You must apply in person at the Permit Application Center to get a parking permit to park in certain designated areas.
Parking structure parking permits
You can get one of the following types of parking permits for a surface lot or parking structure:
- Part-time* (see additional information)
- Monthly (charged a one-time processing and automation fee)
A downtown resident who wants to park in a downtown parkade will need to purchase a permit effective July 1, 2019.
*Employees who work less than 25 hours per week are eligible for a part-time parking permit at a lower rate. A letter from your employer verifying your work hours must be submitted when you apply for your permit.
Parking permits are subject to availability and do not guarantee you a spot to park.
Apply in person at the Permit Application Center by bringing the following;
- Payment for the
parking permit fee
- Photo ID
- Vehicle license plate number (required for monthly permits)
Employees of Salem businesses must also provide their employer contact information.
You will receive a copy of the
parking policies when you get your permit.
Pay your parking permit
There are several options to
pay for your parking permit.
Cancel a parking permit
Parking permits must be cancelled in writing by email or in person at the Permit Application Center. The pass holder must cancel by the fifth of the month to avoid responsibility for the current month’s invoice.
Update contact and vehicle information
If your address changes or you change vehicles, be sure to email the Permit Application Center with your name, permit number and the new information.
Additional permit options
Besides standard parking structure and parkade permits, the following special types of parking permits are available: