Residential Parking

You may obtain a permit by either:
  1. Register your account via the online permit program at https// 
  2. Coming to our office: 298 Walton Avenue, South Orange, NJ, 07079 Monday through Friday 8:30am-4:30pm
  3. Leaving copies of all documentation in an enclosed envelope labled "SOPA" in the mailbox outside of 298 Walton Avenue.(please call ahead of time)

What do I need for documentation?
  • Valid Driver License
  • Proof of Residency (current utility bill or lease in your name, to your South Orange address)
  • Registration (and Insurance Card if leased)
  • Completed Application (please see application tab on left hand side menu)
  1. Types of Residential Permits
  2. Permit Fees

Do you live in an apartment building with no off-street or available parking or a multi-family house with a driveway that you can't use?

- You would qualify for the municipal lot parking permits that would give you access to permit parking spaces within the following lots: Library Lot, Scotland Rd, South Orange Avenue Lot , Riverside Lot , Irvington Avenue Lot.

I qualify for the municipal lot permit. What permit is right for me?

- We sell monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual permits based on the calendar year. The day permit is valid in the lots from 8:00am to 6:00pm. The night permit is valid from 2:00am to 8:00am. (Free parking after 6pm through 2am in municipal parking lots and at meters.) Please see the next tab for Permit Fees.

Do you live in a one or two family home with no driveway?

- You would qualify for an On-Street permit to park in front of your residence or within a one block radius. This permit is valid day and night seven days a week. This permit is issued with the understanding that the vehicle will be used and not garaged or stored on the street. All on-street permits are subject to Emergency Snow Removal regulations.