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The current suspension ending Sunday, April 26th of all on-street meters, Residential Permit Only restrictions, 1-hour and 2-hour time-limit restrictions in non-metered areas, and Street sweeping and Clean Streets-Clean Lakes program parking has been further extended to mirror the new end date of the Wisconsin’s Safer at Home order.

The following on-street parking restrictions will remain suspended city-wide through Memorial day, Monday, May 25th, and will not be enforced:

  • On-street meters (time limits and fees are suspended)
  • Residential Permit Only
  • 1-hour and 2-hour time-limits in non-metered areas
  • Street sweeping and Clean Streets-Clean Lakes program restrictions

All other parking restrictions must be followed.

Reminder of what to remember to avoid a citation:

  • You cannot park in posted “No Parking” areas (marked with paint, signs and hoods). These are still valid and enforceable.
  • Vehicles are still required to move every 48 hours, or could be considered abandoned and subject to citation and towing.
  • Hangtags are still required to park in designated Dis/Vet stalls.
  • Do not park in marked Metro Bus stops.
  • Do not block fire hydrants.
  • Vehicles still need to allow City services to complete their work, including making room for garbage collection
  • Please leave designated loading zones free for day-to-day business needs.
  • All off-street garages and lots are operating as normal and will still require payment.

Information about the Parking Division can be found at:

As a reminder, it is safest to remain home, but if you are required to leave your home, it is recommended to wear a cloth face cover as an additional tool to prevent additional spreading of the virus.

The City of Madison appreciates all the continuing efforts made by the community during this unprecedented time. Please keep our community healthy and safe by following Public Health Madison & Dane County recommendations and guidance.