Downtown Parking Permits

To protect the health of the community and City employees, City Hall will be closed effective March 17, 2020 through May 29, 2020. The sale of parking permits will also be temporarily halted during this time. Please check the City website for updates as these dates are subject to change.


Parking permits are available for businesses, their employees, and residents located with the Downtown Parking District, for purchase on a daily, monthly, and annual basis.  Parking permit holders may park up to eight hours per day in designated downtown lots and parking structures.

Please bring completed applications provided below into the Finance and Administrative Services Department located in City Hall at 500 Castro Street, Second Floor. Permits may be purchased in person with a business check Monday through Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Permits may also be purchased online.

Permits are also available for motorcycles; please contact Economic Development Division at (650) 903-6424 for additional information.

2020 Parking Permit Fees and Application

Parking Permits are valid at the following Downtown locations:

  • Parking structure at Lot 1 (Bryant Street between Evelyn Avenue and Villa Street)
  • Parking structure at Lot 3 (California Street at Bryant Street)
  • Parking Lots 6, 7 and 9

Parking Permits are not valid at the following Downtown locations:

  • Parking lots 2, 4, 5, 8, 11 and 12

Eligibility - To be eligible for a permit, permit holders must work or live within the Parking District.  Following is a list of street numbers and streets that are within the district.  

  • 200 block of Blossom Lane
  • 108-380 Bryant Street
  • 707-946 California Street
  • 102-398 (only odd numbers on 400 block (403-495) of Castro Street
  • 607-1035 West Dana Street
  • 655-895 West Evelyn Street
  • 305 and 315 Franklin Street
  • 105-495 Hope Street
  • 700 Mercy Street (only even numbers)
  • 682-990 Villa Street