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Placentia Parking Permits

There are various types of parking permits issued within the City. Residents within parking permit Zones A, B, and C can purchase two types of available parking permits, a Resident Parking Permit and/or a Guest-Only parking permit. Information listed below describes the two types of permits issued and the requirements to obtain each. Permits can be purchased at the Placentia Police Department, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Acceptable forms of payment are cash or check. Permits are valid through December 31st of each year.

Parking Permits (A, B, C)
  • $10 RESIDENT (Maximum 5 per registered vehicle with proof of registration)
  • $10 GUEST-ONLY (Maximum 5 per residence)

To obtain parking permits, you must provide the following:
Acceptable Proof of Residency:
  • Property tax bill or rental lease agreement
  • Utility Bill

Parking Permit Application

NOTE: Resident sticker decals and Guest hang tags are NOT to be distributed to anyone other than the eligible resident who purchased them and/or temporary guests of the eligible resident. If it is discovered that an eligible resident purchased and distributed a permit to an ineligible resident of the program, the permit(s) may be confiscated and the resident may be banned from purchasing future parking permits.

Old Town Santa Fe District Parking Permit Pilot Program

The parking situation in Old Town Santa Fe has long been complicated by the historical development standards, the density of restaurants and mixed-use nature in which retail and residential uses compete for limited parking spaces. Newer development in the area decreased available public parking and replacement of public parking has not yet been developed. As a result from discussions with the Old Town Santa Fe Merchants Association, a one (1) year Permit Parking Program is proposed. The one (1) year Parking Permit Pilot Program is scheduled to commence on April 5, 2016. The intent of the program is to provide parking for businesses, residents, and customers. Additionally, the program has a basic premise that while public parking lots should be free for all customers, the City is not able to publicly subsidize nor provide a gift of public resources for private employee or resident parking.

UPDATE: The Program is effective August 1, 2016. As such, citations will be issued to all vehicles not in compliance with the program guidelines and stated signage.

Please click on the links below for more information on the program:

Old Town Santa Fe District Parking Permit Program Guidelines

Old Town Santa Fe District Parking Permit Application

Old Town Santa Fe District Parking Permit Designated Boundaries

Old Town Parking Permit Pilot Program Prorated Fee Schedule

Pilot Program Feedback Survey

For more questions or comments regarding the Pilot Program, please contact the Placentia Police Department Traffic Bureau at (714) 993-8157 or email .

401 East Chapman Avenue
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 993-8117