Frequently Asked Questions
1. What are your hours of operation ?
The hours of operation for our offices are Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. We are closed on Sunday and legally observed holidays. Please see the schedule under the Office Hours page.
2. What are your meter and parking lot enforcement hours?
The parking meters and all parking lots are enforced Monday through Saturday from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Parking is FREE at all meters and permit parking lots after 6:00PM and on Sunday and all legally observed holidays. Please see the schedule of holidays under the Office Hours page.
3. What is the cost to park?
The cost of parking at meters and paystations is 25 cents for 15 minutes. The cost to park in the Glenwood Parking Garage is $1.00 per hour, with a 12 hour maximum. Please note that the Glenwood Parking Garage is a 24/7 facility.
4. How long are long-term meters and where are they located?
The long term meters have a capacity up to 12 hours of parking. They are located on Burroughs Place, and Glenwood Avenue by Watsessing Park on both sides of the street, and Westinghouse Plaza by the Watsessing Avenue train station.
5. If a meter is broken, where can I report it?
If you park at a broken meter, you can go to the Report a Defective Meter page to file your complaint or call (973) 680-8960 to report the problem. Please have the number posted on the meter and its location, when reporting the problem.
6. Where is the permit parking for the train located?
The permit parking is located in the Glenwood garage by the Bloomfield train station. This garage has permits for both residents and non-residents as well as business people of Bloomfield. Another permit lot is the Myrtle St. lot located on Myrtle St. by the Watsessing Avenue train station. This lot has permit for both residents and non-residents as well as businesses. There is a waiting list for both, therefore if you are interested in obtaining a permit you must complete a Waiting List Form.
7. How can I be entered on the waiting list for a permit?
Please visit PROPARK to be entered on the permit waiting list.
8. How is the order of the waiting list established?
The order of each waiting list is established by the order of the forms submitted to PROPARK. Once permits are available, email notifications are sent in order of the list for that permit.
10. Who can I call if I have a concern about parking?
You can call the Bloomfield Parking offices at (973) 680-8960. The staff will be happy to assist you.