Facebook Logo

Twitter Logo

Winnebago County Logo

Auxilary Police Logo

Project Lifesaver Logo

Officers standing by squad cars
Motorcycle Unit and CCOV in a parade
Officers at a community fun run
Officers high fiving citizens at a community event
Officers at a charity event with the CCOV
Honor Gaurd folding the American flag
Officer at a school
Officers standing at attention


Permit Parking

Permit Parking Parking permits are sold at the Oshkosh Police Department each month, on the first business day of the month. The sale of the permits starts at approximately 8:00 a.m.; and, are sold on a first come, first serve basis. The Police Department is located in the Public Safety Building, 420 Jackson Street. This building is across the street from the Winnebago County Courthouse. The parking lot entrance is on Church Avenue.

Permits must be displayed in the driver's side door window. Rubber bands are supplied to attach the permit to the driver's side visor. Each night the visor should be put down and pushed against the window so that the permit is visible from the outside of the car.

Types of Permits:

  • Monthly Permit - The cost of the monthly permit is $10.00, or if purchased after the 15th of the month the cost is $5.00. A new Parking Permit is required for each month and can be purchased for most streets within the city limits.
  • Annual Permit - The cost of the annual permit is $120.00 and is valid for a 12-month period beginning the first day of the month when issued and ending at midnight on the last day of the 12th month from date of issuance. The annual permit may be purchased for any street within the corporate limits of Oshkosh except for the area designated as the "Central City Parking Area".
  • Nine (9) Month Permit - The cost of the 9-month permit is $90.00. The 9-month permit begins on the first day of September and ends at midnight on the last day of May. The 9-month permit is valid only in the area designated as the "Central City Parking Area". The 9-month permit is available for the full 9-month time limit and will not be sold on a pro-rated basis
  • The "Central City Parking Area" is outlined by the streets listed below. Please also refer to the map.

Boundaries for the Central City Parking Area extend from Jackson Street at the Fox River to Church Avenue, east on Church Avenue to Franklin Street, north on Franklin Street to West Parkway Avenue, east on Parkway Avenue to Division Street, north on Division Street to Prospect Avenue, west on Prospect Avenue to Merrill Street, north on Merrill Street to New York Avenue, west on New York Avenue to Jackson Street, north on Jackson Street to Congress Avenue, west on Congress Avenue to the Fox River, including both sides of the streets named.

In the University area and other areas of the community, there are a number of streets for which no permits will be sold or there may be restrictions on the number of permits that will be sold in a particular block.