Application for Special Parking Permit

Special parking permits are issued by the Traffic and Transportation Division of the Engineering Department and are intended to provide for services or needs of an infrequent or unique nature. Examples include utility work, constructions, special events, etc. More detailed information about special parking permits may be found in the Municipal Code, Sections 114-361.18-21 . View our interactive parking meter map showing each meter by rate, hours, and payment type.

* Required Fields


Notice: The City of Des Moines requires three (3) working days advance notice to cover parking meters.


Location Types (check all that apply) *

Enter the first 3 numbers of the meter (with hyphen) for suggestions

    - regular meter

    - 15/30 min free parking

    - available for request

    - double meter (2 spaces & double fee)

    - handicapped parking space

    - not available for request

    Please provide street name, which side of street, and limits. (E.g. Court Ave, South Side, 2nd to 3rd)
    Additional Info
    Please provide reason permit is needed. (E.g. Construction, event, moving truck, dumpster)

    Please contact the Traffic and Transportation Division at (515) 283-4973 if you have any questions. Additional information regarding Special Parking Permits is available online.