Commuter Parking Permits

Parking Map

View the Downtown Parking Map.

If you have any questions regarding parking, please call 708-246-1800 ext. 100.

Permit Parking

If you are renewing your current Village commuter parking permit, payment must be received on/or before Friday, September 20 at 5 pm. You may pick up your permit at Village Hall during regular business hours. For your convenience, Village Hall will also be open on Saturday, September 14th 8 am -12 pm and Monday evening, September 16, from 5-7 pm.  

REMINDER: There have been changes to the pricing and duration of commuter parking permits.

Permits issued in September 2019 will be for a period of only three months, running through the end of December 2019. Current permit holders should receive their renewal information in the mail. 

Resident - $90 / Non-Resident - $110

New in Fall 2019: As part of the Central Tri-State Expansion Project, the BNSF Railway Bridge reconstruction project is underway. In order to provide a safe work zone, there will be partial closures on Burlington Avenue during the construction period. Portions of commuter parking on Burlington between Central Avenue and Waldo Erickson Drive will be closed during the bridge work. Overflow permit commuter parking will be available at the Western Springs Service Club (WSSC) pool parking lot, at 1300 Hillgrove Avenue, beginning September 3. Permits are required and will be enforced.

More information is available at 

Designated Permit Parking Areas

  • WSSC pool lot, 1300 Hillgrove Avenue (September - May) 
  • Burlington Avenue from Central Avenue east to Grand Avenue and from Wolf Road east to Clausen Avenue
  • Hillgrove Avenue from Howard Avenue east to Ellington Avenue

Permit Fees
Nonresident fees are $110 and resident fees are $90 for a three-month permit. A lost permit will be replaced at full price.

Permit Waiting List
At the present time, there is a 1 1/2 to 2 year waiting period for a parking permit. To be placed on the waiting list, please call 708-246-1800 ext. 100 or email us.

Metered Parking

Areas for All-Day Meters
  • Burlington Avenue from Central Avenue west into Spring Rock Park
  • Hillgrove Avenue from Prospect Avenue east to Grand Avenue
  • Western Springs Service Club (Pool), 1300 Hillgrove (20 numbered spots only, September - May)
Collection Devices & Fees
Two electronic collection devices are used for metered parking. These devices are located on the south side of the tracks on the west side of the train station. The metered spaces are numbered so you must remember the space number when you complete the transaction to pay. It costs $3 per day for metered parking. The devices will accept coins, dollar bills, or credit cards.

Two or Four Hour - No Meter

Areas for Two or Four Hour Parking
  • Between Grand Avenue and Wolf Road on both sides of the tracks
  • On Hillgrove from Wolf Road east to Howard Avenue