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Residents’ Requests to Park Prohibited vehicles

Three residents in north College Park have recently requested to park oversized vehicles at their homes. Under the current law, the vehicles are “prohibited” to be parked on City streets, however, the Mayor and Council can approve an exception to specific applications. The locations are listed below. 9719 Narrangansett Pkwy 9701 52nd Ave. 5013 Delaware […]

Tuesday July 6th, 2021 in Announcements, Parking | No Comments »

City’s Parking Permit System has Gone Virtual!

In case your current parking permits scheduled to expire on June 30th – this message is for you! Please read on.. It is time to renew them before July 1st, 2021. Beginning Monday, June 14th you may apply online for virtual permits for the vehicle(s) that are registered to your College Park address by going […]

Friday June 4th, 2021 in Parking | Comments Off on City’s Parking Permit System has Gone Virtual!

Council Looks to Change Rules Requiring Notice Before Allowing Prohibited Vehicles to Park on City Streets

Recently, based on residents’ input, I’ve requested the Council to consider changing City’s Parking code requiring the City to give notice to neighbors on a residential block, when a request is made to park a prohibited vehicle. Currently, the City Code prohibits certain types of vehicles from parking on residential streets between the hours of […]

Sunday May 2nd, 2021 in Announcements, Parking | Comments Off on Council Looks to Change Rules Requiring Notice Before Allowing Prohibited Vehicles to Park on City Streets

Council Approves Permit Parking on Beechwood Road

At last Tuesday’s meeting, the Council held a public hearing to get residents’ input about a proposed parking restriction on Beechwood Road in Oldtown College Park. The City has received several complaints that non-residents are parking on the 4500 and 4600 blocks of Beechwood Road for extended periods of time which is negatively impacting the […]

Friday December 25th, 2020 in Parking | Comments Off on Council Approves Permit Parking on Beechwood Road

City Looking into Automated Parking Enforcement Using License Plate Readers

City is looking into a technology that will eliminate the need for physical parking permits (hang tags) and visitor passes, as residents of properties within these zones will now be able to apply for and register their vehicle(s) virtually by their license plate number(s). While virtual visitor passes may also be applied for online through […]

Friday October 30th, 2020 in Parking | 3 Comments »

New Parking Restriction on Cherokee Street near Route 1

At last week’s City Council meeting, the Council approved unrestricted parking be allowed on the south side of Cherokee Street from Baltimore Ave. to 48th Place, except in front of a single-family home that has residential parking zone 4A permits, and at the turn in the lane from Baltimore Ave. The townhouse development South of […]

Sunday September 13th, 2020 in Parking | 3 Comments »

City Launches New Online Parking Services

This week, the City launched its new online parking services to help customers and residents conduct their parking-related business online in the convenience of their home or via mobile devices. The new AIMS Parking/EDC Corporation system offers residents and customers the online convenience to pay or appeal parking tickets and apply for residential and visitor […]

Thursday August 20th, 2020 in Announcements, Parking | Comments Off on City Launches New Online Parking Services

Parking Permit Question

Some of you’ve asked about the renewals of the parking permits and visitor passes. The City has recently sent a postcard describing the renewal process. In case you haven’t received yours, please see that below. Thank you. Residential Parking Permits and Visitor Permits due to expire on June 30, 2020 will be valid through June […]

Friday June 26th, 2020 in Announcements, Parking | Comments Off on Parking Permit Question

City May Eliminate Parking Permit Fees in Residential Neighborhoods

At this week’s meeting, the City Council introduced an Ordinance to eliminate residential parking permit fees. Residential permit parking zones have proven to be the most effective means to reduce overcrowded parking in neighborhoods due to non-residents taking parking space from residents and their guests. Historically, residents have often resisted the establishment of residential permit […]

Thursday May 28th, 2020 in Parking | 3 Comments »

Tonight: Public Hearings on Speed Humps, and Permit Parking in North College Park

At tonight’s Council meeting, the City Council will hold public hearings and vote on 3 proposed traffic-related changes in north College Park. Two of them are related to installing speed humps, and the other one is about putting a parking restriction. A. Speed hump in the 9700 block of Narragansett Parkway between Laguna Road and […]

Tuesday February 11th, 2020 in Parking | Comments Off on Tonight: Public Hearings on Speed Humps, and Permit Parking in North College Park

Council Decides Not to Vote on New Guest Parking for Boulevard Residents

At last week’s meeting, the Council decided not to vote on a proposal to add a visitor parking zone for residents of the townhouses on Cherokee Street. The proposal asked to add a new zone with visitor parking for the townhome residents on Cherokee Street between Baltimore Avenue and 48th Place. Each address would have been allowed to purchase […]

Monday February 3rd, 2020 in Parking | Comments Off on Council Decides Not to Vote on New Guest Parking for Boulevard Residents

Buying Your Parking Permits will Get Easier Soon

City is attempting to make your experience to get your parking permits easier. In a few months, you will not need to make a trip to the City Hall or Davis Hall to get your yearly parking permits. You will be able to order them online and get them mailed to you. You will also […]

Monday May 13th, 2019 in Announcements, Parking | Comments Off on Buying Your Parking Permits will Get Easier Soon

Council May Add New Parking Zone on Streets Around the Boulevard Development

At this week’s Council meeting, the City Council will hear and vote on the establishment of permit parking around the residential streets close to the Boulevard development (formerly Metropolitan) at the corner of Cherokee Street and Route 1. Earlier, The City requested resident input regarding the possibility of permit restricted parking in their neighborhood before the impacts […]

Sunday August 12th, 2018 in Announcements, Parking | 1 Comment »

Council to Hear Comments about Proposed Parking around Metropolitan Development

The City conducted a survey of area households in spring of 2016 to gauge interest in permit restricted parking in anticipation of the 2017 opening of The Boulevard at 9091 (formerly known as the Metropolitan development). This development consists of 45 townhomes, 238 apartments, 4,100 square feet of retail and a parking garage, and is […]

Monday July 11th, 2016 in Development, Parking | Comments Off on Council to Hear Comments about Proposed Parking around Metropolitan Development

City Considering Higher Parking Fee At Downtown Garage

At tonight’s Council meeting, the City Council will discuss a proposal to raise the yearly parking fee at the downtown garage on Knox Road. Currently, the municipal parking garage monthly permit fee is $80/month. The current market rate for off campus structured parking space is $125/month, as charged by both Landmark and Terrapin Row. The […]

Tuesday July 5th, 2016 in Parking | Comments Off on City Considering Higher Parking Fee At Downtown Garage