Downtown Parking
In response to the community's request for increased availability of on-street parking, the City of Redmond monitors time-limits for approximately 500 downtown Redmond on-street parking spaces during weekdays.

Parking Area


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

Map of affected parking area 

Time Restrictions

2-hour parking designations, with some exceptions including 3-hour, 1-hour or 15-minute load/unload, are in effect from 9:00am to 5:00pm Monday through 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 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 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, 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.

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

Pay-to-Park Lots

Adjacent to the Redmond Central Connector, located at 7541 Leary Way NE at the corner of Bear Creek Parkway and Leary Way. 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 a.m. – 7 p.m. All vehicles must register at the pay station and pricing varies from $1 up to $5 for all day parking, with the first hour free. Registration pass is required for 1st hour free as well.  First hour free until December 1st, 2014. Rates will then be 0-2 hours $1.

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

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

Parking Ordinances and Resolutions

Below are parking ordinances and resolutions that affect parking within Redmond.
Contact: 425-556-2433 or email parking@redmond.gov 

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 85th Street and NE 83rd Street and (2) the portion of 161st Avenue NE between Cleveland Street and Bear Creek Parkway.

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 85th Street and Cleveland St on the south, (2) Remond 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.

425-556-2433
parking@redmond.gov

R-TRIP

R-TRIP, the Redmond Trip Resource & Incentive Program, provides assistance to Redmond residents and employees for choosing alternatives to driving alone. The program promotes biking, walking, carpooling, vanpooling, riding the bus, working from home and combining errands. Some of the resources available to you through R-TRIP and the City of Redmond include:
  • Free three-month transit pass
  • $300 vanpool subsidy
  • Online commuter resource links at www.GOrtrip.com
  • Transit and bike route map
  • Bike racks throughout downtown Redmond
  • Brand new transit center
  • Personalized commute assistance
  • Downtown employer resources
  • Online ride matching program
  • Additional resources, benefits and incentives
  • Visit GOrtrip for more details