NOTICE - Resident Parking Permits for Paid Parking Lots are Valid through June 30, 2016 however there is a grace period.

*** GRACE PERIOD **** Please note that your 2014-2016 Permit will be honored until you receive the new permit.  

In June, 2016, current resident permit holders should have received a letter with instructions and an application. Senior resident permit holders were mailed their new, free permit in the mail.

The City Clerk's Office manages the City's parking program which includes one full time officer, one part-time officer, one hybrid vehicle, ticket processing, and appeals thereof.

For general information about the parking plan as it relates to residents and employees click on the links below.

There are two methods of payment for parking in the lots:

1. Pay at Kiosk - There are 12 kiosks in our six paid parking lots. These kiosks accept coins, bills and credit cards.
2. Pay by Phone - The latest addition to the paid parking program is the addition of Passport.  With the launch of this service on January 26, 2016, residents, businesses, and visitors will be able to conduct their parking transactions by phone using their mobile application. The previous vendor Parkmobile was discontinued on January 25, 2016.
To use the new phone Passport option, customers can register for free at
by downloading the mobile app.
Parking Tickets
There are several options for paying parking tickets:
  • Pay a ticket online
  • Call 866-583-2810 to make a payment
  • Pay in person at the Clerk's Office located at City Hall, 60 Pleasant Street, Newburyport, MA 01950
  • Mail a payment to City of Newburyport, Processing Center, P.O. Box 2060, Tarrytown, NY 10591

FAQ on valid reasons for appeal

Parking Ordinances and Orders