There is a live ASP suspension calendar on the NYC Department of Finance Website If you need an up-to-the-minute, accurate, alternate side parking suspension information, here’s a link to the DOT website.
NYC’s Mystical Safety Zone This is tough because the DOT does not clearly define what is a safety zone. Here is the definition we the public are given: Safety zone. The area or space officially set apart within a roadway for the exclusive use of pedestrians and which is protected or is so marked or […]
“The driveway hasn’t been used in years, but I still got ticketed!” There are only two instances when it’s legal to park in front of NYC driveways: If you are the owner, lessor or lessee of the lot accessed by the driveway, and the property does not contain more than two dwelling units. The parking […]
Where is this box and why can’t I block it? Blocking the box has confounded many members of the NYC driving public. Here are some helpful tips: “The Box” refers to the square shape created by a four-way intersection A law against entering and staying in this box area was originally created in order to […]
A Parking Sign without arrows means both directions Keep in mind that a parking sign without arrows means that rule regulates the curb space in both directions until the next parking sign, or if none, the end of the block
Can I put a “For Sale” sign on my car while it’s parked on a NYC street? Yes, as long as you are not in the regular business of selling cars. Here are the rules: (n) Special restrictions on parking. (1) Parking for sales purposes prohibited. No person regularly engaged in the sale of vehicles […]
NYC does not honor out-of-state disability parking permits So beware! However, residents from other states can apply for a NYC parking permit for people with disabilities. Here’s more details about NY State and NYC disability parking permits,
Are non residents of NYC eligible? Both city residents and non-City residents are eligible for a NYC parking permit for people with disabilities. To be eligible to receive a City Parking Permit for People with Disabilities, the following requirements must be met: You must require the use of a private vehicle for transportation. You must […]
NYC honors NY State Disability Parking Permit, BUT… New York City only allows people with the NY State Disability Parking Permit to park off-street, such as in parking lots for malls, office buildings or college campuses.
Doctor and dentist parking rule The doctor and dentist parking rule states: “Where parking is prohibited by signs, but not where stopping or standing is prohibited, a duly licensed physician or dentist may park his/her motor vehicle, identified by “MD,” “OP” or “DDS” New York registration plates, on a roadway adjacent to hospitals or clinics […]