Commuter & Employee Parking
*Notice of increase in daily parking fees - effective July 1, 2016
Effective July 1, 2016 the Village of Libertyville will be increasing the daily parking and permit fees to the following rates:
Daily parking-all lots $2.00
6-month Lake St. Metra lot permit for residents $237.50
6-month Lake St. Metra lot permit for non-residents $287.50
Prairie Crossing convenience pass $40.00/month
Downtown employee parking permit $30
Downtown employee parking permit - Newberry lot only $15 (no change)
Downtown Libertyville Metra Lot
The train station in downtown Libertyville is serviced by the Metra Milwaukee North train line and requires a parking permit. Permit costs are $200/resident and $250/non-resident for a 6-month period. If the lot is at capacity, a waiting list is maintained by the Libertyville Police Department, 200 East Cook Avenue. To check on availability of spaces, or to be placed on the waiting list, call the Police Department at 847-362-8310.
Also available to Libertyville residents only on a first-come first-served basis, are ten (10) daily-fee parking spaces located in the far southwest corner of the Metra lot. Your vehicle must display a current Libertyville Village vehicle sticker. The fee is $1.75/day and payment is made at the yellow fare box on the south wall of the depot building. Multiple days’ fees are not accepted.
Parking spaces unused after 8:30 a.m. in the Metra train lot are available on a first-come, first-served basis using the envelope system. Envelopes are found on the side of the green Village of Libertyville mailbox located on the south side of the Metra station. Vehicle information is written on the outside of the envelope, $1.75 is put inside the envelope and the envelope is deposited in the green mailbox. This is a daily-fee system and multiple days' fees cannot be accepted. The envelope system is only used at the downtown Metra station lot and there is no guarantee that spaces will be available.
On weekends and holidays, parking is free in all municipal lots. For any additional parking questions, please call the Police Department at 847-362-8310.
For a map of the immediate downtown area see the Downtown Parking Guide.
Overflow Lot, 3 blocks west of downtown
There is an overflow lot which Village residents, displaying a Village sticker, may use at no charge. The overflow lot is 3 blocks west of the train station on Lake Street, just east of the bridge on the south side of the street. Vehicles in the overflow lot must display a current Village vehicle sticker.
Libertyville / Prairie Crossing Train Station and Lot
The Libertyville / Prairie Crossing station is located at Route 137 and Midlothian Road. This is a large lot with many available spaces.
The Libertyville / Prairie Crossing station is serviced by two different train lines: the Wisconsin Central train line which runs from Libertyville to O'Hare and then continues on to downtown Chicago, and the Milwaukee North train line (the same line that goes through downtown Libertyville).
Parking fees are $1.75 per day or $35/month with a Convenience Pass hangtag. Daily parking fees can be paid by cash or credit card at the automated parking fare boxes. Long-term, overnight parking is available at this station at the rate of $3.00 per day.
Convenience Pass hangtags are available through the Police Department. For train schedule information contact METRA at 312-322-6777.
The Libertyville Theater (near the train station, on the east side of Milwaukee Avenue at Newberry) sells parking permits to commuters. You may contact them at 847-918-7464 or at .
Employees of downtown businesses must display an employee parking permit, available through your employer. This permit must be displayed at all times, and is only valid in designated parking areas.
There are limited employee parking areas in the parking lots on in the rear of businesses on each side of Milwaukee Avenue. The lower level of the parking deck located at 151 Lake St. is also dedicated for employee parking.
Employee parking hangtags are $25 each and are valid for one year, expiring at the end of August. A limited number of hangtags for $15 each are available on a first-come first-serve basis for employees who choose to park in the employee spaces at the Newberry lot located at the northeast corner of Milwaukee and Newberry Avenues. The Newberry hangtag is valid ONLY at that lot. Businesses may download the application form here:
Employee Parking Permit Application