Street Parking Permits

Several blocks of Trinity Park are designated as a Controlled Parking Residential Area (CPRA), which limits parking to 2 hours on Monday through Friday between 8am and 5pm without a permit. These streets are clearly marked with signs noting the specific locations and restrictions, and violators may receive fines from the City of Durham.

PARKDURHAM has a new registration and enforcement tool using license plate recognition software, which allows for more accurate enforcement while increasing compliance with the City Code of Ordinances. As a result, you will no longer receive a parking decal each year because, beginning January 1, 2016, your license plate number will serve as your parking identification number.

If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact the PARKDURHAM Customer Service Center at (919) 680-2481, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., or email, or visit

For short term visitors, rental cars, and scheduled work by service professionals on your property, special permits may be obtained in advance at as well.

If you or a visitor have received a citation, you can request a “retroactive” visitor pass through the same process or by contacting the PARKDURHAM Customer Service Center as noted above.