NOW OFFERING SELF CREATED & MANAGED TEMPORARY PARKING PERMITS
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.
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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 parkingpermithelp@vbgov.com.

Any questions or concerns can be emailed to parkingpermithelp@vbgov.com.

 Virginia Beach Senior Citizen Permit

Virginia Beach Senior Citizen Parking Permit

​The City of Virginia Beach will provide any Virginia Beach resident 65 and older a free parking decal that allows the resident to park in the 4th Street municipal parking lot.
To Request a Permit 
1. Go to the Permit Portal and log on or create an account.
2. Select Senior Citizen Parking Permit.
3. Fill in all contact information and vehicle information.
4. Upload a copy of drivers license and vehicle registration.
5. Click checkout (there is no charge for this decal).

The permit will be mailed to the senior citizen. When the decal is received place it on the driver's side front bumper of the vehicle that was registered. 

 Employee Parking Permit

​Businesses (Employee Parking Permits)

EMPLOYERS

To participate in the Employee Parking program, Employers are required to submit a request and a valid business license for review to parkingpermithelp@vbgov.com. 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

Employees may register and purchase permits at the cost of $10 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.

Permit Guidelines

Each employer and employee will need to review the Code of Conduct to understand appropriate permit use and regulations. As a new pilot program for the 2021 season employee parking permit holders are allowed to park at any municipal parking garage or municipal parking lot seven days a week. The municipal parking locations are 2nd Street, 4th Street, Rudee Loop, 19th Street, 9th Street garage, 25th Street garage, and 31st Street garage.

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 by Email 

If an employer does not participate in the on-line permit program, an employee can request information and permit assistance by sending an email to parkingpermithelp@vbgov.com

Permit Fulfillment

Actual permit decals will be mailed to the place of employment. 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.

 Residential Parking Permit

​Residents

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 (757-385-2900​) 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
Resident
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
Temporary
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 which include 19th Street North & South, 4th Street, 2nd Street, Rudee Loop starting, and Croatan 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.​