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How to Buy a Daily Parking Permit

Each campus has daily parking permit machines located inside the entrances to its parking lots.

Daily parking permits cost $2. Permit machines accept one dollar ($1) bills or coins (25-, 10-, 5-cent coins only). Some newer machines accept credit cards.


Daily parking permits are not transferable between colleges.

Broken or Malfunctioning Machines

Report broken or malfunctioning machines to Los Rios Police Department. You are still expected to purchase a daily parking permit from a working machine.

How to Display a Daily Parking Permit

Daily parking permit displayed on a windshieldA daily parking permit displayed on a windshield.

Daily parking permits must be displayed face-up on the passenger's side of the dashboard with the valid date clearly visible from the outside of the vehicle. Remove expired permits.

Students who drive motorcycles should not use daily parking permits because they are easily stolen. Learn about motorcycle parking permits.

Where to Park

With a daily parking permit, you can park in student parking spaces that are designated with white lines.


Daily parking permits are not refundable.


The issuance of a parking permit does not guarantee parking availability. The responsibility of finding legal parking spaces rests with the motor vehicle operator. Lack of parking spaces is not considered a valid reason for violation of district parking regulations or California Vehicle Code provisions. It is your responsibility to read the posted signs and park accordingly.