PREFERENTIAL PARKING PERMIT APPLICATION
Each Preferential parking district has undergone an assessment of available street parking as compared to residences that are located within the district. A Maximum number of eligible permits is based on the specific district.
To obtain a Preferential Permit, proof of residence is required. Full payment for a Preferential Permit is required in order to receive Parking Decal and/or a Preferential Permit.
A Temporary Permit is only valid for 21 days and may be issued while applicant awaits receipt of Preferential Permit. Please upload or send Proof of Residence before the expiration of the Temporary Permit. If the application is sent by mail, a Temporary Permit is not provided.
Application for issuance of the permit,
- For District 1, 2, 5
Renewal or replacement of a Residential permit shall be accompanied by a fee of Ninety-Five Dollars ($95.00). Guest passes shall be accompanied by a fee of Forty Dollars ($40.00).
- For District A, B
Renewal or replacement of a Residential permit shall be accompanied by a fee of Twenty-Five Dollars ($25.00). Guest passes shall be accompanied by a fee of Ten Dollars ($10.00).
Please follow the steps below to obtain your Preferential Permit(s):
1) Complete the online application form.
2) Submit two copies of proof of residency in one of the following ways:
a) Upload verification documents online.
b) Mail with your application (provided at the end of this process) to the mailing address given below.
3) Click on ‘Pay by credit card‘ to purchase online or ‘Pay by check‘ to pay by mail.
4) If you select to ‘pay by check‘, please enclose a check payable to "City of Irvine".
5) Once your residency has been verified and full payment has been made, a parking permit decal will be sent to you.
Until the above steps are taken, your preferential permit application is PENDING and WILL NOT BE FULFILLED. If you do not follow through with these requirements and your preferential permit expires, you will be in violation and subject to citation if you choose to park on the street.
City of Irvine
C/o Parking Permit Fulfillment Center
P.O. Box 11370
Santa Ana, CA 92711
Please note that you must be connected to a printer in order to print your Preferential Permit.