Parking Permits

Everything you need to know about Parking Permits in Oakland


Am I Located in a RPP Zone?

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Types of Parking Permits

1. Regular Residential Permits (Areas A, B, C, D, E, F, G, I, J, K, L, M, N, O ,P, Q, R)

Regular Residential Parking Permits are valid for 12 months based on the following schedule: Areas C, M,and O expire on June 30. Areas A, B, D, E expire on August 31. Areas F, G, I, J, K, L, Q, R expire December 31. Areas N and P expire on March 31.

There are limits to the number of residential permits that will be issued per address: Area F: 1 Areas A, B, C, D, E, G, I, J, K, L, P, R: 3 Area M: No limit Areas N and Q: 2

2. Merchant Permits (Areas A, B, C, D, F, G, I, M, N, P, Q, R)

Merchants receive one transferable hanging permit. A copy of the current business license, applicant's driver license and current California vehicle registration must accompany the completed application. Maximum number of merchant permits that can be issued per business license -- either 2 stickers or 1 transferable permit

3. Visitor Permits (1-day and 2-week temporary permits for visitors)

Residents may purchase temporary permits for visitors. Visitor permits are hanging permits valid for one day or two weeks. A resident may purchase up to five of both on any calendar day.

4. New Vehicle Permits (90-day temporary permit for new vehicles without a permanent license plate)

A New Vehicle Permit is a hanging temporary permit valid for 90 days and issued to a new vehicle that does not yet have permanent license plates. Once California license plates have been issued, the New Vehicle Permit must be exchanged for an annual bumper sticker. There is no fee for the exchange, although the fees for a temporary is equal the fee for the regular permit.