Ocean City, NJ
Cape May County
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[Ord. #84-18, § 1-1; Ord. #93-14, § 1; Ord. #12-07; Ord. #13-08]
Whenever any words and phrases are used in this Chapter, the meaning respectively ascribed to them in Subtitle 1 of Title 39 of the Revised Statutes of New Jersey shall be deemed to apply to such words and phrases used herein, except that the term "Director" shall be applied to mean the Mayor of the City of Ocean City.
[Ord. #84-18, § 2-1; Ord. #93-14, § 2; Ord. #94-02, § 1; Ord. #97-16, § 2; Ord. #98-04, § 2; Ord. #98-06, § 2; Ord. #00-10, § 1; Ord. #02-20, § 1; Ord. #05-11, § 1; Ord. #05-16, §§ 1,3; Ord. #06-27, § 1; Ord. #07-15, § 1; Ord. #10-20, § 2; Ord. #12-07; Ord. #13-08; Ord. #2015-21 § 1]
No person shall park a vehicle for longer than the time limit shown in Schedule 1 at any time between hours listed in said schedule of days specified upon any of the streets, parts of streets or parking lots described in Schedule 1, attached to and made a part of this Chapter.
[Ord. #84-18, § 3-1; Ord. #85-4; Ord. #87-11, § 1; Ord. #90-14, § 1; Ord. #93-14, § 3; Ord. #97-11, § 1; Ord. #98-04, § 1; Ord. #99-04, § 1; Ord. #08-00; Ord. #05-11, § 1; Ord. #07-15, § 1; Ord. #10-20 § 1; Ord. #12-07; Ord. #13-08; Ord. #2015-21 § 1]
The following meter fees for the use of streets or metered surface parking lots at parking meter locations as attached in Schedule 1 are hereby fixed and established and shall be applicable to the particular type of meter designed for such rates, and any combination of rates, when placed along any public street or metered surface parking lot pursuant to this Chapter.
a. 
Rate A Meters (Boardwalk: High Turnover). Rate A meters shall be twenty-five ($.25) cents for ten (10) minutes, as described in Schedule 1, City of Ocean City Parking Meters.
b. 
Rate B Meters (Off Business Zone). Rate B meters shall be ten ($.10) cents for twenty-four (24) minutes or twenty-five ($.25) cents for one (1) hour, as described in Schedule 1, City of Ocean City Parking Meters.
c. 
Rate C Meters (On Business Zone). Rate C meters shall be twenty-five ($.25) cents for one (1) hour, as described in Schedule 1, City of Ocean City Parking Meters.
d. 
Rate D Meters (Beach+Boardwalk Zone). Rate D meters shall be twenty-five ($.25) cents for ten (10) minutes using coin and seventy-five ($.75) cents for thirty (30) minutes using credit card as described in Schedule 1, City of Ocean City Parking Meters.
e. 
Rate E Meters (Metered Surface Parking+Metered Permit Areas). Rate E meters shall be ten ($.10) cents for forty-eight (48) minutes or twenty-five ($.25) cents for two (2) hours, as described in Schedule 1, City of Ocean City Parking Meters. Permits for rate E meters shall be one hundred fifty ($150.00) dollars as described in Schedule 1, City of Ocean City Parking Meters.
f. 
Rate F Meters (Short Term Zone). Rate F meters shall be twenty-five ($.25) cents for twenty (20) minutes, as described in Schedule 1, City of Ocean City Parking Meters.
g. 
Rate G (Parking Controlled by Automated Pay Stations). The cost for parking shall be as specified in Chapter 30, Fees, Schedule P, Paragraph 4b.
[Ord. #93-14, § 3; Ord. #07-15, § 1; Ord. #12-07; Ord. #13-08; Ord. #2015-21 § 1]
Parking meters and metered lots will be in effect according to the hours listed in Schedule 1 from 1:00 p.m. Sunday through 12:00 midnight, Saturday. Unless noted, meters are effective May 1 and shall remain in effect no later than October 31st of each year.
[Ord. #84-18, § 3-2; Ord. #12-07; Ord. #13-08; Ord. #2015-21 § 1]
Unless another penalty is expressly provided by New Jersey Statutes, every person convicted of a violation of a provision of this Chapter or any supplement thereto shall be liable to a penalty of not more than fifty ($50.00) dollars or imprisonment for a term not exceeding fifteen (15) days, or both.
[Ord. #93-14, § 6; Ord. #12-07; Ord. #13-08; Ord. #2015-21 § 1]
The Governing Body, upon recommendation by the Mayor, may by resolution, alter the rates, time, or other conditions for parking set forth in the schedule attached hereto.
[Ord. #84-18, § 4-1; Ord. #12-07; Ord. #13-08]
The Director may in an emergency situation suspend the operation of any parking meter or meters for such period of time as circumstances may require.
[Ord. #84-18, § 4-2; Ord. #12-07; Ord. #13-08]
The Director or his/her designee is hereby authorized to remove from the public street any vehicle unlawfully parked in a public street at the direction of or consent of the Chief of Police or his/her designee.
[Ord. #84-18, § 4-3; Ord. #12-07; Ord. #13-08]
The parking of any vehicle on any public street where parking is permitted by use of a parking meter is lawful only when the meter fee has been paid at the beginning time of the use for the period of time specified.
Parking of any vehicle, either without the payment of the meter fee or by allowing the vehicle to remain parked beyond the period of time specified, is a violation of this Chapter.
[Ord. #84-18, § 4-4; Ord. #12-07; Ord. #13-08]
The lawful parking of any vehicle shall be confined to and within the space or area designated for each vehicle by white lines. Any other parking in violation of that regulation in parking meter areas is a violation of this Chapter.
[Ord. #84-18, § 4-5; Ord. #12-07; Ord. #13-08]
The parking of anything other than a licensed vehicle on public street or alley shall be unlawful and a violation of this Chapter.
[Ord. #84-18, § 5-3; Ord. #12-07; Ord. #13-08; Ord. #2015-21 § 2]
This Chapter may be known or cited as "The Time Limit Parking Ordinance of the City of Ocean City."
SCHEDULE 1
CITY OF OCEAN CITY PARKING METERS METER PARKING RATES
In accordance with the provisions of subsection 8-2.1, no person shall park a vehicle for longer than the time limit shown upon any of the following lots or parts of lots:
[Ord. #12-07; Ord. #12-12, § 1; Ord. #13-08; Ord. #2015-21 § 2]
RATE A METERS (Boardwalk: High Turnover) (Schedule 1)
Street
Location
Appr.
# Meters
Time Limits
Time Meters in Effect
Proposed Rates
9th Street and Boardwalk Lot
Surface lot known as Alpha A/9th+Board-walk
28
1 hour
9:00 a.m. to midnight
.25=10 min.
RATE B METERS (Off Business Zone) (Schedule 1)
Street
Location
Appr.
# Meters
Time Limits
Time Meters in Effect
Proposed Rates
West Avenue
Between 7th Street to 11th Street
100
2 hours
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
.10=24 min., .25= 1 hr.
Central Avenue
Between 7th Street to 10th Street
85
2 hours
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
.10=24 min., .25= 1 hr.
Wesley Avenue
Between 8th Street to 9th Street
12
2 hours
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
.10=24 min., .25= 1 hr.
West Avenue
Between 13th Street to 14th Street
24
2 hours
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
.10=24 min., .25= 1 hr.
7th Street and Central Avenue Lot*
7th Street and Central Avenue
77
8 hours
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
.10=24 min., .25= 1 hr.
8th Street
Haven Avenue to West Avenue
6
2 hours
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
.10 = 24 min.,.25=1 hr.
8th Street
Central Avenue to Ocean Avenue
36
2 hours
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
.10=24 min.,.25 = 1 hr.
10th Street
Central Avenue to Wesley Avenue
14
2 hours
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
.10=24 min.,.25 = 1 hr.
9th + West Gateway Park
9th + West Gateway Park
5
2 hours
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
.10=24 min., .25= 1 hr.
9th Street and Central Lot
Surface Lot behind City Hall
49
4 hours
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
.10=24 min., .25= 1 hr.
*Metered Permits are allowed
RATE C METERS (On Business Zone) (Schedule 1)
Street
Location
Appr.
# Meters
Time Limits
Time Meters in Effect
Proposed Rates
Asbury Avenue
Between 6th Street to 14th Street
264
3 hours
9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
.25 = 1 hr. 24 min. .05= 12 min.
Asbury Avenue
Between 33rd Street to 34th Street
6
3 hours
9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
.25 = 1 hr. 24 min. .05= 12 min.
7th Street
West Avenue to Central Avenue
17
3 hours
9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
.25 = 1 hr. 24 min. .05= 12 min.
8th Street
West Avenue to Central Avenue
26
3 hours
9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
.25 = 1 hr. 24 min. .05= 12 min.
10th Street
West Avenue to Central Avenue
20
3 hours
9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
.25 = 1 hr. 24 min. .05= 12 min.
9th Street and Asbury Lot
9th Street and Asbury Avenue
17
3 hours
9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
.25 = 1 hr. 24 min. .05= 12 min.
Asbury Avenue
Between 34th Street to 35th Street
35
3 hours
9:00 a.m. to midnight
.25 = 1 hr. 24 min. .05= 12 min.
35th Street
West Avenue to Asbury Avenue
6
3 hours
9:00 a.m. to midnight
.25 = 1 hr. 24 min. .05= 12 min.
West Avenue
Between 34th Street to 35th Street
11
3 hours
9:00 a.m. to midnight
.25 = 1 hr. 24 min. .05= 12 min.
12th Street and Asbury Avenue Lot*
Surface Lot at 12th Street + Asbury Avenue
19
4 hours
9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
.25 = 1 hr. 24 min. .05= 12 min.
6th and Asbury Lot*
Surface Lot on 6th Street between West Avenue and Asbury Avenue
13
3 hours
9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
.25 = 1 hr. 24 min. .05= 12 min.
*Meter Permits are allowed.
RATE D METERS (Beach + Boardwalk Zone) (Schedule 1)
Street
Location
Appr.
# Meters
Time Limits
Time Meters in Effect
Proposed Rates
Ocean Avenue
Adjacent to the US Post Office and directly across Ocean Avenue from Post Office
12
4 hours
5 pm to midnight
25=10 min. coin; .75=1/2 hr. credit card
Ocean Avenue
Between 8th Street to 15th Street
181
4 hours
9:00 a.m. to midnight
.25 = 10 min. coin; .75 =1/2 hr. credit card
Atlantic Avenue
Between 5th Street to 6th Street
34
4 hours
9:00 a.m. to midnight
.25 = 10 min. coin; .75 =1/2 hr. credit card
Atlantic Avenue
Between 8th Street to 9th Street
5
4 hours
9:00 a.m. to midnight
.25 = 10 min. coin; .75 =1/2 hr. credit card
5th Street
Atlantic Avenue to Boardwalk
34
4 hours
9:00 a.m. to midnight
.25 = 10 min. coin; .75 =1/2 hr. credit card
6th Street
Atlantic Avenue to Boardwalk
25
4 hours
9:00 a.m. to midnight
.25 = 10 min. coin; .75 =1/2 hr. credit card
8th Street
Ocean Avenue to Boardwalk
25
4 hours
9:00 a.m. to midnight
.25 = 10 min. coin; .75 =1/2 hr. credit card
10th Street
Wesley Avenue to Boardwalk
35
4 hours
9:00 a.m. to midnight
.25 = 10 min. coin; .75 =1/2 hr. credit card
12th Street
Ocean Avenue to Boardwalk
12
4 hours
9:00 a.m. to midnight
.25 = 10 min. coin; .75 =1/2 hr. credit card
13th Street
Ocean Avenue to Boardwalk
3
4 hours
9:00 a.m. to midnight
.25 = 10 min. coin; .75 =1/2 hr. credit card
14th Street
14th Street and Ocean Avenue
42
4 hours
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
.25 = 10 min. coin; .75 =1/2 hr. credit card
Moorlyn Terrace
Ocean Avenue to Boardwalk
17
4 hours
9:00 a.m. to midnight
.25 = 10 min. coin; .75 =1/2 hr. credit card
Pelham Place
Atlantic Avenue to Wayne Avenue
3
4 hours
9:00 a.m. to midnight
.25 = 10 min. coin; .75 =1/2 hr. credit card
Wayne Avenue
Between 6th Street to 7th Street
9
4 hours
9:00 a.m. to midnight
.25 = 10 min. coin; .75 =1/2 hr. credit card
Longport
Longport Bridge and Gardens Parkway Lot
27
4 hours
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
.25 = 10 min. coin; .75 =1/2 hr. credit card
E. Atlantic Boulevard
E. Atlantic Boulevard
149
6 hours
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
.25 = 10 min. coin; .75 =1/2 hr. credit card
Beach Road
Beach Road
51
6 hours
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
.25 = 10 min. coin; .75 =1/2 hr. credit card
Central Avenue
Between 57th Street to 59th Street
65
6 hours
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
.25 = 10 min. coin; .75 =1/2 hr. credit card
59th Street
West Avenue to Central Avenue
15
6 hours
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
.25 = 10 min. coin; .75 =1/2 hr. credit card
59th Street Lot
59th Street and Central Avenue
57
6 hours
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
.25 = 15 min., .75 =1/2 hr. credit card
School Lot (HS)*
Surface lot across from High School (main lot: from designated tennis as defined below bordering Atlantic, 6th Street and southwest corner Ocean Avenue)
81
8 hours
9:00 a.m. to midnight
.25 = 10 min. coin; .75 =1/2 hr. credit card
Tennis Court Lot*
Surface lot across from High School (northwest corner designated as Tennis Parking)
21
2 hours
9:00 a.m. to midnight
.25 = 10 min. coin; .75 =1/2 hr. credit card
*Conditions:
School Lot (HS): Summer
Last day of school in June to first day of school in September — This lot shall be a meter lot per Schedule 1; Rate D Meters and at the discretion of the Director of Financial Management be a meter lot, or a pay to park lot.
Tennis Court Lot
Parking in this lot is restricted to racquet sport players and is without charge.
RATE E METERS (Metered Surface Parking + Permit Areas) (Schedule 1)
Street
Location
Appr.
# Meters
Time Limits
Time Meters in Effect
Proposed Rates
Haven Avenue *
Between 9th Street to 10th Street
23
8 hours
9:00 a.m. to midnight
.10 = 48 min., .25 = 2 hrs.
Transportation Center Lot*
Surface lot at 9th Street + Haven Avenue
94
10 hours
9:00 a.m. to midnight
.10 = 48 min., .25 = 2 hrs.
*Metered Permits are allowed.
RATE F METERS (Short Term Zone) (Schedule 1)
Street
Location
Appr.
# Meters
Time Limits
Time Meters in Effect
Proposed Rates
34th Street
Asbury Avenue to Central Avenue
6
20 min.
9:00 a.m. to midnight
.25 = 20 min.
RATE G (Parking Controlled by Automated Pay Stations) (Schedule 1)
Street
Location
Appr.
# Meters
Time Limits
Time Meters in Effect
Proposed Rates
8th Street (North side)
800 block of 8th Street
Unlimited
24 hrs.
NON-METERED LOTS (Schedule 1)
5th and Asbury Avenue Lot
51 Parking Spots