View Available Permit Spaces and Parking Permit Map

How to Find an Available Permit Space:

  • Open the Parking Permit Map to view parking within the City.
  • Enter your address in the upper right Parking Map search bar to zoom to your area.
  • A white numbered oval indicates a leased parking space; a colored dot indicates a parking meter space.
  • Click on a numbered oval in your preferred location. A pop-up box will indicate the location (block and street), area, and full permit price.
  • Click on “More Info” to check availability and scroll to the bottom of the screen. Choose the Period (Summer or Academic)
  • Use the dropdown arrow and choose the block and street for your permit. Note that Parking Lots and Parkettes are at the bottom of the list.
  • Click “Show Available Spaces”. If spaces are available, they will be listed. You may wish to again view the Parking Map to locate the exact spaces showing available.
  • If there are no permit spaces available in your preferred block/street, you will see a message and will need to choose another block/street until you find availability.
  • Once you determine a permit space, go to the Permits tab at the top, choose “Get Permits” and follow the prompts.

Click here to view the parking permit map
White ovals with numbers inside are permit spaces. 
Check the link below space availability.  

Click here to view the available permit spaces

Instructions for attaching required permit information

Please use the following link to view a brief video on how to attach documents for purchasing permits or appealing citations -(VIDEO ONLY - THERE IS NO AUDIO) VIDEO LINK


After purchasing an Academic/Summer parking permit from the City of Champaign, you must email (to or attach the following information.  After the information is provided, we will send you an email to let you know when the permit is ready to be picked up.  You may not park in the space until after you have picked up your permit.

  • Driver's license
  • Vehicle Registration (Both the left and right side of the registration card.  You must have a current vehicle registration)
  • Campus Address, including apartment or room number
  • Copy of your lease showing the term and apartment letter or number (If purchasing from Area 1 or 2 before Labor Day)

City of Champaign Parking Portal

Welcome! Use your Parking Portal to make purchases in the parking system and manage your parking account.