General Info


Downtown Parking Map

Downtown Truckee Parking Map PDF

Downtown Parking Permits

Employee Parking Permit

The Town provides reserved employee parking areas for Downtown employees. The Town distributes employee permits to the employer. If you need employee permits, complete the Employee Permit Application Form fax to (530) 582-7771.

Employee Parking Permit Form

There are four options of employee permits:

  • Annual = $360/permit
  • Bi-Annual = $210/permit
  • Monthly = $40/permit
  • Free Permit = Employee pays $2/day at meter or park free at designated employee parking areas unless they are in free 2 hour parking areas

There are four designated employee parking areas Downtown. These areas include:

Railyard Lot: Free employee parking is available in the EAST END of the new Beacon Lot behind the Beacon Gas Station in the Railyard development. The area designated as 2-hour free parking is free all day for employees. This lot is also available for overnight parking in the EAST end of the lot year-round and long-term parking in designated spaces only.

Beacon Lot West: The west end of the new Beacon lot that is paid parking is $2.00 parking for employees with a permit. 

Jibboom St.: This permit parking area is available seven days per week for $2.00. There is no parking in this area from 10:00 P.M. to 5:00 A.M. between November 1 and April 30 due to snow removal requirements.

Truckee Diner Lot: The Jax Truckee Diner Lot is located on West River St. with employee parking available seven days per week for $2.00. Between November 1 and April 30 there is no parking from 2:00 A.M. to 5:00 A.M for snow removal purposes.


If you’re a contractor working on a project Downtown and will need to utilize any of the paid parking spaces, you can prepay the spaces at a discounted rate. Contact the Truckee Parking Division at (530) 582-2915 for more details.


If you received a parking ticket in Downtown Truckee, you have 21 days to pay or appeal the parking ticket.

Pay a Parking Fine

The citation number and license plate number are always required when paying a parking fine. 

  • Online: for tickets issued after June 30, 2009.
  • By Mail:  Check or money order payments (DO NOT SEND CASH) can be sent to the address below.  Checks should be made payable to: Town of Truckee.    
  • In Person: Check, cash, money order, and credit card payments are accepted at the address below.

Town of Truckee Parking Division
10183 Truckee Airport Road
Truckee, CA 96161-3306
(530) 582-2915

Appeal a Parking Fine

You do not have to appear in court to appeal your parking ticket with the Town of Truckee. We process parking ticket appeal decisions through the mail. If you wish to appeal your parking ticket complete the appeal form (*attached).  For tickets issued after June 30, 2009, you may appeal your ticket online at  All appeals must be received at the Town within 21 days of the date of issuance of your citation. Failure to submit your appeal within the 21 day time period will result in a denied appeal, and you will be required to pay the parking fine. Once your appeal is received, your appeal request will be forwarded to the Town’s Hearing Officer, and you will receive the appeal decision in the mail.

Notice to our Customers: When you provide a check as payment, you authorize us either to use the information from your check to make a one-time electronic fund transfer from your account or to process the payment as a check transaction. For inquiries, please call the Town of Truckee Finance Department at (530) 582-7700.

Parking Meter Fee Structure

Donner Pass Road
Spring Street
Bridge Street
Church Street
Fire Station Lo

$0.25 for 10 minutes
$1.50 per hour
Pay to Stay (8 hours maximum – $12.00)

Jibboom Street
West River Street

$0.25 for 15 minutes
$1.00 per hour

Railyard Lot

First two hours free (most eastern lot)
$0.25 for 15 minutes
$1.00 per hour