Area Transportation & Parking

Downtown Customer Parking

Short-term parking (2-hours or less) is found on most streets in the downtown area. The 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. 

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. 

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 Avenue and Park Avenue (up to 48 hours permitted), the South East commuter parking lot (Commuter permit required from 6 a.m.-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 left on the street overnight, please call the Public Safety Department at (847) 835-4112 to request special parking consideration.

Commuter Parking

Purchase Quarterly Commuter Lot Permit Online  |  Download Commuter Lot Parking Application

Commuters, employees and customers may purchase parking permits to allow them to park all day in various lots around the train station. Permits are available at a cost of $270 for an annual permit or $75 for a quarterly permit. 
You may pay for your Quarterly and Annual Permit(s) via credit card online at www.villageofglencoe.org/pay or in-person/through the mail by downloading the above form. Please note that 2018 Annual Commuter Lot Parking Permits will be available for purchase online in February 2018, and go into effect on March 1, 2018.
Daily permits may be purchased for $2 per day in-person at Village Hall or at the commuter lot coin box.

Permit parking in the commuter lot is enforced weekdays only until 10 a.m. Free commuter lot parking is available after that time, as well as on weekends and holidays. 

Business Employee Parking

Employee Parking Information

The Village makes special business district permits (B-Permit) available to downtown area employees free-of-charge. B-Permits are issued on March 1 of each year in conjunction with business license renewals. All outstanding parking tickets must be paid before issuance of a new permit.

New business district employees may obtain an application anytime from the Public Safety Department during regular business hours (8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday). Employees may obtain a daily parking pass for the designated lots from Public Safety while awaiting application 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.  

Parking Fines

Graduated fines for vehicles parked in excess of the 2-hour time limit will be applied with fines up to $140 per ticket for repeat offenders. Graduated fine amounts will be calculated and limited to violations by any single vehicle on a continual rolling basis.

Parking Ticket Fee Schedule  

Number of Tickets

Fine Amount













11 or more


Handicapped Parking Violation


All Other Parking Violations     


Parking permits may be revoked until all fines and fees are paid. Vehicle owners with 10 unpaid pickets may have their driver’s license suspended by the State of Illinois. If you have any questions, please contact the Public Safety Department at (847) 835-4112.