Parking in Hampton
The Town of Hampton offers parking for Residents and Visitors. The parking lots are enforced by the Parking Enforcement Division of the Hampton Police Department.
Visitors can park in the 3 Town of Hampton operated lots at Hampton Beach. They are Ashworth Ave, Island Path, and Church St. These are the only 3 Parking Lots operated by the Town of Hampton. Any other Parking lot at Hampton Beach is either privately owned and operated or owned and operated by the State of New Hampshire. If you have any issues with parking for the State owned meters, spaces and lots please visit the State of New Hampshire's website.
View information about parking at the beach
Residents can view Residential Parking information Note: the below information is required to obtain a residential sticker for parking in the designated residential parking lots.
Sign up for notifications regarding Town information including Road Closures, Delays, Parking Lot Snow Removal, Parking Bans, etc. These messages can be sent to you by email, SMS or both. You will need to click the "Sign In" Button and create an account in order to subscribe. Scroll to the bottom of the page, under the "News Flash" section and select "Town of Hampton Alerts" & "Town of Hampton News."
Transfer Station & Beach Parking Stickers: To obtain a resident sticker we will need the following:
- If you own property and your vehicle is registered out of town, we need a copy of your tax bill and your vehicle registration(s)
- If you are interested in purchasing the decorative sticker for $10.00 (the money goes to the Recreation Department for scholarships to participate in Recreation Department programs)
Hampton residential parking permit qualifications.
Issuance of Hampton resident parking permit and transfer station permit.
Hampton resident parking permits and transfer station permits shall only be issued for and to the personal/passenger vehicle(s) that is (are) registered in the name(s) of residents and or the property owner(s) as listed on the tax bill, tax statement, and/or the property tax card.
The following types of vehicles are prohibited from parking in Hampton resident parking lots: unlicensed vehicles, unregistered vehicles; uninspected vehicles; unregistered motorcycles, uninspected motorcycles, OHRV, ATV's, vehicles with commercial plates; commercial vehicles; commercially used vehicles; noncommercial vehicles, construction vehicles; construction equipment; commercial and/or personal recreational vehicles; livery vehicles for hire; taxis; motor homes of any kind; campers; boats and boat trailers; trailers of any type or description; and buses of any kind.
Exceptions: Issuance of permits for leased personal/passenger vehicles, individuals of trusts, and commercial vehicles.
Leased personal vehicles. Upon proper documentation naming an individual as the lessee of the personal/passenger vehicle, who is a Hampton resident or the property owner as listed on the tax bill, tax statement, and/or the property tax card.
Trusts. Upon proper documentation, permits for personal/passenger vehicle(s) that is (are) registered in the name(s) of the individual(s) named within the trust as the property owner as listed on the tax bill, tax statement and/or the property tax card.
Commercial vehicles. Commercial vehicles that are registered in Hampton and/or registered in the name(s) of the property owners as listed on the tax bill, tax statement and/or the property tax card will only be issued a transfer station permit.