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Page last updated on February 6, 2024 at 1:41 pm

Experiencing issues in any of the City's parking garages?   Please contact (812) 369-3622 for assistance.  

This line is open and staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.   

                     *****PENDING CONSTRUCTION NOTIFICATION*****

 ELEVATOR REPLACEMENT FOR MORTON & WALNUT STARTING MAY 2024

 Instructions for Purchasing Monthly Garage Parking Permits

Step 1: The person applying for the parking space will need to complete a City of Bloomington parking contract. Click here to download a copy of the parking contract.   

Step 2: Fill out the parking contract. Save and e-mail the parking contract to COB_garages@bloomington.in.gov...please note the email is: cob(no space)underscore symbol(no space)garages@bloomington.in.gov.

Step 3: Once a request is approved, the applicant will be sent an email link to make first initial payment. Please allow 2 business days for a response to your garage parking request. 

If you are picking up your garage card access pass. Please use the way finding signage and then follow the shoe prints from the 4th garage to the Parking Service Office. 

                                                Follow the Shoe Tracks to the Parking Services for Garage Permit Pick Up!      Signage from 4th street garage to Parking Office        Entry Door to Garage Parking Access     

                         All parking citations must be paid or under appeal to be eligible to purchase a garage access card.

Purchases of spaces are on a first-come, first-serve basis.  It is suggested to complete parking arrangements by August 1, 2023, due to garage spaces being limited.

                                          See a map of downtown parking options or view an interactive parking map.

 

*****NEW GARAGE PARKING RATES AS OF 01.01.24 *****

2024 Garage Monthly Permit Rates  (January 1, 2024-December 30, 2024) 

  • Non-Reserved - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week - $113.00
  • Non-Reserved - 12 hours a day, Monday - Friday, 5 days a week - $62.00
  • Reserved - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week - $131.00 (SOLD OUT*)
  • Reserved - 12 hours a day, 5 days a week, Monday - Friday, 5 days a week - $84.00 (SOLD OUT*)

2023 Garage Monthly Permit Rates  (January 1, 2023-December 30, 2023) 

  • Non-Reserved - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week - $110.00
  • Non-Reserved - 12 hours a day, Monday - Friday, 5 days a week - $60.00
  • Reserved - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week - $127.00 (SOLD OUT*)
  • Reserved - 12 hours a day, 5 days a week, Monday - Friday, 5 days a week - $82.00 (SOLD OUT*)

     

    2019-2029 Garage Annual Permit Rates:15.40.020       

     Garage permit rates increase on January 1st annually.

    *****************************************Garage Access Cancellation Policy *************************************

    To CANCEL your parking garage monthly/annual contract,  you must provide a 30-day written notice. 

    This request to cancel must be emailed to COB_garages@bloomington.in.gov.  Failure to provide this email will cause parker to be charged for services until Parking Services receives the written email notification.

    After your 30-day cancellation email has been provided, the garage access card can be returned to the Walnut Street parking office by the entry gates or the 4th Street parking office at 206 S. Walnut Street. 

    Please do not call our customer service line to request to cancel your contract, a 30-day written notice must be received to formally cancel your contract. 

     

    Public Garages:

    Pay to park, gated, and monitored 24/7 at $0.50 per hour. 

    Sunday parking in all garages is free of charge.

    4th Street Garage  is located at 105 W 4th Street the entrance is located on 4th Street between Walnut Street and College Avenue. Ideal parking for Courthouse Square and Kirkwood Avenue.  Overhead Clearance Height: 8'2 basement and 1st ramp-up to 2nd floor 8'0. Look for a clearance bar and signage.  

    Trades District Garage  is located at 489 W 10th Street the new entrance will be located off 11th Street or Morton Street on Rogers Avenue.  Ideal parking for Farmers' Market, City Hall, or Dimension Mill. Overhead Clearance Height: 8'2 basement and 1st floor then starting up to the 2nd floor 8'0.  Look for a clearance bar and signage.

    *Morton Street Garage  is located at 245 W 7th Street the entrance is located on Morton Street between 6th Street and 7th Street. Ideal parking for the Farmers' Market, City Hall, and the B-Line Trail.  Overhead Clearance Height: 6'11.

    *Walnut Street Garage is located at 300 N Walnut Street the entrance is located on Walnut Street between 7th Street and 8th Street. Ideal parking for Bloomington Playwrights Project, the Courthouse Square, shops on North Walnut, etc. Overhead Clearance Height: 7'0.  

    *Reserved Parking is being discontinued in Morton and Walnut Garages.