FAQ

How do I pay or dispute a ticket?

Please visit pmbonline.org to pay or dispute a ticket.

What happens if I don’t pay the ticket?

Parking tickets must be paid within 21 days of the issuance or within 14 days of the mailing of a notice of delinquent parking violation. Failure to pay before 21 days will lead to an increase in the fine by 50% and failure to pay within 30 days will increase additionally by 25%. After 30 days, your vehicle registration will be held by the DMV.

I have a large vehicle that will take up more than one spot, where can I park and would I need to purchase a permit for each spot?

For large vehicles, we ask you to park in one of our larger parking lots, Lot F or Lots L,M,N or O. You would need to purchase a permit for each space you are utilizing.

Can I buy a daily permit for multiple days?

Yes, you can purchase multiple day permits online. You must print the permit out once you complete the transaction and have it clearly displayed in your vehicle.

How do I buy a daily reserved parking permit?

You can purchase a daily reserved permit online, at the Parking Information Booth, or in Lot A at the parking pay station.

The parking pay station wasn’t working, why did I get a ticket?

Even if a parking machine isn’t working, a permit is still required. You can purchase a permit at another parking pay station, at the Parking Information Booth, or ahead of time online.

Where can I park?

General permits are valid in all General lots (E,F,G,H,J,L,M,N,O) 24/7, Housing lots from 7am to 6pm, and Reserved lots 5pm-6am.

Housing permits are valid in all Housing and General lots 24/7, reserved lots from 5pm to 6am

Reserved permits are valid in all General, Housing and Reserved lots 24/7.

Do I need to buy a permit? I’m only going to be here for a short amount of time?

Parking permits are required 24/7 for anyone parking on campus. There are 15- and 30-minute visitor parking around campus but are strictly enforced. If you plan to be here longer than the allotted time, you are subject to citation.

I lost my permit; how do I get a replacement?

Please contact Transportation & Parking Services at 707-664-4321 or parking@sonoma.edu or please visit the Seawolf Service Center.

I’m driving a different car today and don’t have my permit, will I get a ticket?

Your parking permit is linked to whichever vehicle is entered into the parking system. You can update this by logging into your SSU Online Services, click on the Parking Permit tile, and updating your vehicle information.

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