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Parking Topic Listing

 Off Street Parking (Garages & Lots)    -

Effective September 1, 2021, all City-owned parking garages are open for off-street parking. Oxford Garage (2165 Kittredge Street) has reopened from 7:00am to 10:00pm daily. Please note that Telegraph Channing Garage (2450 Durant Avenue) and Center Street Garage (2025 Center Street) have reduced hours (see below for full hours of operation).

The City of Berkeley Health Officer has ordered residents to shelter in place, leaving only for essential needs. Most City facilities are closed to the public. Read the latest changes to City services and COVID-19 information from Berkeley Public Health.

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Parking Enforcement & Restrictions - Parking Restrictions within the City of Berkeley are set by both local parking ordinances and by the California Vehicle Code.  Local parking ordinances and accompanying fines are included section 14 of the Berkeley Municipal Code. Some of the most common types of violations and restricted parking rules are outlined below. [more...]

Parking Information   -

Enforcement at parking meters resumed July 1, 2020. Meters are priced at a minimum of $0.50 per hour citywide. Rates are higher in some areas, based on demand. For a complete list of current rates, see COVID-19 parking meter rates.

The Telegraph Channing Garage (2450 Durant Avenue) and Center Street Garage (2025 Center Street) are open for off-street parking, with reduced hours (see here for more information). The Oxford Garage (2165 Kittredge Street) is closed until September 1, 2021.

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Parking Meters -

Enforcement at parking meters resumed July 1, 2020. Meters are priced at a minimum of $0.50 per hour citywide. Rates are higher in some areas, based on demand. For a complete list of current rates, see COVID-19 parking meter rates.

The Telegraph Channing Garage (2450 Durant Avenue) and Center Street Garage (2025 Center Street) are open for off-street parking, with reduced hours (closing at 8pm). The Oxford Garage (2165 Kittredge Street) is closed. 

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Residential Preferential Parking (RPP) Permits - The City of Berkeley prioritizes parking for residents in many of the city’s neighborhoods. The Residential Preferential Parking (RPP) Program began in 1980 to:
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Residential Preferential Parking (RPP) Permit Zone Map - Graphic information regarding parking permits, location and restrictions. Maps may contain inaccuracies. Not all streets in the area specific maps have opted into the program. [more...]

Block Party Activity -

Attention: Block Party permits are available as of 6/15/2021. The Block Party permit application process has been modified; please carefully review the updated instructions. Submit your application electronically to Transportation@CityofBerkeley.info.

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Parking Studies - Downtown Berkeley Parking Management Study [more...]

Residential On-Street Blue Zones  - Upon completion of an application, the City of Berkeley may provide blue zone parking in residential areas for residents possessing a valid disabled parking placard or plate.  The resident must own or have control of a vehicle, and the vehicle must be located at the resident's home full time.  In addition, the applicant must state why they are unable to use their own driveway or other available parking in the neighborhood. [more...]

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