Area Transportation and Parking

Downtown Glencoe Parking Information

Thank you for visiting downtown Glencoe! To help you plan your trip, please read the below information on parking options and requirements. Please use the Village’s interactive Parking Story Map on the right-hand side of the page for more information.

Short-Term Parking (Two Hours or Less)

Free short-term parking (two hours or less) can be found on most streets in the downtown area. Two hour time limitations are enforced from 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. daily, with the exception of Sundays and the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. No permit is needed.

Customers who wish to park for longer than two hours can park in the four-hour parking zone on the north side of Park Avenue in front of the Glencoe Union Church (263 Park Avenue). 

Short-Term Parking Fines

Graduated fines for vehicles parked in excess of the two-hour time limit will be applied with fines up to $140 per ticket for repeat offenders. Graduated fine amounts will be calculated on a continual rolling basis.

Parking Ticket Fee Schedule  

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Handicapped Parking Violation


All Other Parking Violations     


If you have any questions, please contact the Public Safety Department at (847) 835-4112.

Glencoe Train Station Commuter Lot Parking

Commuters, employees and customers may purchase parking permits to allow them to park all day in various lots around the Glencoe train station. Permits are available at a cost of $270 for an annual permit, $75 for a quarterly permit or $2 for a daily permit. Click here for detailed information on how to purchase a commuter parking permit.

Overnight Parking

Parking is prohibited on all Glencoe streets and in most Village parking lots between 2-6 a.m. unless otherwise posted. Exceptions include Greenwood Avenue between Hazel and Park Avenues (up to 48 hours permitted), the South East commuter parking lot (commuter permit required from 6-10 a.m.), as well as the Temple Court lot (B-permit required from 7 a.m.-3 p.m.).

When temporary, extraordinary circumstances require that a vehicle be parked on the street overnight, please enter your request here: Glencoe Overnight Parking Request or call the Public Safety Department at (847) 835-4112 to request special parking consideration. Please note that overnight parking permission is limited to two days per request and 10 requests per year. Parking is never allowed on Dundee Road, Sheridan Road or Green Bay Road.

Downtown Glencoe Business (B-Permit) Employee Parking

The Village makes special business district permits (B-Permit) available free-of-charge to employees of downtown Glencoe businesses. All outstanding parking tickets must be paid before issuance of a new permit. Downtown employees must park in specific B-permit parking lots as specified by the Public Safety Department (see Parking Story Map).

Starting in 2021, B-Permits will require annual renewal and will expire on December 31st every year.  Business district employees must apply for a B-Permit via the Village Payment Center  - there is no payment required.  All applications will be subject to verification before approval.

Unless otherwise specified, all permit zones are enforced Monday through Saturday. B-Permit holders are prohibited from parking outside the designated parking areas during business hours and may be cited for violations.  

Click here for a frequently asked questions flyer for downtown businesses and their employees.