Permit Pricing & Garage Rates

Permit Type Price
Red $1,885.00
Yellow Zone 1* $757.25
Yellow Zone 2 $757.25
Yellow Zone 3 $757.25
Yellow Zone 4 $757.25
Yellow Zone 4 – Lofts $757.25
Yellow Zone 5 (West Campus employees) $594.75
Yellow Zone 5 (North Campus employees) $396.50
ParkSmart for employees <$45k** $25.00
ParkSmart for employees >$45k $104.00
Evening Red $175.50
Evening Yellow $34.00
Motorcycle*** $18.00
Official Business $757.25
Yellow Daily $9
Monthly $100
Retiree permit – Red $942.50
Retiree permit – Yellow, Zones 1 – 4* $378.63
Retiree permit – Zone 5 $297.38
Department permits**** $50.00
Vendor permits – Red***** $1,885.00
Vendor permits – Official Business***** $757.25
Tenant permits****** $757.25

* Zone 1 parking will be unavailable for 2 years do to construction at the east end of the Danforth Campus. There will be no parking in Zone 1 beginning May 22, 2017.

** Eligibility:
– Must be full-time benefits-eligible faculty or staff
– Earn less than $45,000 per year.

*** Motorcycle permits will not be valid in any of the garages.

**** Department vehicles must be a WashU vehicle registered through property insurance.

***** Vendors will have two permit options – an annual red permit allowing them to park in any zone or an Official Business Red. For vendors, the Official Business Red permit does not have to be coupled with another permit.

****** Tenant permits will be issued to retail merchants and Basic Services Contractor vehicles needing permits (WFF, Top Care, etc)


2017-18 Visitor Garage Rates

  • 0-2 hours: $2.00
  • 2-4 hours: $4.00
  • 4-6 hours: $6.00
  • 6-10 hours: $9.00
  • Lost ticket fee $25.00

Accepted forms of payment:
Cash*, debit and major credit cards
*Cash not accepted at the West Campus garage.


Bearly Drivers

  • $25 per person for 4 member carpools ($100 total)
  • $66.66 per person for 3 member carpools ($200 total)
  • $150 per person for 2 member carpools ($300 total)

Occasional Parking Program

This program offers a 50 percent discount on parking to faculty, staff, basic service contractor employees and graduate students who use alternative forms of transportation as their main commute method or those who choose the ParkSmart permit if both the OPP and ParkSmart programs have capacity.

For more information about the Occasional Parking Program, visit the OPP page.