Residents may apply to the Office of the Clerk for a residential municipal parking yard permit. Proof of residency (a signed lease/mortgage agreement) and a valid vehicle registration card are required.
The Clerk's Office will review the material and issue a parking decal for Park Place West (behind the CVS) or Maclean Street Yard (must live within 400 feet). Parking decals are distributed upon availability, currently there is a waiting list for the Maclean Street Yard.
The Park Place West lot is strictly for over-night parking only.
The cost of a resident permit parking in a municipal lot is $25 per month.
On-street permit parking is allowed on certain streets within Princeton. Upon application, the Clerk’s Office will verify that the street is approved for on-street parking. The Clerk’s Office will then inquire if the resident has access to a driveway or any other area on the premises utilized for parking which would deem them ineligible for an on-street permit. If parking is not available on site, one (1) overnight on-street permit is allowed per residence. Proof of residency (a signed lease/mortgage agreement) and a valid vehicle registration card must accompany the application. After reviewing the information the Clerk’s Office will issue the resident a temporary one-week permit. The application will then be forwarded to the Zoning Office for review before a permit may be issued.
On-street permits are for overnight parking only. These permits enable you to park on the street where you reside between the hours of 6 PM to 9AM.
An on-street permit is sold on a quarterly basis and is $30 a quarter. The initial temporary one-week permit for on-street parking is $10.
The Municipal Parking Garage on Spring Street is a convenient option. The rate varies depending on when you enter and how long you park at the garage. Reduced evening rates are available between the hours of 9 PM and 9 AM. There are also two privately owned garages on Hulfish and Chambers Streets. Lastly, some residents make personal arrangements in private lots or with friends and neighbor.
Guest permits for over-night parking in the Park Place West Lot, may be issued by the Clerk's Office, based on availability. The application must be completed by the resident and the cost is $10. Each guest permit is valid for one week and permits may not be used consecutively.
A resident is limited to four (4) guest permits per calendar year.
Without a permit there is NO PARKING on any street within the boundaries of the former borough between the hours of 2 AM to 6 AM.