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Page last updated on January 9, 2023 at 9:29 am

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.


Important COVID-19 Information

Along with federal, state, and local agencies, the City of Bloomington is implementing protocols to maintain continuity of city government services to support the community’s well-being and protect residents’ and employees’ health during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. 

At the City of Bloomington, the health and safety of our community, team members, and their families remain our top priority. The parking garages will remain open and available for all of our guests until further notice. As this highly dynamic situation evolves, we continue to monitor and adapt our approach to serving the best interests of our community as new solutions and information become available.


 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 note the email is: cob(no space)underscore symbol(no space)

Step 3: The applicant will be contacted via phone to provide automatic payment information, or they may elect to pay for their parking fee over the phone during this time. Please allow 24 hours for a response to your email request. The monthly parking garage pass will be mailed to the address provided on the contract. If you have questions, you may contact a garage customer service agent Monday thru Sunday 24/7 at (812) 369-3622. If you need additional parking information or assistance, you may also contact Parking Services at (812) 349-3436 Monday-Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. 

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, 2022, due to garage spaces being limited.


*****NEW GARAGE PARKING RATES AS OF 01.01.23 *****

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)


2022 Garage Monthly Permit Rates  (January 1, 2022-December 30, 2022)  

  • Non-Reserved - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week - $107.00
  • Non-Reserved - 12 hours a day, Monday - Friday, 5 days a week - $58.00
  • Reserved - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week - $123.00 (SOLD OUT)
  • Reserved - 12 hours a day, 5 days a week, Monday - Friday, 5 days a week - $80.00 (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 must be emailed to  Failure to provide Parking Services with a 30-day written email notice will cause you to be charged for services until Parking Services receive the written email notification of your request to cancel your contract.  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 with the City of Bloomington Parking Garage Services. 


    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  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  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 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 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.  


    Free 1-hour garage parking was discontinued on January 1, 2021, and regular garage hourly rates apply at all garages.

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