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Memorial Day Parking Rules in San Francisco 2021

The rules for where you can park on Memorial Day Monday in SF without getting a ticket
By - posted 5/31/2021 No Comment

If you’ve got a car in San Francisco, in addition to crazy high gas prices, you also have to worry about the insanely complex, nearly impossible to decipher conflicting parking signs and rules.

Thankfully on Memorial Day, the city of San Francisco is going to reward you with a ticket-free day of parking – sort of. 

Memorial Day 2021 Parking Rules Overview:
Monday, May 31, 2021

  • Parking Meters: Enforced Like all days, you are allowed to park at a broken meter, but the posted time limit still applies. The only days where parking meters are free are Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
  • Nighttime Street Sweeping Towing: Enforced
  • Residential Parking Permits (RPP): Not Enforced
  • General Parking Time Limits: Not Enforced
  • Weekday Daytime Street Sweeping: Not Enforced
  • Commuter Shuttle Towaway Zone: Not Enforced
  • Unmetered Yellow / White / Green Zones: Not Enforced

Please note:
– We’ve done our best to summarize the rules, but park at your own risk. You can read the full parking rules here.
– Hazards are always subject to tickets and towing

– Meter customers are advised to check parking meters to verify enforcement time limits and amounts
– The Port of San Francisco provides metered street parking in the Fisherman’s Wharf area and along The Embarcadero. Parking on Port property is enforced daily. 
– In the Mission Bay, Dogpatch and China Basin areas, SFMTA parking rates change for special events and gamedays at Oracle Park and Chase Center.

Source: SFMTA Holiday Enforcement,  SFMTA Color Curb Program Details

Port of SF meters (see map) are enforced 7 days a week, 7 am to 11 pm with the following one-day parking holidays:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day