In response to community concerns about noise the San Rafael and Novato City Councils have established a Quiet Zone effective immediately. The train horn will not blow at railroad crossings.

Parking Permits & Programs


Monthly Parking CardUnlimited parking at A & C Street garages$73 / month               Form
Frequent Parker Card50% off parking rate at A & C Street garages$25 
1-Hour Validations for Businesses1-hour free parking at A & C Street garages$50 for 500Request


Meter Bags and "No Parking" Signs

Meter bags and "No Parking" signs may be purchased at the Parking Services office at 1060 D Street.

*PLEASE NOTE: "No Parking" signs must be placed and verified with the Police Department at least 72 hours prior to start of your "No Parking" request date.

Residential Parking Permits

San Rafael does not currently have any residential areas with parking permits in place. If your neighborhood is interested, please take a look at the policy below and contact us.

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