Individuals who want to go green when they travel downtown can rent a bike locker on a yearly basis at one of six downtown garages run by the City. Applications can be downloaded and may be submitted at 80 Commercial Street, Monday through Friday (except holidays), 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. There is a one-time key deposit of $30.00 which is refunded on return of the key. There is also a yearly rental fee of $32.00.
This unique parking program ensures that Corn Hill residents (and employees of Corn Hill businesses) are able to find on-street parking convenient to their homes and workplaces during daytime hours. Residents can also purchase visitor passes that enable guests to park on-street in Corn Hill.
As of June 1, 2013, the following fees and expiration date are in effect:
- Each residential permit: $24 (comes with two visitor passes at no extra charge; valid for one year, limit two per household)
- Each employee permit: $24 (valid for one year, limit one per household)
- Each visitor pass when purchased by itself: $12 (valid for one year, limit two per household)
Each permit and visitor pass expire on June 30 of each year.
How to Obtain a Permit or Visitor Pass
As of July 1, 2016 the Corn Hill Parking Application is under the management of the Rochester City Clerk. Corn Hill residents or employees of Corn Hill businesses who want a new parking permit should visit to Room 100a of City Hall, 30 Church St. Submit an application with the following:
- Picture ID (driver's license, student ID, work ID)
- Official document showing proof of residency (driver's license, deed, lease, utility bill, letter from landlord, etc.)
- Current registration for each car that needs a permit (no permits issued for rental cars or cars used by non-Corn Hill residents).
- Cash, check or money order with check or money order made out to the Bureau of Parking.
- Employees of Corn Hill businesses do not need to show proof of residency; they need to show a letter on employer's letterhead that they work at a Corn Hill business.
- Download the Corn Hill Parking Permit Application.
Residents who want visitor passes need to show only ID and proof of residency.
Holders of permits or visitor passes may renew them by submitting an application (showing any changes in contact or vehicle information), proof of residency or employment, and payment as indicated above.