RESIDENTIAL PERMITS 2020-05-29T22:38:33+00:00

COVID-19 Update – Parking Permits:

Monthly permits sales are subject to the Shelter-In-Place Order.  Please check back for updates.

June parking permit requirements have been waived. If you have already purchased a permit, the permit will be extended by an additional month. For example, if you have an annual permit that expires December 31, 2020, your permit will be amended to expire on March 31, 2021.  If you have already purchased a monthly permit that expires June 30, 2020, it will be amended to expire on July 31, 2020.


Petition for a new Residential Parking Permit Area. 

How to petition for a new Residential Parking Permit Area


1. Print the petition form above and satisfy the following requirements:

  • a description or map showing the proposed residential area (at least 4 contiguous block faces)
  • a signature, printer name, and address of at least 75% of addresses within the proposed area

2. Submit the petition to:

Engineering and Transportation Department, 835 E 14th Street, San Leandro, CA 94577

3. The Engineering and Transportation Department will review the petition and determine whether adequate parking restraints exist in the proposed zone.

  • at least 80% of the block fronts with unlimited on-street parking must be residentially zoned
  • at a minimum, 75% of all unlimited on-street parking spaces within the proposed area must be occupied during any 2 one-hour periods

4. If the petition is approved by the Engineering and Transportation Department, the petition will be presented at a Planning Commission meeting.

  • Notice of the Planning Commission meeting will be mailed to properties within 300 feet of the proposed area

5. After receiving the Planning Commission recommendation, the City Council will consider a resolution to establish the proposed area.

  • If approved by Council, at least 60% of the households must purchase permits before signs identifying the program and establishing the area are installed.

6. Each household may purchase a maximum of 2 annual parking permits.

  • Residents must show proof of residence and motor vehicle ownership and valid registration.
  • The first permit is $20 and the second is $40.
  • 14 day visitor permits are available for $15 each.

Refer to Chapter 6-2-3 in the San Leandro Municipal Code to learn more.