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Attendant-Operated Parking FacilitiesWaterfront

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.

Attendant Parking System

Hourly Rate Max. Daily Rate Comments
Single Vehicle $2.00 per hour or any part of an hour $12.00 Max. per day per space 22-feet and under
Oversized Vehicle (Over 22-feet up to 33-feet) $4.00 per hour or any part of an hour per space $24.00 Max. per day per space Not allowed in Harbor Main & Launch Ramp lots. Oversized vehicle stalls are available at Leadbetter, Harbor West, Palm Park and Garden Street lots.
(Must park in yellow stalls only)
Boat Trailer $2.00 per hour or any part of an hour $8.00 Max. per day per space Launch Ramp Parking Only
(Overflow parking at SBCC La Playa Lot)
Lost Boat Ticket $40.00 Flat Rate Lost ticket fees apply to all boat trailers exiting without a boat trailer ticket.
Lost Vehicle Ticket $20.00 Flat Rate Lost ticket fees apply to all vehicles exiting without a ticket.
Charge On Entry Up to $12.00 on entry
ADA Parking Same as regular parking rates.
Grace Period 15 minutes After first 15-minutes hourly parking rates apply. (No grace period during COE at SBCC lots)
Last Updated: May 3, 2021
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