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Winter Storm Warning Issued - Towns Issue Parking Ordinances


ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ - A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for most of NJ effective after midnight tonight through late Thursday afternoon according to the National Weather Service. Snow is expected to fall at a rate of 2” per hour from 3a.m. to 10a.m. 

UC-FirstAlert has reported that snow will begin before sunrise for most locations and later for SE NJ. Heavy snow is forecasted through the morning, particularly north of the I-195 corridor. Winds may reach 10-25 mph, gusting over 30 mph in some areas. Snow totals may range as high as 6”-12” for the northern half of NJ.

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Heavy snow, sleet and a wintry mix may result in downed power lines and trees. High winds with blowing snow will reduce travel visibility. Conditions on roadways, bridges, sidewalks and other surfaces may be hazardous throughout the day. Snow will taper off during the afternoon. Exercise caution during travel.

In order to afford the boroughs of Roselle and Roselle Park the opportunity to clear its streets and highways of snow, each town has issued a weather emergency statement. Please check for your towns below.


Remember to obey the no parking ordinance on designated Borough streets listed below.

Amsterdam Avenue - both sides of street between the Staten Island Rapid Transit Railroad and First Avenue     

Chestnut Street - both sides of street between First Avenue and Second Avenue, between the North curb line of State Highway Route 27 and a point 200 feet northerly.

First Avenue - both sides of street between Aldene Road and the Elizabeth City line

Linden Road - both sides of street entire length

Locust Street - both sides of street entire length

Municipal Complex fronting on West Second Avenue - Metered lot adjacent to the westerly side of Municipal Complex.

Ninth Avenue - both sides of street between Locust Street and Chestnut Street

Third Avenue - both sides of street between the easterly curb line of Amsterdam Avenue and a point 200 feet easterly therefrom, between Chestnut Street and Sheridan Avenue, between the westerly curb line of Locust Street and a point 200 feet westerly. 

Third Avenue - North between Locust Street and Chestnut Street

Wood Avenue - East between State Highway Route 27 and Raritan Road

Roselle Park: 

Parking on posted snow streets will be restricted and Police will enforce the local and State "No Parking When Road is Snow Covered" ordinances. Remove vehicles from posted snow streets beginning Wednesday evening. A full list of snow streets is posted on our Facebook page and our local radio station alert system - 750AM.  All Roselle Park Municipal parking lots will be open to free parking beginning Wednesday evening through Thursday, 02/09/2017.

RP Municipal parking lots will be open for free public parking as the storm begins and for 24 hours afterwards. Keep vehicles off of the roadways whenever possible during the storm, allowing plows to clear the roads curb to curb.


       a.  Whenever snow has fallen and the accumulation is such that it covers the street or highway, an emergency shall exist and no vehicles shall be parked on the following streets or highways or portions thereof listed below.

The parking prohibitions listed below shall remain in effect after the snow has ceased, until the streets have been plowed significantly, and to the extent that parking will not interfere with the normal flow of traffic.

       b.  Any unoccupied vehicle parked or standing in violation of this section shall be deemed a nuisance and a menace to the safe and proper regulation of traffic and any Police Officer may provide for the removal of such vehicle. The owner shall pay the reasonable costs of the removal and storage which may result from such removal before regaining possession of the vehicle.

(Ord. No. 1184 § 11; Ord. No. 1260; Ord. No. 1374; Ord. No. 1792; Ord. No. 2109; Ord. No. 2326; Ord. No. 2350)

Avon Street and East Magie Avenue to East Westfield Avenue

Beechwood Avenue both between Amsterdam Avenue and Colfax Avenue

Chestnut Street (CR 627) both entire length

Clay Avenue both between Grant Avenue and Faitoute Avenue (CR 617)

Colfax Avenue both between Chestnut Street (CR 627) and Laurel Avenue

Colfax Avenue South between Laurel Avenue and South Side Valley Road

Columbus Place West and West Clay to West Westfield Avenue 

Faitoute Avenue (CR 617) both entire length

Galloping Hill Road (CR 616) both entire length

Grant Avenue both entire length

Hawthorne Street West between West Clay and West Westfield Avenue

Hazel Street East between West Colfax Avenue and West Roselle Avenue

Lincoln Avenue both between Galloping Hill Road (CR 616) and Locust Street (CR 619)

Locust Street (CR 619) both entire length

Roosevelt Street West between West Clay and West Westfield Avenue

Roselle Avenue both from Colfax Avenue, northerly and easterly to the westerly curb line of Hazel Street

Valley Road both between Westfield Avenue (Route NJ 28) and Amsterdam Avenue

Walnut Street both between Grant Avenue and Clay Avenue

Westfield Avenue (Route NJ 28) north and south between 

Elizabeth and Cranford City lines

Willis Avenue both West Roselle Avenue south to dead end

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