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Business & Employee Parking

Are you or your employees feeding meters or searching for spots in neighborhoods? We have a better way. The City of Ferndale's business and employee permit program offers parking permits for frequent flyers at deeply discounted rates. Best of all, permits are easy to buy and renew, and you can manage everything online.

Permit Parking Locations

View the business and employee parking permit map.

Permit Options & Cost

  1. Monthly permit, traditional—$20
    Use in all yellow-marked long-term parking spaces in Ferndale's street-level municipal parking lots 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, and 15.
  2. Monthly permit, The dot + traditional—$40
    Great value! Use in all level-3 long-term parking spaces in Ferndale's new multi-level parking development, The dot, plus street-level municipal parking lots 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, and 15.
  3. Quarterly permit, traditional—$60
    Use in all yellow-marked long-term parking spaces in Ferndale's street-level municipal parking lots 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, and 15.
  4. Annual permit, regular lots—$240
    Use in all yellow-marked long-term parking spaces in Ferndale's street-level municipal parking lots 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, and 15.

Purchase & Renewal

Purchase and renew your permits online at your convenience using our Permit Portal. Permits may also be purchased in person at Ferndale City Hall, located at 300 E. Nine Mile Rd. Our customer service associates are available to serve you Monday through Thursday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. 

Businesses/Bulk Permits

If you work for an organization that is interested in managing the distribution of parking permits for several departments or service areas, contact parking@ferndalemi.gov to set up your account. Once your account is created, employees can be register under your business in the employee permit portal.

Business Flex

Looking for even greater flexibility? With our Business Flex permit you're not limited to yellow-marked long-term parking spaces... you can park in any public lot spot you want. A great option for those who are often on-the-go and value location. Permits are limited and are available for $450 quarterly or $800 annually on a first-come, first-served basis. Contact parking@ferndalemi.gov to purchase.

Note: A $2.50 transaction fee is assessed of all credit card payments.

Merchant Validation

With the ParkFerndale Merchant Validation service, Downtown Ferndale businesses or special event hosts have the ability to offer discounted parking to their guests who pay for parking with ParkFerndale. By offering these discounts, more customers are sure to visit and buy from your business!

  1. Sign up for a ParkFerndale Merchant Account: register.
  2. As a merchant, pre-purchase parking on your account and print validation codes.
  3. Your guest parks and pays using the ParkFerndale mobile app.
  4. Guest visits your business or event and you hand them a unique 5-digit validation code that you created through your ParkFerndale Merchant Account.
  5. Customer enters the code into their mobile app and gets their parking discounted. Meanwhile, you've generated some smiles and business! 

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