San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO: Complicated Sign Breakdowns

San Francisco Parking FAQs

San Francisco Community Board


Example 1
SF Complicated Sign 1

These signs mean that on Mondays thru Saturdays from 8am thru 4pm and from 6pm thru 9pm parking for up to two hours is allowed.

On Mondays thru Fridays between the hours of 4pm thru 6pm, stopping of any kind (which includes parking and standing) is prohibited.

Vehicles that display residential parking permit A may however park for unlimited amounts of time during the times when vehicles without the permits are limited to a two hour limit, but the vehicles with permits are still prohibited from parking during the No Stopping hours/days.

In addition, all vehicles are prohibited from parking on Tuesdays from 8am thru 10am while the streets are being cleaned.

Parking is otherwise free from 9pm thru 8am Mondays thru Saturdays (and from 4pm-6pm Saturdays) and all day Sundays.


Example 2
SF Complicated Sign 2

This sign means that on Mondays thru Fridays from 7am thru 1pm, only trucks may park. They must pay the meter fee and they may only stay for a maximum of 2 hours.

All vehicles may park on Mondays thru Fridays from 1pm thru 6pm; on Saturdays, all vehicles may park from 9am thru 6pm.

Parking is free on Mondays thru Fridays from 6pm thru 7am, on Saturdays from 6pm thru 9am and all day Sundays.


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