Parking Ordinance

The governing body has adopted new regulations regarding resident parking permits by Ordinance Number 1334-2006.
  • Any resident or employee of an Edgewater business must obtain a new parking permit by application. A permit shall be valid for 2 years from the date of its issuance. No more than 2 residential parking permits shall be issued to any applicant. This ordinance is retroactive to April 21, 2003.

Hours of Operation

Residential permit parking shall be in effect on all municipal streets to which this ordinance is applicable, between the hours of 10 a.m. - noon on weekdays, excluding holidays. In addition, the permit parking requires that no vehicle shall be permitted to park for longer than 2 consecutive hours on any street or road within the borough without a residential parking permit displayed on such vehicle.

Roads & Streets

This ordinance shall be applicable to all streets within the jurisdiction of the Borough of Edgewater and shall include all municipal streets and roads.

Purpose of Ordinance

Only cars with valid residential parking permits will be allowed to park on the roads and streets covered by the ordinance. Any vehicle parked without a valid permit or otherwise exempted by this ordinance, will receive a ticket.


Non-resident contractor and commercial vehicles servicing borough residents, providing the vehicles are properly marked will be exempt from this ordinance. Non-resident employers and employees of a business located in Edgewater will be able to obtain a Non-resident Parking Permit  from the Borough Clerk’s Office provided that proper documentation of employment is submitted.

There is no provision for visitors parking. If a resident is having guests during the 2-hour period, arrangements can be made with either the Police Department or the Borough Clerk’s Office to accommodate your visitors.


This ordinance is retroactive to April 21, 2003. Questions regarding this ordinance should be directed to the Borough Clerk’s Office at 201-943-1700, ext. 3130.

Obtaining Residential Parking Permits

The borough is currently issuing new parking permits. A notice and permit application has been sent out to all borough residents and businesses notifying them of the changes in the borough ordinance.
 Parking Permits may be obtained via Borough Clerk's online permit program at Be prepared to upload your registration and drivers license via a  supported file to the website electronically as a PDF, BMP, JPG etc.

Shadyside Parking Kiosk Locations

Annual and Monthly Parking Permits

Attention: Edgewater residents and / or business owners located in the corridor between the southern side of Dempsey Avenue to the southern side of Hilliard Avenue, extending from the eastern side of River Road to the western side of Undercliff Avenue:

Yearly and monthly permit parking spaces located in the Municipal Parking lot across from the old Municipal Building at 916 River Road. 15 spaces have been designated for those eligible residents / business owners interested in renting permit parking spaces.

These spaces are available on a first come, first served basis. The fee for the yearly parking space will be $400 per vehicle and the monthly fee will be $40 per vehicle. Applications for these permit parking spaces can be obtained in:
The Borough Clerk’s Office
55 River Road
2nd Floor
Edgewater, NJ 07020


A waiting list will be kept on file in the Borough Clerk’s Office. If you have any questions please feel free to contact Annamarie O'Connor, RMC Borough Clerk, at 201-943-1700, ext. 3137.