[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Passaic 6-19-1975 by Ord. No. 297-75 as Section 9-1 of Chapter IX of the Revised General Ordinances of the City of Passaic, 1975; amended in its entirety 3-29-2004 by Ord. No. 1609-04. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
The municipality-owned parking areas regulated by this chapter are defined as follows.
First Street parking areas.
Between Jefferson Street and Hudson Street - Madison Street extension. Lot description: beginning at the northwesterly corner of First Street and Jefferson Street and running thence:
Northerly and along the west side of First Street to the south side of Madison Street extension; thence
Westerly along the south side of Madison Street extension a distance of 90 feet to a point within the former right-of-way of Canal Street; thence
Southerly and parallel to the first course to the north side of Jefferson Street; thence
Easterly and along the north side of Jefferson Street to the west side of First Street, that being the point of beginning.
Between Bergen Street and Jefferson Street. Lot description: beginning at the southwest corner of Jefferson Street and First Street and running thence;
Westerly and along the south side of Jefferson Street a distance of 87 feet to a point one foot east of the former east side of Canal Street (now vacated); thence
Southerly and at an angle for a distance of 140 feet to a point that is 12 feet east of the former east side of Canal Street (now vacated); thence
Southerly and at an angle to the east a distance of 150 feet to a point that is 30 feet west and 10 feet north of the prolongation of the north side of Bergen Street; thence
Easterly a distance of 30 feet to the west side of First Street; thence
Northerly along the west side of First Street a distance of 312 feet to the point and place of beginning.
Between Essex Street and Passaic Street. Lot description: Lot 5 in Block 1039.
Pulaski Park parking area. Between Mercer Street and Hudson street. Lot description: Lot 2 in Block 1012.
Hoover Avenue parking area. Between Monroe Street and Madison Street. Lot description: Lot 65 in Block 4123.
State Street parking area. Between Passaic Street and State Street-Main Avenue connector. Lot description: Lot 10 in Block 1133.
Washington Place-Jefferson Street parking area. Lot description: Lots 9 and 27 in Block 1130.
Main Avenue parking areas.
Central Business District Mall. Lot description: Area of former railroad right-of-way between the divided portion of Main Avenue from Pennington Avenue to Madison Street.
Main Avenue between Madison Street and Monroe Street. Lot description: Area of former railroad right-of-way along easterly side of Main Avenue between Monroe Street and Madison Street.
The Business Administrator shall have the authority to designate parking spaces located in the parking areas of the Municipal Complex, identified as § 201-1F. These spaces shall be clearly marked identifying the personnel for whom the space is designated during posted hours. No other vehicle shall be permitted to park in these lots except as specifically denoted by the Business Administrator and clearly designated with signs.
Regulations for other municipal parking lots.
The State Street parking lot, § 201-1D, and the William Street parking lot at Washington Place, § 201-1E(2), shall be designated for municipal employee parking during City Hall operating hours. The Business Administrator shall have the authority to designate parking spaces usage in this parking lot. Regulations shall be clearly posted on signs.
The parking areas at the Public Works facility at 870 Main Avenue shall be restricted for parking of vehicles owned by the City of Passaic and by actually performing their municipal functions and for persons attending to City business at the Public Works Department during office hours. The Director of Public Works Department shall have the authority to designate parking spaces in the parking areas at this facility.
The hours of operation for all two-hour and twelve-hour-time-limit metered parking lots shall be 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday, excluding all legal New Jersey State holidays.
Two-hour metered spaces in municipal parking lots shall be at the same rate as curbside time-limit metered parking spaces. Long-term (twelve-hour) spaces in municipal parking lots shall be designated at a rate of $0.25 per hour.
The Police Department is hereby authorized to enforce the provisions of this chapter and to tow away at the owner's expense any vehicle that is parked contrary to the terms of this chapter for more than 24 hours.
The Veterans' Memorial Park parking lot along Glendale Avenue is to be unmetered. Parking is to be limited from 6:00 a.m. to sunset unless the person is participating at an official function which is sanctioned by the City of Passaic.