Borough of Westwood, New Jersey
 
Frequently Asked Questions

 

Q.  Where can I park my car if I visit the Westwood central business district?

A.  In addition, to the metered parking spaces located on the streets surrounding the central business district, there are also four metered, off-street Municipal Parking Lots.

The information about the location of these lots is available by clicking on this Municipal Parking Lot Link.

 

Q.  When coming to Westwood for shopping on Saturday, it is difficult to find a parking space.   Where can I park?

A.  The Washington Avenue Municipal Parking Lot, which is located two blocks from the central business district, is usually about 95% empty on Saturday.

The information about the location of this lot is available by clicking on this Municipal Parking Lot Link.

 

Q.  How do I use the Master Meters that are located in the Municipal Parking Lots?

A.  Instructions for the use of the Master Meters are posted on the unit itself, and in addition are displayed on signs posted throughout the Municipal Parking Lots.

The information about the use of the Master Meter also is available by clicking on this Master Meter Link.

 

Q.  Where are the 9-hour parking meters located?

A.  The 9-hours parking meters (parking spaces) are at the following locations:

  • Fairview Avenue (between Bergen Street and Jefferson Avenue)
  • Broadway (on the west side, just south of Irvington Avenue)
  • Center Avenue - North Municipal Parking Lot (in the back) 

Q.  What should I do if a parking meter does not accept the coin(s)?

A.  Telephone the Westwood Violations Bureau office at (201) 666-8510.

Clearly state your name and telephone number.   In addition, describe the location of the parking meter that did not accept the coin and the date & time of the incident.

 

Q.  Where do I go to pay a Parking Summons?

 

A.  In order to pay a Parking Summons, you should go to the Violations Bureau, which is located on the 2nd floor of the Westwood Municipal Complex.

The Municipal Complex is located at 101 Washington Avenue.

Q.  Can a Parking Enforcement Officer cancel a Parking Summons?

A.  No, a Parking Enforcement Officer does not have the authority to cancel a Parking Summons.   A Parking Summons can only be dismissed by the Municipal Court Judge.

 

Q.  When does the Parking Authority hold its meetings?

A.  The Parking Authority holds quarterly meetings.

 

Q. How do I apply for a position with the Parking Authority?

A.  You can apply for a position with the Parking Authority by completing an employment application, and filing it at the Office of the Borough Clerk.