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Waterfront Parking Services
132-A Harbor Way
Santa Barbara, CA 93109

Phone: (805) 564-5523
Fax:  (805) 560-7580


Office Hours

Monday - Friday:
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m


Attendant Parking System


Rates and fees are adopted by City Council Resolution. All waterfront parking lots are closed between 2:00 AM to 6:00 AM except the Harbor Main lot and the Launch Ramp. Contact the Parking Office at (805) 564-5523.

Parking Details

Harbor Main & Launch Ramp Parking: Boat trailers must park in the Launch Ramp area in designated yellow “Diamond” boat-trailer stalls only; all areas allow for single vehicle parking; parking in the Harbor and/or Launch Ramp is limited to three 24-hour period.  No in-and-out parking privileges are allowed. 

La Playa Parking: Occasionally Waterfront Parking staffs and controls parking at the SBCC La Playa East and La Playa West parking lots under a Joint Use Agreement between the City and City College. Often staffed during special events, Waterfront typically charges a “Charge on Entry (COE)” fee for the day.


Single Vehicle  $2.50 per hour or any part of an hour

Oversized Vehicle (Over 22-feet up to 33-feet)  $5.00 per hour or any part of an hour per space

Boat Trailer $2.50 per hour or any part of an hour