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.
Those eligible for a Parking Permit are required to provide:
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 30880 for your device to be signed up for text alerts.