Freight Loading and Unloading Permit

Is your business loading or unloading freight downtown?

Request or renew a freight loading and unloading permit to load or unload in designated freight zones.

Online

Gather your Information

You are required to submit a copy of the vehicle registration and tag number for each vehicle moving freight. If you are applying for a new permit or renewing a permit for multiple vehicles, you can submit a spreadsheet with all vehicle information during the application process. 

Make a payment

Freight permits are valid until September 30 of each year and are prorated based on the following schedule:

Date of Purchase  Fee + Tax for First Fee + Tax for Each Additional 
Oct. 1 - Dec. 31 $74.55 $31.95
Jan.1 - Mar. 31 $55.91 $23.96
April 1 - June 30 $37.28 $15.98
July 1 - Sept. 30 $18.64 $7.99 


We do not accept payments online. You can pay in-person or by mail using the information below. 

In-Person Payments

Central Parking Garage
City of Orlando Parking Division
53 West Central Boulevard, 1st Floor
Orlando, FL 32801

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

We accept cash, debit and credit cards. Make checks and money orders payable to The City of Orlando. 

Important: Please include your permit application number with your payment.

Payments By Mail

Attach appropriate postage and address your envelope to: 
City of Orlando Parking Division
53 West Central Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32801

Make checks and money orders payable to The City of Orlando.

Important: Please include your permit application number with your payment.

Receive your freight permit

If you pay in person, your freight permit(s) or renewal stickers will be given to you. Otherwise, they will be mailed to you.

Keep in mind:

  • You can't exceed 30 minutes in a freight zone and you can't return within 30 minutes of leaving.
  • Your permit must be visible and attached to the rear of the vehicle and you must be actively loading and unloading.
  • Freight zones are clearly marked with a sign and the curb is painted orange.