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Construction & Event Parking Permits

In Areas With Metered & Pay Station Parking:

Construction, Media Event & Special Activity Permit Application pdf

All permits should be displayed during construction, media events, and special activities and be within proximity of the event but for no more than 10 hours in a 24-hour period. Special activities include: weddings, funerals, bus loading and mobile medical facilities.

Dash Permits:

  • Are only issued in areas with pay stations and meters
  • Do not reserve a parking space
  • Allow for prepaid parking beyond a posted maximum time limit
  • Must be properly and visibly displayed on the passenger side of the front dashboard of the vehicle at all times


  • Are only issued in areas with pay stations and meters
  • Secure a specific parking space, series of spaces, or an entire block
  • Must be posted 72 hours in advance of the project or event and maintained throughout
  • Must be used in conjunction with dash permit(s)
  • Sign Front(s) - Reserved area must be clearly stated  
    Sign Back(s) - Initials, date, and time posted
  • Must be attached to existing City of Boulder street poles with string, wire, or plastic ties (not tape) and posted as to be seen by an ordinarily observant person
  • Must not prohibit use or visibility of any pay station or meter.


  • Secure a specific parking space or series of spaces in areas where single space meters exist
  • Cannot be used at ½ hour or accessible parking meters
  • Customer must provide padlock(s) to fasten onto pole(s).


All products may be issued on a daily, weekly or monthly basis and should be used during the hours that meters are enforced.  Hours are 9 a.m. - 7 p.m., Monday - Saturday.

  • Dash Permits: $12.50/day
  • Signs: $.50/ sign (with purchase of Dash Permits)
  • Hoods: $12.50/day.  A $50 deposit/Hood is required. 

    Deposits are refunded if Hood resembles condition when issued; and within five business days after expiration of permit. Deposits will not be refunded due to loss or damage of Hood.


 If parking issues occur, please contact 303-413-7300, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
All Other Times: 303-441-3333