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Permit Parking

Monthly Garage Parking - rates

Permit parking is offered in the following garages (based on space availability): Downtown East Garage, Downtown West Garage and Cannery Row Garage. All garages utilize a parking access card for entrance and exit. There is an initial $5.00 refundable deposit for the access card. There is a $5.00 replacement fee for any lost or damaged access cards.

Payment is due the first of each month. Permit will be deactivated two business days after the first of each month if payment is not received. There is a $5.00 reactivation fee. There is a discount for quarterly and annual permits. Customers who do not have their access card upon entering the garage will be subject to paying the daily rate for that garage.

Monthly Surface Lot Parking

Permit parking is offered in the following surface lots (based on space availability): Lot B, Lot 4, Lot 6, Lot 8, Lot 14, Lot 18, Lot 21, Depot Lot and Waterfront Lot. Surface lot parking utilizes a paper permit system. There is a discount for quarterly and annual permits. Permits must be displayed in the vehicle driver side dash when parked in the lot or vehicle will be subject to a citation. A replacement fee of $10.00 will be charged for lost or stolen paper permits. (Res. 94-84)

Payment is due prior to the first of each month. There is no grace period.

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Renew Permits Online!

The Parking Division now accepts online credit card payments to renew your parking permit. You will need your account number, which is located on your invoice, to register. Permits renewed online must be renewed by the last calendar day of the month.

Payments received after the grace period for Downtown East Garage, Downtown West Garage and Cannery Row Garage will not be renewed. Please call the Parking Division Office, (831) 646-3953, for reactivation and payment.

  • Grace Period: The time a permit will be honored after its expiration
  • Monthly Permit: Two (2) business days
  • Quarterly Permit: Five (5) business days
  • Annual Permit: Ten (10) business days
Renew your Parking Permit by Credit Card
Voucher Program

Parking vouchers are available for purchase in packs of 20 single-use vouchers for $50.00 by downtown area employers or employees with proof of employment (such as a current pay stub). The vouchers do not expire and therefore are ideal for employees who work three days or less. Individuals who work more than three days per week can purchase a monthly garage pass for $52.50 per month. Vouchers and passes can be purchased at the Parking Division Office at 340 Tyler Street between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.