Updates on City of San José Services and/or Operations . (English | Español | Tiếng Việt | 中文)

Contact Us

Department of Transportation
200 E. Santa Clara St.
8th Floor
San Jose, CA 95113

Phone: (408) 535-3850
Fax: (408) 292-6092

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Parking Meters

We have around 2,600 metered on-street parking spaces located around the downtown area, Japantown, San José State University, and the county civic center areas.    Parking Meters                                                                                            


  • Increases the turnover of parking spaces
  • Helps you find parking spots easier
  • Business benefits from increased customers

Time Limits

  • Varies from 12 minutes up to 4 hours
  • Majority are set for one hour
  • Maximum time limit is indicated on the meter and by posted street signs


  • To report a possible broken meter, please call (408) 534-2922.