City of Passaic, NJ
Passaic County
By using eCode360 you agree to be legally bound by the Terms of Use. If you do not agree to the Terms of Use, please do not use eCode360.
Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[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.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
General penalty — See Ch. 1, Art. II.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 295.
The municipality-owned parking areas regulated by this chapter are defined as follows.
A. 
First Street parking areas.
(1) 
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:
(a) 
Northerly and along the west side of First Street to the south side of Madison Street extension; thence
(b) 
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
(c) 
Southerly and parallel to the first course to the north side of Jefferson Street; thence
(d) 
Easterly and along the north side of Jefferson Street to the west side of First Street, that being the point of beginning.
(2) 
Between Bergen Street and Jefferson Street. Lot description: beginning at the southwest corner of Jefferson Street and First Street and running thence;
(a) 
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
(b) 
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
(c) 
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
(d) 
Easterly a distance of 30 feet to the west side of First Street; thence
(e) 
Northerly along the west side of First Street a distance of 312 feet to the point and place of beginning.
(3) 
Between Essex Street and Passaic Street. Lot description: Lot 5 in Block 1039.
B. 
Pulaski Park parking area. Between Mercer Street and Hudson street. Lot description: Lot 2 in Block 1012.
C. 
Hoover Avenue parking area. Between Monroe Street and Madison Street. Lot description: Lot 65 in Block 4123.
D. 
State Street parking area. Between Passaic Street and State Street-Main Avenue connector. Lot description: Lot 10 in Block 1133.
E. 
William Street parking areas.
(1) 
Along Passaic Street. Lot description: Lot 35 Block 1135.A.
(2) 
Along Washington Place. Lot description: Lot 15 Block 1131.
F. 
Municipal Complex parking areas.
(1) 
City Hall Personnel Lot. Lot description: William Street adjacent to Senior Citizen Center.
(2) 
Police parking lot. Lot description: Washington Place at State Street.
G. 
Washington Place-Jefferson Street parking area. Lot description: Lots 9 and 27 in Block 1130.
H. 
Main Avenue parking areas.
(1) 
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.
(2) 
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.
(3) 
Public Works facility - 980 Main Avenue. Lot description:
(a) 
Lots 14, 22 1/2, 30 and 35 in Block 4107.
(b) 
Lots 7 and 12 1/2 in Block 4107A.
(c) 
Lots 1 1/2 and 2 in Block 4011A.
I. 
Lexington Avenue parking areas.
(1) 
Between Central Avenue and Monroe Street. Lot description: Lot 10 Block 1125.
(2) 
At bus depot (Madison Street). Lot description: Lot 14 1/2 in Block 4126.
J. 
Monroe Street parking areas.
(1) 
Pulaski Park North. Lot description: Lot 18 in Block 1011.
(2) 
At Christopher Columbus Park (Second Ward). Lot description: Lot 1 in Block 2163.
K. 
Veterans' Memorial Park parking areas.
(1) 
Animal shelter. Lot description: along south side of Benson Avenue between Main Avenue and tennis courts.
(2) 
Playground area. Lot description: along north side of Glendale Avenue between Mineral Spring Avenue and Broadway.
A. 
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.
B. 
Regulations for other municipal parking lots.
(1) 
Parking lots along First Street, § 201-1A, at Pulaski Park, § 201-1B, on Hoover Avenue, § 201-1C, along Monroe Street, § 201-1J, and in Veteran Memorial Park at Benson Avenue, § 201-1K(1) shall be designated as metered long-term (twelve-hour) parking lots during hours posted.
(2) 
Parking lots in the Central Business District along Main Avenue § 201-1G(1), along Lexington Avenue, § 201-1H, along William Street, § 201-1E(1), and between Washington Place and Jefferson Street, § 201-1G, shall be designated as two-hour-time-limit metered parking lots during hours posted.
(3) 
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.
(4) 
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.
C. 
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.
D. 
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.
E. 
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.
F. 
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.
G. 
Fines for unauthorized parking in municipal parking lots shall be set forth in § 295-17.1 of the Code of the City of Passaic entitled "Fines for certain violations."
[Added 10-4-2004 by Ord. No. 1640-04]