City of Nashua, NH
Hillsborough County
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A. 
Except as hereinafter provided, it shall be unlawful for an operator of any vehicle to park the vehicle for a period longer than two hours between 12:00 midnight and 6:00 a.m., daily, on any public way in the City where overnight on-street permit parking is not allowed. It shall be unlawful for an operator of any vehicle to park the vehicle for any time period between the hours of 12:00 midnight and 6:00 a.m., daily, without a permit on the public ways where overnight on-street permit parking is allowed.
[Amended 12-23-2013 by Ord. No. O-13-062]
B. 
Anyone violating this provision shall be fined a minimum of $25. If such fine is not paid within seven days, the fine shall increase by $10, to $35.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Ord. No. 0-96-109, adopted 1-14-1997, repealed former § 13-312 in its entirety, which pertained to night snow removal schedules and derived from the following: NRO 1975, T. 12, § 1052; Ord. No. O-86-67, 5-27-1986; Ord. No. O-88-12, 2-23-1988; Ord. No. O-89-160, 12-26-1989; and Ord. No. O-96-44, 10-8-1996.
C. 
Residences within the City of Nashua who have overnight guests occasionally may call the Parking Department and ask for temporary relief from the overnight ban when their guests must park on city streets.
[Added 10-8-2013 by Ord. No. O-13-041; amended 10-9-2018 by Ord. No. O-18-023]
[Added 10-8-2013 by Ord. No. O-13-041; amended 12-23-2013 by Ord. No. O-13-062; 3-25-2014 by Ord. No. O-14-012; 11-25-2014 by Ord. No. O-14-029; 4-28-2015 by Ord. No. O-15-045; 9-9-2015 by Ord. No. O-15-061; 10-27-2015 by Ord. No. O-15-067; 12-22-2015 by Ord. No. O-15-075; 3-8-2016 by Ord. No. O-16-005; 5-10-2016 by Ord. No. O-16-008; 12-13-2016 by Ord. No. O-16-024]
There shall be a program for on-street overnight parking as described below.
A. 
On-street overnight parking shall be allowed between the hours of 12:00 midnight and 6:00 a.m. on designated streets only to vehicles with a permit. On-street overnight parking for any time period between the hours of 12:00 midnight and 6:00 a.m. on designated streets without a permit is a violation of § 320-78 and is not allowed.
(1) 
Residents of the streets where overnight parking is permitted will be allowed to purchase an annual permit, with a maximum number of 550 permits to be issued. Additionally, residents of the following locations are also allowed to purchase annual permits:
[Amended 11-28-2017 by Ord. No. O-17-051]
(a) 
13 Main Street.
(b) 
Buck Street.
(c) 
136 West Pearl Street.
(d) 
Railroad Square.
(e) 
Mulberry Street.
(f) 
Salem Street.
(g) 
Orange Street.
(h) 
Whitney Street.
(i) 
Atwood Court.
(j) 
Jefferson Street.
[Added 2-14-2017 by Ord. No. O-17-030]
(k) 
Badger Street.
[Added 3-21-2017 by Ord. No. O-17-034]
(l) 
(Reserved)[1]
[1]
Editor’s Note: Former Subsection A(1)(l), listing Ash Street, added 6-13-2017 by Ord. No. O-17-038, was repealed 11-28-2017 by Ord. No. O-17-051.
(m) 
Morgan Street.
[Added 6-13-2017 by Ord. No. O-17-038]
(2) 
Applicants for a permit must show current proof of residence, to be demonstrated by a current New Hampshire vehicle registration certificate or proof of vehicle's insurance at that residence and one of the following additional documents:
(a) 
Valid certificate of title;
(b) 
Title application prepared by the Tax Collector that is not marked "nonresident";
(c) 
Lease or rental agreement;
(d) 
Notarized letter from a landlord at the address provided;
(e) 
Mortgage statement at the address provided;
(f) 
Any current utility bill with service at the address provided;
(g) 
Property tax bill at the address provided; or
(h) 
Government check, payroll check, payroll document or employment contract.
(3) 
Permits are not permitted for commercial vehicles, recreational vehicles, or boats.
(4) 
Permit stickers shall be displayed in the rear driver side window.
(5) 
Regardless of when a permit is obtained, annual parking permits shall be effective to December 31 of that year, and the fee for every permit for a year or a portion of a year shall be $10.
(6) 
Permits shall be issued by the City Clerk's Office, who shall maintain an electronic record of the number of permits per address.
(7) 
It is the intent of the Board of Aldermen that the revenue received from the issuance of permits will first cover the cost of administering the program, and any remaining revenue in excess of the administrative costs will be used for neighborhood improvements in the neighborhoods in which permits are allowed.
B. 
There shall be no overnight parking in areas where parking is not permitted during the daytime.
C. 
There shall be no overnight parking during a declared snow emergency.
D. 
There shall be no parking in the same location for more than 48 consecutive hours.
E. 
The streets where overnight parking is permitted are as follows:
Name of Street
Location
Ash Street
East side, from Central Street to Kinsley Street
Ash Street
[Added 11-28-2017 by Ord. No. O-17-051; amended 10-9-2018 by Ord. No. O-18-028]
East side, from Kinsley Street to Lake Street
Auburn Street
[Added 11-28-2017 by Ord. No. O-17-051; amended 10-9-2018 by Ord. No. O-18-028]
North side between Charles Street and Locust Street
Beech Street
From West Hollis Street to Pleasant Street
Beacon Court
North side
Belmont Street
[Added 11-28-2017 by Ord. No. O-17-051; amended 10-9-2018 by Ord. No. O-18-028]
South side
Cedar Street
South side
Central Street
From Chestnut Street to Pine Street
Charles Street
[Added 11-28-2017 by Ord. No. O-17-051; amended 10-9-2018 by Ord. No. O-18-028]
East side, from Auburn Street to Fairmount Street
Chestnut Street
From Central Street to Kinsley Street
Chestnut Street
[Added 11-28-2017 by Ord. No. O-17-051; amended 10-9-2018 by Ord. No. O-18-028]
East side, from Kinsley Street to Lake Street
Cross Street
East side, from Whitney Street to Lock Street
Cross Street
From Lock Street to Summer Street
Cross Street
West side, from Canal Street to Whitney Street
Cross Street
West side, from Summer Street to northern terminus
Dow Street
East side
Elm Street
From West Pearl Street to Kinsley Street
Fairmount Street
[Added 11-28-2017 by Ord. No. O-17-051; amended 10-9-2018 by Ord. No. O-18-028]
East side, from Amherst Street to Charles Street
Fletcher Street
North side
Franklin Street
[Added 11-28-2017 by Ord. No. O-17-051; amended 10-9-2018 by Ord. No. O-18-028]
South side, from Front Street to Locust Street
Granite Street
West side
Grove Street
West side, from Canal Street to Whitney Street
Green Street
West side
Hanover Street
From West Hollis Street to Kinsley Street
Kinsley Street
From Chestnut Street to Badger Street
Lowell Street
Entire length, except for the south side beginning at Clinton Street and extending 120 feet east
Oak Street
Entire length
Palm Street
From Central Street to Kinsley Street
Pierce Street
West side
Pine Street
From Central Street to Kinsley Street
Pleasant Street
North side
Tolles Street
East side, from Whitney Street to Summer Street
Tolles Street
West side, from Canal Street to Whitney Street
Tolles Street
West side, from Summer Street to Courtland Street
Vine Street
From Central Street to Kinsley Street
Walnut Street
From Central Street to Kinsley Street
West Hollis Street
From Elm Street to Palm Street
West Pearl Street
From Elm Street to Walnut Street
Wilder Street
From West Hollis Street to Kinsley Street
Wilder Street
West side, from Kinsley Street to Blossom Street
Permitted parking spaces on these streets shall be defined in paint. On-street overnight parking between the hours of 12:00 midnight and 6:00 a.m. on designated streets for vehicles with a permit must be in designated spaces. On-street overnight parking between the hours of 12:00 midnight and 6:00 a.m. on designated streets but outside of a designated space is not allowed for vehicles with or without a permit.
A. 
No vehicle over 18,000 pounds' gross vehicle weight shall remain parked or stopped, whether attended or unattended, on public or private property within any residential district of the City, with its engine or any other auxiliary engine, power source or similar mechanical device operating, for a period in excess of 15 minutes between the hours of 12:00 midnight and 6:00 a.m. daily.
B. 
Any person found in violation of the terms and conditions of this section shall be fined $50.