City facilities are open as of August 2, 2021 for public in-person services, with the exception of fire stations that will remain closed to the public until further notice. Many city services are available online. Find more information as well as resources for businesses and residents here:
Downtown Kirkland's Guide to Public Parking(PDF, 2MB)
Designated on-street spots and spots in the Lakeshore Plaza lot and Lake & Central lot
2 Hour Parking
On-street, many locations
4 Hour Parking
Night and Weekend Non-restricted Parking
Public Pay Lots
Pre-Payment Option: The pay stations accept pre-payment if you park prior to 9:00 AM. For example, if you park at 6:00 AM and are leaving at 1:00 PM, the pay station will accept your early payment of $4.00 and there is no need to go back at 9:00 AM to pay.
Pay-by-Phone option: Pay-by-Phone parking payment option is available in these lots. Use the app from the Apple Store or Google Play or pay online at paybyphone.com.
Private Pay Lots
Parking garages and lots
No time-limit parking on 3rd Avenue between 1st Street and 2nd Street.
We encourage employees of downtown businesses to park in designated areas. This ensures patrons have the best parking available in downtown Kirkland. Downtown employee parking is free.
Learn about Downtown Employee Parking Program
Per Kirkland Municipal Code 12.45.230, on the streets with blue lines, no street parking is allowed except by City of Kirkland permit. If you are a resident in any of the identified areas around Juanita High School, you can pick up a resident permit and guest permits at the City Hall Public Works counter during normal business hours, Monday-Friday. No parking allowed except by permit signage on the following streets:
We offer temporary street use parking permits. These permits allow exemptions from time restricted street parking. Temporary street use parking permits are an option for you if you are:
Apply for the temporary street use parking permit(PDF, 92KB)
Look for Our Parking Signs
Engineering Program Assistant
425-587-3490 x 4
COVID-19 Coronavirus Information
See how Development Services is responding to COVID-19.
Kirkland Parks Play it Safe Website