Downtown Parking

Parking Area

The affected area in downtown Redmond is bounded by NE 90th St., 164th Ave. NE, continuing to NE 85th St. and then east to 166th Ave. NE to Redmond Way to Cleveland Street, to Leary Way NE, to 159th Place NE, to Bear Creek Pkwy., and continuing on Redmond Way to the Sammamish River and NE 85th St. and then to 154th Ave. NE.

Map of affected parking area 

Snow/Inclement Weather Policy

The safety of residents, visitors and employees is a prime consideration when determining if on-street time limited parking enforcement should be canceled due to icy conditions and or inclement weather. On-street time limited parking enforcement is canceled when City Hall is closed or when street driving and on-street parking conditions are affected by inclement weather conditions.

Time Restrictions

2-hour parking designations, with some exceptions including 3-hour, 1-hour or 15-minute load/unload, are in effect from 9 am to 5 pm Monday - Friday, excluding holidays.  Holidays are considered any time Redmond City Hall is closed. Scooters, motorcycles and disabled on-street parking is available all-day and does not require an all-day parking permit.

Monthly On-Street All-Day Parking Permits

A limited number of monthly paid parking permits, allowing all-day parking in designated extended by permit zones, are available for sale on a monthly or annual basis. A map of the permit parking zones is available above. Permits are $50 per month or $600 per year.

To purchase a permit call 425-556-2433 and press option 1.

Daily On-Street Parking Permits

One-day on-street parking passes are available for purchase for $5/day at the pay station at the Redmond Central Connector Pay-to-Park lot located at the corner of Bear Creek Pkwy. and Leary Way NE, the entrance to the lot is on Bear Creek Pkwy. The pay station accepts cash or credit (no coins). Place ticket on dash. This pass is valid for on-street anywhere in the affected Downtown parking area.  

Parking Violations

Parking time limits are actively enforced by Redmond's contracted parking enforcement agency. Tickets are issued to vehicles exceeding the maximum parking time. Parking violations are $29 and payable to the King County Municipal Court.

Moving a vehicle and re-parking within the same day on the same street is subject to violation.

Public Parking Lot

Adjacent to the Redmond Central Connector, located at 7541 Leary Way NE at the corner of Bear Creek Pkwy. and Leary Way NE. Users can enter the lot off Bear Creek Parkway. The lot has 92 parking spaces. It is open 24-hours a day, 7 days a week and is monitored Pay-to-Park lot Monday-Friday from 9 am–7 pm. Pricing: 0-4 hours free, over 4 hours $5.

This lot is managed by Diamond Parking. Parking lot citations will be issued for not paying required parking lot fee during required pay hours. Parking citations are $30. Please contact Diamond Parking for more information at 206-729-0590 or email

See Parking Map below for other available lots in Downtown Redmond. 

Downtown Parking Stations

Parking Ordinances and Resolutions

Below are parking ordinances and resolutions that affect parking within Redmond.

Contact: 425-556-2433 or email 

Section 10.52.135 - Authority to establish parking regulations. 

Ordinance 2490 - Amending RMC 10.12.010 and 10.12.020, Clarifying the Authority of the Police Chief to Appoint Specially Commissioned Persons to Enforce Traffic Regulations, and the Authority for Adopting Penalties for Traffic Infractions; Adding RMC 10.52.105, Making it Unlawful to Park a Vehicle on a City Street in Violation of a Posted Time Limit. 

Ordinance 2476 - Amending RMC 10.52.135, Allowing Traffic Engineer's Designee to Establish Regulations Governing Parking on City Streets, to Revise the Maximum Penalty for Parking Violations to be Consistent with State Law, and to Provide Authority for Parking Permits. 

Resolution 1308 - Adopting a Penalty Schedule for Civil Traffic Infractions Pursuant to RMC 10.12.020.

Ordinance 2620 - Amending RMC 10.52.135(D) regarding/expansion of downtown time-limited enforcement zone boundaries, to allow the traffic engineer's designee to expand the enforcement zone to the east to include: (1) 165th Ave. NE on the east between NE 85th St. and NE 83rd St. and (2) the portion of 161st Ave. NE between Cleveland St. and Bear Creek Pkwy.

Ordinance 2717 - Amending RMC 10.52.135 regarding expansion of downtown time-limited enforcement zone boundaries, to allow for expansion of the enforcement zone to: (1) 166th Ave. NE on the east between NE 85th St. and Cleveland St. on the south, (2) Redmond Way on the north to Avondale Way on the south, Cleveland St. on the south to Redmond Way on the north, (3) Leary Way on the south to 159th Pl. NE on the west, (4) 159th Pl. NE on the west to Bear Creek Pkwy. on the north, and (5) Bear Creek Pkwy on the south to Redmond Way.

Parking FAQs

Review a list of frequently asked questions.

For questions or contact information:
Call 425-556-2433 or

Go Redmond

Go Redmond provides assistance to Redmond residents and employees for choosing alternatives to driving alone. Visit for details.  

Go Redmond promotes biking, walking, carpooling, vanpooling, riding the bus, working from home and combining errands. Some of the resources available to you through Go Redmond and the City of Redmond include:
  • Free transit pass
  • $300 vanpool subsidy
  • Online commuter resource links at  
  • Transit and bike route map
  • Bike racks throughout downtown Redmond  
  • Personalized commute assistance
  • Downtown employer resources
  • Online ride matching program
  • Additional resources, benefits and incentives