Motor Vehicle Permits

All vehicles entering any MetroPark of Butler County are required to display a valid Motor Vehicle Permit (MVP.)  Permits are FREE for Butler County residents.  Non-Butler County residents can purchase an $8/daily permit or $15/ annual permit, which is valid January 1st through December 31st of the year in which it was purchased

Butler County Residents:

  • MVPs are available at no cost to Butler County Residents.
  • For your convenience, resident MVPs are valid for two years.
  • Residents must be 16 years of age, provide proof of residency, and fill out a short form

Locations to Obtain a Resident MVP

Proof of Residency:

Accepted documents for proof of residency are a valid Driver's License, State ID, Vehicle Registration, License Plate, or utility bill with address of record located in Butler County.

Non-Butler County Residents:

Non-Butler County residents can access all parks and support MetroParks of Butler County by purchasing a $15 annual permit or an $8 daily permit. 

Ways Non-Butler County Residents Can Obtain an MVP:

  • $8 Daily Permits can be purchased at the park.
  • US Residents can purchase an annual permit online at the link below.
  • International Residents can purchase an annual permit by calling the MetroParks' Administrative office at 513.867.5835 Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST.
  • Permits purchased on-line or over the phone are assessed a $3 handling fee and will be mailed to the customer's address.  The emailed receipt along with an I.D. can be used for admittance to MetroParks until the mailed permit is received.

Purchase an Annual Non-Resident MVP

  • MVPs can also be purchased during normal business hours at the MetroParks' Administrative office located at 2051 Timberman Road in Hamilton, and the Voice of America MetroParks' Welcome Center located at 7850 VOA Park Drive in West Chester.
  • Additionally, MVPs can be purchased at park programs from park rangers, programming staff or from Information Booths, when staffed, at the entrances of Elk Creek MetroPark Sebald Park Area and Voice of America MetroPark.
  • Motor Vehicle Permits are non-refundable.

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