Parking

Downtown Parking: More Choice (Less Stress)  Learn more about parking changes here.
 
Whether you are coming to Santa Rosa for business or pleasure - to shop in one of the charming stores or dine at one of the delightful restaurants, we want your visit to be enjoyable!

The Parking Division


  • Manages parking for the downtown business area, Railroad Square and six restricted residential parking zones
  • Serves over 2 million patrons annually
  • Maintains five multi-level parking garages and ten surface parking lots
  • Oversees 4,500 total parking spaces
  • Provides enforcement of parking meters, time zones and other restricted parking areas to ensure availability and turn-over of parking spaces

Park Smart Safety Tips

  • Lock your vehicles doors and windows
  • Remove valuables from your car
  • Remove all electronic adapters and cords
  • Park in well-lit, well-traveled areas
  • If you have an alarm system, activate it
  • Report any suspicious activity to the police or parking attendant
  1. ParkSMART Shuttle Service Announced

    The City of Santa Rosa is excited to announce the ParkSMART shuttle service is slated to launch on Wednesday, December 13. The shuttle service will offer convenient connections from the Downtown SMART station to within easy walking distance of parking Read on...
  2. First Hour Free Parking

    On October 14, 2017 the Santa Rosa City Council approved rate reductions for two downtown garages. Beginning November 24, 2017, Garage 1 (521 7th St) and Garage 12 (555 1st St) will offer the first hour of parking free and then thereafter $0.50/hr.
  3. Low Wage Employee Parking Permit Approved

    Effective September 1, 2017, a new discounted parking permit is available to low wage employees. This permit provides affordable parking options for low wage employees working in downtown Santa Rosa. The permit is available for $31/month Read on...
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