Shops, restaurants, bars and nightclubs, plus some service providers are eligible for parking validation at a reduced cost. Other businesses can validate for their customers, but at full cost.Validation for most garages is up to two hours. Select garages offer 12 to 24 hour validation in the Enhanced Validation (E) program. Those are:
- Market and San Pedro Square Garage (E)
- Third Street Garage (E)
- Third / Santa Clara Garage
- Fourth Street Garage (E)
- Second and San Carlos Street Garage (E)
- Convention Center Garage
- Businesses can obtain from the City easy-to-use validation machines that save time, and where the business pays for the validations that customers actually use.