Permanent parklet program in San Rafael

The City of San Rafael (in California, USA) has approved a permanent parklet program, to replace their temporary COVID-19 outdoor dining program. Fees have been set as:

  • US$2,000 application fee (~ AU$2,850)
  • US$2,000 deposit (refunded upon removal)
  • US$3,600 annual rental fee (~ AU$5,150)
Fees for parklets in San Raphael. Image credit: Marin Independent Journal.

Comparison with Yarra

San Raphael’s parklet fee of US$3,600 / AU$5,150 per year is similar to Yarra’s fee of $5,000 per year on primary roads such as Smith Street, Gertrude Street or Brunswick Street.

Published 4th July 2022