Mechanics Vehicle Permits

Allows contractors and other trades people who frequently work downtown to park without paying meter or pay station fees while performing trade.

  • Cost: $250 per year per permit. Rate covers January through December and is not prorated. Can submit one application for multiple permits.
  • Permit can be shared by vehicles with the same company signage. Signage is to be permanent.
  • Users will be required to maintain a work site log (dates, locations, and times) that will be provided with permit. Log is to be displayed on front dash while using permit.
  • Terms of use are on application at following link.
  • Purchase a permit from Parking Services in the Finance Department at City Hall, 210 Lottie St., in person or by mailing a completed application and check payable to the:

City of Bellingham
Finance Department
210 Lottie St.
Bellingham, WA 98225

Questions? Contact Parking Services at 360-778-7780 or