All SBPL locations will be closed on Monday, May 27th for Memorial Day.

5/28-5/29: Central's Children's Library will be closed due to construction work.

5/21-7/14: Eastside Library will be closed due to construction work.

Central Library's Book Drops will reopen on June 10th. Please come inside or visit Montecito to return items.

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Downtown Parking Office
1221 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 564-5656 Tel.

Mailing Address
City of Santa Barbara
P.O. Box 1990
Santa Barbara, CA 93102-1990

Downtown Parking Counter Walk-in Hours
Monday through Thursday
8:30 AM to 4:00 PM (PT)

Office Hours

Monday through Thursday
8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (PT)

Alternate Fridays
8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (PT)
Calendar of Closed Fridays


Downtown Parking Employment Opportunities


The City of Santa Barbara is a full-service city offering a wide array of engaging career opportunities for those with an interest in service to community.  Many of these positions are promotional, and therefore only open to current hourly and regular staff.  When you join the Downtown Team, not only will you be eligible to apply for these promotional only positions, but you will receive opportunities for mentorship and training to help you advance in your career.  Come Join our team and help us show the public just how great it is to work in such a wonderful city.


Lot Operator: The Lot Operator position offers an entry-level opportunity for service-minded individuals to experience working in local government.  As a Lot Operator, you will continue the Downtown Parking tradition of providing excellent customer service to those visiting the public parking lots.  Although experience in customer service is a plus, those who enjoy engaging the public in a friendly, respectful, and personable way are a great fit for this position.  Your typical day as a Lot Operator will include assisting customers with fee payments, providing directions, answering basic questions about Santa Barbara, and maintaining a balanced register.


Email: Justin Berman, Parking Coordinator 
or Call (805) 564-5656, Option 2