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Domenic Rosati
Parking Administrator

Patricia Benatti
Parking Clerk

Parking Department
26 Shankpainter Rd.
Provincetown, MA  02657

Ph: (508) 487-7050
Fax: 508-487-9048

Winter Hours Starting November 16, 2015
Tuesday and Wednesday 8am to 12:30pm and 1pm to 3pm
Thursday only 8am to 10am
Closed for lunch 12:30 to 1pm

The Provincetown Parking Department is pleased to announce the creation of a Parking Permit for legal guest houses to purchase.  The permit is $500 per space from April 1 though October 31st which would allow you to provide parking for your guest at the VFW or Jerome Smith Lot using your plac card created by you.  Contact the Parking Department for information. 

Parking Permits 2015

March 16, 2015 parking permits will be available at the Parking Department, Provincetown Police Station, 26 Shankpainter Road Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday between the hours of 8:00am to 12:30pm and 1:00pm to 3:00pm.  Thursday only 10:30 to 12:30 and 1:00 to 3:00.  A valid driver’s license and vehicle registration must be presented for identification purposes.  Permits by mail: send a copy of your valid driver’s license and vehicle registration along with a check made out to the Town of Provincetown to: Provincetown Parking Department, 26 Shankpainter Road, Provincetown, MA 02657.  Parking regulations go into effect Wednesday April 1, 2015.  As a courtesy, all 2014 permits will be honored until April 15th, when they expire and are no longer valid.  Pursuant to Provincetown Parking Regulations, Ch. 6, Section 6-5-1, the Parking Department shall refuse to issue a permit, or revoke an assigned permit, without any refund of fees paid, for any vehicle, person or business with past due Provincetown financial obligations including taxes, water and sewer charges and parking violations.

Parking Permits Fees



Senior Resident (61 and over)


Non-Resident Property Owner


Resident Commercial


Non Resident


Grace Hall Only


Resident Jerome Smith Camper


Non-Resident Jerome Smith Camper


Replacement Permits


Jerome Smith Weekly Permits (7 Days)


Grace Hall Weekly Permits (7 days) 



Article 2 Eligibility
6-2-1 RESIDENT Status for Resident vehicle Permit

The vehicle of an individual who pays excise taxes to the Town shall be eligible for a resident permit. A valid driver’s license and registration is required. Approved 03-11-2014, Annual Traffic Hearing

6-2-2 NON-Resident Property vehicle Owner

The vehicle of an individual who does not qualify for the Resident Vehicle Permit but who owns property and pays property taxes to the Town shall be eligible for a non-resident, property owner permit. Time share units do not qualify. Property owners, whose property ownership is listed to a real estate trust, must provide proof of ownership in that trust to qualify for a permit. Approved 03-11-2014, Annual Traffic Hearing

6-2-3 RESIDENT Senior vehicle Permit

The vehicle of a Provincetown residents over the age of 61 years at their last birthday shall qualify for a resident senior permit. Residency requirements and proof of residency are the same as the rules for Resident Passenger permits. Only one (1) free senior parking permit shall be issued to each household. A senior with two (2) vehicles and both registrations have the same name and address; only one vehicle shall have a free senior permit. The second vehicle shall have a $55 resident permit. If two seniors live at the same address but each registration bears one separate name and the same address, than each senior at the same address shall be eligible for his/her own free senior permit. The use of a senior resident permit shall be restricted to such times as the senior is operating, or a passenger in, the vehicle. Approved 03-12-2013, Annual Traffic Hearing

Street Sweep will resume on May 26, 2015 and end on October 8, 2015.

Appeal a Parking Ticket?
To appeal a parking ticket, download the Hearing Request Form or pick it up at: 

Parking Department
26 Shankpainter Road
Provincetown, MA 02657

Pay Your Parking Ticket Online
Parking violations may now be paid online through the Plymouth County Parking Ticket Payment System.

Pay Station 
If you receive a Refund Ticket from the Kiosk you must use it immediately by placing it on your dash board to pay for your parking that day. 

Parking rates:
Municipal Parking Lot (adjacent to MacMillan Pier) 
     $3.50 /hr or max. daily $35.00.  
Grace Hall Parking Lot (Bradford & Prince St) 
     $2.25 /hr or max. daily $25.00

The Parking Meter hourly rate is $1.50.
The Kiosk parking machine is $2.00 per hour

The Parking Fund is then used for parking-related purposes and to reduce the property tax levy, pursuant to special legislation Chapter 790 of the Acts of 1981.


Town of Provincetown
260 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657
Ph: (508) 487-7000
Fx: (508) 487-9560