Downtown Daily Parking

Downtown Daily Parking – Parking in downtown Rye is available for shopping and dining, either on Purchase Street or behind the shops in the municipal lots. Please note that overnight parking is not permitted within these areas without a permit.


Permits

Commuter Parking – All parking permits are sold out for the current year.  There is a waitlist for commuter parking permits below. Those currently holding MTA lot and Highland/ Cedar parking permits must renew their parking permits for the following calendar year between October 1 and October 31. There are no exceptions. Manage your parking permit account or renew your permit at the link above. Please note that this permit is "paperless" and once you purchase it online, the Police Department will be notified that you have a valid permit.

Commuter Parking Wait List – Please note that the wait list for commuter parking is now estimated to be 10-17 years long.  You can sign up for the wait list by paying a one-time administrative fee ($100). Please note that if you are contacted for a permit from the wait list and do not respond by the given date, you will forfeit your spot on the list and will have to rejoin at the end of the list. There are no exceptions. 

Handicap/ Disability Parking Permits – The Rye Police Station handles all handicap permits. Please contact them at (914) 967-1234. They are located at 21 McCullough Place, Rye, New York.

Merchant Parking– Those working within the central business district may apply for an annual parking permit. Permits go on sale in December for the following year, and are $500 for a full year, or $300 for a half year.  Permits are not prorated. Proof of employment (paystub, etc.), driver’s license, and registration are required. Please note that this permit is "paperless" and once you purchase it online, the Police Department will be notified that you have a valid permit.  You must park in the lot closest to your place of business.  Please click here for merchant parking restriction information.

All Day/All Night Permits– If you live within the central business district and do not have access to off-street parking, you may be eligible for an All Day/ All Night permit. These annual permits are $900 and not prorated. Driver’s license, registration, and utility bill are required to obtain this permit. Only one permit is available per dwelling. Please note that this permit is "paperless" and once you purchase it online, the Police Department will be notified that you have a valid permit.

All Night Permits– Those who reside within the central business district and who do not have access to off-street parking are eligible for All Night Permits (7pm to 7am) to park within the public lots. Proof of driver’s license, registration, and utility bill is required to apply for this permit. Please note that this permit is "paperless" and once you purchase it online, the Police Department will be notified that you have a valid permit.

Snow Ordinance Permits – Those residing in the central business district, or in close proximity to Gagliardo Park or the Rye Arts Center who do not have access to off-street parking may apply for a permit to allow them to park for the “Snow Ordinance” period between November 1 and March 31. This special permit during the snow ordinance allows parking within municipal lots during winter months between 7:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. Driver’s license, registration, and utility bill are required for this permit. Please note that this permit is "paperless" and once you purchase it online, the Police Department will be notified that you have a valid permit.

Snow Field Parking for High School Students – Parking is available on the Snow Field on Boston Post Road across from Rye High School between 7am and 3pm on school days only. Permits are limited to the first 100 students for the periods of January 1 to June 30, and July 1 to December 31. Permits are $100 each.  Please note that this permit is "paperless" and once you purchase it online, the Police Department will be notified that you have a valid permit.  Please make sure to review the parking regulations for the lot.