COVID-19 UPDATE | The City is coordinating closely with our public health officials at the Santa Cruz County Health Department to prevent the further spread COVID-19. In an effort to protect you and our community, changes and measures have been adopted in daily operations and activities. For further details please click here for the City’s Response to COVID-19


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Check out our new video that shows how a Santa Cruz ParkCard saves you stress and money.

ParkCard brochure for City parking meters, pay-by-space machines and bike lockers
Only pay for the time you use at parking meters and get a refund of your unused time, added back onto your card. 

Where can I purchase a ParkCard?

  • Locust Garage, Parking Office, 124 Locust St
  • Soquel/Front Garage, 601 Front St.
  • Parks & Recreation Dept., 323 Center St.
  • Public Works Dept., 809 Center St., Rm 201
  • Louden Nelson Center, 301 Center St.
  • Civic Box Office, 307 Church St

For more information, please contact:
Claudia Carlson
Parking Office, Supervisor



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