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Each meter is clearly marked with a sticker indicating maximum time limits and days of operation. Please observe the posted time limitations, as remaining parked past time limit and/or “feeding the meter” can result in issuance of a parking citation.
The East-End Program offers either a $40 permit that provides access to approximately 125 parking spaces, or a $60 permit that provides access to 229 spaces in five different parking areas.
The La Mesa Boulevard Lot Program offers access to 31 spaces in the municipal parking lot located on the south side of La Mesa Boulevard, just west of Acacia Avenue.
You can find permit applications, maps of parking areas, and a guide to permit parking policies and procedures on the City's website.
Permits can be applied for and paid for at La Mesa City Hall, located at 8130 Allison Avenue or applications and payments can be mailed to:
City of La MesaDowntown Operations/Parking Control8130 Allison AvenueLa Mesa, CA 91942
Permit holders can check the City's website for updated information on sales and renewals at the Parking Permit Program page.
Please note that there is no grace period for expired permits after the start of a new quarter. If you have not yet received your placards and/or stickers by the start of the new quarter, please place your payment receipt on your dash until your placard/sticker arrives. Also, existing permits renewed after the first month of the quarter are not eligible for pro-rated fees. Parking Permit Program page