1. How much is Lot Permit Parking?
Day and overnight parking Lot permits cost $55.00 per month. You may purchase for more than one month at a time. in order for the permit to be valid, you must type in the license plate number of the vehicle using the permit when filling out the permit application.  You no longer have to place a permit decal in your vehicle.  We will use your license plate to verify if you have a valid permit. We do not prorate the cost of permits, and there are no refunds
2. How do I report a broken meter?
To avoid receiving a parking violation, please call the East Orange Parking Authority immediately at (973) 672-1116 to report a broken meter. 
3. What is the cost of parking at a meter?
Meter Parking Rates are $1.00 per hour City Wide
4. How long can I park at a meter?
Some meters you can park for up to 2 hrs, some up to 4hrs. The meter will indicate the maximum parking time allowed.
5. Where are the lot locations for permit parking?
6. Who should I call if I have a question about parking?
Meter parking questions call the Parking Authority at (973) 672-1116, Monday thru Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Temporary parking on the street call Licensing at (973) 266-5159
7. Where can I purchase parking lot permits?
Online only.  Debit/Credit Cards and checks are accepted. From the home page click Lot Parking Permit, read and agree to the Terms and Conditions and you will be directed to the Lot Permit Application. Be sure to select the correct Lot and Month from the dropdown menu that you will park and type your plate where it is indicated with no spaces or dashes. If there is space available you will be allowed to complete your purchase, if no space is available you will have to make another selection for a nearby lot if possible
. How do I pay a parking ticket?
Online with a credit or debit card www.njmcdirect.com In Person: cash, money order, check, credit or debit card East Orange Municipal Court 221 Freeway Drive East East Orange, NJ 07018 Phone: (973) 266-5300 By Mail: check or money order made payable to East Orange Municipal Court Mail to: Violations Bureau East Orange Municipal Court 221 Freeway Drive East East Orange, NJ 07018 Phone: (973) 266-5300
9: Is a person with a wheelchair symbol license plate/placard required to deposit money when parking at a metered space?
A: Yes. When parking at a metered space, a driver with a disability placard/license plate must put the appropriate amount of money in the meter. If the vehicle will occupy the space for more than the maximum amount of time allotted on the meter, the driver must
fill the meter to the maximum amount allowed. This will permit the vehicle to occupy the space for up to 24 hours without having
to come back and refill the meter. A municipality may require the vehicle to vacate the space after 24 hours. (Note: metered parking is delegated to local municipalities by
N.J.S.A. 39:4-197; The 24-hour limit is set forth in N.J.S.A.
39:4-207)
10: Can an overnight parking permit be purchased for commercial vehicles for the lots?
A: No. parking of commercial vehicles in the lots is prohibited. Commercial vehicles parked in the lots will be ticketed and towed.