CMS: Parking

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Employee Parking:
  • New Payroll Deduction Permit Application – Use this form if you are a permanent Capitol Mall employee and you do not already have a parking tag (such as a new employee). This form can only be accessed from a computer within the State network. By submitting an application, you agree to these terms and conditions.
  • Parking Costs: General Parking Permit ($8.00 monthly deduction) Reserved ($35.00 monthly deduction)
  • Lost/missing permit: Contact us for help.
  • Update your info: to change or update information (vehicle info, phone number, etc…) associated with your existing permit, contact us with the updated information.
  • Annual Required CMP Parking Exchange: Information:
  • Reserved parking spaces: Click for more information about employee reserved parking spaces.
  • Carpool  parking: Click for more information about free reserved parking for Capitol Mall employee carpools.
  • Employee ADA spaces: Capitol Mall employees requiring an ADA parking space may, upon payment of a general space monthly fee, be issued an assigned space in the Capitol Mall.
  • Cancel parking: Use this form to cancel your employee parking tag and stop your automatic payroll deduction payments.
Self-Pay Permit Request:
  • Self-Pay Permit Parking Link: Use this form if you are an individual performing work or providing services to a department tenant as a temporary and/or contract employee in the Capitol Mall, but you do not receive a State-issued paycheck.
Parking Garages:
  • Garage hours during Legislative interim (generally April through December): Open daily 5am-8pm
  • Garage hours during Legislative session (generally January through March): Open 5am-11pm
  • If you need access above the first level of a parking garage after hours or on weekends, contact Security at 208-334-3468, or press the call button at the elevator. Please have identifying information at the ready.
  • The height clearance in the parking garage is seven (7) feet. Truck campers that extend higher than the height of the cab will likely be too tall.
  • Security officers stationed at dangerous intersections of the parking garage are there to help assure the safety of everyone in the garage. It can be difficult to see vehicles coming and going from the structure, and the officer is there to help make sure that someone doesn’t run into you!
Parking Enforcement:
  • Warnings and citations are issued by Capitol Mall Security for vehicles found in violation of parking regulations and posted signage. The collection of any charges associated with a parking violation are handled by Boise City Parking Control.
  • Vehicles will only be towed under the stipulations as noted in Capitol Mall Parking IDAPA,
After Hours and Weekends Parking in the Capitol Annex, Borah Bldg, and 8th Street Lot:
  • Outside of business hours (8am-5pm Mondays through Fridays, excluding holidays), State employees may park in the parking lots at the Capitol Annex, Borah Bldg, and 8th Street Lot if the following two things are both true:
    • Employee is currently paying for parking in the Capitol Mall; AND
    • Employee’s vehicle license plate number is up-to-date in the Capitol Mall  Parking database.
  • Updates should be sent to
  • After-hours parking in these lots will be operated and enforced by “The Car Park”
  • For more information, contact us.
Visitor Parking:
  • A “Visitor” is a non-employee carrying out state business or attending a state-sponsored event in the Capitol Mall.
  • Visitor parking is available without a permit for 3-hour blocks in several lots throughout the Capitol Mall. See the parking map for these locations.
  • In addition, there are street and lot parking options within walking distance of the Capitol Mall. See Boise Parking Services for more information.
Capitol Mall Hosted Meeting Parking:
  • Contact us to arrange for parking in the Capitol Mall for meetings hosted by a tenant agency.
State Vehicle Parking:

There is available State Vehicle parking for agencies in the Capitol Mall. The rate is $10.00 monthly per vehicle for a general state vehicle marked space and is billed to the agency. Specialty reserved state vehicle spaces may be available if desired, $35.00 monthly cost billed. Contact us for more information and to proceed with the process.

Motorcycle Parking:
  • Capitol Mall employees may request a motorcycle parking sticker to park in designated motorcycle parking areas throughout the Capitol Mall.
  • Contact us for more info.
Bicycle Parking:
  • A locked bicycle storage room, centrally located in the Capitol Mall, is available to employees between the hours of 5am and 8pm.
  • There are publicly-accessible locking racks located near each building in the Capitol Mall. Bicycles must be removed at the end of business each day.
  • Contact us for more info.
Parking Lot Closures/Events/Work Notification List:
  • If you would like to add your email, phone, or text to the notification list of work/closures in lots throughout the Capitol Mall, please email
  • This program would use the same Alert Sense program for security but be strictly for parking related notifications.
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