Overnight Parking - Prohibited City Wide - Except for Lakeview and Clay with Permit

City ordinance prohibits overnight parking on all city streets and lots between 2 AM and 5 AM every day.  Call the Police Department dispatcher at 847-780-8478 to request periodic overnight parking for driveway resurfacing, moving vans etc.  

Overnight permit application for Lakeview and Clay.

Citation review form for disputing tickets.

Parking Options

The City of Highwood offers many quality locations to shop and dine in our Downtown Business District. The City welcomes patrons of these businesses with a variety of parking options, including on-street parking and off-street surface lots.

  • Handicapped parking is available in all public lots.
  • Free Two-Hour Parking is available on-street (Green Bay Rd and Sheridan Road)
  • Metered Parking (Highwood Public Library Lot)

Commuter Train Lots

Parking Payment Cash Box

Daily fee parking is available at both stations at a cost of $2.00 per day.  You may use cash or credit card at the kiosks at the stations.  Your license plate is required for daily parking.. 

Mobile Application

Download the free Passport Parking mobile app, available for iPhone and Android. You'll be required to provide a parking zone number for your station and a parking space number at the time of registration. Please have your parking zone number and space number available.

Fort Sheridan Station - Zone 333.
Highwood Station - Zone 334.

For customer support regarding the mobile app please email PassportParking (support at

Commuter Parking Permits

Parking permits are available for purchase in person at City Hall, 17 Highwood Avenue, or you may download the parking permit application (PDF) to pay by mail or the City Hall drop-box, located at the south entrance.

Permit parking information is available by calling City Hall at (847) 432-1924.

Parking Ordinances and Citations

Snow Ordinance Parking Ban

There is no street parking in the City 2 AM to 6 AM from December 1 through March 31.Call the Police Department dispatcher at      847-780-8478 to request periodic overnight parking for driveway resurfacing, moving vans, etc. 

Parking Holidays

The following six holidays are designated as "Parking Holidays":

  • New Year's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day