LC158 - Special Parking Permit for: Business engaged in a commercial activity at a specific location to park delivery vehicles for not more than 30 minutes at any one time while deliveries are made - at meters without paying the fee between 8:00 am and 11:00 am (LC160.08); in truck loading zones (LC152.12); at front and rear building entrances (cannot block a fire escape or exit from any building) (LC157.03); double parking if one lane of traffic in each direction is left unobstructed (LC157.09); and in residential permit only zones (LC164.11). If you have questions, contact DSI at 651-266-8989, or email the DSI Message Center.

Code Requirements

See Chapter 158of the Saint Paul Legislative Code for information about commercial vehicles.

Application Requirements

You must submit the following:


The annual fee for a Commercial Vehicle License:

$72.00 per vehicle

Government Agencies Only: $0.00

Display of Parking Permit Placard

Special Parking Permit Placards shall be placed between the driver’s side dashboard and the windshield of the vehicle (LC 158.04). For any person engaged in a bona fide agricultural business a special parking permit (LC165) is required to park an Agricultural Vehicle within the street frontage of the permit holder's home during the growing season, March 1 through November 30. A valid inspector-issued placard must be displayed. 


A Commercial Vehicle License will expire one year from date of issuance and may be renewed annually.

Last Edited: January 4, 2022