Looking for Metra parking near one of Downers Grove's three stops along the BNSF line? Maybe you're shopping or dining in our bustling Downtown.

Let's get all your parking questions answered.


The multi-level Parking Deck located at Curtiss St. and Mochel Dr. has spaces for all purposes; commuters, downtown employees, 4-hour parking for visitors, and overnight parking for downtown residential customers.

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Downtown Parking Deck, looking south on Mochel Drive.

Temporary Handicap

The Village can issue Handicap Parking placards to Downers Grove residents with a temporary disability, under the following terms:

Downtown Parking FAQs

Where can I park for the Main Street Station?

Where can I park overnight?

Where can I park for free?

Where can I park for the Fairview Station?

Parking Resources
2019 Downtown Parking Study | Click here to open

Belmont Station brochure | Click here to open

Map - Downtown Commuter Parking | Click here to open

Map - Downtown Visitor Parking | Click here to open

Map - Downtown Employee Parking | Click here to open

Parking Deck brochure | Click here to open

Parking Questions?

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General parking questions


Overnight Parking


Parking Tickets/Enforcement


Can I park on the street overnight?

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Overnight parking on Village streets is prohibited between 2AM - 6AM. Residents who need to temporarily park on the street overnight must obtain permission and complete an online request.

So You Got a Parking Ticket?

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Parking tickets may conveniently be paid online.

Contest a Parking Citation 

(link to Citation Processing Center)

If you have questions about a ticket you received in Downers Grove, call the Downers Grove Police Department at 630.434.5600.

Parking Holidays

Parking in all permit and fee spaces is free on the following holidays:

  • New Year's Day
  • Martin Luther King Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day

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