New Residents

Need-to-know Information for New and Current Residents


Welcome to Annapolis! Annapolis Parking is your one-stop resource for downtown parking maps, news, permits, transactions, and much more. Annapolis Parking is managed by SP+, a comprehensive parking management firm contracted by the City of Annapolis to handle City parking. Together with our partners in Annapolis City government, SP+ is committed to making downtown parking simple and easy to find for residents and visitors alike. 

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Get a Residential Parking Permit: Residential Parking Permits allow Annapolis residents to park their vehicles on-street in one of the five (5) designated Special Parking Districts where they reside. To learn more and purchase a permit, visit our Residential Parking Permit webpage. 

Reserve On Street Parking: Moving into your new home? Consider reserving on-street space for your moving vehicle. Parking customers can reserve on-street parking if they provide at least 72 hours prior notice. Reservations are valid from 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. the next day, and are not permits for sidewalk or street closures. Learn more on our Reserve On Street Parking page.

Complimentary Garage Parking: Annapolis offers City residents complimentary parking validations for up to two hours per day at one of our four parking garages in downtown Annapolis: Hillman Garage, Knighton Garage, Gott’s Court Garage, and Park Place Garage. Learn how to get your complimentary passes by visiting our Complimentary Parking page.