The parking permit must be placed on the outside of your vehicle, either on the back bumper or the back window, on the driver's side. If the permit is not properly displayed, you may be issued a citation.
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Remove the permit from your vehicle and return it to the Police Department to purchase a replacement permit for $10.
Mill Valley and eligible neighboring residents may purchase up to four permits per residence. All vehicles must be registered to an eligible address.
The Resident Shopper Vehicle Permit (RSVP) parking program is designed to make it convenient and inviting for Mill Valley and Southern Marin residents to shop, eat and visit downtown Mill Valley. The RSVP allows residents to park in any of the city's metered spaces without paying the meter seven days a week from 9 am to 6 pm.
Yes. All meters will be free to patrons, up to the meter limit, from Thanksgiving through New Year's Eve, as has been the tradition during the holiday shopping season.
This is a program targeting Mill Valley and Southern Marin residents (zip codes 94920, 94925, 94965) to encourage patronage in the downtown area of Mill Valley.
Visitors can park in any of the metered spaces up to the time limit posted. Additional parking is available for all patrons in the public parking lot across from the Depot.
Employees are encouraged to purchase the Employee parking permit which enables parking 9 am to 3:30 pm seven days a week at all "E" parking spaces. The Mill Valley Chamber of Commerce sells Employee parking permits.
If you have an RSVP and believe you received a citation in error, please contact the Mill Valley Police Department at:
You may purchase the new 2023 permits online, by mail, or come to the Mill Valley Police Department Monday through Thursday 8 am to 5 pm, Friday 8 am to 4 pm.
Note: Replacement permits may only be purchased by mail or in-person.
Address:Mill Valley Police Department1 Hamilton DriveMill Valley, CA 94941
The RSVP is reduced to half price beginning June 1st to December 31st of the current permit year.