Monthly commuter parking permit

As of July 1, 2018 River Forest Residents may purchase a monthly parking pass and park in the lot next to the train station (east side of Thatcher Ave), on Hawthorne Avenue (between Thatcher & Keystone),  and now in the West Thatcher lot - these areas are designated in blue on this Commuter Parking Area Map.

Day Only

Currently, there is a waiting list for "Day Only" ($45 as of July 1, 2018) Monthly Permits.  Please note that Monthly Permits are only available to River Forest residents.

To add your name to the waiting list, please call the Village at 708-366-8500.

Night / Day & Night

If you are interested in a "Night Only" ($55 as of July 1, 2018) or "Day & Night/24 Hour" ($100 as of July 1, 2018) Monthly Permit, complete the application and deliver it to Village Hall along with the payment. 

Parking Permit Application


Contact Police Department

  • 911 (emergency),
    708-366-7125 (non-emergency)
  • 400 Park Avenue
    River Forest, IL 60305
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