Neighborhood Zone Permits

Overview

Applications for permits for the 2024-2025 program year will be accepted beginning July 15, 2024. Prices are not prorated and nonrefundable. All sales are final.  Please note: The permit program year runs from August 1st to July 31st. Please allow up to two weeks for review of your application. If you have any questions prior to purchase, please contact Parking Operations at parking@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.

Any person who submits an altered or otherwise false document to obtain a parking permit will have their application denied and will have their privilege revoked to reapply for a permit.

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 
Evolve Gainesville

917-931 W University Ave

920-928 SW 1st Ave and 21 SW 10th St

The Hub on University 1111 W University Ave
The Hub on 3rd 1258 NW 3rd Ave and 309 NW 13th St
Legacy at the Standard

2 - 424 NW 13th St

309 -1311 NW 5th Ave

1309, 1311 and 1316 NW 4th Pl

1310 NW 3rd Pl

1313 and 1324 NW 4th Ln

Midtown Apartments 1750 NW First Ave, 104 and 110 NW 17th St
Monarch 409 NW 12th Drive
The Row 407 SW 13th St and 1260 SW 5th Ave

Stadium House

1680 W University Ave

Lease address: 1642 W University Ave 

The Standard 1360 W University Ave
Sweetwater 1209-1250 W University Ave 
Theory Gainesville

1210 NW 5th Ave

Lease address: 607 NW 13th St

UFORA 1200-1218 SW 5th 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

Parking Map.PNG

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. Mealtime permits are not available to live in members. Live in members may purchase a regular zone permit.

Required Documents/Proof of Residency 

All proofs of residency must be in the applicant’s name, include the address listed on the lease and be current or dated within the last 60 days. Applications that fail to include this qualifying information will be rejected.

Any person who submits an altered or otherwise false document will be denied a permit and may have their privilege revoked to reapply for a permit.

 

Applicants for ALL permits must submit BOTH: 

  • Driver’s License
  • Current Vehicle Registration* 

Renters MUST also include:

  • A fully executed lease or sublet agreement in the applicants name.   
    • If lease does not include the full street address (including apartment number when applicable) a move in email or signed statement from landlord stating full street address and apartment number is required.

      Vehicle Use Affidavit

*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

Applicants must submit a fully executed lease or sublease. If the lease does not have the full street address and apartment number (if any), a move-in email or a signed statement from your landlord giving this information is required.

One of the following in addition to a current driver’s license, vehicle registration and a current signed lease: 

  • GRU or OEI electric bill 
  • Internet or phone bill 
  • Auto, home or renter’s insurance policy 
  • Bank or credit card statement
  • Official mail from UF or SF sent to lease's address (One.UF page not accepted)
  • Updated driver's license with your lease's address
  • Voter ID Card - address will be checked against state database

 

All proofs of residency must be in applicant's name, include the address listed on the lease, and be current or dated within the last 60 days. Applications that fail to include this qualifying information will be rejected. 

Any person who submits an altered or otherwise false document will be denied a permit and may have their privilege to reapply for a permit revoked. 

 

 

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
     -Applicant’s name must appear on the official list of residents from UF. 

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

Note: Mealtime permits are not available to live-in members. Live-in members may purchase a regular zone permit.

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 - Friday: 8 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 Operations

Phone: 352-334-2569

Email: parking@gainesvillefl.gov