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Parking Services

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Parking Services

Parking Services manages and maintains four downtown parking structures and nearly 30 surface parking lots throughout the City. We offer some of the lowest parking fees along the Central Coast with safe and convenient parking options never more than a few blocks away. 


We offer convenient parking payment options including our ParkCard which means you never need to search for coins and avoid parking tickets.ParkMobile pay-by-app wth download available here.




Parking Services is comprised of four divisions: Parking Office, Parking Enforcement, Off-Street Parking and Parking Maintenance.

Pay Parking Ticket

Visitor Parking Brochure

Park Card Information and Purchasing

ParkMobile Payment Application and Information

Electric Vehicle Parking and Charging

Funding opportunities available for installation of public and private EV charging stations

Zipcar Locations Map 

Wharf Parking [PDF]

Locals Wharf Parking Pass 2020 

Parking Smartphone Application (to find parking lots and rates)

For more information please contact:

Brian Borguno
Parking Program Manager

Heather Sawyer
Superintendent of Parking Services



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