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Jackson Ward District parking permits available for purchase ~ Current permits expire August 31~

RICHMOND, Va. – New parking decals for residents of the Historic Jackson Ward Restricted Parking District are available for purchase and cost $25 each. The current parking permit expires August 31. Decals are limited to three per house or building address. Residents must display the permit on their cars to park for more than the designed time restriction.  Annual Visitor Passes, which cost $35 each, are also available and limited to two per house or building address. Annual Visitors Passes must be purchased at the same time the permit is purchased and are restricted to residential homeowners.

A resident is either the residing owner of record or renter of property located within the Restricted Parking District. A City of Richmond Residential Parking Permit Application must be completed and approved prior to decal issuance. The Department of Public Works verifies residency for both homeowners residing at the property and lease agreements for renters. The following information and picture identification must be provided:

  • Property owners must provide either a copy of their real estate bill or other information that verifies ownership of the property
  • Renters must provide a valid written lease for the property in the Jackson Ward parking district, and have the appropriate approval of the property owner on the application they present         

Property owners and renters are required to comply with the residency requirements and the motor vehicle registration requirements of the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles.

Decals and applications are available at City Hall, Room 102, 900 East Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia. The office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please call 804-646-5700 if you have any questions.

Residents can get more information, verify residency in their restricted parking district and download an application for mailing by visiting:

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The City of Richmond Department of Public Works (DPW) is one of only 195 currently accredited public works agencies in the United States. DPW’s portfolio comprises a wide array of services to include leaf collection; street, sidewalk and alley maintenance; trash collection; recycling; grass cutting;  graffiti removal; parking enforcement; urban forestry; street signs; traffic signals and pavement markings and civil engineering. In addition, DPW maintains upkeep on most city buildings; issues permits for working in the city’s right-of-way; manages the RVA Bike Share program and maintains the fleet of city vehicles. DPW’s operating budget comes from the general fund of the City of Richmond.  For more information about DPW services, click here or call 3-1-1.