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Effective February 1, 2018
The City of Boise offers short-term, on-street, metered parking options throughout downtown Boise.
The first 20 minutes is always free for metered parking. To activate your free 20 minutes, simply press the button on the meter.
In PREMIUM (Zone 1) and STANDARD (Zone 2): Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 8:00 pm and Saturdays, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm.
In VALUE (Zone 3): Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 6:00 pm. No enforcement hours on Saturdays.
Parking is FREE after 8 pm in Zones 1 & 2 Monday – Friday, after 5:00 pm on Saturdays, all day Sundays and on holidays.Parking is FREE after 6 pm in Zone 3 Monday – Friday, and on weekends and holidays.
On-street parking rates are identified by three zones:
Monday-Friday:$2.00 for the first hour
$3.00 for second hour
2 hours max
Saturday:$0.50 per hour2 hours max
Monday-Friday: $1.25 for the first hour$2.00 for the second hour2 hours max
$1.25 for second hour
$.50 for first and second hours
$1.00 for the third and fourth hours
4 hours max. (Third and fourth hour available through Parkmobile ONLY.)