About Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a beachfront city in western Los Angeles County, California, United States.
Santa Monica is home to executives and Hollywood celebrities amongst others and it is a mixture of affluent, single-family neighborhoods, renters, surfers, young professionals, and students.
Classified as a moderate Mediterranean climate, Santa Monica enjoys an average of 310 days of sunshine a year.
The city is well known as one of the leading sustainable cities in all of the US. Three of every four of the city's public works vehicles run on alternative fuel, making it among the largest such fleets in the country. All public buildings use renewable energy.
Parking in Santa Monica
Santa Monica Parking – Powered by ParkMe provides real-time parking information for the city’s 28 lots, 12 structures, and 5,967 on-street metered parking spaces.
Parking Operations is part of the Finance Department and administers parking permits and parking citation payments.
Parking meters will not be enforced on the following holidays, except for meters that are enforced DAILY according to posted signage. Meters that are enforced DAILY must be paid on all weekdays, weekends, and holidays.
All City of Santa Monica beach lots and pay-by-space lots are enforced 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, including all weekends and holidays.
Vehicles cannot be parked in the same parking space for more than 72 hours.
There are a plenty of garage parking options available in and
around the city. One may choose to park in a garage if the parking
requirement is for more than just an hour or two. Parking Garages are
highly suitable for both short and long term parking requirements.
Best Parking helps you choose the best suitable parking facility
for off street parking via an interactive map. Most garages are
suitable options for economical long term parking. You can choose by: