The valid Massachusetts automobile registration for your NEW BOSTON ADDRESS.
  • Proof of residency acceptable by the BTD.*
  • The Resident Parking Permit from your previous address, regardless of the condition when it was removed. If you do not have the old sticker, please contact the Office of the Parking Clerk for further instructions.


Changing your vehicle

The Resident Parking Permit is designed to invalidate itself if removed from the surface to which it was originally applied. Therefore, if you change vehicles you should remove the permit from your old vehicle and immediately obtain a new permit for your new vehicle.

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Where to Go:

Resident Parking Division at Office of the Parking Clerk, Room 224, City Hall.

When to Go:

Monday through Friday, 9am to 4:30pm.

What to Bring:
  • The valid Massachusetts automobile registration for your new vehicle.
  • Proof of residency acceptable by the BTD.*
  • The Resident Parking Permit from your previous vehicle, regardless of the condition when it was removed. If you do not have the old sticker, please contact the Office of the Parking Clerk for further instructions.


Changing your Neighborhood

The name of the neighborhood on a Permit must correspond to the neighborhood on the Resident Parking sign for the permit to be valid at that location. Therefore, if moving from one neighborhood to another, a new permit must be obtained to park your vehicle in resident designated spaces in your new neighborhood.

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Where to Go:

Resident Parking Division at Office of the Parking Clerk, Room 224, City Hall.

When to Go:

Monday through Friday, 9am to 4:30pm.

What to Bring:
  • The valid Massachusetts automobile registration for your NEW BOSTON ADDRESS.
  • Proof of residency acceptable by the BTD.*
  • The Resident Parking Permit from your previous address, regardless of the condition when it was removed. If you do not have the old sticker, please contact the Office of the Parking Clerk for further instructions.


*Acceptable Proof of Residency:

BTD accepts the following proofs of residency bearing your name and Boston address. Must be current (postmarked or dated within the past 30 days). Bills must have the same name as the vehicle registration.

  • Gas, Electric or Telephone Bill
  • Cable Television Bill
  • Monthly Bank Statement (excluding mortgage)
  • Credit Card Bill
  • Water and Sewer Bill
  • Signed Apartment Lease
  • Notarized / Signed Rental Agreement

Announcements

  • Questions?

    Please call the Office of the Parking Clerk's Resident Parking Division at 617-635-4682 with questions on how to apply for a permit.

  • Reminder

    Resident Parking Permits must be renewed every two years.