Thank you for visiting the RPP (Residential Preferential Parking) website. We will be updating this page with important program information.
New! RPP permits are now available!
Please visit www.cityofpaloalto.org/Parking to create your account and request/purchase a permit. Permits are available through this website only.
Downtown RPP Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)
Thank you to those who attended the RPP Community meeting on August 4th. For those who were not able to attend, the information provided is available here:
RPP Petition Process for Neighborhoods
If you live in a neighborhood outside of the Downtown and are interested in petitioning to be considered for an RPP District, please download petition form here and send to the Transportation Division at Transportation@CityofPaloAlto.org.
RPP Background and Overview
For the Citywide RPP Ordinance, approved by Council on December 2, please click here. For the Downtown RPP Resolution, please click here. For the draft RPP Administrative Guidelines, please click here.
Jessica Sullivan, the City’s Transportation Planning Manager, describing the genesis of the RPP program; in addition, the video offers perspectives from a resident and a business leader who were also involved in the development of the program.
Phase One: 6 Months
Phase Two: 12+ Months