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West Urbana Neighborhood Residential Parking Zone


About the Zone

The zone was established by city ordinance in 1975 to deter commuter parking on residential streets near the University of Illinois campus. Restricting parking helps residents who have difficulty parking near their own residences in areas where off-street parking iParking s not adequate. Parking in the zone is restricted to residents, or their guests, between the hours of 3:00 am and 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Restrictions do not apply on Saturday and Sunday.  

Annual Parking Permit Year

The annual parking permit year is August 1st of the current year to August 14th of the following year.

Who can get residential permits

The zone is bounded by Green Street, Race Street, Florida Avenue and Lincoln Avenue and you must live within those boundaries to apply for permits. To obtain permits, please bring in proof of residency, a photo I.D. and current vehicle registration at the time of application.

Parking within the Urbana High School Zone

Only vehicles displaying valid permits issued to residents living within a three (3) block radius of the Urbana High School Zone, as defined below, shall be allowed to park within the Urbana High School Zone:

  • 200-400 Blocks of Michigan
  • 200-400 Blocks of Indiana
  • 200-400 Blocks of Iowa
  • 1000-1100 Blocks of Garfield
  • 1000-1100 Blocks of Douglas
  • 900 and 1200 Blocks of Carle

*Boundaries outlining the Urbana High School Zone

Days and Hours of Enforcement

Restriction is enforced Monday through Friday, except for official city holidays, and during select periods of non-enforcement.

Recognized City Holidays

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King’s Birthday
  • Spring Day (Good Friday)
  • Memorial Day
  • 4th of July
  • Labor Day
  • Veterans Day
  • Thanksgiving Day and the day after
  • Christmas Eve Day
  • Christmas Day

West Urbana Neighborhood Association

The West Urbana Neighborhood Association is a resident volunteer organization that is active in preserving the residential integrity of the neighborhood. You can join the WUNA e-mail listserve to receive information of interest to the neighborhood at 


- Last Modified -January 18, 2022 - 12:53pm
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