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Restricted Parking Zone (RPZ) Program

How much does it cost?

Decals and guest permits

RPZ permits are good for a 2-year cycle.

The current fee (as of January 1, 2011) for an RPZ decal is $65 per vehicle. Decals must remain affixed to the vehicle to which they have been assigned, and cannot be transferred between vehicles.

Guest permits, which can be transferred from vehicle to vehicle, cost $30.
Some zones are partially or fully subsidized by nearby major institutions to address the impacts of parking by their employees and students. For specific fees by zone and area, please see below.

We accept checks and money orders if applying by mail. If paying in person, we accept cash, checks, VISA and Mastercard.

Low-income permits

There is a $10, discounted RPZ permit for households that indicate a financial burden.

How do I apply for a discounted permit? 
Find out what zone you are in and fill out an application. Return it by mail or in person with one of the following types of documentation:

  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance card (formerly food stamps)
  • Energy assistance from Seattle City Light or Puget Sound Energy
  • Rental assistance from Seattle Housing Authority (Section 8) or copy of rental agreement in SHA property
  • Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) check or stub
  • Lease/rental agreement from Plymouth Housing, CHHIP, or other low-income housing providers
  • Proof of Supplemental Security Income (SSI) – NOT regular Social Security income
  • Issuance of King County Metro Transit Low-Income Fare Card
  • Other documentation considered on an individual basis

Questions? Please call us at (206) 684-5086. We can be reached Monday through Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm.

2011 rates by zone


Zone

Area (if applicable)

1st Vehicle Decal

2nd Vehicle Decal

3rd or more

Guest Permit*

1

Area 1

$0

$32

$65

$30

Area 2

$16

$65

$65

$30

2

Areas 1 3 $0 $0 $0 $0

Area 4

$65

$65

$65

$30

3

 

$65

$65

$65

$30

4

Area 1

$0

$0

$0

$0

Area 2

$65

$65

$65

$30

5

 

$65

$65

$65

$30

6

 

$32

$48

$65

$30

7

Areas 1 - 4

$0

$0

$0

$0

Area 5

$65

$65

$65

$30

8

Area 1

$65

$65

$65

$30

Area 2

$16

$65

$65

$30

9

 

$65

$65

$65

$30

10

Area 1

$39

$39

$39

$30

Area 2

$29

$29

$29

$30

11

 

$0

$0

$0

$0

12

 

$65

$65

$65

$30

13

 

$65

$65

$65

$30

14

 

$65

$65

$65

$30

15

 

$65

$65

$65

$30

16

 

$65

$65

$65

$30

17

 

$65

$65

$65

$30

18

 

$0

$0

$0

$0

19

Area 1

$16

$65

$65

$30

Area 2

$65

$65

$65

$30

20

Area 1

$16

$65

$65

$30

Area 2

$0

$32

$65

$30

21

 

$65

$65

$65

$30

22

 

$65

$65

$65

$30

23

 

$65

$65

$65

$30

24

 

$65

$65

$65

$30

25

 

$65

$65

$65

$30

26

 

$65

$65

$65

$30

27

 

$65

$65

$65

$30

28

 

$65

$65

$65

$30

29

 

$65

$65

$65

$30

30

 

$65

$65

$65

$30

31

 

$65

$65

$65

$30

A

 

$0

$0

$0

$30

B

 

$0

$0

$0

$30

* The Guest Permit price listed is the price of a guest permit when purchased in combination with a decal for your vehicle.  When purchasing a Guest Permit ONLY, the price is the same as the price listed in “1st Vehicle Decal” column.

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