Special Parking Programs

Downtown Bike Locker Program

Individuals who want to go green when they travel downtown can rent a bike locker on a yearly basis at one of six downtown garages run by the City. Applications can be downloaded and may be submitted at 80 Commercial Street, Monday through Friday (except holidays), 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. There is a one-time key deposit of $30.00 which is refunded on return of the key. There is also a yearly rental fee of $32.00.

Corn Hill Parking Program

This unique parking program ensures that Corn Hill residents (and employees of Corn Hill businesses) are able to find on-street parking convenient to their homes and workplaces during daytime hours. Residents can also purchase visitor passes that enable guests to park on-street in Corn Hill.

As of June 1, 2013, the following fees and expiration date are in effect:


  • Each residential permit: $24 (comes with two visitor passes at no extra charge; valid for one year, limit two per household)
  • Each employee permit: $24 (valid for one year, limit one per household)
  • Each visitor pass when purchased by itself: $12 (valid for one year, limit two per household)

Expiration Date 

Each permit and visitor pass expire on June 30 of each year.

Pro-Rated Fees 

Residential and employee permits may be purchased on a pro-rated basis according to the table below. (Visitor passes are $12.00 each no matter at what time during the year thay are purchased.


Purchase permit anytime in:    Pay    Permit expires:  
June 2015   $24    June 30, 2016  
July 2015   $24    June 30, 2016  
August 2015   $22    June 30, 2016  
September 2015   $20    June 30, 2016  
October 2015   $18     June 30, 2016  
November 2015   $16    June 30, 2016  
December 2015   $14    June 30, 2016  
January 2016   $12    June 30, 2016  
February 2016   $10     June 30, 2016  
March 2016   $08    June 30, 2016  
April 2016   $06    June 30, 2016    Or pay $30 for expiration date of June 30, 2017
May 2016   $04    June 30, 2016    Or pay $28 for expiration date of June 30, 2017
June 2016   $02    June 30, 2016    Or pay $26 for expiration date of June 30, 2017


How to Obtain a Permit or Visitor Pass

As of July 1, 2016 the Corn Hill Parking Application is under the management of the Rochester City Clerk. Corn Hill residents or employees of Corn Hill businesses who want a new parking permit should visit to Room 100a of City Hall, 30 Church St.  Submit an application with the following:

  • Picture ID (driver's license, student ID, work ID)
  • Official document showing proof of residency (driver's license, deed, lease, utility bill, letter from landlord, etc.)
  • Current registration for each car that needs a permit (no permits issued for rental cars or cars used by non-Corn Hill residents).
  • Cash, check or money order with check or money order made out to the Bureau of Parking.
  • Employees of Corn Hill businesses do not need to show proof of residency; they need to show a letter on employer's letterhead that they work at a Corn Hill business.
  • Download the Corn Hill Parking Permit Application

Residents who want visitor passes need to show only ID and proof of residency.

Holders of permits or visitor passes may renew them by submitting an application (showing any changes in contact or vehicle information), proof of residency or employment, and payment as indicated above.