Live Oak Permit Program

The Live Oak Parking Program (LOPP), which was established to provide beach access for visitors and reduce traffic congestion in beach neighborhoods, will begin its 40th season on April 17, 2020, and run through September 27, 2020.

The online and Mail-in Application services will end on August 1, 2020. Seasonal permits will be available from parking attendants on weekends and holidays between 11:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Please call 831.818.8711 for more information.

Mail-in Application

Print out an application and mail in with a check to:
County of Santa Cruz - Live Oak
Department Of Public Works
ROOM 410
701 Ocean Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Make checks payable to: County of Santa Cruz

Download Application

Purchase Permits Online

If you want to purchase a Seasonal Visitor Parking Permit online, use one of the buttons below to get started.


Due to COVID-19 impacting our community, the Live Oak Parking Program (LOPP) will begin parking enforcement Friday, April 17, 2020. Any vehicle not displaying a 2020 LOPP permit will receive a citation. Enforcement will be 7 days a week. Parking Attendants will not sell permits during the COVID-19 event. Residents in the LOPP zones and Seasonal permit holders are encouraged to apply for their 2020 season permit ASAP. Please follow the instructions on our website to apply for these permits.
Also starting April 17, 2020, day passes may be purchased from any of the four pay stations located in the Live Oak Parking Program zones.
Please visit the County Parking Program website for more information: https://www.dpw.co.santa-cruz.ca.us/Home/ParkingPrograms/LiveOakParkingProgram.aspx