Parking Permits

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The Town of Boonton offers a parking permit to assist with parking in our historic downtown business district.  Below is more information including rules and costs.

To view more information on parking including a detailed map, location and enforcement hours, visit the main Parking page by CLICKING HERE.

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Universal Permit - $175 (prorated after February 1st)

  • Valid in any parking space on any street regulated by a long-term parking meter or coin slot box in any town toll parking lot or on any public street.
  • No limit to the amount that can be purchased
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Parking Permit Regulations

  • Permit Parking is permitted in municipal lots and at a designated LONG-TERM space available at meters offering 3 -12 hours OR long-term spots in parking lots controlled by coin box (except for the volunteer pass).
    • Long-term meters are located half way up the 100 blocks on streets that intersect with Main Street and in several public parking lots
    • A long-term meter allows for 3 hours of parking with $0.25 cents (a quarter) verses short-term meters where a $0.25 cents (a quarter) provides 30 minutes (with a 2 hour limit)
  • Parking Permits MUST be displayed from the rear-view mirror in order to be valid
  • Volunteer and Loading / Unloading passes MUST be placed in plain sight on the passenger-side dashboard
  • Nonprofits are limited to two volunteer passes per organization
  • Permits that have been lost or stolen may be replaced for a fixed charge of $25.00.  All lost permits MUST be reported to the Boonton Police Department to obtain a replacement.

To Apply

  • In person:
  • Download and complete the Parking Permit Application (PDF)
  • Submit the completed application to the Town Clerk, accepted payments are cash, check, or credit card.
  • Online:
  • Existing SDL account holders, Log into your SDL Portal here 
  • Click REQUESTS, select Parking Permit
  • New to SDL? Create an account here, then follow the above steps.
  • Once your application and payment have been completed, you will receive your permit in the mail. You may not park in permit parking designated areas until the permit tag is displayed in your vehicle. Payment does NOT allow users to begin parking in permit locations. 

Please note: There is a credit card convenience fee of 2.65% charged by the processing agency, the Town of Boonton does not receive any additional funds.