Parking Downtown

District Information
The City’s Parking Place Commission manages public parking in Downtown South San Francisco. The Commission meets on the second Tuesday of every month. Questions and concerns about parking in the Downtown area may be directed to the Economic and Community Development Department at 650-829-6620 or via email at

Our downtown offers on street meter parking, metered and daily permit parking in public lots and a 255 space-parking garage. See reverse side to find convenient short term and long-term parking options.

Purchase a Parking Pass

Monthly and annual permits available for purchase at the Finance Department, 400 Grand Avenue. The Finance Department can be reached at 650-877-8505.
Downtown Parking Map

Types of Permits

In addition to standard parking meters, three types of parking permits are available: Daily, Monthly & Annual

Daily Permits:

  • Purchase at ticket box at entrance of lot or at pay boxes within the garage
  • $3.00 per day ($1.50 in Miller Avenue Garage Only)
  • Do not need to post in vehicle
  • Not valid in metered stalls

Monthly & Yearly Permits:

  • Purchase at Finance Department 400 Grand Avenue
  • $40.00 monthly permit ($20.00 in Miller Avenue Garage only)
  • $440.00 yearly permit ($220.00 in Miller Avenue Garage only)
  • If lost, new permit must be purchased
  • Hang on rearview mirror facing forward
  • Remove from rearview mirror before operating vehicle
  • Garage Permits only valid in space 129-244

Where Permits are Valid

Parking with a City-issued parking permit is allowed at parking lots number 2, 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, Miller Parking Garage (spaces 129-244) and along Walnut Avenue. City permits are not valid in metered spaces. Any vehicle parked in an expired metered space (permit or not) shall be cited.