The Central Business District of the City of Rye is a vibrant downtown, offering diverse shopping, restaurants, and other service businesses.  The Chamber of Commerce is active in the community and can be contacted for specific questions regarding the businesses in Rye.

There are several parking lots owned and operated by the City of Rye, available for downtown visitors.  Payment in City lots can be made directly from the Passport phone app, or by paying the multi-space meters.

How do I pay for parking with Passport Parking?

  1. Download the Passport Parking app from the Apple App Store or Google Play store.
  2. Create an account with your mobile phone number or email address.
  3. Park anywhere you see Passport Parking app signs & decals.
  4. Pay for your parking session from your phone.

Downtown Rye Car Parks

Merchant Permits

Those with valid proof of employment in the central business district may purchase a parking permit from the City of Rye from the City's online portal.