Purchase a permit online after logging into your ONID account.

Be prepared to provide your vehicles:

  • License plate number
  • Make
  • Color
  • Body Type (4 door, etc.)

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Benefits of Pre-Tax Payroll Deduction for Employees

Pre-tax payroll deductions enable you to pay for your parking permit from gross income before your taxable income is calculated and you can spread the total payment over 9 months.

*Assuming a state tax rate of 9% and a federal marginal tax rate of 25% as an example only. Individual rates will vary.

Parking Rates

Fall 2015

Annual Permit (October 14 - September 30) Price Carpool* Green Option
A Zones (A1, A2, A3) $495 $322
B Zones (B1, B2, B3) $330 $215
C Zone (C) $95 $62
Motorcycle (All Zones) $75 -
Motorcycle (with vehicle permit) $20 -

Winter 2016

Annual Permit (December 14 - September 30) Price Carpool* Green Option
A Zones (A1, A2, A3) $371 $241
B Zones (B1, B2, B3) $248 $161
C Zone (C) $71 $46
Motorcycle (All Zones) $56 -
Motorcycle (with vehicle permit) $20 -

Spring 2015

Annual Permit (March 14 - September 30) Price Carpool* Green Option
A Zones (A1, A2, A3) $248 $161
B Zones (B1, B2, B3) $165 $107
C Zone (C) $48 $31
Motorcycle (All Zones) $38 -
Motorcycle (with vehicle permit) $20 -

Summer 2015

Annual Permit (June 14 - September 30) Price Carpool* Green Option
A Zones (A1, A2, A3) $124 $81
B Zones (B1, B2, B3) $83 $54
C Zone (C) $24 $16
Motorcycle (All Zones) $19 -
Motorcycle (with vehicle permit) - -
Short Term Permits Zone A Zone B Zone C
Hourly Rate $2 $1 $1
Daily Visitor $12 $10 $10
Infrequent Driver Daily** Green Option $7 $5 $5
30-Day Permit $100 $66 $20

Green Option * Carpools require a minimum of three people per car to qualify.

Green Option ** Infrequent Driver discount is available to OSU faculty, staff and students who do not own an annual permit.

In Person Sales

You may purchase a permit in Adams Hall, however, it is highly encouraged to purchase a permit online as this gives you the best opportunity to get the zone of your choice.

To purchase in office, you must complete the paper permit application below. Submission of the paper permit application does not guarantee your first choice of zone.
In Office Permit Application pdf
Payroll Deduct Form pdf

Refunds and Exchanges

Lost or Stolen Permits

Notify Parking Services immediately if a permit is lost or stolen. There is a non-refundable fee for replacing lost or stolen permits.

Replacement Permits

Whenever a replacement permit is requested, the old, damaged or outdated permit must be surrendered. There is a non-refundable fee charged for replacing permits.