ATTENTION: If you live in a Town of Chapel Hill residential parking district, your parking permit is scheduled to expire on July 31. Applications for the 2015-2016 year will be accepted starting July 1. 

PLEASE NOTE: The Parking Services office will be relocating to 828 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. (Chapel Hill Police Department) beginning July 13th. 

Residents may apply if they live on a street where parking permits are required. The fee for a residential parking permit is $25 per year. Please visit our Residential parking permit page for more information.  Fees will be waived for those age 65 or older (proof of age must be provided).

Guest permits are still available for short-term parking of 24 hours (1 day) or less in a given week within residential parking zones.  Also available are 3-day and 14-day Temporary Residential Visitor Parking Permits. Temporary Residential Permits are available with proof of residency. Up to 10 three-day permits may be purchased in a year for $2 each. Up to five 14-day permits may be purchased each year for $10 each.


Parking Services

Contact Information

Brenda Jones,
Parking Superintendent
150 E. Rosemary Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Phone: 919-932-2912
Fax: 919-932-2926

Mon-Fri: 8:30am - 5:00pm



The primary mission of the Parking Services Division is to provide safe and efficient on-street and off-street parking to Chapel Hill’s citizens and visitors in a courteous manner.  Offer support and promote the vitality of downtown and areas served by public parking, and to operate a parking enforcement system in compliance with the parking regulations adopted by the Town Council.

Parking Services consists of On-Street and Off-Street operations and duties of the division include:

  • Parking Compliance and Enforcement of parking regulations 
  • Maintenance and repair of parking meters and pay stations 
  • Parking citation processing and adjudication 
  • Provide Residential and Commercial parking permits 
  • Management of the Town-owned parking deck and surface lots 
  • Special Event Parking 
  • Monthly Parking Rentals 
  • Merchant Validation Programs

Please contact (919) 968-2758 for more information on rental availability before submitting an application.


Free viewers are required for some of the attached documents.
They can be downloaded by clicking on the icons below.

View Full Site