Skip Navigation

  1. City Departments
  2. City Services
  3. Our City
    1. Accommodations
    2. Architecture
    3. Arts and Culture
    4. All America City
    5. Buffalo My City
    6. Buffalo Niagara Convention Center
    7. Visit Buffalo Niagara
    8. Buffalo Sports & Outdoor Recreation
    9. Education
    10. Buffalo Ambassadors
    11. 1 more items...
  4. Online Payments
  5. My Profile
    1. New User Registration
    2. Existing User Login
    3. Schedule Payment Instructions

Home > City Departments > Community Services and Recreational Programming > Office of Senior Services and Disabled Parking Permits > Disabled Parking Information

Disabled Parking Information

City of Buffalo, Division for Senior Services
Office for Disable Parking
City Hall, Room 8A, 65 Niagara Square, Buffalo NY 14202
Phone:  (716) 851-4141 ♦ Fax:  (716) 851-5803
Email:  druffin@city-buffalo.com


HOW TO APPLY FOR A PARKING PERMIT OR LICENSE PLATES FOR PERSONS WITH SEVERE DISABILITIES

ELIGIBILITY:

TEMPORARY -

A person with a temporary disability is any person who is temporarily "unable to ambulate without the aid of an assisting device", such as a brace, cane, crutch, prosthetic device, another person, wheelchair, or walker.  Temporary permits are issued for periods of six months or less.

PERMANENT -

A "severely disabled" person is any person with one or more of the permanent impairments, disabilities, or conditions listed below with a Doctors Diagnosis:

  • Use of portable oxygen
  • Legally Blind
  • Limited or no use of one or both legs
  • Unable to walk 200 feet without stopping
  • Neuromuscular dysfunction that severely limits mobility
  • Class II or IV cardiac condition
  • Severely limited ability to walk due to an arthritic, neurological or orthopedic condition
  • Restricted by lung disease to such an extent that forced (respiratory) expiratory volume for one second, when measured by spirometry, is less than one liter
  • Has a physical/mental impairment not listed that constitutes an equal degree of disability