RPP Temporary Permits can now be self-created and managed. Please follow
to help create your Temporary Permits for your guests. 
Permits are LICENSE PLATE based. 

 Parking Permits

​​​​​​​ All permits can be purchased online via our Registration Portal. Permits can still be registered and paid at the Virginia Beach City Treasurer's Office. Every car must have a permit or decal registered to it to park in the Residential Parking Area after 8PM at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront. If a permit or decal is not registered and you park at the Oceanfront a $70 citation may be written for the violation.
If you have lost a parking permit or it was stolen please print out the Parking Permit Replacement Request Form, fill it in, sign, and email the form to

Any questions or concerns can be emailed to

 Employee Parking Permit

​Businesses (Employee Parking Permits)


To participate in the Employee Parking program, Employers are required to submit a request and a valid business license for review to Once approved Employers will then provide a designated representative to approve employee permit requests. 

All employee permits must be pre-approved by the employer each month on the on-line portal. No passes can be purchased in advance. Employers can sel-create employee parking permits and have the option to make payments at their discretion.


Employees may register and purchase permits through the online portal on a monthly-to-month basis or continuously after approval from their employer. Parking permits are license plate based and are enforced by using the plate number to determine if the permit is active or expired. Parking with an expired permit may result in a $70 fine. The following instructions explain the process to request a parking permit and renewal options.

Requesting a Permit On-line

  1. Log on to the permit portal and create an account.
  2. Select your employer's place of business and submit request.
  3. Employer approves request.
  4. An email will be generated requesting payment.
  5. Once payment is confimred, registration is completed and you can begin parking immediately.
  6. Employees can pick up their actual permit sticker at one of the fulfillment locations during normal working hours.

Renewal Process On-line

  1. If a permit is only required for one month, an employee can simply allow the permit to expire with no further action.
  2. If an on-going permit is required, the permit system will send a payment reminder email 5 days prior to expiration.
  3. Click on the payment link in the renewal email to extend the permit and make payment. The system allows account holders to keep the credit card on file in an encrypted format to make payments quick and easy.

Request a Permit in Person 

If an employer does not participate in the on-lilne permit program, an employee may purchase a permit in person at the permit fulfillment locatioins listed below or via email at Approval by email will require proof of employment (copy of paystub or employer letterhead), contact information, and vehicle license plate number. Monthly renewals can be made in-person at the permit fulfillment locations or on-line to make payments quick and easy.

Permit Fulfillment

Actual permit decals can be picked up in person or can be mailed to the place of employment. If the mail option is selected, there will be up to a 7 day delay in receiving the decal. Note that once payment is received and your license plate is in the system, enforcement officers will recognize the permit is active and valid.


Employees can pick-up the actual permit decals at the following addresses. Normal working hours are 8AM to 5PM, Monday through Friday except on holidays.
  • 420 Birdneck Road Virginia Beach VA 23451
  • 4525 Main Street, Suite 710 Virginia Beach VA 23462

 Residential Parking Permit


The Residential Parking Permit Program (RPP) restricts public parking in resort area residential streets between 8PM – 6:00AM daily. A parking permit is required to park in these restricted areas during the posted restricted times. View the Residential Parking Permit (RPP) Areas Map.

The Residential Permit is an annual permit that requires valid residency documents. Documents must be provided to the City of Virginia Beach Treasurer's Office (757-385-6432​) for approval. Documents can be uploaded online or brought in person to the Virginia Beach City Treasurer's Office, 420 Birdneck Circle, Virginia Beach VA 23451.

​Type of Per​mit ​Fee
One (1) decal per vehicle
​Maximum is four (4) per residence
1st and 2nd Decal - Free
3rd and 4th Decal - $5.00
Resident Guest
Maximum is two (2) per residence
1st Permit - $2.00
​2nd Permit - $2.00
Valid for 72 hours​ per qualified residence
10 per week (maximum) - Free​​
* RPP Temporary Permits can now be self-created and managed. Please follow RPP Temporary Permits - Self Create Guide to help create your Temporary Permits for your guests. Permits are LICENSE PLATE based. You are approved to park in our RPP zone without the physical permit. Once you have printed the permit, please place permit on the car dashboard as instructed. The permit is a visual indicator that you are currently a guest of a resident within the RPP zone.

 Seasonal Parking Permit

​Seasonal Parking Permit

The Seasonal Parking Permit allows for unlimited re-entry into the municipal parking surface lots starting April 1st through October 31st. A Seasonal permit is not valid at municpal parking garages and on street metered parking spaces.

Fee $80 (Valid April 1st - October 31st)

Seasonal Parking Permits can be purchased for the Sandbridge municipal parking lots (Sandbridge Market, Sandbridge Lot, and Little Island) starting Memorial weekend through Labor Day weekend. A Seasonal Sandbridge permit is not valid at resort area municipal parking lots, garages, and on street metered parking spaces.

Fee $60 (Valid Memorial Day weekend - Labor Day weekend)

To purchase a Seasonal Parking Permit online you will need to provide all neccessary contact information and vehicle information. The license plate number of the vehicle will act as the customer's permit. Once payment of the permit is complete the customer can park immediately.

 Commercial Parking Lot Permit

​Commercial Parking Lot Permit

A Commercial Parking Lot Permit is required annually to operate a commercial parking lot in the resort area.

Fee $100 (valid April 1 - March 31)

Contact Information

 Holiday Parking Restrictions

​Holiday parking restrictions include 24 hours a day restricted parking for July 4th Weekend, from 8pm July 2nd through 6am July 6th, and Labor Day Weekend, 8pm Friday through 6am Tuesday. To legally park in RPP areas, vehicles must display a residential parking decal or pass.  RPP decals/permits are issued only to residents and businesses in the restricted zone.​