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Sale of parking permits in Glen Rock will resume on July 1, 2021 and parking enforcement will resume August 1, 2021

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Glen Rock NJ, as the Governors of New Jersey and New York have lifted COVID-19 restrictions allowing more people the option of returning to work, the Borough of Glen Rock has revised certain aspects of the
Residential Commuter Parking and CBD Employee Permit Parking regulations that were implemented due to the COVID-19 situation. The Mayor and the Council of the Borough of Glen Rock have
authorized several amendments to its permit parking regulations.

Continue reading Sale of parking permits in Glen Rock will resume on July 1, 2021 and parking enforcement will resume August 1, 2021

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Reader says , “I for one have refused to re-up my permit “

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Just four years ago a resident RW parking pass was 700. it jumped to $1,000 two years ago. and Up ANOTHER 30% now is a whopping $1,300/year. That’s an EIGHTY FIVE PERCENT increase for the pleasure of simply parking your car at an over crowded lot if you can find a space. Not to mention the abhorrent state of NJ Transit

Squeezing you’re already over taxed residents because of over bloated and mis-manged budgets and over paid local officials is OUTRAGEOUS.

SHAME on the the Village council.

I for one have refused to re-up my permit

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UPDATE ON SALE OF 2019 ANNUAL RIDGEWOOD PARKING PERMITS (RPP)

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from the Village Manager Heather Mailander

Ridgewood NJ, The 2019 Annual Commuter (Ridgewood Parking Permits – RPP) are currently for sale at the Reception Desk in the lobby of Village Hall, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., except holidays.  All applicants must bring their driver’s license and vehicle registration(s) for car(s) they wish to list on their permits, as the RPPs allow up to 3 cars on each hang tag.  The RPPs allow commuters to park in designated Ridgewood parking lots without having to pay the parking meters.  The following is a summary of the Ridgewood Parking Permits (RPPs) and their prices:

Premium RPP – $1,300 annual fee – ALMOST SOLD OUT – A maximum of 155 Premium RPPs will be sold, on a first come, first served basis.  There are only 33 Premium RPPs left to be sold – This permit allows Ridgewood residents to park in the Train Station lot, Prospect Street lot, and all Ridgewood lots, including Route 17 Park and Ride lot.  A Premium RPP may not be used in the Hudson lot.

Hudson Lot Permit – $1,300 annual fee – allows Ridgewood residents to park in the Hudson parking lot only, with a guaranteed parking space.  When the Hudson parking lot is closed, due to the construction of the parking garage, those residents with a Hudson parking lot permit will participate in a ride share program, through December 31, 2019.  Residents who purchase Hudson parking lot permits must purchase a premium Ridgewood parking permit at the end of 2019 in order to continue to participate in the ride share program until the parking garage opens in 2020.  Hudson Lot permit holders may use their permits in any lot on Saturdays.

Non-Premium RPP – $975 annual fee – allows Ridgewood residents to park in Chestnut Street lot, North Walnut Street lot, Cottage Place lot, and Route 17 Park and Ride lot. 

Park and Ride RPP – $975 annual fee – this price is for both Ridgewood residents and
non-residents, and allows parking in the Route 17 Park and Ride lot.

Non-resident RPP in Central Business District – $1,950 annual fee – allows non-residents to park in the Cottage Place lot.

Ridgewood Resident Commuter Sticker – Free – All Ridgewood resident commuters who wish to park at the train station must bring in their driver’s license and vehicle registration(s) to obtain a free Ridgewood Resident Commuter sticker.  Free Ridgewood Resident Commuter stickers will also be issued to all Ridgewood residents purchasing RPPs and the Hudson Lot permit.

The Village will accept checks, cash, or credit cards (with a 3% transaction fee to the user) for payment.

There are also Central Business District (CBD) Employee stickers and hang tags that may be purchased by those who work in the CBD and allows parking at designated meters in the North Walnut Street and Cottage Place lots.

For more information, please visit our website: www.ridgewoodnj.net.

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Village Manager Sends Village of Ridgewood Year End News

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December 17,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, Village Manager Heather Mailander sent out an email with a list  of Year-End News from the Village of Ridgewood starting with the Sale of 2018 Ridgewood Parking Permits (RPP), Final Leaf Collection, Public Valet in Central Business District, Winter Reminders, and Village Hall Holiday Hours.

SALE OF 2018 ANNUAL RIDGEWOOD PARKING PERMITS (RPP)

The 2018 Annual Commuter (Ridgewood Parking Permits – RPP) will go on sale December 18, 2017 at 8:30 a.m., at the Reception Desk in the lobby of Village Hall. All applicants must bring their driver’s license and vehicle registration(s) for car(s) they wish to list on their permits, as the RPPs allow up to 3 cars on each hang tag.  The RPPs allow commuters to park in designated Ridgewood parking lots without having to pay the parking meters.  The following is a summary of the Ridgewood Parking Permits (RPPs) and their prices:

Premium RPP – $1,000 annual fee – allows Ridgewood residents to park in the Train Station lot, Hudson Street lot, Prospect Street lot, and all Ridgewood lots, including Route 17 Park and Ride lot.  A maximum of 210 Premium RPPs will be sold, on a first come, first served basis.

Non-Premium RPP – $750 annual fee – allows Ridgewood residents to park in Chestnut Street lot, North Walnut Street lot, Cottage Place lot, and Route 17 Park and Ride lot.

Park and Ride RPP – $750 annual fee – this price is for both Ridgewood residents and non-residents, and allows parking in the Route 17 Park and Ride lot.

Non-resident RPP in Central Business District – $1,500 annual fee – allows non-residents to park in the Cottage Place lot.

Ridgewood Resident Sticker – Free – All Ridgewood resident commuters who wish to park at the train station must bring in their driver’s license and vehicle registration(s) to obtain a free Ridgewood Resident sticker.  Free Ridgewood Resident stickers will also be issued to all Ridgewood residents purchasing RPPs.

The Village will accept checks, cash, or credit cards (with a 3% transaction fee to the user) for payment.

There are also Central Business District (CBD) Employee stickers and hang tags that may be purchased by those who work in the CBD and allows parking at designated meters in the North Walnut Street and Cottage Place lots.

For more information, please visit our website: www.ridgewoodnj.net.

FINAL LEAF COLLECTION

The Village is currently picking up leaves in Section D, and that section should be finished by Christmas, weather permitting.  The final leaf placement dates for the entire Village will be December 23rd through January 1st.  After January 1st, do not place any more leaves into the street, along the curbline.  Our leaf crews will pick up the leaves, beginning January 2nd.  After January 1st, residents having additional leaves to dispose of must keep them on their property, until the spring.

PUBLIC VALET IN CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT

The Village Council has funded a Public Valet in the Central Business District on Friday and Saturday nights, from 6:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m., throughDecember 30th.  The location is Van Neste Square, by the park, and the cost is $5 per vehicle.  Come and enjoy a night in the Central Business District with family and friends, during this holiday season, with easy parking through the Public Valet.

WINTER REMINDERS

We have already experienced a couple of snowfalls this month. As a reminder, when it snows or is icy, please place your garbage cans at the end of your driveway for collection.  We appreciate your cooperation in keeping our Village employees safe.

All sidewalks in residential districts must be cleared within 24 hours of the snow falling. Please do not place snow into the street; instead, place it back onto your own property.  In addition, if you have a fire hydrant on your property, please clear it of any snow accumulation.
HOLIDAY HOURS

All Village offices will be closed on December 25th, December 26th, and January 1st, in observance of the Christmas and New Year’s holidays.

Wishing you and yours a joyous holiday season and a happy and healthy New Year!

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Ridgewood proposes parking ban on Sherman Place

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Mark Krulish , Staff Writer, @Mark_Krulish6:02 p.m. ET Feb. 15, 2017

There will be a few more places residents on the west side of Ridgewood cannot park if an introduced ordinance is passed next month.

Brought to the table at the Feb. 8 council meeting, the ordinance would prohibit parking at several points along the northern side of Sherman Place – most notably near the corner the curb line of westbound Godwin Avenue, an intersection at which a man and his 10-year-old child were struck last September.

https://www.northjersey.com/story/news/bergen/ridgewood/2017/02/15/ridgewood-proposes-parking-ban-sherman-place/97938334/

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Angry Reader pitches Garagezilla for Ridgewood

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“Limiting demand”?
Really?
ENOUGH of the posturing bullshit.
ENOUGH of the “planning”
ENOUGH of the “studies”
Build the garage and ignore the social gadfly ilk that screwed the pooch the first time around. The CBD needs the garage, it’s not just for the restaurants but it sure as hell is for the commuters. That’s what we all do here…commute. Except for the no life to much time on their hands ambulance chasing news photographers…they have WAY to much time on their hands.

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Ridgewood discusses update to parking requirements

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Mark Krulish , Staff Writer, @Mark_Krulish11:38 p.m. ET Feb. 3, 2017

RIDGEWOOD — With the growth of online retailing, suburban downtowns have undergone a shift toward more service-based businesses. And with that shift has come a greater demand for parking.

Ridgewood is grappling with that need. Recognizing that changing times call for changing parking strategies, officials are taking a look at the village code.

https://www.northjersey.com/story/news/bergen/ridgewood/2017/02/03/ridgewood-discusses-update-parking-requirements/97402790/

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Village of Ridgewood : Traffic Alerts , Leaves, Christmas Trees , Parking Permits , Snow and Ice and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday

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Village of Ridgewood E-Notice

Happy New Year

January 14, 2017

Dear Friends at the Ridgewood blog ,

There are several projects and services I want to share with you…

Traffic Alert – Starting Monday, January 16th PSEG will be working on Broad Street to upgrade the service in Ridgewood.Construction activities include the installation of manholes and underground pipe.The work will be done from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Mondaythrough Friday for approximately 3 months, weather permitting.Paving will take place after the 3-month construction period.Police will monitor the traffic but please try to plan alternate routes in order to avoid the traffic congestion in the construction area.

2017 Annual Parking Permits – Annual Resident, Non-resident and CBD employee parking permits are available for purchase at Village Hall.Driver’s License and car registration are required to apply for all parking permits.The Annual Parking Permits for residents which are available, cost $750 annually, and it allows residents to park in the Chestnut, North Walnut, and Cottage parking lots.We have reached our current capacity for the $1,000 Premium Permits, but you may call the Receptionist at 201-670-5500 ext. 200 to put your name on a waiting list for these permits, as new commuter parking spaces become available.

New in 2017 – “Shopper/Diner” parking spots are available in the Hudson, Prospect and Chestnut Lots.These parking spaces are marked with white signs and arrows, and commuter parking will not be allowed in these parking spaces.

Leaves…Our annual leaf collection is finished and we ask that from this time forward, please do not put any leaves in the street. Branches, plants and leaves can be brought to the Recycling Center or placed in paper biodegradable bags.All yard waste must be brought to the recycling center or held until yard waste pickup begins in the spring.Please consult your 2017 calendar for spring pickup schedules.

Christmas trees are still being picked up on both the east and west side of the Village each week.Please place them on your curb, and not into the street.

Snow and Ice Reminder – When there is snow and ice forecast, please assist us by placing your garbage cans at the end of your driveway, by the curb, but not in the street.This will ensure that our employees are able to safely pick up your solid waste. Additionally please remember to clear your sidewalks within 24 hours of snowfall.This is especially important on school walking routes, but is required in all residential zones.

In observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, Village Hall and The Stable offices will be closed on Monday, January 16th There will be no sanitation or recycling pick up on that day.

Thank you for your cooperation,

Heather A. Mailander
Acting Village Manager
201/670-5500 x202

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Ridgewood Financial Advisory Committee Pushed Parking Plan and Fee Increase

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January 12,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Jeff Voigt missing in action (most likely because he knew room would be filled with commuters who were pissed off at the price increase for commuter parking – a plan developed & supported by the FAC, of which Jeff is the Village Council liaison).

After listening to all the comments, we do believe a 1000 dollar premier parking permit is too much. In two years it has gone from 600 dollars to 750 to the current  1000. Glen Rock was said to be 150 dollars and HoHoKus was around 375. 1000 dollars seems pretty steep

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Village of Ridgewood : Leaves, Parking Permits and garbage cans at the end of your driveway

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Dear Friends at the Ridgewood blog ,
There are several year-end items to share with you…

1. Leaves… Earlier this week our leaf collection was slowed down by snow and freezing weather – We are now finishing up in Area D. We will be back with our vacuum truck to Area A and other areas requiring finishing touches. We ask that from this time forward you do not put any leaves in the street. Branches, plants and leaves can be brought to the Recycling Center or placed in paper biodegradable bags. Filled bags will be picked up at the curb if you call us at 201/670-5585. All yard waste must be brought to the recycling center or held until Yard Waste pickup begins in the spring. Please consult your 2017 calendar for spring pickup schedules.

2. 2017 Village Calendars will arrive in the mail the first week of January. The calendar for January 2017 is also found on the page after December in the 2016 Calendar.

3. Reminder – when there is snow and ice, please assist us by placing your garbage cans at the end of your driveway, by the curb. This will ensure that our employees are able to safely pick up your solid waste.

4. 2017 Annual Parking Permits – Annual Resident, Non-resident and CBD employee parking permits are available for purchase at Village Hall. Driver’s License and car registration are required to apply for all parking permits. The Annual Parking Permits for residents cost $750 or $1,000 annually, depending on which lots are chosen for parking.

5. New in 2017 – “Shopper/Diner” parking spots available in the Hudson, Prospect and Chestnut Lots. These parking spaces will be marked with arrows, and commuter parking will not be allowed in these parking spaces.

6. As a reminder, Village Hall offices will be closed December 23rd & 26th and January 2nd.

Best wishes for the holiday season and a happy and healthy New Year,

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Heather A. Mailander
Acting Village Manager
201/670-5500 x202

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REMINDER: 2016 RIDGEWOOD RESIDENT PARKING PERMITS – AVAILABLE NOW

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Ridgewood NJ, January – December 2016 Ridgewood Parking Permits – RPP Click Here for information and details. RPPs will be sold each business day from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For both new and renewal RPPs, please bring a driver’s license, showing your Ridgewood address, and the registration(s) for the car(s) you wish to register. In addition, annual Ridgewood Resident Parking Stickers are available for free, which allow residents to park at the train station and will also be given as part of the RPP package. In order to obtain a Ridgewood Resident Parking Sticker (both new and renewal), please bring a driver’s license, showing your Ridgewood address, and the registration(s) for the car(s) you wish to register.

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Technology solutions to parking problems in Fort Lee

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Fort Lee overhauling parking permits

Technology solutions to parking problems in Fort Lee

September 15, 2014    Last updated: Monday, September 15, 2014, 7:23 AM
By SVETLANA SHKOLNIKOVA
STAFF WRITER
The Record
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FORT LEE — To prepare for increased traffic in the downtown area, the Fort Lee Parking Authority will roll out a license plate recognition system this fall that will revamp the process for parking meter collection and parking permit registration.

The system uses technology to read license plate numbers with cameras mounted atop borough vehicles, eliminating the need for physical permits and significantly cutting down on time spent on enforcement.

Fort Lee will start with one camera-equipped vehicle and probably add a second next spring, when the program expands from parking lots to residential parking areas, said Gloria Gallo, the authority administrator.

“Because of the new development, this district is going to become very busy,” she said, referring to Redevelopment Area 5 and downtown. “We want to stay up-to-date with the latest technology, and this will just be more efficient.”

Gallo hopes to open parking permit registration on Nov. 1, though delays are possible.

The technology will move the entire registration process online, allowing drivers to pay for their permits and register their license plate numbers all at once. They will no longer need to print out permits.

– See more at: https://www.northjersey.com/news/fort-lee-overhauling-parking-permits-1.1088106#sthash.5xLquS23.dpuf