Menlo Park Police
Call 9-1-1 for EMERGENCIES,
or 650-325-4424
Non-Emergency 650-330-6300
Records 650-330-6310
Parking Permits 650-330-6308
Main Fax 650-327-4314
Overnight Residential Parking
Daytime Residential Parking
Downtown Plaza Parking
Pay a Parking Ticket
Menlo Park Municipal Code
Temporary Overnight Parking Permit Instructions

There are THREE categories of parking permits available for the City of Menlo Park. Please select one of the following categories for more information:

New "Pay for Parking" Machines Installed in Downtown Plazas

In parking plazas #1 and #5, new "pay for parking" machines have been installed. This is a "pay by space" format, so you can interact with any of the machines in that plaza to pay for your space. Your first two hours are still free, but if you plan to stay longer, you can now purchase extra time utilizing these machines. Simply follow the below link for instructions.

Pay for Parking Instructions

To Purchase OVERNIGHT Parking Permits

Overnight parking permits can be purchased at the Police Department or by clicking the "PayPal" image below. PLEASE READ THE BELOW REQUIREMENTS FIRST:

  • You MUST live within the City limits of Menlo Park - check before you purchase if you are unsure since there are no refunds
  • Absolutely NO REFUNDS will be given
  • Permits purchased online will be mailed out the following City business day, not including weekends and Holidays, and must be mailed to a Menlo Park address within the City limits (no business address or PO Box). Make sure you include your apartment number if you have one.
  • Limit of 50 permits per household: January thru June, and another 50 from July thru December. Do not attempt to purchase more than your allotted amount. See information below regarding expiration of permits.

Click on the PayPal link below to purchase Overnight Parking Permits online:

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