Neighborhood Parking Permit Sales Go Online Today

(BLOOMINGTON) – In keeping with current guidelines for physical distancing, the process of applying for a residential parking permit in the City of Bloomington has transitioned online.     

Starting today residents of Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, and 11 may submit an application to purchase a 2020-2021 neighborhood parking permit at

At the site, applicants may upload required documents, which may include current vehicle registration(s), driver’s license, current property tax statement or utility bill, signed and dated lease, and disability parking placard or disability license plate information. Indiana University students residing in Greek houses and at Collins Living-Learning Center must provide additional documentation.  

All 2020-21 permit applications will be completed online, and permits mailed to residents.  In-person permit sales will not be offered this year. 

A map identifying the zones where a neighborhood parking permit is required for on-street parking in Bloomington is available here.  

Digitizing the process of applying for a neighborhood parking permit is one of the numerous adaptations the City of Bloomington has made to minimize the opportunity for the transmission of COVID-19 in the community while continuing to deliver services.  To access City information or services during the public health crisis, visit or call 812-349-3400.