Public Garages and Lots

The 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. The maps show the locations with ParkMobile easy payment system available.

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The rate information is also available on the Master Fee Schedule, page 8.

Area Description Rates
  Monterey Bay Park (MB7) $2.00/hour, $15 daily max Double space $4/hr,
Cannery Row Meters, Cannery Row (Zone 1) $2.25/hour
also see map of Meter Zones Meters, Wave (Zone 2) $2.00/hour
  Meters, Foam (Zone 3) $1.75/hour
  CR1, Foam & Hoffman Flat rate pricing or hourly rate structure based on demand and season - ranges $5 - $20
  CR7, Foam & Irving $20/daily max, $5 after 5pm
  Lot 24, C.R. & Foam - Meters $1.75/hour
  Lot 21, C.R. & Foam $2.00/hr, $15 daily max Double space $4/hour
  San Carlos Beach Lot $2.00/hr, $15 daily max
  Coast Guard Pier (Breakwater) $2.00/hr, $15 daily max Double space $4/hour
Downtown Lot 7, Calle Principal Garage $1.50/hour, $8.00 all day
  Lot 7, Calle Principal Garage $1.50/hour, $8.00 all day
  Downtown Garages 1st hour free, $1.00/30 min or fraction thereof OR $1.00/30 min with a $12 max
  Monterey Sports Center Lot $.50/hr, 2 hr max
  Lot 4, Franklin and Van Buren $1.50/hr $8.00 all day
  Lot 8, Franklin & Pierce $1.50/hr
  Lot B, Calle P. & Pearl permit only
  Lot 11, Calle P. and Pearl $1.50/hr, $8.00 all day
  Lot 14, Bonifacio & Adams $1.50/hr, $8.00 all day
  Lot 18, Van Buren & Jefferson permit only
Waterfront Waterfront Lot 1 $1/20 minutes or fraction thereof, $15 daily max. Double
  Marina Lot $2.00/hr, $15 daily max Double space $4/hr,
  Depot Lot , Figueroa $2.00/hr, $15 daily max, Double space $4/hr,
  Municipal Wharf II $2.00/hr, $15 daily max
  Lot 6, Waterfront no fee, loading/unloading zone only
  Southern Pacific (SP) Lot $2.00/hr, $15 daily max
  East Depot Lot/Gravel side $2.00/hr, $15 daily max Double space $4/hr


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


BIKE LOCKER RENTALS

Bike lockers are available to rent at several public parking garages! Rent on a quarterly or monthly basis.
Learn about Bicycle Locker Rentals

Public Parking GARAGES

Public Parking GARAGES
CANNERY ROW

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 or MasterCard accepted. Monthly permits available. Maximum vehicle height is 6-feet 10-inches. Monthly Bicycle locker rentals are available. 1003 Spaces.

DOWNTOWN EAST

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, accepts coin, bills and Visa or MasterCard credit cards. Monthly permits available. Maximum vehicle height is 6-feet 8-inches. Monthly Bicycle locker rentals. 590 Spaces.

DOWNTOWN WEST

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. Visa or MasterCard 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.
There are two free electric vehicle charging parking spaces located in the first floor of this garage.

CALLE PRINCIPAL

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. Visa or MasterCard accepted. Maximum vehicle height is 7-feet. Enforced Monday - Saturday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. 61 Spaces.

There are two electric vehicle charging stations located at this garage. Each space is per hour to park, 4 hour maximum.

Public Parking LOTS

Public Parking LOTS
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Pay using the ParkMobile App - see map of locations


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 Area
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 for all day, after 4:00 PM. Visa or MasterCard accepted. 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, per hour, all day, Truck & Trailer per hour, all day. Visa or MasterCard 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, per hour. Enforced everyday 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM. 9 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, 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,  per hour, all day, Truck & Trailer per hour, all day, Visa or MasterCard accepted. There are also 2 metered parking spaces, per hour. Lot is enforced everyday 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM. 118 Spaces
Downtown Area
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, per hour, all day, Visa or MasterCard 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, per hour. Enforced Monday - Saturday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. 59 Spaces.

LOT #11
Located at Calle Principal and Pearl Streets. Best parking for Downtown, Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art. Pay-by-space pay station, per hour, 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, 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. Pay-by-space, 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
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, based per half-hour or fraction thereof, $15 maximum per day, Visa or MasterCard 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, per hour, all day. Visa or MasterCard 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, per hour, all day, & Visa or MasterCard 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, per hour, per space; all day / trailer pull through spaces. Visa or MasterCard 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, per hour, 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 per hour, all day. No unattached trailers are allowed. (Monterey City Code Sec. 20-86.5) Visa or MasterCard 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, per hour, all day / trailer pull through spaces. Visa or MasterCard 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 six permit only parking spaces, five 30-minute public loading zone spaces and one disabled parking space.