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Important News

-2020 Parking Permit Applications Now Available





New Parking Kiosk Pamphlet

Parking Permit FAQ

2019 Commuter Parking Application Non Fillable


2019 Commuter Parking Application Fillable

Commuter Parking Lots Overview

East Commuter Lot

West Commuter Lot

Prospect Av Commuter Parking

Maple St Commuter Lot

Commuter Parking Study


Public Works Department



 East and West Commuter Lot, and Maple Street Lot Parking Permit

 2020 Commuter Parking Application

Emerson Street Parking Parking Deck Parking Permit

 2020 Emerson Parking Deck Commuter Parking Application (Resident Only)


Maple Street Lot Closure Information

The Maple Street Parking Lot is closed. This will allow for the construction of phase I of the Maple Street Lofts redevelopment project

 Additional commuter parking is being provided at the Lions Park Parking Lot (Lincoln and Maple Streets) Busse Automotive (Easy Park Permits only) lot and in the Emerson Street Parking Deck (see above). Please note that the parking payment kiosks will be relocated to the north side of Prospect Avenue at Maple Street as part of this project. 

View a brochure of interim commuter parking options.

General Commuter Parking Information

The Metra Commuter Rail/Union Pacific Northwest Line runs through and has a station in Downtown Mount Prospect.  The station is located on Northwest Highway between Emerson Street and Route 83/Elmhurst Rd.

There are several Village-operated commuter parking lots in the downtown area: Northwest Highway and Route 83 and Maple Street lot at the corner of Maple and Prospect Avenue.  Commuter Parking Lot Map

The daily parking fee is $2.00.  The commuter parking lots utilize a combination of permit parking, parking kiosks and mobile application to collect parking fees.

Link to Metra Rail - Union Pacific Northwest Line Schedule

Parking Kiosks 

Things to Know:

  • The parking kiosks accept coins, bills and bank issued credit/debit cards. 
  • There are eight conveniently located parking kiosks.
  • The rate for daily parking is $2.00. 
  • The parking kiosks DO NOT GIVE CHANGE.
  • YOU MUST keep all parking receipts.  The Village will NOT issue refunds without adequate documentation.
  • For more information on the parking kiosk please visit New Parking Kiosks.
  • If a parking kiosk is not working contact the Village of Mount Prospect Public Works Department at 847-870-5640

Whoosh! Mobile Application Parking

Things to Know:

  • Whoosh! offers an alternative to paying at the parking kiosks by allowing commuters to pay for parking from their smart phone.
  • There is a $0.35 transaction fee applied to each $2.00 purchase.  The $0.35 pays for the use of the mobile service and is collected by Parkeon the vendor providing the mobile payment service.  The Village only receives the $2.00 parking fee.
  • For more information on Whoosh! please visit Mobile Payment App.

Permit Parking

Things to Know:

  • Permit parking offers an alternative to daily payment options (cash, bank issued credit/debit card, or Whoosh! mobile application) by offering a monthly parking permit.  Instead of paying for parking at the parking kiosks on a daily basis commuters are able to purchase a permit for a cost of $40 a month.
  • Fore more information on the Village's permit parking program, see Permit Parking FAQ's.

Parking Citations

Commuter parking lots are regularly enforced for compliance. If you have been issued a parking citation, but paid for the parking space:
  • Mail your receipt along with the parking ticket to the Mount Prospect Police Department (112 E Northwest Hwy, Mount Prospect, IL 60056)
If you have questions concerning a parking citation, contact:
  • Village of Mount Prospect Police Department: 847-870-5656