Residential Parking Permit System


The City of River Falls residential parking permit system goes into effect on September 1, 2021, through May 31, 2022, for most residential zones. Permits can be obtained by either submitting an online application or by mailing an application to the City Clerk. You will need proof of residency, as required in Section 12.06.060 of the Municipal Code.

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Online Application Link:

Mail-In Instructions:

1. Fill out the Residential Parking Permit Application
2. Include a copy of proof of residency.
3. Include a self-addressed stamped return envelope, so that we may mail your permit to you.
4. Mail to:

City of River Falls
Attention: Parking Permits
222 Lewis Street
River Falls, WI 54022

Limited In-Person Application:

Permits can be obtained at City Hall on the dates and times listed below. You will need proof of residency and a completed application.

Monday, August 23, 2021

2:00 – 4:00 PM

 Wednesday, August 25, 2021

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM 


Tuesday, August 31, 2021

2:00 – 4:00 PM

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM


Thursday, September 2, 2021

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

2:00 – 4:00 PM


Thursday, September 9, 2021

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM


After the initial in-person application dates above,  permits will be issued by applying online or by appointment.  To save time when obtaining your permit, please fill out the Residential Parking Permit Application in advance and bring it with you on the dates and times listed above.

If you are unable to obtain a permit during the above times or have questions about permit issuance, please call the City Clerk’s office at 715-425-0900 to make an appointment during normal business hours.

If you have questions about parking enforcement, please call the Police Department at 715-425-0909.


There is no fee for the initial permit. Replacement permits are $50, transfers are $10.

For more information regarding this ordinance, please see Chapter 12.06 - Residential Parking Permit System of the City's Municipal Code.