What are the basic regulations for parking?

There are a few regulations that apply to most areas.

Vehicles may not park:

  • In direction opposite oncoming traffic.
  • Within 12 feet of a crosswalk.
  • More than 12 inches from the street curb.
  • Less than 5 feet from a public or private driveway.

There may be others depending on where you are parking. For more information please refer to the Parking Regulations / Ordinances section of this website.

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1. Is on-street parking free?
2. Are there time limits for parking in a space? Can I "feed the meter"?
3. What are the basic regulations for parking?
4. Can I park in a space that is signed hourly only?
5. How can I apply for a CPRA permit?
6. Where can I pay my parking citation?
7. Where do I apply for a special use permit?
8. What is the difference between a holiday schedule and an event schedule?
9. Can I park in a space that is signed reserved?
10. How do I appeal a citation?
11. Can I pay my monthly bill online?
12. Is there a discount for multiple parkers on the same account?
13. How do I sign up for mobile payments on my cell phone?
14. What if someone is parked in my reserved space?
15. I have registered for CPRA. Will receive a hang tag in the mail?
16. Where can I find the full parking ordinance?
17. What reasons are not valid for appealing a parking citation?
18. What is fee for event parking?
19. Where is monthly parking available?
20. What is the citation rate for overtime parking?
21. Is my monthly permit able to be used during special events?
22. If I am a monthly parker and I see the full sign, does that mean I cannot park?
23. If I get a new vehicle, do I need to update my records?
24. When is my bill due?
25. When can I park my vehicle?