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Temporary No Parking Signs

Temporary No Parking Signs (TNP) are for commercial vehicles involved in moving, construction activity, special events, or large deliveries. Residents or businesses can purchase TNP signs to reserve specific on-street space in 4, 8, 12, and 24-hour increments according to the following pricing:

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   <tr>
       <th>Time</th>
       <th>Cost per Day</th>
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   <tr>
       <td>4 Hours</td>
       <td>$15</td>
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   <tr>
       <td>8 Hours</td>
       <td>$25</td>
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       <td>12 Hours</td>
       <td>$40</td>
   </tr>
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       <td>24 Hours</td>
       <td>$60</td>
   </tr>
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Click here to see a real-time map of all temporary no parking signs in Hoboken.

Temporary No Parking Signs

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Temporary No Parking Signs

Temporary No Parking Signs (TNP) are for commercial vehicles involved in moving, construction activity, special events, or large deliveries. Residents or businesses can purchase TNP signs to reserve specific on-street space in 4, 8, 12, and 24-hour increments according to the following pricing:

<table>
   <tr>
       <th>Time</th>
       <th>Cost per Day</th>
   </tr>
   <tr>
       <td>4 Hours</td>
       <td>$15</td>
   </tr>
   <tr>
       <td>8 Hours</td>
       <td>$25</td>
   </tr>
   <tr>
       <td>12 Hours</td>
       <td>$40</td>
   </tr>
   <tr>
       <td>24 Hours</td>
       <td>$60</td>
   </tr>
</table>

Click here to see a real-time map of all temporary no parking signs in Hoboken.

Temporary No Parking Sign FAQs

1) What is the purpose of temporary no parking signs?  

Temporary no parking (TNP) signs are used as a means of reserving temporary curbside access in a safe and orderly manner for functions including moving in or out of Hoboken, clearing streets for construction, emergencies, or community events, accommodating high-volume loading activity for special events, staging for home improvement contractors, and more. In densely urbanized areas that permit on-street parking, such as Hoboken, a temporary no parking sign program is essential for public safety and for city life to function. Thousands of cities across the country (including many in New Jersey) that permit on-street parking also have temporary/emergency no parking sign programs.  

2) What are the eligible functions in which I can purchase temporary no parking signs?

TNP signs may be purchased to help safely accommodate moving, construction, special events, dumpsters, television and film production, large deliveries, official City business, and any other purpose which implicates public safety, health or welfare as determined by the Director of Transportation and Parking or his/her designee.  

3) How do I purchase temporary no parking signs?

TNP signs may be purchased through HPU Online or at the HPU customer service window Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:00pm and Saturdays, 9:00am-1:00pm.  

4) What information do I need to have when purchasing temporary no parking signs?

Purchasers of TNP signs must know the metes and bounds of the curbside space they wish to reserve. The simplest way to do this is provide two street addresses that bracket the desired location of the TNP signs. For example, 122-124 Bloomfield St.  

5) How many days in advance do I need to purchase temporary no parking signs?  

Beginning Monday, July 22, TNP signs for any function other than construction activity, official City business, public safety, or emergencies must be purchased a minimum of eight days in advance (for permit parking zones) in person at the HPU customer service window or a minimum of 10 days in advance through HPU Online so that they can be posted by HPU seven days before the TNP signs go into effect. TNP signs for construction activity and official City business must be purchased a minimum of three days in advance (for permit parking zones) at the HPU customer service window or seven days in advance through HPU online. TNP signs for public safety purposes or emergencies may be posted without prior notice when there is an imminent need to protect the health, safety, or general welfare of the community.  

6) What is the minimum number of temporary no parking signs that I can purchase per transaction?  

There is a two-sign minimum for all TNP sign transactions.  

7) How many feet of curbside space does each TNP sign cover?

Each posted TNP sign covers a distance of approximately 18 feet.

8) Who is responsible for posting TNP signs?

HPU is responsible for posting all TNP signs. After a customer purchases a TNP sign through HPU Online or at the HPU customer service window, a parking enforcement officer will be responsible for posting that customer's TNP signs.  

9) Who is responsible for removing TNP signs after they expire?

Purchasers of TNP signs are responsible for removing their TNP signs after they expire. TNP sign purchasers who do not remove their TNP signs within two hours of the expiration of their TNP signs may be served with a $45 fine per TNP sign.  

10) Is there a way to find out where temporary no parking signs are posted in Hoboken?

Yes, please visit https://hpuvp.hobokennj.gov/parking for a real-time map of all posted TNP signs and all purchased TNP signs up to 14 days in advance.  

11) Can TNP signs be purchased for private property?  

No, TNP signs may not be purchased for use on private property.  

12) Do TNP signs exempt vehicles from moving for street cleaning?   

No, street cleaning regulations supersede temporary no parking regulations. For example, if TNP signs are purchased for moving during a window of time that overlaps with street cleaning, the purchaser must ensure that their moving truck is not parked in front of the temporary no parking sign during a time that street cleaning is in effect. To avoid street cleaning/temporary no parking conflicts, it is recommended that customers check the City's street cleaning schedule (https://www.hobokennj.gov/resources/street-cleaning-schedule) before purchasing TNP signs.  

13) Can I purchase TNP signs for my personal vehicle?  

TNP signs are intended for reserving access for commercial vehicles. Non-commercial vehicles may be parked in temporary no parking zones only after approval from the Director of Transportation and Parking or his/her designee.  

14) What is the process I need to go through to purchase TNP signs for dumpsters?  

Contractors/individuals requesting TNP signs for a dumpster must have a permit from the City Engineer with them at the time of purchase. The address on the dumpster permit and address(es) of the TNP signs must match exactly, especially on narrow streets (typically numbered – 1st St, 2nd St, 3rd St, etc.). The purchaser of TNP signs for dumpsters may be required to also purchase TNP signs across the street from the dumpster location in order to ensure adequate right-of-way for emergency vehicles to pass. A maximum of three TNP signs may be purchased per dumpster location. Please note that TNP signs are not provided for dumpsters on weekends.  

15) What happens if I travel and a temporary no parking sign is posted next to my vehicle after I leave Hoboken?

The Hoboken Parking Utility offers steeply discounted "vacation parking" ($5/day) to resident permit holders in Garage B for up to 14 days per calendar year. Taking advantage of vacation parking while you're out of town guarantees that your vehicle will not be towed because of a temporary or emergency parking regulation.  

16) What do I do if I purchase TNP signs and during the window of time that they are active the parking spaces are occupied by another vehicle?

Please call HPU dispatch at 201-653-1919 (option 2) and a parking enforcement officer will be dispatched to the scene as soon as possible to initiate a tow of the illegally parked vehicle.  

17) Who do I contact if I see expired TNP signs still posted?

Please call HPU dispatch at 201-653-1919 (option 2) and action will be taken to remove the expired TNP signs.  

18) What happens if TNP signs I purchased are damaged before they are become active?

Please call HPU dispatch at 201-653-1919 (option 2) as soon as you notice that the TNP signs have been damaged so that a parking enforcement officer can repost the TNP signs.  

Did you know?

It is legal to hail in Hoboken. 

Contrary to popular belief or common local practice, it is legal to hail a licensed yellow cab (although not limousines) anywhere in Hoboken, not just at the train terminal. There are 65 authorized taxis. Before you enter a cab, make sure you see the circular Hoboken logo and number.

Only one fare per taxi. 

Taxis may accept only one fare – a person or group of persons going to the same location – per ride. With the permission of the first fare, a second fare may join, but no more. The first rider must be taken to his or her destination first. This rule has been laxly enforced and widely violated in the past, but that is no excuse for continued violations, and the Administration will investigate and take action against all reported violations.

The local fare for yellow cabs is $8.00 or $7.00 from the PATH taxi stand, plus additional fees. 

The local fare is $8.00, except it is $7.00 for rides originating from the NJ Transit/PATH station taxi stand, regardless of weather or shortage of drivers. Additional fees are permitted for extra passengers and baggage (see below for details). In the past, it has been common for residents and visitors to be grossly overcharged by taxi drivers during inclement weather or high demand. Please report any violations.

Call if you see a violation. 

Residents who believe there is a violation should immediately contact Monique Campbell at the Division of Taxi & Limousine Licensing by calling 201-725-7885 or emailing taxi@hobokennj.gov and providing the time of the incident, the taxi number (or driver’s license number or vehicle plate number), and a description of what happened. Residents are the City’s eyes and ears, and we can only take action if we know there is a problem.

Complaint Forms

Complaint Form

Complaints Enforcement Policy

In addition to active surveillance and enforcement of taxi and limousine regulations on the street, The City of Hoboken Division of Taxis and Limousines carefully monitors and acts on complaints from the community regarding licensed taxis and limousines in accordance with the following policy:

Anonymous Complaints: 

Complaints submitted anonymously are reviewed and added to the individual driver/owner file. The Division always asks the complainant if they would like to prepare an affidavit to allow the Division to broaden actions taken at this level (see next section). Driver/owner are also given an opportunity to submit their recollection of the events. After a review of all materials, the Division typically issues a warning to the driver/owner and tracks the frequency of complaints regarding the individual driver/owner. If multiple complaints are collected on an individual driver/owner (typically three or more), the Division may choose to issue a summons, suspend, or revoke the active license, depending on the severity and/or details of the complaints.

Affidavit Complaints: 

All individuals submitting a complaint are offered the opportunity to complete an affidavit expressing a willingness, if required, to testify in court on the issue. In most cases, court appearance is not likely; however, individuals who choose this option make it more appropriate for the Division to take immediate action on the grounds that the complaint represents a major concern and should be resolved more swiftly than via the anonymous method described above. Driver/owner are also given an opportunity to submit their recollection of the events. After a review of all materials, the Division may choose to immediately issue a summons, suspend, or revoke the active license, depending on the severity and/or details of the complaints.

In all instances, disciplinary actions are conducted in accordance with the authority bestowed upon the Division via the Hoboken City Code.

Municipal Code

If you have any questions about our municipal code, please view it directly online. 179A 180A

Did You Know Documents

List of licensed taxi and limousine companies

Rules and Regulations for drivers

Future Inclement Weather and Holiday Enforcement

Taxi Enforcement

Senior Shuttle

Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00am to 4:00pm. The driver will begin the route from the Multi-Service Center :10 minutes after every hour and finish the route back at the Multi-Service Center approximately :55 minutes after the hour. The driver will then park at the Multi-Service Center until :10 minutes after the next hour, when he/she will begin the route again.

The Senior Shuttle will be out of service daily from noon-1:00pm.

Special Trips

Newport Mall
The Senior Shuttle will go to Newport Mall every Wednesday and on alternating Saturdays. On Wednesday, the Senior Shuttle will depart from the Multi-Service Center at 12:00pm to pick up from senior buildings and return from Newport Mall at 3:00pm. On alternating Saturdays, the Senior Shuttle will make two trips to Newport Mall. For the first trip, the Senior Shuttle will depart from the Multi-Service Center at 11:00am and pick up from Newport Mall around 1:30pm. The second trip will depart from the Multi-Service Center at 1:00pm and pick up from Newport Mall around 3:30pm.

Secaucus/WalMart
The Senior Shuttle will go to the Secaucus WalMart on alternating Saturday afternoons (except holidays). The Senior Shuttle will depart from the Multi-Service Center at 11:00am and return at 3:00pm.

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