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Live Oak Parking


The Live Oak Parking Program (LOPP), which was established to provide beach access for visitors and reduce traffic congestion in beach neighborhoods, will begin its season the first weekend in May through the last weekend in September. As in previous years, motor vehicles parked in the road right‐of‐way during this time must display a valid Live Oak Parking Program permit, or a citation will be issued. Enforcement hours are 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturdays, Sundays, and the following holidays: Monday, May 28 (Memorial Day), Wednesday, July 4 (Independence Day), and Monday, September 3 (Labor Day), 2018.

Please use the links on the left to obtain more information regarding business, residential, Seasonal Visitor and Special permits.

Day Permit: Place permit face up on dashboard. Day permits may be purchased to park within the zone area through automated pay stations available at three locations within the LOPP zone. Cash and credit cards are accepted at the pay stations. Day permits are nontransferable between vehicles and valid only when properly visable on the day it was purchased. Vehicles properly displaying a Disabled Placard or a Disabled Veteran Plate, are not required to purchase a day permit. The LOPP day permits are valid between 5th Ave and 38th Ave. The pay stations accept coins, cash and credit cards, and do not give change. Pay stations accept coin, cash and credit card. They do not dispense change.

Pay Station 1: At the roundabout, 5th Avenue and East Cliff Drive (Temporarily closed. Please go to Pay Station 2, see below)

Pay Station 2: 9th Avenue and East Cliff Drive

Pay Station 3: East Cliff Drive between 18th Avenue and 19th Avenue

Pay Station 4: 32nd Avenue and Pleasure Point Drive (beach side) across from the Point Market Café

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

Walk in Hours:
Monday to Friday
1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Holiday Closures

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

Weekends: (831) 818-8711

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