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Contractor/Construction Permit

A contractor/construction parking permit allows for parking on a street to any person who, in the ordinary course of trade or business, is engaged in the construction, reconstruction, remodeling, servicing, maintenance or repair of buildings or other structures.

All-zone Service Permits

An all-zone service permit allows landlords, property managers and qualified service companies, to park in any of the residential zones while employees are performing work in that zone. 

Contractor/Construction Permit

(a) Upon approval of an application, the parking services director, or his or her designee, may issue a temporary parking permit to allow for parking on a street to any person who, in the ordinary course of trade or business, is engaged in the construction, reconstruction, remodeling, servicing, maintenance or repair of buildings or other structures. A separate permit shall be required for each parking space needed for any vehicle, dumpster, moving pod, equipment or staging. Said permit shall be for a limited period of time at a specifically designated site.

(b) The permit shall allow parking within the limited parking zones designated in Schedule N, the on-street metered parking zones designated in Schedule U, or the residential neighborhood permit parking zones designated in the Bloomington Municipal Code Chapter 15.37 while performing the work described above.

(c) A contractor/construction parking permit issued under the authority of this section shall exempt permit holders from prohibitions listed in Bloomington Municipal Code Section 15.32.070.

(d) Fee. The cost for a contractor/construction parking permit shall be the hourly parking rate per vehicle parking space for each hour reserved by the permit. Beginning January 1, 2019, the fee for a contractor/construction parking permit shall be the greater of the hourly parking rate for each hour reserved by the permit or $20.00 per day per vehicle parking space for parking spaces reserved by the permit.

(e) Administrative Fee. An administrative fee of $10.00 per permit applicant shall be levied at the issuance of a permit to offset the cost of implementing, enforcing and administering the provisions of this section.

(f) For permits lasting up to fourteen days, the parking services director, or his or her designee, must approve the application. For permits exceeding fourteen days, the board of public works must approve the application.

(g) The parking services director or his or her designee may deny an application for a permit or under this section upon a determination that:

   (1) The applicant has failed to supply any of the information required on an application or requested by the parking services director;

   (2) The applicant has provided false information or misrepresented a material fact in connection with an application; or

   (3) The applicant has failed to pay the required permit fee.

(h) The parking services director may revoke a permit issued under this section if:

   (1) The permittee fails to meet the qualifications required of an applicant;

   (2) The permittee obtained the permit by fraud or misrepresentation; or

   (3) The permittee violates any provision of this chapter.

(i) An applicant who applies for a permit under this section may appeal an adverse ruling by the parking services director, or his or her designee, to the city's board of public works. Any such appeal must be made in writing and must be filed with the board of public works no later than ten working days from the date of the adverse ruling.

All-zone Service Permit

(a) Eligibility. Landlords and property managers registered with the city will be allowed to purchase one permit for every ten units or properties within the residential zones. Landlords and property managers with fewer than twenty units will be allowed a maximum of two permits. Realty companies who show property in the residential zones will be allowed a maximum of one all-zone permit per ten realtors employed by the company. Properly registered and verified service companies will be allowed a maximum of two permits per company. The parking services director, or his or her designee, may issue additional permits to employers who could not otherwise reasonably operate under the residential neighborhood zone permit system.

(b) Fee. The annual fee of an all-zone permit prior to August 15, 2019 is $50. The annual fee beginning August 15, 2019 is $103. An all-zone permit is valid for one year from the date of purchase.

(c) The parking services director or his or her designee may deny an application for a permit under this section upon a determination that:

   (1) The applicant has failed to supply any of the information required on an application or requested by the parking services director;

   (2) The applicant has provided false information or misrepresented a material fact in connection with an application; or

   (3) The applicant has failed to pay the required permit fee.

(d) The parking services director may revoke a permit issued under this section if:

   (1) The permittee fails to meet the qualifications required of an applicant;

   (2) The permittee obtained the permit by fraud or misrepresentation; or

   (3) The permittee violates any provision of this chapter.

(e) An applicant who applies for a permit under this section may appeal an adverse ruling by the parking services director, or his or her designee, to the city's board of public works. Any such appeal must be made in writing and must be filed with the board of public works no later than ten working days from the date of the adverse ruling.