Parking and Citations

Parking Garage

The City of Salinas offers convenient parking options throughout the City. Learn more below, including about Salinas parking lots and garages, parking maps, and parking citations.

Please select an option below:

Residential Permit Parking Program

Residential Permit Parking Districts are parking zones in residential areas that specifically limit on-street parking to residents with a permit. To learn more about the Residential Parking Permit Program please visit the Residential Permit Parking Program Webpage:



Parking Citations

Wish to contest a Notice of Parking Violation (Citation)? Full information available in the Parking Citations webpage.

Parking Enforcement Services

Parking Enforcement Services are provided by LAZ Parking.

Parking enforcement requests from the public are best managed through Salinas Connect or by contacting LAZ Parking by phone at (510) 250-2052. To submit an online request for parking enforcement via Salinas Connect please click on the following link:

Requesting Police Enforcement on Privately-Owned Commercial Parking Lots

Information for owners or operators of privately owned off-street parking facilities who want to manage unauthorized parking, traffic control, or trespassing on privately owned property and parking lots, is provided in the attached memorandum below from the Salinas Police Department.

Control of vehicles on privately-owned parking lots is the responsibility of the owner / operator as specified in the California Vehicle Code. The Salinas Police Department is authorized by certain sections of the State Vehicle Code and the City Code to assist lot

Unauthorized Parking Traffic Control And Trespassing On Privately Owned Property And Parking Lots(PDF, 42KB)

Downtown Parking

Salinas offers convenient Downtown Parking in lots, garages, and on-street spaces. Please visit the Downtown Parking District Webpage for more information:

Special Curb Markings

Special curb markings assist customers and delivery trucks with easier access to a business. In addition, curb markings can provide dedicated parking for physically challenged motorists.

For more information on the different curb markings or to download an application for curb markings please visit the Special Curb Markings Webpage: