Current Parking Surveys

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 Parking Brochure

View our Parking Brochure to learn the basics on when and where to park, how to avoid the dreaded citation, as well as a handy map showing the locations of parking garages and lots, points of interest, and other useful information.

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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.

Mobile payments are now available for parking meters on 4th Street from Railroad Square to E Street and in Lot D and Lot 15. Download the Passport Parking App to pay via your mobile device.

You can also view or download the Passport Parking brochure (PDF).

Want to comment on your Mobile Payment experience? Take our survey.

To learn more about the Parking Division please read our FY 2013-14 Annual Report.

Come dine, shop, or play downtown!

Do you work downtown and need a regular place to park? Consider getting a monthly parking permit at a city garage or lot.  It is the most cost-effective way to park downtown! Check out the facility location map to find the garage or lot closest to your work.

California Public Parking Association



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90 Santa Rosa Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Phone 707-543-3325
Fax 707-543-3317

Citations: 855-532-3275

Maintenance: 707-543-3346

City of Santa Rosa
Business Hours:
Monday - Thursday:  8:00am - 5:00pm
Friday:  8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Alternate Friday: Closed 
Business Calendar (pdf):

Kim Nadeau Kim Nadeau
Parking Division Manager
John Stinson John Stinson
Administrative Analyst