Frequently Asked Questions
Who can apply for a Newbury Resident Parking Permit?
Parking Permits are available for residents in the Town of Newbury. Proof of residency is required at the time of purchase and will be verified through the town Census and/or by a Real Estate Tax Bill. If you rent a residence, you must (1) appear on the town’s census or (2) show proof of a year-round calendar lease.
What is the cost of a Resident Parking Permit?*
Residents (16 to 64 years of age): $25.00
Resident Senior Citizens (65+ years of age): $20.00
Replacement Sticker: $5.00
*Discounts may apply if purchasing on-line by April 1st
How long are Resident Parking Permits valid?
Resident Parking Permits are valid for the calendar year printed on the Resident Parking Permit Sticker.
What information do I need to provide to purchase a Parking Permit?
You must show proof of residency, vehicle registration for the vehicle you wish to purchase a permit for (lease agreements must indicate yearly rental to qualify) and a copy of your driver’s license if you are applying for a 65+ parking permit. There are no exceptions. We will never divulge or provide your personal information, including your driver's license number, to any third party except as may be required by law.
How can I purchase Newbury Resident Parking Permits?
Parking & replacement permits may be purchased online using a VISA, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express credit or debit card at https://newburyparking.cityhallsystems.com. You may also request a Resident Parking Permit by Mail by using the on-line form which includes the mailing address. They may also be purchased with the Parking Clerk in person; check website or call for hours. When your information has been verified, you will be emailed a Temporary Parking Permit valid for 2 weeks from date of issue that you adhere to the inside of your rear/back window in the LOWER LEFT CORNER . The original will be mailed you you.
Where does the Newbury Resident Parking Permit allow you to Park?
Resident parking stickers are required for anyone wishing to park in the Resident lots/spaces in town identified as Resident Parking by Permit Only signage. The Resident Lots are located at (1) Plum Island Center at the intersection of Northern/Southern/Plum Island Blvd, (2) along Northern Blvd on the east/beach side of the street, and (3) the Town Ramp on Route 1A the Parker River Bridge. Please be cognizant of Fire Hydrants, Driveways and Right-of-Ways, as the Resident Parking Sticker does not allow for blockage of these areas and you may be ticketed.
How do I purchase the Resident Parking Permits online?
Once you have completed and submitted the sticker application, you will receive an email notification of your order. Upon verification of your information (Monday-Friday), you will receive an email that your order has been successfully processed, be issued a temporary Resident Parking Permit to adhere until you receive your permanent sticker in the mail. Temporary Parking Permits are valid only two weeks from date of issue, so please be sure to adhere your sticker as soon as you receive it. Parking Stickers will be mailed within a week of receipt of your application. If there are any questions regarding your information, you will be contacted directly.
Who should I contact if I have an issue?
Please call City Hall Systems at (508) 381-5456 if you have any questions regarding ordering stickers online or any replacement sticker needs. Any questions regarding proper use of the Newbury Resident Parking Stickers should be directed to the Parking Clerk at firstname.lastname@example.org.
May I still purchase Resident Parking Permits at the Newbury Municipal Offices?
Yes; proof of residency is required at time of purchase and shall be verified through the town Census and/or by a Real Estate Tax Bill and the vehicle registration for the vehicle you which to purchase a permit for If you rent a residence, you must (1) appear on the town's census or (2) show proof of a year-round calendar lease. There will be no exceptions.
May I get a Resident Parking Sticker if I own a Business in Newbury?
Resident Parking Stickers are not available to business owners at this time.
If I own a Summer Residence in Newbury can my Family Members apply for Resident Parking Stickers?
Family members of the owners of summer residenceswill not be issued a Parking Sticker unlessthey can show proof of partial ownership of the property and/or appear on the Town of Newbury census.
Where do I place my Resident Parking Permit sticker on my Vehicle?
All stickers must be affixed to outside rear/back window of the vehicle in the LOWER LEFT CORNER . If you have a convertible or removable hardtop, please adhere the sticker to the rear/back bumper on the left side. Temporary Parking Permits are valid for two weeks from the date of issue and may be taped rear/back window in the LOWER LEFT CORNER until the permanent sticker is received. Stickers taped to a window are not valid. Stickers are not transferable.
What if I forget to adhere my Resident Parking Permit sticker to my vehicle and am issued a Parking Violation?
If you are a Newbury Resident and fail to adhere your sticker and are issued a Parking Violation, you will need to contact the Parking Clerk. Please be prepared to provide your Parking Permit Number and your Parking Violation Number.
What do I do if I need a Replacement Sticker?
Parking & replacement permits may be purchased online at https://newburyparking.cityhallsystems.com. You can pay for your stickers with a VISA, Mastercard, Discover, or American Express credit or debit card. You may also request a Replacement Resident Parking Permit by Mail by using the on-line form which includes the mailing address.
Can Commercial Vehicles apply for Newbury Resident Parking Permits?
A Newbury Resident Parking Permit will only be issued to commercial vehicles that are registered to the Town of Newbury with the registry of motor vehicles.
What if my address is not available for selection on the website?
If your address is missing from the drop down menu please contact City Hall Systems at 508-381-5455 so it can be added. This is not unusual if there is multiple addresses sharing one parcel ID.