Residential Parking Decals

Our office is currently closed to the public due to the Covid19 virus. Applications for parking decals will only be accepted through mail or appointment.

How to submit applications, required documentation and payment options: 

Option 1 -   Mail

Applications, copies of the required documentation above and payment of $7.50 (check only) can be mailed to:

City of Charleston
Revenue Collections Parking Division
180 Lockwood Boulevard
2nd Floor
Charleston, SC 29403

Option 2 -  Appointment  - call (843) 724-3751 to book an appointment or click on the link below to schedule an appointment.

Schedule An Appointment 

Note: All decals will be mailed to the applicant once payment has been processed.

Residential Parking Decals

Mailing Address

City of Charleston
Revenue Collections Parking Division
180 Lockwood Boulevard
2nd Floor
Charleston, SC 29403

Appointment - call (843) 724-3751   to book an appointment

Maximum Decals

Each residential unit within a parking district is allowed a maximum of two decals that may be issued to residents of that particular unit. All unpaid parking citations must be paid in full before a new residential parking decal can be issued. Please call 843-724-7375 if you have any questions.

Homeowner Decals

Please note that Homeowner Parking Decals are non-transferable, annual decals which are valid until the calendar year ends.

If you are the homeowner, you must provide the following in order to obtain an annual parking permit:

  • Copy of the vehicle registration for each vehicle requiring a permit. (If applicable, the current bill of sale from the recent purchase of a new vehicle.) 
  • A property tax receipt, deed, or mortgage documents for the property

Cost

Cost of the permit is $10. Forms of payment accepted are:

  • Cash (only in person at the 180 Lockwood office)
  • Check
  • Debit card
  • MasterCard
  • Money order
  • Visa

Renter Decals

Please note that Renter Parking Decals are non-transferable, biannual decals are valid for the periods of January 1 through June 30 and July 1 through December 31.

If you are the renter, you must provide the following in order to obtain a biannual parking permit:

  • A valid lease agreement of at least six months duration:
    • Note: Altered leases (e.g. those that have been modified by white-out or by marking through previous tenant names or dates) will not be accepted
    • A valid identification card
    • Either a valid South Carolina vehicle registration or proof of payment of Charleston County vehicle registration fee, or a valid active student identification card or valid active military identification card
    • Cost of Permit: $7.50
    • Forms of payment accepted: 
      • Cash (only in person at the 180 Lockwood office)
      • Check (make checks payable to the City of Charleston)
      • Money order
      • Debit card
      • Visa
      • MasterCard
  • Note: Renters may apply for their residential parking permits beginning in January (for January through June) and then again in June (for July through December)
  • Note:  Renewal applications  for July-December will be accepted starting June 1, 2020

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