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Handicapped Parking Information

Department: Philadelphia Parking Authority (PPA)

Template:  Contact Log
 
Type of Inquiry:  Streets and Structures + Parking
 
Special Notes:    The Parking Authority does not issue handicapped placards or license plates. You can apply for a disability plate at Pennsylvania Driver and Vehicle Services.
 
Instructions for the 311 Agent: 
 
   Advise Customer
  • The PPA administers a program which establishes reserved parking zones close to the residences of people with disabilities.
  • Parking spaces that are designated for people with disabilities in the City of Philadelphia are for the use of any individual who displays a valid handicap plate/placard. 
  • If you have a handicapped placard displayed, you are allowed one hour free above and beyond the posted regulation. This rule also applies to the posted “Physically Disabled” parking spot with the blue meter.
  • Applicant must submit a physician’s certification of disability from their treating physician, which will be reviewed and approved or denied at Moss Rehabilitation Hospital.
    • The applicant may be a renter, but the application will need to be approved by the property owner and all paperwork related to the car must match the address of residence.
  • Terms and Fees:
    • This program is free of charge to eligible residents.
    • Zones are reviewed on a one to three year cycle to determine if they are still necessary.
  •  For further information or to request an application, call 215-683-9736.
  • Mail your completed form to:

    Philadelphia Parking Authority
    Attn: Reserved Residential Parking for People with Disabilities
    701 Market Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19104-2807

     
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Modified 7/29/2013