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  • Neighborhood Parking Program
  • Parking Services Permits

Parking Permits


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For current office procedures and updates, visit the home page. 


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 6 downtown garages, 3 downtown surface lots, and 1 University Hill surface lot.

  • Fees vary by permit type.
  • Currently, NEW wait list applications for parking garages and lots are not accepted at this time. We will update the website when it becomes available.

Downtown Boulder employees can park in 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.