Temporary Parking Restrictions

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Deltopia Resident-Only Temporary Permit Parking Program

The City of Goleta’s temporary parking restrictions program for on-street parking returns for Deltopia. This program is designed to enhance the safety of your neighborhood during the event.  Each household in the affected neighborhoods (see map below) will be issued two permits for residents to park on the street during Deltopia.  Residents are encouraged to park in their garages or driveways as well, where no permit is needed. Only vehicles with valid permits will be able to park on the streets in this area from 7:00 p.m. on Friday, April 5th to 7:00 a.m. Saturday, April 6th and 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 6th to 7:00 a.m. Sunday, April 7th. (Should Deltopia move to the following weekend, the restrictions will be in place from 7:00 p.m. on Friday, April 12th to 7:00 a.m. Saturday, April 13th and 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 13th to 7:00 a.m. Sunday, April 14th.)

Any vehicle, resident or guest, without a permit will be cited and towed at the vehicle owner’s expense. Cars parked in driveways do not require permits.

Scroll down to see our Frequently Asked Questions.

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Frequently Asked Questions (Haga clic aquí para las preguntas frecuentes en español.)

What area does this program cover? Hollister Avenue to the southern City limit (generally Whittier Drive), from Cannon Green Drive (including those cul-de-sac streets on the west side of Cannon Green Drive) to Storke Road.

How do I get my permit? Permits will be delivered via U.S. mail by March 21st to residents of the affected areas.  If you do not receive yours, please come to City Hall at 130 Cremona Drive, Suite B, BEFORE noon on Friday, April 5. City Hall is open Monday – Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Friday 8:00 a.m. – noon.

Is there a permit fee? No. 

What should I do with the permit once I receive it? Each permit has an address and permit number.  Write in the license plate number of the vehicle you plan to park on the street.  Tape the permit to the inside of the driver’s side window by 7:00 p.m. on Friday, April 5th (or Friday, April 12th if Deltopia is moved to the following weekend).

I have more than two vehicles that need to be parked on the street.  Can I obtain an additional permit(s)? Yes, with proof of insurance or vehicle ownership.  Come to City Hall Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. or Friday 8:00 a.m. – noon to pick up additional permits. Please be sure to bring your proof of insurance or vehicle ownership. Permits must be picked up prior to noon on April 5th.

I have a guest coming into town during this weekend, can they be issued a permit?  No.  This program is for our residents only.  Your guest can park in your driveway and you can use a permit to park your vehicle on the street.

I am having a party over the weekend, can I receive additional permits for all of my guests? Permits for party guests will be determined on a case by case basis. Please call 805-690-5119 to speak with a City staff member.

Will access to my neighborhood be restricted? No road access will be restricted. Message boards will be placed at the entrances of the affected areas.  Law enforcement officers and tow trucks may be visible during the weekend as these parking restrictions are enforced.

My child has an activity at Girsh Park over the weekend, where should I park? Over 2,750 parking spaces are available in the Girsh parking lots and at Camino Real Marketplace.  Please use one of these spaces to avoid having your vehicle towed on Saturday.

A vehicle is parked on my street without a permit, who should I call? Please call
the non-emergency number for the Sheriff’s Office at 681-4100, and the dispatcher will take the information and route it to a deputy for action.

For all other questions, please contact
the City’s Neighborhood Services Department at 690-5119