Handicap Parking Space Requirements


  1. The resident shall submit his/her request in writing to the Borough. Please include name, address, and telephone.
  2. The affected resident shall provide the Borough with a letter stating the reasons and necessity for the preferred handicapped parking space from his/her physician.
  3. The vehicle, which will use the space, shall have a handicapped driver registration plate or placard issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. (You must provide a copy of this placard.)
  4. All parking restrictions and existing laws and ordinances shall remain in effect as presently posted. (You must acknowledge your understanding of this condition in writing.)
  5. The cost of the sign, post, preparation and advertisement of the Ordinance, and installation shall be paid by the requesting party. The total installation cost is: $290 (This can be acknowledged in the same letter as condition #4.)
  6. Applicant shall demonstrate proof of residence at the location where space will be installed. (A photocopy of your driver’s license will satisfy this condition.)
  7. Preferred handicapped parking will only be installed at those residences where the number of handicapped individuals exceeds the number of off­-street parking spaces. (You must demonstrate that you have no available off-street parking at your residence, which is · accessible by you as a handicapped person. Please outline any off-street parking available for your use.)

Once you have all of the above information, please submit it to:
Borough of Carlisle
ATTN: Lucretia Hefflefinger
53 West South Street
Carlisle, PA 17013

Carlisle Borough 53 West South Street + 717 249 4422 Mon-Fri: 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM