CHICAGO: Complicated Sign Breakdowns

Chicago Parking FAQs

Chicago Community Board


Example 1
SF Complicated Sign 1

This sign means that on Mondays thru Fridays, drivers may Stand (sit in their car behind the wheel) from 7am thru 6pm for no longer than 15 minutes, provided that they have their hazard lights on.

Although Standing is allowed, Parking (getting out of your parked car) is prohibited.

These same exact Standing rules apply on Saturdays from 4pm thru 6pm and on Sundays from 8am thru 1pm.

Parking is free on Mondays thru Fridays from 6pm thru 7am, on Saturdays from Midnight thru 4pm and from 6pm thru Midnight and on Sundays from Midnight thru 8am and from 1pm thru Midnight.


Example 2
SF Complicated Sign 2

This sign means that on days when there is an event happening at Soldier Field, parking is prohibited 2 hours before that event begins and 1 hour after that event has ended, unless the vehicles displays a residential permit which must be the permit issued by the city for the locale where this sign is posted.


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