Restricted Parking Zone (RPZ) Program
Apply in person or by mail
Click on the Zone number nearest your residence on the map below to see if you live on an eligible block. If you are eligible and are interested in obtaining an RPZ permit, then download the application and follow the instructions. You can also use our new lookup tool to easily see if your address is eligible for an RPZ permit
How do I apply for a permit?
To obtain an RPZ permit you must have:
- A completed application form (click on your zone on the map above to find the link to download the application).
- Current proof of residency showing your name and address, dated within the last 30 days. This can be a bill, bank statement, lease or rental agreement, rent receipt, or any properly dated business type mail other than mail from our office.
- A copy of your current Washington State Vehicle Registration. Your vehicle must be registered with the Washington State Department of Licensing (WA DOL) in your name and at your address. To change your address online, visit: http://www.dol.wa.gov/vehicleregistration/changeaddress.html. Titles, temporary registrations and bills of sale are not accepted. Out-of-state registration is accepted only for active duty military personnel providing proof of their status, or out-of-state students providing proof of non-resident status.
- Check or Money Order, made out to the City of Seattle. If applying in person, we also accept cash, Visa and Mastercard.
Mail application and materials to:
Seattle Department of Transportation
PO Box 34996
Seattle, WA 98124-4996
Please allow 7 to 10 days for us to process your order and for return mail.
If you want to visit us in person:
We are available to assist you Monday through Friday, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. The Traffic Permits Counter is located on the 37th floor of the Seattle Municipal Tower (formerly Key Tower) at 700 Fifth Avenue (at Columbia Street) in downtown Seattle.