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Time to Renew Orange and Purple Zone Parking Permits Orange Zone to Expand

Mayor Jimmy Davis announced that it is time to renew residential parking permits in the Orange and Purple Zones.  He also reminded residents that the Orange Zone is being extended westward from Kennedy Boulevard to Newark Bay.  The extension of the Orange Zone will be enforced effective Monday, June 5, 2017.

The Orange Zone was established to protect residential parking in the neighborhoods near the 8th Street Light Rail Station. The Purple Zone was established to maintain residential parking in the neighborhoods near the Bayonne Bridge. 

The existing streets included in the Orange and Purple Zones are listed on the municipal website.  The Orange Zone will be extended westward from the West side of Kennedy Boulevard to Newark Bay, from 15th Street at the northern end of the zone down to Schuyler Place at the southern end of the zone.  The Orange Zone will be extended to include the following new streets: West 15th Street to from Kennedy Boulevard to Avenue A; O’Brien Court from Avenue A to Newark Bay; West 14th Street from Kennedy Boulevard to Avenue A; Washington Parkway from Avenue A to Newark Bay; West 13th Street from Kennedy Boulevard to Avenue A;  Edwards Court from Avenue A to Newark Bay; West 12th Street from Kennedy Boulevard to Avenue A;  Pavonia Court from Avenue A to Newark Bay; West 11th Street from Kennedy Boulevard to Avenue A; West 10th Street from Kennedy Boulevard to Newark Bay; West 9th Street from Kennedy Boulevard to Newark Bay; West 8th Street from Kennedy Boulevard to Newark Bay; and Schuyler Place from Avenue A to Newark Bay. 

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Residents who live on the new streets in the Orange Zone need to apply for permits. Renewal notices have been mailed to current permit holders of both the Orange and Purple Zones.  Current permits expire on April 30. After a grace period, enforcement of the new permits will begin on Monday, June 5, 2017, in the Orange Zone, and on Monday, July 3, 2017, in the Purple Zone.

Applicants may file for permits through the mail, and the Parking Utility encourages the public to do so. People do not need to apply for permits in person at City Hall. Permit applications and photocopies of the required documents may be mailed along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to the Bayonne Parking Utility, 630 Avenue C, Bayonne, NJ 07002.  Please note that the Parking Utility has moved from Room 14 to Room 13 at City Hall.

Anyone who wishes to apply for permits in person may do so in Room 13, which is in the back corridor of City Hall. 

Permit forms for new applicants may be downloaded from the City’s Internet website at www.bayonnenj.org. 

Residential applicants must offer proof of having Bayonne residency in the zone, along with a driver’s license, and car registration. 

Eligible Bayonne business owners with a primary business address located within the relevant zone, and their employees whose workplaces are located in that zone, and who are not Bayonne residents, will be able to apply for permit stickers through the Parking Utility for a fee of $150 per year. 

For more information, please call the Bayonne Parking Utility at 201-858-6061.

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