In order to obtain a residential parking permit for those designated areas in the City of Newport News, Section 26-221 of the City Code, you must bring verification to the Permits Office, Department of Engineering, 7th Floor, 757-933-2311. The cost of each permit is $6, and must be renewed annually. The Residential Parking Permit Program (RPPP) Resolution (PDF) in effect on February 1, 2009. You can obtain a RPPP petition (PDF) and parking map (PDF) online.
Permits are issued only to those individuals who supply the proper identification, and each permit is identified with a specific vehicle. You cannot obtain a permit for someone else's vehicle and no one else can get one for your vehicle; this is for your own protection and is applied equally to all requests. In some cases, such as military, the type of identification required and proof of residency may vary; but, for most requests, identification is required through:
Temporary passes, which are valid for a maximum of 72 hours, are issued at the Police Department offices at the Police Headquarters Building, which is located at 9710 Jefferson Avenue.