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Downtown Parking Garage

Downtown Parking Garage

 The Downtown Parking Garage provides convenient parking for employees and business patrons, while leaving San Leandro’s surface lots and street parking for shoppers. Located at 122 Estudillo Avenue, the new garage contains 384 parking spaces with convenient pedestrian access to nearby businesses.  

Contact InformationDowntown Parking Garage

  • Parking Permit Payments: (800) 989-2058
  • Parking Enforcement: (510) 577-2740
  • General Information/Maintenance: (510) 577-3440    

Parking Permits and Fees

1st Floor: Free parking limited to two hours per day until July 1st. The current pay station on the 1st floor will not be in operation until July 1st.

2nd and 3rd Floors:  Monthly permit parking only. You may purchase a monthly permit online at: https://permits.citationprocessingcenter.com/sanleandro/.

Types of monthly permits:

  • General –The permit is $35 per month and allows you to park in any stall on the 2nd or 3rd floors marked “Permit Only”. Parking is on a first-come, first-served basis, contingent upon availability. General permit holders may not park in the numbered stalls on the 2nd floor marked “Reserved”.
  • Reserved – This permit is $55 per month and allows you to park in the Reserved area (numbered stalls 1-14) on the 2nd floor or in any other stall on the 2nd or 3rd floors. A Reserved parking space is guaranteed. This permit will not be available starting July 1st, 2018.

4th Floor: Daily Paid parking is $2.00. The cash box is no longer in service, please pay at the pay station or use the Parkmobile app. All parking is based on your License Plate so please remember to bring your license plate number with you to pay at the pay station.

Please follow the following steps to pay at the pay station:

    1. Press START key to wake the pay station.

    2. Enter your License Plate using the keypad

    3. Insert payment (coins or credit card).

    4. Use the MAX key to pay the $2.00 flat rate for All Day Parking.

    5. Press PRINT when done with selection.

    6. Transaction Finished.

Parking is free and unrestricted throughout the garage after 5:00 p.m. daily, and all day on Sunday. 


No overnight parking between 2:00 a.m. and 4:00 a.m. daily

  • All other parking restrictions enforced 8am-5pm except weekends and holidays
  • Unauthorized vehicles may be Cited (SLMC 6-1-400) and/or towed at owner's expense (CVC22658a)

Note: The elevators in the parking garage will be locked and inoperable from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. each night. Users are encouraged to park on the first floor if parking during those hours.

Personal Safety

The parking garage is routinely patrolled by the San Leandro Police Department, but it is important for users to take precautions when parking in the garage. Here are a few personal safety tips to follow:

  • Lock your vehicle at all times
  • Do not leave valuables in your vehicle
  • Look for anyone "hanging around" your vehicle or your path to your vehicle
  • Have your keys in your hand and be ready to open the vehicle door
  • At night, walk out to your vehicle with a coworker or friend

For additional personal safety information, visit the San Leandro Police Department's Crime Prevention page. 

Disclaimer: The City is not responsible for any loss of personal property as a result of parking in the Downtown Parking Garage.

Garage Features and Construction

Work started in November 2010 to demolish the old 1970’s parking garage and replace it with a new 4-story structure. The new modern structure meets current seismic structural standards, is compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and is designed for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification. Electric vehicle charging stations are available (for a fee) on floors 1 and 4 adjacent to the elevators. 

The design of the new garage has improved safety features, with pedestrian access to the upper levels provided via two glass front elevators and three well-lit, open stairways. Improvements to Paseo del Oro, the courtyard between the structure and East 14th Street, include decorative paving, a new bus shelter, and landscaping, including a row of palm trees leading to the main pedestrian entrance. The Estudillo Avenue frontage of the garage includes an office space for the San Leandro Chamber of Commerce.