Frequently Asked Questions - Parking

Who must pay for parking at SRJC?

All faculty, staff, students, and the public must share in the costs necessary to provide parking and transportation services under the Parking and Transportation Plan adopted by the college’s Board of Trustees.

Is my SRJC parking permit good to park in the surrounding neighborhoods?

No. A valid SRJC parking permit is only valid for SRJC properties. The cities of Santa Rosa and Petaluma have enacted their own parking permit program for specific neighborhoods. The only people eligible to purchase a permit are individuals who live in those neighborhoods. The residential neighborhoods surrounding the Santa Rosa and Petaluma campuses are posted Residential Permit Parking only.

Can I park in staff parking at night?

Students parking at the Santa Rosa Campus may park in staff reserved lots after 3 PM with the exception of staff "B" lot, which remains the only staff area reserved at night. Students may park in "B" lot after 7 PM. Students at the Petaluma and Windsor sites may not park in staff reserved spaces at any time Monday through Friday.

Why do you sell more parking permits than there are spaces?

Students need to remember that not all students are on campus at the same time and parking spaces turn over approximately three to four times a day and night with people coming and going. The purchase of a parking permit "Entitles parking when space is available."