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Disabled Parking Permits

Frequently Asked Questions

Why is a temporary disabled parking placard good for only 6 months when my Doctor has certified me for a year?
Florida Statute 320.0848 allows a temporary disabled parking permit be issued to any person who has a temporary mobility impairment not to exceed 6 months. One additional parking permit may be issued after the first 6 month permit expires. An Application for Disabled Person Parking Permit must be completed and the disability must be certified by a licensed physician, physician assistant, advanced registered nurse practitioner, osteopath, podiatrist, chiropractor or optometrist.
How do I get a disabled parking permit?
A disabled parking permit may be issued to any individual with permanent or temporary mobility problems or who is certified as legally blind. An Application for Disabled Person Parking Permit must be completed and the disability must be certified by a licensed physician, physician assistant, advanced registered nurse practitioner, osteopath, podiatrist, chiropractor or optometrist dated within the last 12 months. Mail your completed application to:
Doug Belden, Tax Collector
P.O. Box 30009
Tampa, FL 33630-3009
For more information, click here.
What do I do if my parking permit was lost or stolen?
In order to replace a lost or stolen disabled parking permit you must provide a completed Application for Replacement Parking Permit and an Application for Disabled Person Parking Permit completed by a licensed physician, physician assistant, advanced registered nurse practitioner, osteopath, podiatrist, chiropractor or optometrist dated within the last 12 months.
How do I renew my permanent disabled parking permit?
You must provide an Application for Disabled Person Parking Permit completed by a licensed physician, physician assistant, advanced registered nurse practitioner, osteopath, podiatrist, chiropractor or optometrist dated within the last 12 months. Mail your completed application to:
Doug Belden, Tax Collector
P.O. Box 30009
Tampa, FL 33630-3009
For more information, click here.