The City’s administrative offices will be closed from Monday, December 25 – Monday, January 1. 24-hour operations will remain in effect for the Police and Fire Departments. Some facilities will be open at full or limited hours. Get more information.


Rates & Fines

On-street meter rate$1.50 / hour
Off-street lots (metered and un-metered)$0.75 / hour
A & C Street garages$1.00 / hour ($10 max)
Meter violation$35.00
Double parked$65.00
Failure to comply with street markings or signs$35.00
Red Zone / No Parking Anytime$65.00
Parked in crosswalk$65.00
Blocking driveway (may be towed)$65.00
Parked in blue zone (without placard)$275.00
Parked in bus zone$250.00
Expired tabs (correctable)$93.00 ($10 if corrected)

When do I have to pay?

On-street meters and lotsMon-Sat, 8 am - 6 pm (Walgreens lot 8 am - 8 pm)
City garagesMon-Sat, 6 am - 11 pm


Parking is FREE on Sundays and the following holidays (2017):

  • New Year's Day (Monday, January 2)
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday (Monday, January 16)
  • President's Day (Monday, February 20)
  • Cesar Chavez Birthday (Friday, March 31)
  • Memorial Day (Monday, May 29)
  • Independence Day (Tuesday, July 4)
  • Labor Day (Monday, September 4)
  • Veterans Day (Saturday, November 11)
  • Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, November 23 & Friday, November 24)
  • Christmas Day (Monday, December 25)


Where can I find long-term (10-hour) meters?

  • 3rd & Lootens Place Parking Structure (Upper level only) (LOT)
  • 1550 4th Street (limited to 2 meters in rear of LOT)
  • Fifth Avenue & C Street (Upper level only) (LOT)
  • 800 Block of Lindaro St (Between 2nd and 3rd St)
  • 1100 Block of Tamalpais Street (West side of railroad tracks)
  • Via Sessi (Off "D" Street)
  • Ritter Street (Between 2nd and 3rd Streets)
  • 800 and 900 Blocks of E Street (Between 2nd and 4th St)


What do the colors on the curbs mean?

YellowActive Loading, 20 minute max
WhitePassenger Loading / Unloading (3 minutes maximum)
GreenLimited to time posted on curb or sign (20 minutes maximum)
BlueRestricted to vehicles with disabled persons with valid placards / license plates
RedNo Parking anytime
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