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Street Sweeping San Diego

Street Cleaning Map, Schedule & suspensions


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Your guide to Street Cleaning in San Diego

Is Street Cleaning suspended today in San Diego ?

No upcoming suspensions.

How does street sweeping work in San Diego?

There are two different street sweeping programs in San Diego. One operates in residential neighborhoods, while the other operates on commercial streets. The street sweeper comes out to residential neighborhoods once a month, while they operate on commercial streets once a week.

For two hours, parking is not permitted on street sweeping days. Expect to park somewhere else to allow easy access for the sweepers. If not, you’ll receive a parking ticket of $62.50. Check out the street sweeping routes ahead of time, and plan your parking accordingly.

What time is street sweeping in San Diego?

There is no exception to the two-hour ‘no parking’ limit during street sweeping days. Even if the street sweeper passes, you can still receive a parking ticket if you’re parked within the two hours stated on the sign. Sometimes, the street sweeper comes back for a second round before the job is considered done.

Better yet, head to this interactive street cleaning map to find out exactly when street cleaning occurs near you or download the Spot Angels app to receive real-time alerts when you need to move your car.

Is it legal to park after the street sweeper passes?

It is never legal to park after the street sweeper passes in San Diego and tickets have been left on the windshields of drivers who have seen the sweeper pass with their own eyes.

How much does a street sweeping ticket cost in San Diego?

If your car is blocking the street sweeper, you’ll receive a parking ticket of $62.50, and the fine goes up after 21 days. Avoid adding unexpected costs to your monthly budget by reading each parking sign carefully. You can pay your ticket online with a Mastercard, VISA, or Discover credit card.

San Diego street sweeping Holiday Schedule

Don’t worry! On nationally recognized holidays parking officers take a break from issuing parking tickets on street sweeping days. They actually take a break from street sweeping altogether. Which means that you can disregard the ‘no parking’ sign if the street sweeping falls on a holiday. Yippie! You can find the street sweeping holidays here.

January 1 – New Year’s Day
January 21 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
February 18 – Presidents Day
March 31 – Cesar Chavez Day
May 27 – Memorial Day
July 4 – Independence Day
September 2 – Labor Day
November 11 – Veteran's Day
November 28 – Thanksgiving Day
December 25 – Christmas Day

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