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Contact Parking
Parking Division
340 Tyler Street
Monterey, CA 93940
Phone: (831) 646-3953
Fax: (831) 646-5651
Contact Form
HOURS:
Monday - Friday, 8AM to 5PM
except major holidays.
The City of Monterey operates 31 parking facilities with approximately 3,500 off-street parking spaces. Our facilities range from 10-space parking lots to the 1003-space Cannery Row Parking Garage. For your convenience parking lots and garages are located throughout the City. Affordable, safe and clean parking is never more than a few blocks away from where you want to be! In addition to off-street parking spaces, there are over 3,000 on-street spaces in the Downtown, Cannery Row and Lighthouse areas of the City. 

The City's parking management program is designed to improve parking and traffic flow in our City. The Parking Division works with businesses, residents, institutions and visitors alike to meet their diverse parking needs. We count on the support and cooperation of everyone to make our parking management program a success and to enhance pedestrian safety, smooth traffic flow and to allow public transit and emergency vehicles to reach their destinations. The Parking Division operates under the Community Services Department.

Also see the Permit Parking main page

The Parking Division now accepts online credit card payments to renew your parking permit. You will need your account number, which is located on your invoice, to register. Permits renewed online must be renewed by the last calendar day of the month.
Payments received after the grace period for Downtown East Garage, Downtown West Garage and Cannery Row Garage will not be renewed. Please call the Parking Division Office, (831) 646-3953, for reactivation and payment.
Grace Period: The time a permit will be honored after its expiration
Monthly Permit: Two (2) business days
Quarterly Permit: Five (5) business days
Annual Permit: Ten (10) business days

Renew your parking permit by credit card

Also see the Citations main page

Parking citations may be paid by personal check, money order or credit card (convenience fee charged). Instructions for each option are listed below. To contest your parking citation, you must follow the Administrative Review Process.

Payment Options

1. Pay Citation by Check of Money Order:
To pay your citation with a personal check or money order. (no cash accepted). Mail the citation with the appropriate payment to:
    City of Monterey Parking Enforcement Center
    P.O. BOX 6010
    Inglewood, CA 90312-6010
2. Pay Citation with Credit Card:
Citations may be paid with a credit card (Visa or MasterCard) over the phone or through the internet. 
Pay by Phone:
Dial toll free 1-866-802-0049  Agency Code: 4006.   Please have your citation number or license plate number available. The City's citation processor uses EZPayCorp, which charges a convenience fee of $3.95 per transaction for citations less than $99.99. For citations equal to or greater that $100 the fee is 5% of the fine.
Pay Online:
Click on the link below to pay your citation now. Please have your citation number or license plate number available. The City's citation processor uses EZPayCorp, which charges a convenience fee of $3.95 per transaction for citations less than $99.99. For citations equal to or greater that $100 the fee is 5% of the fine.
DISCLAIMER: Please note that by clicking on the link to pay your parking citation online, you are leaving the City of Monterey official website and entering a website maintained by a third party vendor for the City of Monterey.


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Wednesday, January 1, 2014 - No Enforcement

Monday, January 20 , 2014 - The Beachfront, Cannery Row and Waterfront Areas are subject to regular enforcement of the posted parking regulations.

Monday, February 17, 2014 - The Beachfront, Cannery Row and Waterfront Areas are subject to regular enforcement of the posted parking regulations.

Monday, May 26, 2014 - The Beachfront, Cannery Row and Waterfront Areas are subject to regular enforcement of the posted parking regulations.

Friday, July 4, 2014 -The Beachfront, Cannery Row and Waterfront Areas are subject to regular enforcement of the posted parking regulations.

Monday, September 1, 2014- The Beachfront, Cannery Row and Waterfront Areas are subject to regular enforcement of the posted parking regulations.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - The Beachfront, Cannery Row and Waterfront Areas are subject to regular enforcement of the posted parking regulations.

Monday, October 13, 2014- The Beachfront, Cannery Row and Waterfront Areas are subject to regular enforcement of the posted parking regulations.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014- The Beachfront, Cannery Row and Waterfront Areas are subject to regular enforcement of the posted parking regulations.

Thursday, November 27, 2014 - No Enforcement

Thursday, December 25, 2014 - No Enforcement

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EV Charging
Electric Vehicle
The City has three free electric vehicle charging stations:
1. West Custom House Parking Garage in downtown Old Monterey;
2. Behind City Hall on Dutra Street., and
3. On Pearl Street and Camino El Estero, next to the cemetery across from the Youth Center.
EV Charging Stations Website
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