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Permit Parking Program

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Given the current pandemic, all Downtown Parking District permit holders and other City Permit Program permit holders:

Please be advised that current permits are now extended through the end of June with no payment required. Those who have pre-paid this month will receive a credit. Regular monthly permit parking fees will be reinstated as of July 1. For any concerns, please call (831) 420-5185. Thank you.


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Parking Permits are sold at the Parking Office, 124 Locust Street.
Call 831-420-6100 for more information.

Permit Purchasing Criteria - Proof of Residency 

Landlords - List of Current Tenants

Residential Vehicle Statement

Residential Program Mail-in Application

Proposed New Parking Restrictions for Oversized Vehicles and Trailers


Commuter Parking Information and Guidelines


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