The City offers a variety of convenient free and pay public parking options around town (City lots and metered spaces). Please observe all posted signage, street sweeping schedules and the 72-hour California Vehicle Code maximum time limit for any one space (includes Downtown City lots).

View:  Public Parking Map with spaces available, time limits and cost

Downtown City Lots

City parking lot satellite photoMetered parking, pay-by-space and monthly permit options are available at the following City lots:

  • Lot A - 1100 Hermosa Avenue - 143 spaces (3 ADA) - available 24 hours daily
  • Lot B - 59 13th Court - 36 spaces (2 ADA) - 3 hour maximum / no parking on Wednesdays from 11AM to 6PM (Farmer's Market)
  • Lot C (Structure) - 1301 Hermosa Avenue - 300 spaces (7 ADA) - available 24 hours daily 
  • Lot D - Manhattan Avenue/14th Street - 19 spaces (1 ADA) - 2 and 12 hour metered parking only.

City Lot Pricing 

  • Metered spaces:
    • Lot A and Lot C (Structure) between 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. only - $1.50 per hour 
    • All other City lots and times - $1.25 per hour
    • Pay By Space Instructions - for Parking Lots A, B & C (Structure), payment may be made via the installed Pay By Space machines--simply enter the space number you parked in, the method of payment (coins, Visa and MasterCard), and desired time. Place the Pay By Space ticket on your dashboard in a visible location.  

  • Monthly permits - the City's Finance Cashier Office offers two monthly parking permit options valid for parking at any of Downtown Lots A, B or C (monthly permits are currently not offered for Lot D). Calendar month permits may be purchased up to 7 days in advance:
    • 24-Hour - $62 per month
    • Daily (5 AM to 7 PM only) - $31 per month

Metered Parking

Metered parking is offered on the following streets at a rate of $1.25 per hour:

  • Hermosa Avenue - 1,100 spaces - 2, 3 & 24-hour parking
  • Upper Pier Avenue - Valley Drive to Hermosa Avenue - 129 spaces - 2 & 3 hour parking
  • 4th Street - 800 Block - PCH to Ocean View - 10 spaces - 2 hour parking

There are two types of parking meters (72-hour maximum time limit in one space): 

  • Silver Pole Meters (commercial areas):
    • Coins, Visa and Mastercard accepted
    • Residential parking permits not applicable
  • Yellow Pole or Cap Meters (residential areas):
    • Some meters may only accept coins; otherwise Visa and Mastercard are accepted.
    • Residential parking permits allowable

Cash Keys for Parking Meters

The City's Finance Cashier Office offers reloadable "cash keys" which may be used to pay at certain parking meters in lieu of coins.  

  • Cash keys may be loaded in $10 increments; $0.25 is deducted each time a cash key is inserted into an eligible meter.
  • A $21 refundable deposit is required for initial cash key purchase.
  • 25% discount is offered for Hermosa Beach residents (proof of residency required).

Free Parking Locations

Free parking is available at the following locations subject to certain limitations:

  • 2nd Street Lot west of Pacific Coast Highway (enter behind Domino’s Pizza) – 24 spaces (1 ADA)
    • 2 hours parking 7AM-6PM except no parking Wednesday 9AM-11AM
  • Ardmore Avenue (east side) – 11th Street to Pier Avenue – 34 spaces (2 ADA)
    • Unlimited street parking except no parking Wednesday 10AM-2PM
  • Aviation Boulevard – PCH to Prospect
    • 1 hour street parking Monday-Saturday 9AM-6PM
    • No parking Friday 6AM-7AM
  • City Yard Lot – 555 6th Street – 15 spaces
    • Monday-Thursday – 6:30AM-5PM - City employee parking only
    • Friday-Sunday and City holidays – long term public parking
  • Civic Center / Hermosa Storage Lots – 1315 Valley Drive – 68 spaces (4 ADA, 12 EV chargers)
    • Monday-Thursday – 7AM-6PM – 2 hour public parking – 36 spaces
    • Monday-Thursday – 6:30AM-6:30PM – City employee parking only – 32 spaces
    • Friday-Sunday and City holidays – long term public parking
  • Community Center Lot – 710 Pier Avenue – 124 spaces (7 ADA, 2 EV chargers)
    • No parking daily 2AM-6AM – 107 spaces
    • 2 hours parking 7AM-7PM along 11th Place – 17 spaces
  • Kiwanis Club & Rotary Club Lot (+ street parking) – 2515 Valley Drive – 26 spaces (4 ADA)
    • 6 hours parking except no parking Friday 9AM-11AM
  • Pacific Coast Highway (east side / northbound)
    • 2 hours street parking daily 9AM-6PM, no parking Monday-Friday 6:30AM-9AM
  • Pacific Coast Highway (west side / southbound)
    • 2 hours street parking daily 7AM-3PM, no parking Monday-Friday 3PM-7PM
  • South Park Lot – 425 Valley Drive – 27 spaces (2 ADA)
    • 6 hours parking except no parking daily 2AM-6PM
  • Valley Drive (west side) - Herondo Avenue to 2nd Street – 15 spaces
    • Unlimited street parking except no parking Wed 8AM-12PM
  • Valley Drive (east side) - just north of 8th Street to 11th Street – 78 spaces (2 ADA)
    • 12 hours parking except 2 hours parking Fri 10AM-4PM (Farmers Market)
    • No parking Thursday 7AM-8AM
  • 1035 Valley Drive Lot (south of Clark Stadium) – 51 spaces (4 ADA)
    • 12 hours parking except no parking Friday 8AM-5PM (Farmers Market)
  • Valley Park / Gould Avenue – 35 spaces (2 ADA, 2 EV chargers)
    • 6 hours parking except no parking Monday 8AM-noon