Downtown Campus Parking Information

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Parking Alternatives


In addition to County operated parking lots and structures, visitors and jurors may park on the surrounding side streets to the County City Building. Some locations are subject to a two hour maximum in addition to an hourly parking rate of $.75 per hour.

Parking is also available at various paid lots downtown provided by Diamond Parking and Republic Parking Northwest.
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Commute Alternatives


Alternative modes of transportation are strongly encouraged in the downtown Tacoma area including public transit and biking.

Parking Facilities

  • All parking regulations are strictly enforced, managed and operated by LAZ parking. 
  • Contactless payment options are at Blue and Green public paid lots.
    • LAZ Parking and Pay by Phone mobile app free downloads are available for iOS and Android.

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Yakima Garage

  • Juror parking only; juror parking permit required
  • Entrance located on S.10th Street between Yakima Avenue and S. I Street
  • Features 98 spaces on lower levels reserved for no cost juror parking with permit
  • Limited juror parking provided by the County (lot is usually full by 7:45 a.m. so be prepared to use other options identified below)
  • For after hours help, call PC Security Operations center at 253-798-3997
     


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Red Lot

  • Juror parking only; juror parking permit required
  • Entrance located on Court E, North of the 945 Tacoma Avenue building
  • Features 17 spaces reserved for no cost juror parking with permit 
  • Jurors must enter County City Building from 2nd Floor. Travel up 11th across Tacoma Ave and continue up 11th past the County City Building, take a right until you find the second floor entrance
  • Jury orientation at the Armory is two full blocks uphill from the Red Lot



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Green Lot

  • Public Parking
  • Entrance located at S. 11th Street and S. Altheimer Street
  • Features 140 spaces for general parking and 17 ADA spaces for the public
  • Attended booth with a self-service payment kiosk
  • Credit cards, debit cards, and cash accepted
  • Contactless payment options: 
    • Text-to-Park by texting code WA1105 to 53242 for advance parking reservations
    • License plate required
    • 8-digit reservation number must be presented to the cashier upon exit



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Blue Lot

  • Public and overflow juror parking
  • Entrance located at S. 10th Street and Yakima Avenue
  • Features 87 spaces for general parking, 4 ADA spaces for the public, 21 spaces van/carpool parking, and 1 electric vehicle (EV) charging station
  • Self-service payment kiosk, credit and cash accepted
  • Contactless payment options: 
    • Text to Park by texting code WA1104 to 53242 for advance parking reservations
    • License plate required to verify parking entitlement 
    • Pay By Phone location number 18747
  • Jurors will de directed from Yakima Garage on overflow days, juror permit required