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Business Parking Permits

Businesses must meet the following criteria to be eligible to receive business parking permits: (1) Must be located or have clients within the Live Oak Parking Permit Zone (Zone Map); (2) Must be open weekends and holidays during the permit season; (3) Must have insufficient on‐site parking to accommodate employees and customers; (4) Have clients living in LOPP zone.

Each business in the permit zone may receive up to five permits at no charge. Additional or replacement permits are $8.00 each. Business permits are transferable between vehicles and valid only when properly displayed on the dash of a vehicle parked at or nearby the business for which the permit has been issued. Please use the Business Permit Application.

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

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

How To Apply

1. U.S. MAIL: Send your completed application along with a check to:

Make checks payable to:
County of Santa Cruz Live Oak Parking Program
701 Ocean Street, Room 410
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(Do Not Send Cash in the Mail)

2. IN PERSON: Visit our office Monday through Friday (except holidays) at the County of Santa Cruz Department of Public Works. Live Oak Parking Program hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

701 Ocean Street, Room 410
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

LOPP Holiday Closures: April 1; May 27; July 4; and September 2, 2019

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

Walk in Hours:
Monday to Friday
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Holiday Closures

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

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