Permit Parking Districts were established by a City Council ordinance. It was adopted as a result of input from community process, studies and public hearings held before d the City Council.
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Permit Parking Districts are parking zones or Districts in residential or business areas that specifically limit on-street parking to area residents with a valid permit. Permit Parking Districts have been activated for all 11 neighborhoods that alignment with the four City Council Districts. Permit Parking Districts 3C thru 11 will be activated as part of the new Citywide Permit parking Program. Permit Parking Districts 1, 2, 3A and 3B will have pre-approved parking restrictions; however, these restrictions will not be activated and will remain inactive until it is determined that full time restriction are necessary. To activate parking restrictions in Permit Parking Districts 1, 2, 3A and 3B residents must submit a petition to the public work department. Permits may potentially reduce the need for residents to compete for on-street parking but having a permit does not guarantee a parking spot.
Parking regulations for the Permit Parking Districts are uniformly applied Citywide and implemented on a full-time basis, Monday through Sunday, 24-hours a day, 7-days a week. These regulations are established by a City Council ordinance.
The regulation days and hours are established by the City Council. They are part of the ordinance adopted by the Council establishing the Permit District. Parking for up to two hours will be allowed for vehicles without permits between the hours of 8am to 5pm, Monday through Sunday. However, after two hours, the vehicle may be subject to ticket and/or tow. Permits may potentially reduce the need for residents to compete for on-street parking but having a permit does not guarantee a parking spot
Residents can apply for two (2) free annual residential permits for vehicles registered at the current address, a maximum of two (2) permitted vehicles per household.
Parking for up to two hours will be allowed for vehicles without permits, Monday through Sunday, 8am to 5pm. After two hours, the vehicle may be subject to ticket and/or tow. If residents have a guest who will be visiting for longer than 2 hours, residents can sign up for a 1- day visitor permits through the City website or a visitor 3 day visitor permit through the website for free. Although, permits may potentially reduce the need for residents to compete for on-street parking but having a permit does not guarantee a parking spot.
Resident vehicles with parking permits may park anywhere in the District where signs controlling parking are posted and is designated as the district assigned to their permit. Vehicles with permits are not required to park on specific or designated streets. Permits are specific to the district established. For example, District 1 (Red) permits are not valid in other parking districts established in the City.
The following information is required to apply for a parking permit:
The Parking and Traffic Department requires that all citations are either paid or contested prior to applying for residential parking permits.
Parking for up to two hours will be allowed for vehicle without permits, Monday through Sunday, 8am to 5pm. After two hours, the vehicle may be subject to ticket and/or tow. If your guest needs to park for longer than two hours, please apply for a visitor parking pass under the visitor parking program. You may purchase a one-day permit or a weekend permit.
Residents will have the ability to apply for permit parking permits online. If you have any questions, please call the Parking and Traffic Department at (310) 412-5398 or send your written correspond to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Two (2) residential parking permits per household are free. For information regarding fees for the visitor parking program, please see below.
If a resident has sufficient driveway and/or garage space, on-street parking may not be necessary. Residents living within a District are not required to purchase parking permits if they do not anticipate a need to park their vehicles on residential streets.
No. The City does not offer waivers for parking permit fees. Each household per address is allowed up to two free parking permits.
No. Residential permit holders are not exempt from any parking restrictions indicated by signs or curb markings and failure to comply with these restrictions may result in issuance of citation and/or permit revocation. Permit parking regulations are not enforced on holidays.
No. Vehicles displaying a valid disabled placard/plate and disabled veterans’ placard/plates are exempt from permit parking restrictions. However, vehicles displaying disabled placards/plates are not exempt from other parking restrictions indicated by signs or curb markings.
No. Permits are nontransferable between parking districts. For example, a District 1 permit is only valid within the District 1 boundaries.
Possession of a parking permit does not guarantee or reserve an on-street parking space within the permit parking district. All on-street spaces are available to permit holders on a first-come basis.
The City establishes citation penalty fees for a wide variety of infractions. The specific fee for a citation will depend upon the nature of the infraction. Penalty schedules are updated from time to time. This may result in increased citation fees in the future. Citations not paid by the due date are subject to additional late fees.
Yes. The City Engineer, the Chief of Police, and their designees are authorized to revoke parking permits of any person because of, but not limited to, any of the following grounds (see Resolution and Ordinance for complete information for rules regarding potential permit revocation):- if they sell, rent or transfer a parking permit to another person.
- if they present false or fraudulent information to obtain a parking permit.
- If they violate any City rule regulating the application for or use of parking permits.
Yes. To apply for a permit, residents can apply online on the Parking & Traffic Department’s Website at: cityofinglewood.org/parking.
If you purchase a vehicle, please login into your account on the permit parking portal and update your account with the new vehicle information . The permit parking portal is located on City of Inglewood’s website, Parking & Traffic webpage. You may also visit the Parking & Traffic Department on the 2nd Floor of Inglewood City Hall. Please bring the new Department of Motor Vehicle registration information along with a driver’s license indicating proof of residency and valid vehicle ownership.
If you move out of a permit district, your permits are no longer valid and will be removed from the data base. Permits are not valid in any other district and cannot be transferred to someone else who either lives within the district or wants to park in the District. If you move into another neighborhood within the City of Inglewood, you can log into the permit parking portal and request a new permit parking permit for your new address. You will need to provide the vehicle registration, CA driver’s license and Proof of residency (rental agreement, light/gas bill) and reregister for the permit parking program.
Service vehicles readily identifiable as emergency or government vehicles are exempt from the residential permit parking regulations. Vehicles readily identifiable as commercial, delivery, service, utility, or construction vehicles (hired by the City), while actually engaged in providing maintenance, repair, or service work to a residence in a program area, are exempt from the parking restrictions.
Service Person and vehicle for these services is available for up to two hours for vehicles without permits between the hours of 8am to 5pm, Monday through Sunday. However, after two hours, the vehicle may be subject to ticket and/or tow. Service provider that require more than 2 hours for their service will need to apply for a permit under the visitor permit parking program. The resident must apply for a visitor permit by visiting the portal and apply for the permit under the specific type of permit needed.
Typically, no. Residential permit parking regulations are not enforced on holidays.The exception would be if a special event were scheduled within the Entertainment District (Forum, SoFi Stadium or Clippers Arena) on a holiday. In that case, enforcement would take place. For the latest information on events, please visit the City of Inglewood’s website at cityofinglewood.org.