Welcome to the Town of Barnstable

Free Parking



The Town of Barnstable is comprised of seven villages, Hyannis, West Barnstable, Barnstable, Centerville, Osterville, Marstons Mills and Cotuit. Each of the village’s main streets offer free and short-term parking for shopping, dining, walking etc. Each village, with the exception of Hyannis and Osterville does not require or enforce time limits.


*Main Street Hyannis has a time limit of 2 hour parking. 20 minute parking is strictly enforced directly in front of the Post Office on Main Street Hyannis.  Please note these time limit signs when visiting Main Street in Hyannis.

*The village of Osterville has a time limit of 2 hour parking on their main streets. Please note these time limit signs when visiting Main Street in Hyannis.


In the immediate downtown Hyannis area, there are a variety of short-term parking lots which offer free parking. The Town Hall parking lot is a free, short-term parking lot and can be found here.

There is also free and short-term parking at the Red Cross Parking Lot in Hyannis. You can find a map of this location here.

The North Street Parking Lot offers free and short-term parking in Hyannis. This lot location can be found here.


*Find maps to all seven Barnstable Villages here:

Hyannis Interactive Map

West Barnstable




Marstons Mills




Parking at Regulatory Services Offices is permitted during business hours and for town business purposes only. No parking is permitted after business hours.