Neighborhood Zone Permits

Overview

Please Note: Permits are non-refundable. If you have any questions prior to purchase, please contact Parking Operations at cogparking@gainesvillefl.gov or 352-334-2569.

 

Criteria to Qualify for a Neighborhood Permit 

  1. You must be a resident in the program area and live in an eligible property.
  2. You must not have any unpaid parking citations. Check your parking citation status.
  3. You must provide copies of all required documentation.

Ineligible Properties 

Residents of the following properties do not qualify for on-street neighborhood zone permits*:

*These developments were approved as a multi-modal place to live and residents are encouraged to use mass transit, ride shares, walking, biking, and carpooling options.  Please contact your property manager for other parking options for your complex.

Property  Address 
 The Hub on University  1111 W University Ave.
 The Hub on 3rd  1258 NW 3rd Ave. and 309 NW 13th St.
 The Standard  1360 W University Ave.
 Midtown Apartments  104 NW 17th St. and 1750 NW 1st Ave.
Properties Under Construction
 908 Group University Ave.  1680 W University Ave. and 1691-1696 NW 1st Ave.
 Legacy at the Standard 40  2-424 NW 13th St and1309-1311 NW 5th Ave. and 1309 NW 4th Pl.
 Ardent   407 SW 13th St and 1260 SW 5th Ave.
 SW 4th Ave. Apartments  1200-1241 SW 5th Ave.
 CA Ventures  919-923 W University Ave and 920-928 SW 1st Ave.

What zone am I in?

Please use the interactive parking map below to identify which Permit Zone your residence is in. Enter your address in the “Find Address” bar. If your address is not in one of the Permit Zones, you are not eligible to apply for a neighborhood permit.

Interactive Parking Map

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Click on the map above to open the interactive map in a new window.

Which permit should I apply for?

Property Owner Homestead: Available to owners of residential properties with a homestead exemption from the Alachua County Property Appraiser for the program year.

Property Owner Non-Homestead: Available to owners of residential properties that do not have a homestead exemption from the Alachua County Property Appraiser for the program year.

Renter / Fraternity & Sorority In-house Member: Available to non-owners (renters or fraternity or sorority members who live in-house) of residential properties within neighborhood zones.

Fraternity and Sorority Meal Plan Only: Available to members of UF fraternities and sororities with meal plans in neighborhood zones. Permits are zone specific and valid Monday-Friday, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Required Documents/Proof of Residency 

Proofs of residency must be in the permit applicant’s name.

Applicants for ALL permits must submit BOTH: 

  • Driver’s License
  • Current Vehicle Registration*

*If the vehicle registration is not in the applicant’s name or in the name of an applicant’s parent with the same last name, a notarized vehicle use affidavit from the vehicle’s owner must be provided authorizing the use of the vehicle and stating the relationship of owner to applicant. Vehicle owner must be a family member (mother/stepmother, father/stepfather, son, daughter, sister, brother, grandparent, or grandchild). ). If the vehicle is corporately owned, please use Corporate Vehicle affidavit.

Vehicle Use Affidavit - Family Vehicle(PDF, 102KB)

Vehicle Use Affidavit - Corporate Vehicle(PDF, 136KB)  

 

Additional proof of residency documentation required by permit type:

Homestead Property Owner

One of the following in addition to driver’s license and vehicle registration:

  • Copy of current homestead exemption card
  • TRIM notice
  • Printout from Alachua County Property Appraiser’s website


Non-Homestead Property Owner

One of the following in addition to driver’s license and vehicle registration:

  • TRIM notice
  • Printout from Alachua County Property Appraiser’s website


Renter

Two of the following in addition to driver’s license and vehicle registration: 

  • Lease – current active and signed full term lease
  • Utility, Internet or Phone Bill – most recent
  • Auto, Home or Renter’s Insurance Policy – with address of residency
  • Bank or Credit Card Statement – with address of residency
  • Official Letter from UF or SF with your Gainesville residence address
  • Voter ID Card – valid and recently issued with address of residency



Fraternity and Sorority in-house member

A picture of the name of the building in addition to driver’s license and vehicle registration.
Note: Applicant’s name must appear on the official list of residents from UF.

Fraternity and Sorority meal plan only

A picture of the name of the building in addition to driver’s license and vehicle registration. 
Note: Applicant’s name must appear on the official list of residents from UF.

Infinity Hall

A picture of the name of the building in addition to driver’s license and vehicle registration.
Note: Applicant’s name must appear on the official list of residents from UF.

 

 

 

 

Change of vehicle or license plate number for current permit  

If your vehicle and/or license plate number changes, you must send a change request to CityBC@gainesvillefl.gov and include:

  • Permit Number
  • New License Plate Number
  • Copy of Updated Vehicle Registration
  • Updated Vehicle Make & Model Info

Ready to apply?

Online

Before beginning the application process, be sure to have you driver’s license, vehicle registration, notarized vehicle use affidavit if needed, and required proof(s) of residency in proper electronic format.

All documents must be in .jpg, .tiff, .bmp, .png, or .pdf format. Documents that are in .heic (Apple mobile devices) format cannot be accepted and the application will be denied.

Begin Application

In person

Address:
Billing & Collection Office
City Hall
200 E. University Ave.

Hours
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 9 a.m. -3:30 p.m.

You must provide physical copies of your driver’s license, vehicle registration, notarized vehicle use affidavit if required and acceptable proofs of residency.

Questions?

Contact Us:

Parking Opertaions

Phone: 352-334-2569

Email: cogparking@gainesvillefl.gov

Web: gvilleparking.com