Our City Services

Parking Permits

Downtown Parking District Permits

Downtown monthly parking permits available now for the months of July 2021 through June 2022.  Please note that a parking permit is valid only for the specific lot for which it is purchased.  

In response to public health guidance regarding the Covid19, the City is also introducing a new way of purchasing monthly permits without having to go to the permit center.  Customers can purchase permits on-line or by mail using either of the following forms:

Questions regarding parking permits may be directed to the Finance Department at eParking@ci.salinas.ca.us.


Residential Permit Parking Program

Residential Permit Parking Districts are parking zones/areas in residential areas that specifically limit on-street parking to area residents with a permit. Residential Permit Parking Districts are initiated at the request of residents who petition the City. The process requires a completed and certified petition and a parking study. Then community meetings are held and the Traffic and Transportation Commission reviews the proposed program. Finally, the City Council must approve the program by adopting a resolution.

If you live in an area of the City which has already established a Residential Permit Parking District, you may purchase Annual Residential Permits, Annual Guests Permits or Daily Guest Permits. To purchase a permit, please visit the Residential Permit Parking Portal.

For more information on the Residential Permit Parking Program, please visit the Residential Permit Parking webpage.