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Meter & Parking Space RESERVATION REQUIREMENTS


To make a reservation, please fill out the Meter & Parking Space Reservation Application. The "meter number" is the "PKGS" number series found on the meter decal or display. Please refer to these "PKGS" numbers to reserve each meter. A Parking Space Map may be submitted as an application supplement to assist in describing the reservation location. All changes to applications must be submitted via an online Reservation Change Order Application.

RULES

  1. FEES: Posting and daily fees apply.

  2. EXPEDITE FEE: Requests must be received a minimum of 10 business days prior to the effective date. Effective July 19, 2010 any application for meter reservations submitted less than 10 business days prior to the event start date will be subject to an expedited fee of $175.00 pursuant to City Council Resolution 2010-265.

  3. RESERVATION APPLICATION:

a)   Reserved on-street parking is for contractors, commercially licensed trucks and approved special event vehicles and personal use is not allowed. Reservation for metered and unmetered areas must be requested via an online Reservation Application.

b)   Reserving meters does NOT exempt you from obeying posted regulatory signs. It is prohibited by City Code to post unauthorized signage or relocate signage from the approved reservation location.

c)   Only one application per event date & times is allowed. Requests with non-continuous dates and/or in various locations require separate applications and payments.Example: Requests for June 5th-15th and then for June 25-30th cannot be submitted on the same application.

d)   Reservation requests that include event valet service must obtain a Valet Permit.

e)   Submission of a Reservation Application is acknowledgement of a request for service to be performed and does not automatically guarantee the spaces. All applications must be approved by Parking Services prior to the event start date.

f)   All Reservation Requirement rules apply.

  1. CHANGE ORDERS:

a)   “Change orders” are any changes to the original order, including extensions. Such requests must be submitted via an online Reservation Change Order Application. A Reservation Change order will not be processed without prior submission of a Reservation Application.

b)   Change order applications submitted less than 10 business days prior to the event start date will incur an expedite fee, in addition to any other metered and un-metered area fees associated with the changes requested.

c)   Change orders should be submitted for:

  • Additional or Reduction of meters or color zones over the number reflected in the original order
  • Exchanging a meter or color zone for another meter or color zone in the same area
  • Extension of dates or times, additional dates that are not in continuous succession of the dates in application or changes in dates and times requested
  • Any large vehicle or equipment remaining in the reservation area after the end date has concluded, will be processed as a Change Order and will continue to accrue parking fees and a $175 expedite fee. An invoice will be submitted to the responsible party when the removal has been confirmed.Reservations requiring relocation of specialized zones that accommodate services including, but not limited to bus zones, media only zones, posted car share programs and taxis, will be subject to additional posting fees. Unless there is a street closure, motorcycle spaces are not typically relocated.

d)   Requests to exchange a meter or color zone for another meter or color zone in the same area reflected on the original order will not incur additional charges, unless such requests are made less than 10 business days prior to the event start date and/or require any additional metered or un-metered area fees due to the nature of the request.

f)    Submission of a Change Order is acknowledgement of a request for service to be performed and does not automatically guarantee the spaces. All change order applications must be approved by Parking Services prior to the event start date.

g)   All Reservation Requirement rules apply.

  1. POSTING REQUIREMENT: All regulatory signage for reservations must be posted within 72 hours of the event start date for notification purposes. Change order requests that prevent the City to post in this time frame, requests made less than 5 business days in advance or a failure by the reserving party to post within the proper time, cannot be guaranteed and will result in a high probability of transient vehicles utilizing parking in the reserved parking spaces due to lack of signage. Transient vehicles cannot be towed if signage was not posted 72 hours prior to the event.

  2. PAYMENT:Payment is due upon receipt of invoice and must be submitted PRIOR to the event start date.

  3. CANCELLATIONS: All cancellations must be received no less than 10 business days prior to the event start date via the online Reservation Change Order or by emailing MeterCSR@cityofsacramento.org. Failure to provide sufficient notice will result in an expedite fee of $175 being deducted from the total refund amount.

  4. REFUNDS: Any reduction of meters from the original order will be credited back to the credit card used for payment or refunded in the form of a check.
    Any cancellation prior to the reservation effective date or reduction of meters from the original order will be credited back to the original credit card used for payment or will be refunded in the form of a check. No credits towards future meter and parking space reservations will be made. Cancellations made less than 10 business days of the reservation effective date will have the $175 expedite fee deducted from the total refund amount to cover administrative costs associated with cancellations.

WHERE IS THE METER NUMBER LOCATED?

The "PKGS" number is the "meter number" for each meter. It is located on each meter decal or meter display. For each meter being reserved, please input the PKGS number in the "Meter Number" field on the Meter Reservation Application. Please do not use any other numbers other than PKGS numbers.