Residential Parking

Parking Permits - 2024 Permits on Sale

Beginning December 18, 2023, Purchase at Police Records Window 

Hawthorne's Permit Parking Program is an initiative designed to give residents a better chance of finding an on-street parking space in their neighborhood. The parking spaces in Hawthorne's Commuter Zone are regulated as "Resident Parking Permit Required" or "Non-Resident Parking Permit Required".

Permits are distributed by the Police Department, Records Office Monday - Friday 9AM - 4PM and (4) Late Nights until 7PM on Tuesday, December 19th,  Wednesday, December 27th and Monday, January 8th and Wednesday, January 17th.

HOLIDAY HOURS:  Friday, December 22nd closes at 12noon;  Monday December 25th and Monday January 1st,  Borough Hall is closed.

Permit fees are non-refundable (exact change is appreciated) and permits cannot be transferred to another person.

Parking Stickers must be displayed in the rear side window/driver's side and shall be clearly visible from the outside of the vehicle. All parking permits expire midnight December 31.

Resident Restricted Parking Area

In the Resident Restricted Parking Area, parking is restricted only from 9am to 10am, Monday through Friday (except holidays), during which time cars may be legally parked only with a resident parking sticker affixed. Stickers are not necessary for parking at other times. The Resident Restricted Parking Area is the area south of Diamond Bridge Avenue and east of Goffle Brook Park, except for the east side of Grand Avenue (which is reserved for commuters with Non-resident stickers), and any other area posted for some other restriction.

In the Non-resident Restricted Area (east side of Grand Avenue), parking is restricted only from 7am to 10am, Monday through Friday (except holidays), during which time cars may be legally parked only with a Non-Resident parking sticker affixed. Stickers are not necessary for parking at other times.

Any person who is not entitled to receive a Resident Sticker or who utilizes any Resident Restricted Parking Area as a resident and who shall wrongfully affix or display a Resident Parking sticker to his or her vehicle and park within the Resident Restricted Parking Area during restricted hours, or shall knowingly and intentionally provide, assist, or transfer a Resident or Non-Resident Parking sticker to a person not entitled to utilize the same, shall be punished by a fine, upon conviction, in an amount not to exceed $2,000 per offense.

A copy of Ordinance 1888-06 in its entirety is available for inspection in the Borough Clerk's Office.