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Live Oak Parking Program

The 2020 season will begin on Saturday, May 2nd and end on Sunday, September 27th.

During the season, permits are required on weekends and holidays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Please use the links on the left to obtain more information regarding Business, Residential, Seasonal and Day Visitors permits.


In an effort to prevent person to person spread of Covid-19 we are highly encouraging everyone to 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 831-454-2160 or email

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 four 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 visible 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. 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

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
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Holiday Closures

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

Email Live Oak & Soquel Village Parking