Parking Information


Residents, Senior Residents (65+) & Employees
July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022
Permit decals have been updated to a digital permit as of July 2018.
Lots are enforced;
Jan. 1 - Mar. 31 Monday-Saturday 8a-6p, Sunday 12p-6p.
Apr. 1 - Dec. 31 Monday-Saturday 8a-8p, Sunday 12p-6p.
Purchase or renew permits online at this link:
Please note: If you have difficulty renewing your permit online you may bring your license and registration to the City Clerk's Office at 60 Pleasant Street for assistance.
  • Resident Permit $15/yr
  • Senior Resident Permit (Age 65+) $5/yr
  • Employee Permit $160/yr or $40/quarter


Residents who reside on streets with posted time limits
January 1, 2021 - December 31, 2021
This is a digital permit.
Street parking is enforced:
Oct. 1 -  April 30 Monday-Saturday 8a-6p.
May 1 - Sept. 30 Monday-Saturday 8a-8p.
Apply for permits online at this link

This permit is free to residents who reside on streets with posted time limits

2021 Resident Parking Zones

2021 Resident Parking Digital Visitor Permit Information

Parking on Plum Island: Please visit the Newburyport Harbormaster page by clicking here


Residents, Employees & Non-Residents
This is a digital permit.
The garage is open and enforced 24 hours. It is located at the corner of Merrimac Street and Titcomb Street.
Purchase or renew permits online at this link
  • Resident Permit $60/mo (30 days) or $720/year (full year)
  • Non-Resident Permit $80/mo (30 days) or $960/year (full year)
  • Employee Permit $50/quarter or $200/year

Any employee that would like to upgrade their employee lot permit to include the garage (Titcomb Street Entrance Only) may do so for an additional $10/quarter. Please contact the City Clerk's office.

2019 Central Waterfront Parking Reductions – NRA East & West Lots

Paid Parking Information & Map


Parking Lot Payment
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. Paying is based on license plate.
2. Pay by Mobile App - The latest addition to the paid parking program is the addition of Passport.  With the launch of this service residents, businesses, and visitors are able to conduct their parking transactions by phone using their mobile application. To use the new phone Passport option, customers can register for free at by downloading the mobile app.
Click HERE to see how Passport works.

Parking Tickets

There are several options for paying parking tickets:
  • 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, Parking Clerk, P.O. Box 550, Newburyport, MA 01950
  • Pay a ticket online HERE
  • Pay by phone 978-234-2315
Parking Tickets may be appealed online HERE
FAQ on valid reasons for appeal
Parking Ordinances and Orders
Orders Relating to Yields, Stop Signs, Left and Right Turn Only