Residential On-Street Accessible Parking (Disabled Person Parking)

The City is pleased to make parking spaces available for all. The Residential On-Street Accessible Parking Spaces Policy and Procedures was adopted by the City Council in January 2019. 

Submittal Requirements

To apply for a residential on-street accessible parking space, applicants must submit the following:

  1. A completed application
  2. Proof of valid CA DMV disabled person (DP) parking placard or license plate, such as license plate number, copy of the placard identification (ID) card, or placard number.
  3. Proof of residency.
  4. Written justification for requesting the installation of an on-street accessible parking space in-lieu of using the driveway.
  5. Fee payment made by check, Visa, or Mastercard (see current fee schedule). Checks must be made to the City of San Mateo.

Applications and supplemental documents can be submitted by:

  • Mail to:
       Public Works Department
       Attn: Engineering
       330 W. 20th Ave.
       San Mateo, CA 94403
  • Email to
  • In-person at the Public Works Department Counter at San Mateo City Hall, 330 W. 20th Ave., San Mateo.

Relevant Documents:

Annual re-application for an existing on-street accessible parking space

Application to remove an on-street accessible parking space