The duties of the South San Francisco Finance Department are to provide financial services to the departments of the City and to provide fiscal accountability and adequate control over the use of City funds.
The services provided by the Finance Department include maintaining the City's accounting system, auditing bills, managing payroll and purchasing procedures, issuing business licenses. managing parking districts, and collecting occupancy taxes and other City fees.
How do I buy a Downtown parking permit?Parking permits can be purchased in the Finance Department, located at City Hall 400 Grand Avenue, Lower Level. The Finance Department is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.
Payment types accepted: Cash, Check, Visa, MasterCard, DiscoverCard
Permit Type Allowed Use Monthly Permit Cost Annual Permit Cost
(available for purchase
December - March)
Downtown City Lots 2,3,5,6,7,12,14,Miller Garage Spaces #38-244 $40 $360 Miller Garage Miller Garage Spaces #38-244 $30 $360
What licenses do I need to start a business?
Business License information, including procedures and applications forms, can be found here.
For more business license information, call the Business License Office at (650) 877-8505. You may want to check with the Planning Division for Zoning and Land Use regulations on the site in question at (650) 877-8535.
How can I get a parking permit to park near BART?
BART parking permits for residents in the neighborhood near the BART Station are issued at the Police Department during regular business hours Mondays - Fridays 7:30 am to 7:00 pm, Saturdays 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, and Sundays 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm.