Overnight Parking on Streets

Parking between the hours of 2-6 a.m. on City of East Lansing streets is permitted with prior authorization from the East Lansing Police Department (ELPD).

To request on-street, overnight parking permission, please fill out this online form or call the ELPD Police Desk at (517) 319-6897.

Please keep the following in mind:

  • If snow plowing is expected to be performed in the area, overnight parking permission cannot be granted. 
  • Permission is limited to 20 nights total per residence in an academic year.
  • Permission is only granted to residences to accommodate guests and other residential needs. 
  • All requests need to be made before 2 a.m. on the date for which the permission is requested. 
  • The person making the request must provide their name and address as well as the location, make, model and license plate number of the vehicle that is to be parked.