Who We Are

The California Public Parking Association (CPPA) is purposed to advance the public parking profession in the state by providing a forum for its members to interact, exchange ideas and information, and to provide technical and legislative support.

In the mid-1980s a small group of municipal parking program managers from both Northern and Southern California recognized a need for a new organization to foster communication and information sharing between parking professionals in California. In April 1985 they organized the first California Public Parking Association conference in the City of Monterey. Over 100 parking program representatives and suppliers throughout California attended the event. During the conference the CPPA’s first business meeting was held. As a result of this meeting the CPPA was formally created.

Our Purpose