RSVP Parking

The Resident Shopper Vehicle Permit (RSVP) is designed to make it convenient for Mill Valley and other Marin residents to shop, eat and visit downtown Mill Valley. The permit allows residents (zip codes 94941, 94920, 94925, and 94965) to park in any of the city's metered spaces without feeding the meter, for the maximum allowable time limit (usually two hours).

Obtaining a Permit

RSVP permits can be purchased online, or at the Police Department Monday through Thursday from 8:00am to 5:00pm, and Friday from 8:00am to 4:00pm. The cost of the permits are $25.00 each for resident's first and second vehicles and $35 each for resident's third and fourth vehicles.  Households can purchase up to four permits per residence.

Patrons residing outside of the Mill Valley's 94941 postal ZIP code area and who reside in Southern Marin (Belvedere & Tiburon 94920, Corte Madera 94925, and Sausalito 94965) may purchase the RSVP Permit's for $35 each.

Or click here to purchase a permit online. You may also download the paper form, fill it out, and bring it to the Police Department at 1 Hamilton Drive, Mill Valley.

If you sell your vehicle, remove your permit and return it to the Police Department to purchase a replacement permit for $10.00.

Permits, should be placed on the outside of your vehicle, either on the back bumper or the rear window on the driver’s side of the vehicle.

Permits are valid through July 31st of the following year. After December 1st, permits may be purchased for half price ($25 for Mill Valley residents and $35 for other eligible residents).

Contesting a Ticket

If you believe you received a parking citation in error, please contact the Mill Valley Police Department at (415) 389-4100.