Permit Parking

Permit Parking Sign

Parking Permits Available for $25

The Town of Amherst offers Parking Permits to those who live or work downtown Amherst. Parking Permits can be purchased through our online system (click here to apply and pay for your permit online) for a fee of $25. Permits are required September 1st through May 31st of the following year. Streets that are marked with signs, mostly blue and white, indicate the permit parking areas.

Parking Permit Map


To see if you are eligible for a Town of Amherst Parking Permit, please read our Parking Permit Rules and Regulations

Those eligible for a Parking Permit are required to provide:

All Applicants:
  • A copy of your Drivers License
  • A copy of your Vehicle Registration
Proof of Employment (any of the following are accepted):
  • Copy of paycheck
  • Copy of a business photo ID
  • Letter from employer


Proof of Residency: (any of the following are accepted):
  • Copy of signed lease
  • Copy of a recent tax bill 

Permit users must observe the Storm Emergency Parking Ban whenever the blue light is illuminated above major intersections. Click here for more details on Winter Parking regulations and to sign up for notifications or simply text Join Parking to 30890 for your device to be signed up for text alerts.

Helpful Links: 

Parking Permit Quick Guide