NEW VENDORS – Please complete the following form to request access to perform work in the Chicago Harbors. The form must be completed in its entirety, including submitting a valid and current copy of insurance naming the Chicago Park District and Westrec SMI, OpCo, LLC (1521 S. Linn White Drive, 1st Floor South, Chicago, IL 60605) as additionally insured.

2023 VENDORS – Please refer to the the invoice and vendor letter that was emailed.  If you have any questions regarding additional passes please contact our office.

All vendors or vendor employees must wear a Vendor Photo Identification at all times while working in the Chicago Harbor system..  For 2024 Vendor ID’s will be the only means of access for all 59th Street, Jackson Inner, Jackson Outer, 31st Street dock gates, Burnham P, Q, R ,S,M, N & O  docks and any future electronically controlled access gates. Codes for gates without electronically controlled access will need to be obtained from your customers.

Upon completion of the form, please allow at least 7 days for parking cards to be available.  You can then pick up your 2023 parking cards and vendor ID’s from our Chicago Harbors Office at Northerly Island by appointment only.  All persons must bring a valid photo ID (driver’s license, state ID card or passport) to receive their ID or parking cards.  Please call the Chicago Harbor Office before picking up parking cards and vendor ID’s.

Please note that this access, including any parking cards issued, may be revoked due to any violation of the Code of the Chicago Park District, city, state or federal law, harbor policies or other inappropriate or illegal activity or conduct of yourself, your employees, or any persons utilizing parking passes, codes or access cards issued to you as a vendor. In the event access and/or parking cards are rescinded, no refunds will be made.

For the 2024 season we will reactivate your 2023 passes and ID cards.

2024 Vendor Parking Pass Rates

Type Access Time Cost
24/7 – All Harbors 24/7 $775
Daytime Only – All Harbors 6am-8pm* $650
24/7 – Ala-Cart 24/7 $350+$75 per harbor
Daytime Only – Ala-Cart 6am-8pm* $275+$50 per harbor
Replacement Parking Card or ID Card n/a $50 each

* Vehicles must exit by 8:00 pm


Vendor ID and Parking Card Hours

Chicago Harbors Office – 1521 S. Linn White Drive, 1st Floor South

April 15th to May 31st
By appointment only

After June 1st
By appointment only