Parking Services

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Our Mission: 

Working in partnership with the community, we are committed to providing equitable and high-quality parking services to the citizens, visitors, and businesses in the City of San Luis Obispo.

  • Where to park: Please refer to our Parking Guide
  • Enforcement hours: Monday - Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Sunday 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Contact us at: (805) 781-7230 

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Parking Services is comprised of four major areas:

  • Enforcement
    Patrolling streets, parking lots, parking garages, and permit districts; issuing citations; arranging for towing the vehicles of habitual parking offenders; recommending the installation of regulatory signs and curb markings.
  • Revenue Management
    Collecting fines, parking meter revenue, and parking fees and leases; collecting delinquent fines; recommending parking fee and fine adjustments; modifying meters for rate adjustments; selling parking permits, bus passes, and meter cash keys.
  • Maintenance
    Maintaining and repairing parking meters and meter posts; performing janitorial maintenance in the parking garages and parking offices; sweeping and cleaning parking lots; sweeping and scrubbing parking garage floors.
  • Parking Structure Operations
    Collecting parking structure fees, providing security surveillance, maintaining customer service equipment.

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