Santa Rosa to extend 
parking fees reductions to June 30, 2022.  

Get your next parking session for free.  Use the Passport Parking app and use promo code PARKSR for up to $3.15 credit.

The City is extending free and reduced-price parking options, listed below, through June 30, 2022.

  • Free parking for the 1st hour at all five City parking garages
  • Free garage parking Monday through Friday between 5 p.m. and 6 a.m.
  • Free garage parking all day on Saturday and Sunday
  • One free metered parking validation session up to $3.15 when using the Passport Parking mobile app (use validation code: PARKSR)
  • Waiver of meter reservation fees for businesses to make temporary use of the public right of way for parklets, outdoor seating, and expanded outdoor retail space

Beginning November 15, 2021, City Hall Annex and the Parking counter are open to the public from 9am to 12pm and from 1pm to 4pm Monday through Thursday. Parking citations and appeals can be completed online at For help with residential permits or other related issues please call (707) 543-3325 or email

For more information about impacts to City services and to find available resources, visit

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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 eight restricted residential parking zones
  • Serves over 2 million patrons annually
  • Maintains five multi-level parking garages and nine 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