|Downtown Parking lots are open with regular hourly parking fees.
We encourage no-contact payment using credit card.
The Downtown Parking public counter will be closed through January 2022 as a precautionary COVID measure. All of our services can be handled through email, online, or mail. Please see below for instructions on applying for permits or making payments
Temporary Curbside Service Zones
The City is offering temporary Curbside Service Zones to provide priority parking for businesses continuing to offer takeout and delivery services. For more information, please contact Sarah Clark at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 805-564-5656.
Commuter / Monthly Permits
To cancel a permit, please email ParkingPermits@SantaBarbaraCA.gov
Residential Parking Permits
Area M RPP
Q: Are Resident Parking Permit areas subject to enforcement during the coronavirus (COVID-19) related closure?
A: Enforcement has resumed in all RPP areas. Area M is enforced when City College is in session. Please see https://www.sbcc.edu/newsandevents/covid-19/covid-19-campus-updates.php for City College updates.
Q: Do I need to move my vehicle for street sweeping?
A: Street Sweeping enforcement resumed 7/1/20.
Q: I would like to apply by mail, but I do not have access to a copier or printer.
A: You may email your documents to ParkingPermits@SantaBarbaraCA.gov along with a message explaining that you would like to pay by credit card over the phone. We will contact you with instructions.
Q: What if I do not have a checkbook, envelope, or a stamp to mail my application?
A: We can accept applications through email and are temporarily accepting credit card payments over the phone. You may email your documents to ParkingPermits@SantaBarbaraCA.gov along with a message explaining that you would like to pay by credit card over the phone. We will contact you with instructions.