Permit Parking

Downtown Sheboygan offers several long-term public parking solutions for customers. Parking permits are available on a short-term or long-term basis. Off-street public parking lots are enforced Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm. General public parking in these lots are available at no charge on nights, weekends and major holidays including New Year’s Day, Friday before Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Christmas Eve, Christmas and New Year’s Eve.

All parking permits must be purchased through HotSpot Parking using the app or a PC for individual parking permits (up to 10 per lot). For business or bulk permits, please contact us. The following rates are offered for off-street public parking permits:

  • Parking Permits:
    • $35/month – Lots 7, 13, 14 and 17
    • $30/month – Lots 5, 6 and 8
    • $25/month – Lots 2 and Lot 10
    • $20/month – Lot 9
    • $10/month – Lot 3
  • On-Street Parking Permits:
    • $20/month at on-street meters except 8th Street, Pennsylvania Avenue and individually marked meters.

Additional Resources:

Permits are now available only through HotSpot Parking (up to 10 permits per lot may be purchased). Click the link to the left for more information.

BUSINESS ACCOUNTS: If you’re a business and would like to purchase or manage multiple permits for your business and employees, please contact us. The HotSpot app is meant for individual users (customers) and managing permits by an individual (no individual access).

PERMIT FEES: Customers that had a parking permit at the end of 2022 and paid the $50 permit fee will have the permit fee refunded sometime in January. Customers may also disgard the old permit hang tags as they are no longer valid.

Public Metered Parking

Downtown Sheboygan offers public on-street and off-street metered parking options for short-term parking.  Metered parking is enforced Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm. Free public parking is available at no charge on weeknights, weekends and major holidays. Free parking is also available on outlying downtown streets and on all streets and lots in South Pier and Riverfront.

The following rates are offered for public on-street parking at metered stalls in downtown Sheboygan:

Metered Parking Solutions

  • On-Street Parking Meters:
    • Meters enforced weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Free parking after 5:00 p.m. and on weekends and major holidays).
    • Holidays include New Year’s Day, Friday before Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Christmas Eve, Christmas and New Year’s Eve.
    • 50¢ per hour up to maximum allowed time on meter (15-minute, 3-hour or 10 hour)
  • Off-Street Parking Lot Meters:
    • Meters enforced weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Free parking after 5:00 p.m. and on weekends and major holidays).
    • Holidays include New Year’s Day, Friday before Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Christmas Eve, Christmas and New Year’s Eve.
    • 50¢ per hour up to maximum allowed time on meter (15-minute, 3-hour or 10 hour)
  • Off-Street Parking Lots:
    • Free parking available in all parking lots in Riverfront and South Pier.
    • Some restrictions do apply including no overnight parking, no trailers, and campers.

Meter Reservations

Metered parking stalls are available for reservation for $5.00 per day, per stall. Reservations can be made directly with the Parking Utility by submitting an Reservation Request at least 48-hours in advance. All fees must be paid prior to the event and placement of meter bags or traffic control items.

Additional Resources:

Metered Parking Lots include:

Lot 2located in the 800 block of Niagara Ave (adjacent to the Children’s Museum)

Lot 3located at N 9th Street & Niagara Ave (behind the Stefanie H. Weill Center)

Lot 4located at N 9th Street & Wisconsin Ave (adjacent to the Mead Public Library)

Lot 6located in the 900 block of Center Ave (across from City Hall)

Lot 7located in the 800 block of Center Ave (adjacent to the Public Transit Bus Station)

Lot 9located in the 800 block of Pennsylvania Ave (10-hour meters available)

Lot 14located in the 700 block of Niagara Ave (north of the Encore Apartments)

Free Parking Lots include:

Lot 16located at the round-about on S 8th Street and Indiana Ave

Riverfrontlocated along west banks of the Sheboygan River (2 lots) – Free Parking

South Pierlocated on South Pier Drive in the vicinity of Blue Harbor Resort (3 lots) – Free Parking

Heritage Square – located on S. 12th Street (2 lots) – Free Parking

Special Event Parking: Individuals or organizations hosting events that require the use of a public lot must submit fill out an Event Application at least sixty (60-days) prior to the event. Please contact the Department of Public Works for more information.

Contacts & More Information

The Sheboygan Parking Utility is a division of the City of Sheboygan under the direction of the Director of Transit & Parking and the Sheboygan Transit Commission. The Parking Utility maintains all the public parking lots in downtown, Riverfront, South Pier and Heritage Square. The Parking Utility also maintains the meters located in downtown.  Parking rates are established by the Sheboygan Transit Commission.

Contact Us:

Additional Resources:

  • Ticket information:  Please contact the Sheboygan Police Department
    • Failure to pay the associated parking rates may result in a ticket and/or towing of the automobile. Currently, parking tickets in unpaid meter stalls is $10.00 per offense and parking tickets for parking in a reserved stall is $25.00 per offense.
  • Ticket Search:  Please visit the Self Service Portal
  • Business Improvement District: Please visit Harbor Centre
  • Visiting Downtown Sheboygan:  Please visit Visit Sheboygan
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