Merchant Permit Parking

Merchant Permit Application Instructions

  • Applications for 2023-2024 permits will not be accepted prior to Friday, September 1, 2023 and sold on a rolling basis thereafter
  • Detailed information on specific permit types, parking lots and garages is listed below. Please review to find the permit that is the best fit for you.

How to Receive and Fill Out Application for Village Merchants, or their employees:

How to Submit an Application

  • Applications must be submitted by mail or the Village Hall drop-box
    • No in-person applications will be accepted
    • The requested permit type must be written on the front of the envelope in the lower left-hand corner
  • Fees are accepted only by check or money order
  • Mailed applications must be in a business-size envelope addressed to the Village Clerk's Office, Village of Scarsdale, 1001 Post Road, Scarsdale, NY 10583.

Processing Details

  • Permits are sold and granted on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Preference is given to Village of Scarsdale residents and merchants during the first 2-3 weeks of sales in September.
  • The Village will email successful permit applicants a receipt to notify them that a permit has been issued
  • Unsuccessful permit applications will automatically be added to the appropriate waiting list. Please be sure to include all requested information and documents
  • Village parking permits will not be issued to individuals with outstanding parking tickets.
    • Contact the Court Clerk’s office at 914-722-1120 regarding any outstanding parking tickets

 How to Update Existing Permits

  • Permit holders cannot park any vehicle unless it has been registered with the Clerk’s office.
  • Temporary vehicles cannot park unless registered on permit in advance of parking 
  • Please contact the Clerk's office with this information via email,, or call the office at 914-722-1175


2023-2024 Merchant Permit Rates

  • Permit rates are prorated per month
    • For pricing details, please contact the Village Clerk's Office at, or call 914.722.1175.

Permit use dates

  • Annual Permits are valid October 01, 2023 through September 30, 2024
  • Fall Semi-Annual permits are valid October 01, 2023- March 31, 2024
  • Spring Semi-Annual permits are valid April 01, 2024 through September 30, 2024
  Merchant Annual Permit Merchant Semi-Annual
Freightway Rooftop (Permitted Only on Rooftop, Level 5) $500 $300
Merchant Lot $1200 $700
Meter Permit $125 (plus meter) N/A
Village Hall Lot $330 $170
Motorcycle Lot $200 N/A

General Permit Parking Rules and Notes

  • Enforcement Hours are Monday - Friday, 6 AM - 6 PM, unless otherwise marked
  • Parking is free in all locations between the hours of 6 PM - 11 PM
  • Parking is prohibited between the hours of 11 PM - 6 AM, unless otherwise marked.
  • Permit holders are advised that having a permit does not guarantee a parking space.

Merchant Permit Parking Locations and Rules

Christie Place Garage: Merchant Parking

  • Located at 64 East Parkway - designated spaces within Christie Place Garage, Level B2

  • Enforcement hours: Monday - Saturday 6 AM - 6 PM

The Merchant Lot is located in the Christie Place Garage Level B-2. There are approximately 19 spaces dedicated and identified in the south half of this lot to Merchants only. Signage will clearly mark designated spaces. The Village may issue a maximum of two permits per merchant establishment, depending on availability.  

Freightway: Garage

The Freightway Garage operates 24/7 and offers long-term, fixed-price parking for Scarsdale Merchants and their employees.  A pedestrian bridge is located on the 3rd level providing easy access to Scarsdale Ave and the northbound side for Metro North. Commuters can access the southbound platform by using the walkway underneath the Popham Road Bridge. 

Permit holders may park in the garage and in the Beatty lot 24/7, except during the months of November 1 – March 31, when overnight parking is not permitted in uncovered lots (i.e. no overnight parking Levels 5A, 5B & Beatty Lot). There are approximately 495 parking spaces at Freightway Garage. No permit is required to park in the garage from Friday at 6 PM to Monday at 6 AM.  

Freightway: ProPark Valet Parking Lot

  • Located at 20 Freightway

  • Monthly permits available with preference to merchants

  • Daily parking available

  • Hours of operation: Monday - Friday, 5 AM - 9 PM

The Valet lot is located directly next to the Freightway Garage and is privately operated by ProPark, a premier Parking Management Company. Village of Scarsdale merchants are provided preference for permits at this lot. The Valet operates from 5 AM-9 PM, Monday – Friday, and offers both a Monthly permit option and daily parking**.

  •  Maximum monthly permit prices are set as follows (tax not included): 
    • January 01, 2023 – December 31, 2023: $165 regular / $190 oversized vehicles
  • Hourly Transient Parking*: 
    • January 01, 2023 – December 31, 2023: 
      $3.00/hr regular vehicles / $4.50/hr oversized vehicles
      (Not to exceed $18.00/day for regular vehicles or $22.00/day for oversized vehicles)
  •  *Ask about Business-Validated Hourly Parking!
  • “Flex Pass Debit Option” for parking customers that are (i) commuting under a flexible or part-time schedule to NYC or (ii) not Business Validated: 
  •  A book of five (5) parking passes: $60.00 regular vehicles / $70.00 oversized vehicles
  • Book of ten (10) parking passes: $100 regular vehicles / $120.00 oversized vehicles

For more information, or to purchase a permit, please contact ProPark directly at (914)-501-6015. 

Meter Lot Permit Locations

  • Located at Scarsdale Avenue Lot and Depot Place

  • Permit holder hours: Monday - Saturday, 6 AM - 6 PM

  • Non-permit holders Hours: Monday - Friday, 11 AM - 6 PM & Saturday, 6 AM - 6 PM

  • All permit holders must also pay the meter for each hour parked 

  • Up to 12-hour parking

 Merchants and their employees may purchase a meter permit that provides early, priority access to park, Monday - Friday, starting at 6 AM in both the Scarsdale Avenue Lot and in identified spaces located on Depot Place. Meter Permit holders are still required to pay applicable meter rates. These spaces are open for non-permit holders after 11 AM Monday – Friday,  as well as all day on Saturday. The meter fees must be paid 6 AM through 6 PM, Monday – Saturday (excluding holidays). The Scarsdale Avenue Lot has approximately 77 parking spaces and payment can be made via Cash, Credit/Debit, and Coin at a Multi-Space-Meter. Parking on Depot Place is limited to approximately 10 parking spaces and users must pay with quarters.

"Meter Permits" are not prorated. Meter fees are $1/hour for the first 4 hours, and $.75 for each hour thereafter (i.e. 4 hours = $4, 8 hours = $7, 12 hours = $10)

For more information on Village meters, including, enforcement holidays, please click here.

Motorcycle Lot

There are approximately 16-18 Motorcycle/Scooter permit spaces located at the north end of Depot Place. Permits are available to both merchants and commuters

Village Hall Lot

  • Located at 1001 Post Road

  • Enforcement hours: Monday - Friday, 6 AM - 6 PM 

  • Permit required

  • No parking after 11 PM

An approximate 15-minute walk to the Village Center/Train station. Merchants and their employees may purchase this cost-conscious permit to park in the Village Hall lot.