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Parking Permits

Neighborhood Parking Permit (NPP) Program 

An area with public parking limits based on the neighborhood’s particular needs. There are 3 types of NPP permits available:

  • NPP Resident pdf – Residents living in a zone can park beyond posted time restriction
  • NPP Commuter pdf – Non residents can park in a designated zone area beyond posted time restriction
  • NPP Business Employee pdf – An employee of a non residential business located in a zone can park in a designated area beyond posted time restriction

Garage or Lot Permit  

Allows long-term parking, paid quarterly, at an assigned location. There are 5 Downtown garages, 3 Downtown surface lots, and 1 University Hill surface lot.

  • Fees vary by permit type.
  • Currently, parking assignments are determined by a Wait List pdf

Downtown Boulder employees can park the garage located at the southwest corner of Alpine & Broadway at an amazing rate. Check out the Downtown Commuter Parking: Alpine-Broadway Garage Parking Coupons Application pdf to learn more.

Downtown Boulder employees who work late hours can park at the 1500 Pearl Street garage at a great rate. Learn more at Downtown Employee Nighttime Garage Application pdf

Dash Permit 

Prepaid parking beyond the posted maximum time limit in a metered parking district. Dash Permits do not reserve a specific parking space.

            This permit may be used in conjunction with:


Secure a specific parking space, series of spaces, or an entire block.

            These 2 products are used for:

  • Construction – related activities
  • Media Events – Television, radio, musical or other media related events
  • Special Activities – Specific tasks which cannot be accomplished without a reserved parking space.

Hood Permit

Secures a specific parking space or spaces where single space meters exist. See Dash Permit for specific applications.


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