SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Although they have not begun writing tickets just yet, the Scotch Plains police department is informing students at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School that parking regulations on nearby streets are going to be more strictly enforced.  

SPPD is utilizing its new electric vehicle to enforce parking regulations, including permit requirements and parking too close to hydrants and stop signs. The streets that will be more closely patrolled include:

  • Carol Place
  • Cedar Street
  • Church Avenue
  • Concord Road
  • Evergreen Avenue
  • Happle Court
  • Monica Place
  • Muir Terrace
  • Old Farm Road
  • Portland Avenue
  • Sunset Place
  • Watchung View Terrace
  • West Court
  • Westfield Road Circle

"The student driving population seems to be growing," said Scotch Plains Police Chief Ted Conley in a phone interview with TAPintoSPF. "We've been trying to find suitable locations for kids to park to help alleviate the parking problem near the high school." is Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s only free daily paper. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook and twitter @SPF_TAP. Download the free TAPinto App for iPhone or Android.