To contest a violation bill, write a statement on the bill explaining why you are contesting it. Retain a copy for your records and return the statement with any back-up documentation in the envelope provided.
The City currently offers a subsidized program for Downtown employees.
The City offers bicycle lockers in parking lots throughout the Downtown area as well as at major bus and train locations. Please contact the Downtown Parking Office at (805) 564-5656 for locations and fees. The City also offers parking at the new bicycle facility in the Granada Garage to downtown bike commuters. Please go to http://www.bikestation.org/santabarbara/ for more information and to sign up.
The request for curb painting generally requires a petition from all residents/businesses in the vicinity of the curb in question. Please call (805) 564-5385, or go to Traffic Operations Repair Report
Residential parking permits require a petition of all households on the street. Please go to Residential Programs for more information. You will need to bring in three things to the Downtown Parking Office located at 1221 Anacapa Street.
You will need to come into our office at 1221 Anacapa Street and fill out an application. Please bring current CA vehicle registration for the vehicle. Currently three lots offer monthly permits, the Ortega Garage ($135), the Depot Lot ($100), and Lot 2($145). (see Map) The Cota and Carrillo Commuter lots are available for $65 and $40 respectively. Please go to: Parking Permits .
Please call the Police Department at (805) 897-2300. You can now pay your ticket online at: https://www.paymycite.com/SantaBarbara
Please contact the Downtown Parking Office at (805) 564-5656. The Parking Program does not accept payment of bills over the phone, and you cannot use online payment, but you can pay by cash, check, or credit card at the Parking Office located at 1221 Anacapa Street.