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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


Residential Parking Program

Residential Parking Permit Placement

The Residential Permit Parking Program is an on-street parking tool used to manage parking is mixed use areas.  Parking restrictions encourage the turnover of non-resident vehicles to encourage the best use of a limited parking supply.  Residents in the designated Permit Parking Areas may be eligible for permits exempting them from the restrictions. (SBMC § 10.46.062)    

If you live in an existing Permit Parking Area and would like a Residential Parking Permit, please apply online:

NOTICE:  Area M enforcement will resume on August 29, 2022 with the start of the SBCC Fall Session.  All vehicles will need to display an RPP at that time to avoid citation if parked during restricted hours.  Permits which expire August 31, 2022 will be honored through September 14, 2022. 
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How to Apply for a Residential Parking Permit

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Cómo Solicitar un Permiso de Estacionamiento Residencial

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