Parking in Downtown Leominster
Notice: There is no Parking Clerk at this time.
There are several parking options in the Leominster downtown area which include:
- Free, non-metered on-street parking.
- Free, unlimited time parking lots (all day, all night parking).
- Paid, parking garage permit for guaranteed reserved parking in lower level of the garage on a first come, first serve basis.
View the Parking Map.
A Parking Permit is only needed for those limited parking spots in the lower level of the garage. The spots on the lower level without a reserved sign are free. The upper (top) floor is free.
To purchase a Parking Garage Permit, you will need to go to the Collectors Office in City Hall.
Garage Parking Permits must be hung from your rear view mirror. Failure to display the parking permit will result in a parking ticket. Current Parking Permit fees are as follows:
- Yearly Permit: $250
Garage Parking Permits go on sale every December for the following year and expire on December 31.
Winter Parking Ban
It shall be unlawful for the driver of any vehicle, other than one acting in an emergency, to park such vehicle on any street for a period of time longer than one hour between the hours of 12 am and 6 am of any day during the Winter parking ban in effect forty-eight hours before a predicted winter storm and forty-eight hours after the storm to provide municipal cleanup. (Ordinance 13-26, All Night Parking, updated January 25, 2016)
The Winter parking band commences on December first, or the date of a predicted first snow storm with an accumulation of at least three inches, whichever comes first, and terminates on April First.
Vehicles that violate this Ban will be ticketed and, if necessary, will be towed. If a vehicle is towed, in addition to the fine, the vehicle owner is responsible for all towing and storage costs.
There is a $25 fine for each and every violation. The notice of a fine must be returned by mail to the parking clerk at 25 West Street no later than 21 days after the date of violation. A hearing may be obtained upon written request of the registered owner. Failure to obey this note within 21 days may result in the non-renewal of license to drive and registration of owner.
In accordance with the provisions of Chapter 40, Section 22D of the Massachusetts General Laws, any vehicle in violation of this ordinance may be moved or towed to a convenient place, under the direction of an officer of the rank of sergeant or higher. The owner of any vehicle moved or towed under the provisions of this ordinance shall be solely responsible for all removal or towing fee and any storage fees. Not to exceed that which provided in or as authorized by statute law. Citizens with any questions are welcomed to contact the Traffic Division Commander at 978-534-7560, ext. 331.