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Public Parking Garages and Lots

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Parking Division
340 Tyler Street
Monterey, CA 93940
Phone: (831) 646-3953
Fax: (831) 646-5651
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Monday - Friday, 8AM to 5PM
except major holidays.
City Code

Camping and sleeping in motor vehicles or trailers overnight is prohibited in public parking lots between the hours of 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. - Monterey City Code Sec. 20-85

Parking LogoThe City of Monterey operates 31 parking facilities. These facilities range in size from 10 space parking lots to the 1003 space, award winning Cannery Row Parking Garage. These facilities total approximately 3,500 off-street parking spaces.

For your convenience these parking lots and garages are located throughout the City. Affordable, safe and clean parking is never more than a few blocks away from where you want to be! In addition to the off-street spaces mentioned above, there are over 3,000 on-street spaces in the Downtown, Cannery Row and Lighthouse areas of the City.
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Public Parking GARAGES

The City of Monterey owns and operates four parking garages that are available for public use.

Located on Foam Street (601 Foam Street) between Hoffman and Prescott Streets. Best parking for Cannery Row, the Aquarium and the Coastal Trail.  A flat rate will be charged at entry,  Visa, MasterCard and American Express accepted. Monthly permits available. Maximum vehicle height is 6-feet 10-inches.Monthly Bicycle locker rentals are available. 1003 Spaces.

Located on Washington and Tyler Street between Franklin Street and Del Monte Avenue (340 Tyler St). Best parking for Conference Center and Downtown. Good parking for Fisherman's Wharf and the Marina. Gate operated entrances, $7 flat entry fee per day, accepts coin, bills and Visa, MasterCard and American Express credit cards. Monthly permits available. Maximum vehicle height is 6-feet 8-inches.Monthly Bicycle locker rentals. 590 Spaces.
Located at 340 Tyler Street between Franklin Street and Del Monte Avenue. Good parking for Fisherman's Wharf and the Waterfront. Best parking for Downtown. Hourly parking with an attendant. First hour free, $0.50 per twenty minutes or fraction thereof, $10 maximum per day, Visa, MasterCard and American Express accepted. For some special events and night entry, a flat rate will be charged at entry. Monthly permits available. Maximum vehicle height is 6-feet 8-inches. 229 Spaces.

Eledtric Charging Station
There are two free electric vehicle charging parking spaces located in the first floor of this garage.
Located on Calle Principal between Franklin and Jefferson Streets. Best parking for Colton Hall Museum, Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art, Downtown and City Hall. Pay station with pay-by-space, $0.75 per hour, $7.00 all day. Visa, MasterCard and American Express cards accepted. Maximum vehicle height is 7-feet. Enforced Monday - Saturday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. 61 Spaces.
Public Parking LOTS

The City of Monterey owns and operates numerous parking lots through out the City that are available for public use. The lots are listed by area, Cannery Row, Downtown, and Waterfront Lots. For parking lots with pay stations, parking is only valid for the specific lot as indicated on the ticket.



Cannery Row Lot 7 (CR7) -

Located on Irving Avenue (160 Irving St) between Foam and Wave Streets. Best parking for the Aquarium and Cannery Row. No RV parking available. Pay-by-space pay station, flat rate of $15.00 for all day, $5.00 after 4:00 PM. Visa, MasterCard and American Express credit cards accepted. Change machine is located in the lot. Enforced everyday 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM. 103 Spaces.

Lot #21 -

Located between Foam Street, Cannery Row and Reeside Avenue. Best parking for San Carlos Beach Park, Cannery Row, Coast Guard Pier and the Recreation Trail. RV and trailer parking allowed. No unattached trailers are allowed to be parked in the lot. Pay Station, $1.50 per hour, $10.00 all day, Truck & Trailer $2.00 per hour, $16.00 all day. Visa, MasterCard and American Express credit cards accepted. Enforced everyday 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM. 79 Spaces.

Lot #24 -

Located between Cannery Row and Foam Street. Best parking for San Carlos Beach Park and the Recreation Trail. Metered parking, $1.50 per hour. Enforced everyday 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM. 12 Spaces

San Carlos Beach Park -

Located between Cannery Row and Reeside Avenue. Best parking for San Carlos Beach Park, Coast Guard Pier and the Recreation Trail. Pay Station, $1.50 per hour.  Enforced everyday 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM. 48 Spaces

Breakwater Lot -

Located by the Coast Guard Pier at the south end of Cannery Row. Change available. Best parking for Cannery Row and the Recreation Trail. RV and trailer parking allowed. No unattached trailers are allowed to be parked in the lot. (Monterey City Code Sec. 20-86.5) Shower facilities available. Pay Station, $1.50 per hour, $10.00 all day, Truck & Trailer $2.00 per hour, $16.00 all day, Visa, MasterCard and American Express credit cards accepted.& There are also 2 metered parking spaces, $1.50 per hour. Lot is enforced everyday 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM. 118 Spaces

Lot #4 -

Located at Franklin and Van Buren. Good parking for Downtown. Best parking for Pacific Street and Monterey International Institute of Studies (MIIS). Ticket dispenser, $0.50 per hour, $4.00 all day. Monthly permits available. Enforced Monday - Saturday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. 53 Spaces.

Lot #7 Upper -

Located on Pacific Street, upper portion of Calle Principal Garage. Best parking for Downtown, Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art, MIIS, Colton Hall Museum and City Hall. Pay-by-space pay station, $0.50 per hour, $5.00 all day, Visa, MasterCard and American Express accepted. Enforced Monday - Saturday, 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. 63 Spaces.

Lot #8 -

Located at Franklin and Pierce Streets. Best parking for Colton Hall Museum, Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art, MIIS and City Hall. Metered and permit parking, $0.50 per hour. Enforced Monday - Saturday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. 59 Spaces.

Lot #10 -

Located at Calle Principal, between Franklin and Jefferson Streets. Best parking for Colton Hall Museum, Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art, Downtown and City Hall. Metered parking, $0.50 per hour. Enforced Monday - Saturday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. 33 Spaces.

Lot #11 -

Located at Calle Principal and Pearl Streets. Best parking for Downtown, Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art. Pay-by-space pay station, $0.50 per hour, $5.00 all day.  Enforced Monday - Saturday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. 19 Spaces.

Lot #14-

Located at Bonifacio and Adams Street. Best parking for Monterey Sports Center and Downtown. Pay-by-space pay station, $0.50 per hour, Monday - Friday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. No charge Saturday, Sunday or Holidays. 44 Spaces.

Lot # 18-

Located on the corner of Van Buren and Jefferson. Permit only.

Sports Center Lot-

Located at Franklin and Washington Street. Best parking for the Monterey Sports Center. Metered parking, $0.50 per hour. Enforced everyday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. 68 Spaces.

Lot B-

Located on Pearl Street. Permit only.

Lot C-

Located on Pacific Street, next to the Monterey Library. Best parking for Monterey Public Library, Colton Hall Museum and Monterey City Hall. Two-hour time limit spaces. 41 Spaces.

Waterfront Attendant Lot #1 -

Located between Washington Street (245 Washington)& and Fisherman's Wharf. Best parking for Fisherman's Wharf, the Harbor/Marina and the Coastal Trail. RV parking available, 25' maximum length. Tour Bus Parking with passengers, loading zone provided. Hourly parking with an attendant, $1.00 per half-hour or fraction thereof, $15 maximum per day, Visa, MasterCard and American Express accepted. 479 Spaces.

Marina Lot (WF#2) -

Located between Washington Street and Wharf #2. Trailer pull through spaces available. Best parking for Fisherman's Wharf, the Marina and the Coastal Trail. Pay Station ticket dispensers, $1.50 per hour, $10.00 all day. Visa, MasterCard and American Express accepted. Change machine available. Enforced Everyday 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM. 235 Spaces.

Municipal Wharf II -

Best parking for Municipal Wharf II, the Marina and the Monterey Beach. Pay Station ticket dispenser, $1.50 per hour, $10.00 all day, & Visa, MasterCard and American Express accepted. Enforced everyday 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM. 129 Spaces.

Depot Lot -

Located Figueroa Street (269 Figueroa)& and Wharf II. Best parking for Fisherman's Wharf, Wharf II, the Marina, Monterey Beach and the Coastal Trail. Pay Station ticket dispenser, $1.50 per hour, per space; $10.00 all day / $16.00 trailer pull through spaces. Visa, MasterCard and American Express accepted. Monthly permits available. No unattached trailers are allowed (Monterey City Code Sec. 20-86.5) Enforced everyday 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM. 110 Spaces.

SP Lot -

Located Figueroa Street and Wharf II. Best parking for Fisherman's Wharf, Wharf II, the Marina, Monterey Beach and the Coastal Trail. Pay Station ticket dispenser, $1.50 per hour, $10.00 all day. Enforced everyday 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM. 30 spaces.

East Depot Lot -

Located Figueroa Street (285 Figueroa)& and Window on the Bay Park. Gravel lot, best parking for Wharf II, the Marina, Monterey Beach and the Coastal Trail. Pay Station ticket dispenser $1.50 per hour, $10.00 all day. No unattached trailers are allowed. (Monterey City Code Sec. 20-86.5) Visa, MasterCard and American Express accepted. Enforced everyday 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM. 50 Spaces.

Monterey Bay Park -

Best parking for Window on the Bay Park, Monterey Beach and the Coastal Trail. Pay Station ticket dispenser, $1.50 per hour, $10.00 all day / $16.00 trailer pull through spaces. Visa, MasterCard and American Express accepted. Enforced everyday 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM. 34 Spaces.


Lot 6 -

Located at the head of Fisherman's Wharf. NO long term public parking spaces available. The lot has nine permit parking spaces, three 30-minute public loading zone spaces and one disabled parking space.

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