Temporary Permit Parking

Obtaining a Temporary Parking Permit

Temporary parking permits are issued by the DPW Transportation Division and Police Department Traffic Division. In general:

  • For 1-2 day parking permits, call the Police Department at 617-730-2230.
  • For temporary parking permits longer than 2 days, call the DPW Transportation Division at 617-730-2177.


Temporary permits may be applied for in-person at:

DPW - Transportation Division
333 Washington St.
4th Floor
Brookline, MA 02445


Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Fridays: 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.


You may submit the printable application and all required documents to the above address by mail. Temporary Permits applied for by mail will be processed within 15 business days of the date when all necessary documents are submitted.