Online

Apply or renew your RPP online. You can only renew your permit online if you received a letter from the City of Oakland saying you are eligible for online renewal.

Mail

Mail your application, required documents and fee to:

Parking Citation Assistance Center - Parking Permits
250 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Suite 6300
Oakland, CA 94612

In person

Come to the Parking Citation Assistance Center located in the same plaza as Oakland City Hall. The address is:

250 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Suite 6300
Oakland, CA 94612

Please bring your application and required documents. We accept credit or debit card, check, money order and cash. We are open Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

What documents do I need to apply for a RPP?

  • Current vehicle registration
  • Current driver's license
  • Utility bill for gas, electric, water or garbage (within 30 days)
  • Current rental agreement, mortgage statement or property tax bill

The address on your application must match the address on each document.

What else do I need to know before I apply or renew?

  • Your address needs to be correct and up to date on your vehicle registration and driver's license. You can update your address with the DMV online. After updating your address, print the confirmation and submit it with your application.
  • If you have unpaid parking tickets, your permit may be denied. Please pay all City of Oakland parking tickets before you apply or renew.

How long does it take?

Up to 3 weeks online or by mail. If you need your permit(s) sooner, please visit us in person.

How much does it cost?

Permit fees are listed below. All fees are for one vehicle/license plate except for visitor permits.

All Areas except M

  • New Annual Permit (6 months - 1 year) - $82.00
  • New Prorated Permit (less than 6 months) - $57.00
  • Renewal - $59.00
  • Visitor (1 day) - $5.00/permit
  • Visitor (14 days) - $25.00/permit

Area M

  • New Annual Permit (6 months - 1 year) - $160.00
  • New Prorated Permit (less than 6 months) - $115.00
  • Renewal - $160.00
  • Visitor (1 day) - $10.00/permit
  • Visitor (14 days) - $50.00/permit

It costs $10.00 to replace a lost or damaged permit. Fees are listed on page E-9 of the 2017-2018 Master Fee Schedule, which is the City of Oakland's official policy on fees and charges.

How many permits can I get?

It depends on what Area you live in. The limits for the number of RPPs that will be issued per address are:

  • Area F - 1
  • Area M - No limit
  • Area N - 2
  • All other Areas - 3

Do I live in a RPP area?

To find a RPP area, visit this map. Streets located in RPP areas are marked with two colored lines. Click the lines to find out what area you live in. You can also enter your address in the search bar.