Downtown Parking Regulations
Parking in the City of Placerville includes one free 2 hour parking stint per day. Moving your vehicle to another location after your 2 hours of free parking is up does not start the free 2 hours over again. Also the 2 free hours cannot be broken up throughout the day. The free 2 hours does not stop and start through out the day as you come and go. Once the 2 hours starts it runs its course and any further time needed will have to be purchased.
Enforcement: 8:00AM to 6:00PM, Monday - Saturday (except Major Holidays) Parking Holiday Schedule 2024.
On-Street Parking: 2 hour free parking only, if you need to park longer than the 2 hours you must move your car to one of the City parking lots that has a parking meter. Parking on the street longer than 2 hours will result in a citation.
Town Hall Parking Lot: 2 free hours parking only, if you need to park longer than the 2 hours you must move your car to one of the City parking lots that has a parking meter. Parking in the Town Hall Parking Lot longer than 2 hours will result in a citation.
Center Street Parking Lot: The small parking lot located on Center Street across from City Hall, is a combination of permit parking and two-hour free parking which cannot be extended. If you do not have a permit for this parking lot and you are in the Center Street Parking Lot staying for longer than 2 hours will result in a citation.
All Other Parking Facilities: All other parking facilities, including the Center Street parking structure, are 2 hour free parking. Parking in excess of 2 hours is to be paid for at the rate of $2.00 per hour, starting April 1, 2017, with a maximum cost of $16.00 per day.
Pay Stations: Pay stations are located on each end of the first and second floors of the parking structure and in each of the parking lots, with the exception of the Town Hall and Small Center Street lots, which are 2 hour only free parking. Pay stations accept both cash and credit cards, and purchaser simply enters their license number without having to return to vehicle. Purchasers may add additional parking time by using any pay station in any City lot.
Paid Parking Phone App: You may use the FLOWBIRD app If you need further instruction on how to use this app please click here
Paid Parking By Txt: text to the number 727563 with ParkP1025 in the body of the txt, instructions will be sent back by txt.
Parking Meters: For instruction on how to work the parking meters please click here
Leased Parking: For $50 a month individuals can lease a space in the following parking lots, if available: Center Street, 3 Story Parking Garage (3rd Floor), Mooney, Milton, Tetrault, Fox and Ivy lots (City Parking Lot Map ). If you would like to learn more please call 530-642-5200.
Also, a limited number of premium permit spaces are available on the 2nd floor of the Center Street Parking structure. The rate for these spaces is $70.00 per month. These spaces are assigned on a first-come first serve basis. For inquiries regarding permit parking, call (530) 642-5200.
Free All Day Parking at Mosquito Park and Ride: A free parking facility is located on Mosquito Road. El Dorado Transit provides a bus from Mosquito Road to Old City Hall every hour from 6:30 AM to 6:30 PM and from Old City Hall to Mosquito Road every hour from 6:38 AM to 6:38 PM Monday through Friday. On Saturday, the bus from Mosquito Road to Old City Hall runs every hour from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM and from Old City Hall to Mosquito Road every hour from 9:24 AM to 4:24 PM…..
Jurors – Free Parking and Free Bus: A free parking facility is located on Mosquito Road, and jurors who show their jury summons ride the bus for free to and from the courthouse on the days of their service. El Dorado Transit provides a bus from Mosquito Road to Old City Hall every hour from 6:30 AM to 6:30 PM and from Old City Hall to Mosquito Road every hour from 6:38 AM to 6:38 PM Monday through Friday….
Enforcement: 8:00AM to 6:00PM, Monday - Saturday (Major Holidays excepted).
Ticket Payment Instructions : Pay Online: placerville.rmcpay.com
Pay By Mail : Payment must be made by Money Order or Check, make check out to City of Placerville . Write your Ticket Number and Plate Number on the front of your payment.
Mail Payment To :
City of Placerville
Citation Services Center
P.O. Box 2075
Tarrytown, NY 10591-9075
Ticket Appeal Instructions:
Online: If you would like to contest your parking ticket you must submit your appeal online within 21 days of the ticket's issue date or within 14 days of the mailed notice date at: placerville.rmcpay.com
Further Review: To request a review of your denied appeal or for further information call the City of Placerville at (530) 642-5200, Monday- Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.