Parking Administration

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Parking Map (PDF) 

Parking Rates/Locations/Hours

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Free Parking on Holidays and Sundays - Applies to city streets and municipal parking lots (except EJ Gare Garage). Under state law all holidays falling on Sunday must be observed on Monday, so free parking is on Monday. Saturday holidays are observed on Saturday with free parking on that day. Please click on the link for a list of all holidays observed in Massachusetts. Massachusetts Legal Holidays


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Monthly Permits for designated Lots and meters Are Available For Purchase Online! 

Click Here → Purchase a Monthly Permit
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Parking Administration is responsible for parking related matters within the City of Northampton in the following areas:

  • Parking enforcement
  • The collection and adjudication of fines and fees resulting from the issuance of parking tickets
  • Maintaining the parking ticket payment and parking permit systems
  • Parking ticket appeal process and administrative hearings
  • The clearing of "marked" registrations and licenses through the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles upon payment of outstanding fines
  • The filing of Abandoned Vehicle Reports in accordance with MGL Ch. 90, Section 22A and Abandoned Vehicle Hearings
  • Parking permits: residential, monthly and E.J. Gare Parking Garage
  • Metered Parking Zone - Space Rental Program 

Central Services is responsible for maintenance of the city’s parking facilities: parking lots, pay kiosks and meters as well as operation and maintenance of the two parking garages.