Parking

Parking permits can be purchased at our Finance Counter in Village Hall located at 33 S. Arlington Heights Road. If you have any questions or would like to purchase and pay for them by phone, you may call one of our cashiers at 847.368.5531 or 847.368.5522. Residents are reminded that parking is not allowed on Village streets from 2 a.m. to 5 a.m. daily.  In addition, no parking is allowed on Village streets after two inches of snowfall, until such time that the street is completely cleared of snow. 

The categories below are meant to serve as a guide to the ordinances and policies that regulate parking on streets, surface lots, and parking garages.  







Downtown Merchant Parking

Monthly, Daily Fee Parking Permits
Discounted monthly permits for parking in Daily Fee Parking areas are available for Downtown business owners and their employees. Permits can be purchased at Village Hall, 33 S. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights IL 60005. Village Hall is open from 8:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Permits are $15 per month. 

Discounted monthly permits are only for parking in Daily Fee Parking areas. Discounted monthly permits cannot be used in Permit Parking areas. 

Monthly Permit Parking

Monthly permits for parking in Permit Parking areas are available for Downtown business owners and their employees. Permits can be purchased at Village Hall, 33 S. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights IL 60005. Village Hall is open from 8:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Permits are $30 per month. Permits are available for either the Vail Street Garage or the North Garage. Permits are also available for the Underground Garage, but are limited to tenants of Arlington Town Square shopping center. Any space designated for Permit Parking can be used by Merchant permit holders. Permit parking spaces are utilized on a first-come, first-served basis. Please do not park in Shopper spaces. 

General Information on Merchant Parking

Permits can be exchanged between vehicles. Only business owners and their employees are allowed to use Merchant permits. Proof of employment at a Downtown business is required. Permits can be purchased three months in advance. 

Permits are valid for parking from 5:00 a.m. through 2:00 a.m. daily. No overnight parking is allowed with Merchant permits. Additional garage rules are available when permits are purchased. 

As an alternative to permit parking, Daily Fee parking is available in three garages, as follows: on the top level of the North Garage, level two and three of the Village Hall Municipal Garage, and the top floor of the Vail Avenue Garage.

Fare boxes are located on the first floor of each garage in or near the stairwell closest to the railroad tracks. The daily fee is $2.00.  Parking is permitted from 5:00 a.m. through 2:00 a.m. although parking is free after 12:00 p.m. through 2:00 a.m. daily without time-limit restrictions in all daily fee parking areas. Parking in daily fee areas is free on Saturdays and Sundays. 

All daily fee parking lots located along the railroad tracks and at Sigwalt Avenue and Arlington Heights Road, across from Village Hall, are available at no cost after 12:00 p.m. through 2:00 a.m. without time limit restrictions. These lots are also available all day Saturdays and Sundays at no charge. 

On-street parking is limited to two hours. Per Village Ordinance #97-04, movement of a vehicle from one parking space to another space within a limited time parking area in the same four block area shall not avoid a violation of the two hour time limit. If you have any questions regarding merchant parking please call the Cashier’s office at Village Hall at 847.368.5531.

Garage Parking

Please follow the color-coded signs in each garage to locate Parking spaces. No parking from 2 a.m. to 5 a.m. unless permit is displayed. Please refrain from backing into parking spaces as it is against our Municipal Code. Thank you!

Evergreen Avenue Underground Garage | U
Entrance is Evergreen Avenue, between Sigwalt & Northwest Highway.   Please note: This garage has spaces signed (blue and red) for both uses. 

Free Parking/Blue:

  • 5 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Limit 4 hours
  • 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.  Weekdays, unlimited hours
  • Weekends all day.  No time limit 5 a.m. to 2 a.m. 

Permit Parking/Red | Merchant Permits only:

  • 5 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Permit holders only
  • 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.  Free parking, no time limit
  • Weekends all day.  Free parking, no time limit

 

Vail Avenue Garage | D
Entrance is Vail Avenue or Highland, between Sigwalt & Campbell Streets.  

Free Parking/Blue: 

  • 5 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Limit 4 hours
  • 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.  Weekdays, no time limit
  • Weekends all day.  No time limit 5 a.m. to 2 a.m.

Daily Fee Parking/Yellow: $2.00

  • 5 a.m. to Noon.  Weekdays, pay daily fee in pay box.  No overnight parking from 2 a.m. to 5 a.m. 
  • 5 a.m. to 2 a.m.  Daily, discounted merchant permit.  $15.00 per month.

Free Parking/Yellow: 

  • Noon to 2 a.m.  Free parking, no time limit
  • Weekends all day.  Free parking, no time limit

Permit Parking/Red: The monthly commuter fee is $40. The fee for a non-resident, commuter monthly permit is $50.

Merchants/Commuters/Downtown Residents only with permit.

Free Parking/Red:

  • Noon to 2 a.m.  No time limit.  Level 4 only

 

NORTH GARAGE | G
Entrance is Evergreen Avenue between Miner & Eastman, or Eastman Street west of Arlington Heights Road.  

Free Parking/Blue: 

  • 5 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Limit 4 hours
  • 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.  Weekdays, no time limit
  • Weekends all day.  No time limit from 5 a.m. to 2 a.m.

Daily Fee Parking/Yellow: $2.00

  • 5 a.m. to Noon.  Weekdays, pay daily fee in pay box.  No overnight parking from 2 a.m. to 5 a.m.
  • 5 a.m. to 2 a.m.  Daily, discounted merchant permit.  $15.00 per month.

Free Parking/Yellow:

  • Noon to 2 a.m.  Free parking, no time limit
  • Weekends all day.  Free parking, no time limit

Permit Parking/Red: Commuter monthly permits cost $40. The North Garage commuter permit parking is available for Arlington Heights residents only.

Merchants/Commuters/Downtown Residents only with permit.

Municipal Garage | M

Entrance is on Sigwalt, east of Arlington Heights Road. 

Village Business/Blue: 

  • 5 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Limit 30 minutes
  • 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.  Free parking, no time limit

Daily Fee Parking/Yellow: $2.00.

  • 5 a.m. to Noon.  Weekdays, pay daily fee in pay box.  No overnight parking from 2 a.m. to 5 a.m.
  • 5 a.m. to 2 a.m.  Daily, discounted merchant permit.  $15.00 per month.

Free Parking/Yellow:

  • Noon to 2 a.m.  Free parking, no time limit
  • Weekends all day.  Free parking, no time limit

Free Parking/Green: 

  • 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.  Free parking, no time limit
  • Weekends all day.  Free parking, no time limit

 

Monthly Parking for Commuters and Downtown Residents

Monthly permits cost is $40 per month for residents and $50 for non-residents. Permits can be purchased quarterly through the Finance Department for commuters and residents of Downtown apartment buildings and condominiums. Downtown residents must first check to see if they are required to purchase their parking permits through their property management company. 

Permit spaces are available only to Arlington Heights residents in the North Garage. In the Vail Garage, parking permits are available for Arlington Heights residents and residents of surrounding communities on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Short-Term & Long-Term Parking

Free Short Term Parking 

  • On-street parking for two hours between 5:00 a.m. through 7:00 p.m.
  • In surface lots A, E, O, P, and S from 12:00 p.m. through 2:00 a.m. (Blue Signs).
  • In the Free Parking spaces in the garages for four hours, and unlimited time after 6:00 p.m. through 2:00 a.m. on weekdays, and free all day on weekends (Blue Signs).
  • In the Evergreen Avenue Underground Garage Only; In the Red Permit spaces after 6:00 p.m. through 2:00 a.m. on weekdays, and all day on weekends (free unlimited hours).
  • In all Daily Fee areas (surface lots and parking garages) after 12:00 p.m. through 2:00 a.m. on weekdays, and all day on weekends (free unlimited hours).


Long-Term Parking/Daily Fee Parking

  • 5 a.m. to Noon.  Pay daily $2.00 fee in pay box. No overnight parking from 2 a.m. to 5 a.m.  
  • Free parking Noon to 2 a.m. 
  • Free unlimited hours all day on weekends. 
  • 5 a.m. to 2 a.m.  Discounted merchant permit. Monthly fee $15.00.  Downtown businesses only.  No overnight parking.

Long-Term Parking/Monthly Permit Parking

  • 5 a.m. to 2 a.m.  $40.00 per month for commuters and merchants.  No overnight parking.  
  • 24-hour: Pay $50.00 per month, Downtown residents without parking, reverse commuters working in Arlington Heights only.
  • 5 a.m. to 2 a.m.  $15.00 per month, discounted merchant parking.  Downtown businesses only.  Park in "Daily Fee Parking" areas.

 

Surface Lots

Daily Fee parking areas enforced 5 a.m. to Noon, Monday through Friday. After noon and all day on Saturday and Sunday, free unlimited hours parking. No overnight parking anytime 2 a.m. to 5 a.m. without a parking permit.  Please refrain from backing into parking spaces as it is against our Municipal Code. Thank you!

Blue signs designate Free Parking spaces.  Red signs designate Permit Parking spaces.  Yellow signs designate Daily Fee Parking spaces.  If you have any questions about parking, please call 847.368.5531 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Daily fee is $2.00.

  • Lot A | Daily Fee 
    Vail & Northwest Highway along railroad tracks. Enter off Vail Avenue
  • Lot P | Daily Fee
    Northwest Highway & railroad tracks, directly west of Lot A. Enter through Lot A or off of Northwest Highway
  • Lot B | 3-hour free parking
    Northwest Highway between Dunton & Evergreen. Enter from Evergreen Avenue
  • Lot S | Daily Fee
    Vail Avenue between St. James & Fremont. Enter from Vail Avenue or St. James
  • Lot E | Daily Fee & 3-hour free parking
    Davis between Vail & Dunton. Enter from Vail or Dunton. Arlington Heights residents only in Daily Fee area.
  • Lot O | Daily Fee
    Arlington Heights Road & Sigwalt. Enter from Pine Avenue
  • Lot T | Daily Fee
    Located at Arlington Park Train Station. Lot located on access road west of station.