GOLETA, California, October 14, 2021 – As we enter our second Halloween during the COVID-19 pandemic, the city of Goleta will continue with its parking permit program for certain neighborhoods. Since 2014, a temporary permit-only on-street parking program for residents near Isla Vista has been implemented and has been successful in deterring revelers from parking in the neighborhoods of Goleta closest to Isla Vista and reducing the impacts felt by residents. The city is coordinating with the communities of Isla Vista and the University of California at Santa Barbara, which will also have restrictions this year.
Parking permits are issued for the neighborhoods of Goleta closest to Isla Vista: University 1 and University 2 areas, including the Cannon Green Condominium complex. The boundaries are: Cannon Green Drive to the west, Hollister Avenue to the north, Storke Road to the east, and Whittier Drive to the south.
Each household should receive two passes in their mailbox by Thursday, October 21. Parking permits must be taped inside the window on the driver’s side of the vehicle during restricted hours (see below). Road signs will be posted in the streets in advance to remind drivers, and electronic message boards will be installed at several entrances to University 1 and 2 quarters. Vehicles not displaying the appropriate permit will be subject to registration. ” a ticket and / or towing. Parking restrictions apply on Friday and Saturday nights when most revelers should be in the area:
- 7:00 p.m. Friday October 29, 2021 to 7:00 a.m. Saturday October 30, 2021; and
- 7 p.m. Saturday, October 30, 2021 to 7 a.m. Sunday, October 31, 2021
Parking restrictions are only in effect in the evening and at night; daytime events at Girsh Park should not be affected. If you live in the area designated to receive a parking permit and you do not receive yours by October 21, please contact the Neighborhood Services Department of the City of Goleta at 805-961-7554 or bramirez @ cityofgoleta. org to arrange for a replacement.
More information on the City’s temporary parking permit program, including a map of the affected area and frequently asked questions, is available at http://tinyurl.com/halloweenparking.