Mayor Dan Aussem advises residents that the City Council recently passed a revised ordinance regarding downtown residential parking.
Downtown employees and residents may apply for a no-fee permit to park in the Lincoln Place parking lot (south of the Jordan block).
Downtown residents can also now apply for a permit at an annual cost of $240.00 to park with no time restrictions in certain courtyards and restricted/3 hour parking lots, which include:
Parking lot at the Southwest corner of Columbus Street and Madison Street
Parking lot at the Southwest corner of Columbus Street and Main Street
Parking lot in the 200 block of West Main Street
Parking lot South of properties in the 200 block of West Main Street (along Woodward Memorial Drive)
Courtyards bounded by south of Jackson Street, north of Madison Street, east of Clinton Street, and west of Columbus Street (Blocks 85, 86, 89, and 90 in the Original Town of Ottawa).
The Lincoln Place Parking Permit application (no fee) and the downtown residential permit application (fee applies) are available at City Hall or on the City website.