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Preferential Permit Parking
Petition for Preferential Permit Parking

Establishing or modifying a Preferential Parking Permit (PPP) zone on a residential street block requires a petition signed by the residents on the requesting street block(s), as well as a cover letter from the lead petitioner outlining the reason(s) for establishing or modifying a permit parking zone. 

  • Establishing a new permit zone requires a petition with signatures representing a minimum of 51% of the dwelling units that favor the implementation of a permit parking regulation on the affected street block(s).

  • Modifying an existing permit zone regulation requires a petition that contains signatures representing a minimum of 60% of the dwelling units that favor a change to the existing permit regulation on the affected street block(s).

Please contact the Transportation Planning Division at or (310) 285-2467 prior to starting a petition. Transportation staff will provide you with the petition form and the minimum number of signatures needed to submit a qualifying petition for review.

Below is a brief summary of the process that follows submittal of a qualifying petition:

  • The petition request and a staff recommendation are presented to the Traffic & Parking Commission (TPC) for consideration. A Notice of Public Meeting advising the community of the scheduled review of the petition request by the TPC and City Council will be mailed to residents and businesses within 500 feet of the block(s) requesting a new, or modifying an existing, permit zone regulation. If the TPC recommends the establishment/modification of a permit zone, City procedure requires an environmental review and final approval by the City Council.

  • These procedures take approximately four months after receipt of the qualifying petition to complete the review and implementation process.

CLICK HERE to access the Beverly Hills Municipal Code section regarding preferential parking.



The Police Department oversees the issuance of Preferential Permit Parking permits. CLICK HERE for more information or contact the Police Department at or (310) 285-2500.


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