There are open air parking lots surrounding North Berkeley BART station.
Permit lots are permit parking only between 4 am and 10 am, after which they operate as normal daily fee parking lots. Payment or permit is required in Fee parking lots on weekdays from 4 am to 3 pm and is free on weekends and holidays. The lots are full by around 8 am on weekdays. Parking permits should be booked online in advance and the daily parking fee can be paid at the Addfare / Parking Validation machine in the station using your stall number.