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Downtown Parking Validation Program

The Downtown Parking Validation Program is open to businesses located in the Downtown Parking District.

Only businesses located in the highlighted areas of the Downtown Parking District Map below will be eligible to participate in this program. Currently, parking validation only applies to the Monterey Street Parking Garage, although the program may be expanded to other parking locations in the future. 


Validation coupons are available to businesses and offer 1-hour of free parking. Businesses can purchase these coupons in minimum quantities of 100 per month. 


During the Main Street Streetscape Project, validation coupons that offer 90-minutes of free parking will be available at the Monterey Street Garage to businesses located on the 100, 200 and 300 blocks of Main Street that experience a loss of on-street frontage parking during the Project. This will be provided at no cost to businesses requesting them under the City's validation program. An initial maximum quantity of 200/merchant/month will be allocated to requesting businesses. The maximum quantities will be adjusted in the future using data showing actual use by customers.

Customers parking longer than the validated period will be charged for parking at the current rates.

Businesses interested in participating in the Parking Validation Program must download and follow the instructions indicated on the Downtown Parking District Parking Validation Program Policies and Procedures: 

PDF icon Downtown Parking Validation Program Policy And Procedures

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