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Seasonal Visitor Parking Permits

It is time to renew your 2020 annual visitor permit. The permit season begins April 17, 2020 and runs through September 27, 2020. As in previous years, motor vehicles parked in the road right-of-way during this time must display a valid LOPP permit, or a citation will be issued. 

NOTE: State Parks permits, and Santa Cruz Harbor permits are NOT valid in the Live Oak Parking Zone.

Seasonal sticker permits cost $35.00 per vehicle and are non-transferrable. Seasonal Hangtag permit cost $50.00 and are transferrable between vehicles. HANGTAGS FOR THE 2020 SEASON ARE SOLDOUT.

A 2020 Validator sticker is available if you have a 2019 Hangtag.

Fee charged for replaced permits.

No refunds or exchanges will be made for any reason including, but not limited to; loss, theft, beach closure or environmental conditions such as fire or inclement weather.

Seasonal Application

Four Ways To Purchase Your 2020
Seasonal Visitor Permit:


In an effort to prevent person to person spread of Covid-19 call the Department of Public Works before coming into the office. We will do our best to help you over the phone and through email.  For all other inquiries, call 831-454-2670 and 454-2990 or email


1. On Line:

Available beginning April 20th
Purchase on-line with a major credit card
A service fee will be charged for each vehicle

2. U.S. MAIL: Mail application form and check to:

County of Santa Cruz Department of Public Works
701 Ocean Street, Room 410
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Make checks payable to County of Santa Cruz

3. In Person: Governmental Center: 701 Ocean Street, Room 410, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, BEGINNING MARCH 30, 2020

Monday through Friday, 8:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Holiday Office Closures: May 25, July 3, September 7
For questions on weekdays please call (831) 454-2670 and 454-2990

4. Parking Attendants: Seasonal parking permits will be available to purchase from Parking Attendants on the weekends and holidays. Cash (exact amount), Checks and Credit Cards accepted. Please call the weekend cell number for more information (831) 818-8711.

Main Contact
701 Ocean Street, Room 410
Santa Cruz, California 95060

Effective 6/1/2020
Open to the public
Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Holiday Closures

Permits: (831) 454-2670
Permits: (831) 454‐2990
Public Works: (831) 454‐2160
Fax: (831) 454‐2385

Email Live Oak &
Soquel Village Parking