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Parking Regulations 
 
 
  Sign Legend  

The following chart is intended to explain the regulations of some of the more common signs found
on New York City streets.  Click here for a list of New York City Traffic Rules.

Click here for more information on parking regulations.

SIGN PHOTOS

REGULATION DESCRIPTION

TEXT USED FOR PARKING REGULATIONS

No Parking Sign - Image

NO PARKING REGULATION

Sign indicates that vehicles may NOT park at this location at any time.  You may stop to load/unload packages or merchandise at curbside and you may stop to expeditiously drop off or pick up passengers. 

NO PARKING ANYTIME (SINGLE ARROW)

No Parking Sign - Image

STREET CLEANING PARKING REGULATION

Sign indicates when vehicles may NOT park at this location during certain time period and day(s).  Broom symbol identifies sign as a location subject to street cleaning regulations.

Click here for more information as to when these regulations are suspended.

 

NO PARKING (SANITATION BROOM SYMBOL) 8-11AM TUESDAY (SINGLE ARROW)

No Parking Sign - Image

NO PARKING REGULATION DURING INDICATED HOURS

Sign indicates that vehicles may NOT park at this location during a certain time period on certain day(s).

NO PARKING 4-7PM MON THRU FRI <----->

No Standing Sign - Image

NO STANDING REGULATION

Sign indicates that vehicles may NOT stand at this location.  You may not wait or stop to load/unload packages or merchandise at curbside.  You may stop to expeditiously drop off or pick up passengers.

NO STANDING ANYTIME  <----->

No Stopping Sign - Image

NO STOPPING REGULATION

Sign indicates that vehicles may NOT stop at this location at any time.  You may not wait, stop to load/unload packages or merchandise at curbside, or drop off or pick up passengers at this location.

NO STOPPING ANYTIME <----->

Bus Stop Sign - Image

BUS STOP

This location is a designated bus stop. The sign indicates which bus routes stop at this location, their destination and the bus stop address. No standing regulations apply. This means that you may NOT wait or stop to load/unload packages or merchandise at curbside.  You may stop to expeditiously drop off or pick up passengers.

BUS & HANDICAP (SYMBOLS) NO STANDING W/ SINGLE ARROW

 

Taxi Stand Sign - Image

TAXI STAND

This location is a designated taxi stand.  Only taxis may wait at this location.  No standing regulations apply. This means that you may NOT wait or stop to load/unload packages or merchandise at curbside.  You may stop to expeditiously drop off or pick up passengers.

NO STANDING ANYTIME TAXI STAND <----->

2 Hour Parking Sign - Image

LIMITED PARKING

This sign indicates that you may park your vehicle up to the number of hours indicated in the top left corner of the sign.  Typically this location has single space or muni-meters.  Meters indicate the cost to park at this location.

2 HOUR PARKING 8 AM – 7 PM EXCEPT SUNDAY <----->

 No Standing Except Commercial Vehicle Sign - Image

No Standing Except Trucks Sign - Image

NO STANDING REGULATION EXCEPT FOR COMMERCIAL/ TRUCKS VEHICLES REGULATION

No standing regulations apply during specified hours except for commercial vehicles or trucks.  Click here for more information on trucks/commercial vehicles.

 

NO STANDING EXCEPT COMMERCIAL VEHICLES METERED PARKING 3 HR LIMIT 10AM-4PM EXCEPT SUNDAY (SINGLE ARROW)

 

NO STANDING EXCEPT TRUCKS LOADING & UNLOADING 7AM-7PM EXCEPT SUNDAY (SINGLE ARROW)

Munimeter Sign - Image

MUNI-METER SIGN

Location where you need to pay for parking depending on the times and days listed on the posted sign.  Click here for instructions on how to use a muni-meter.

 

Click here to purchase parking cards.

 

PAY AT MUNI-METER W/ SINGLE ARROW NYC PARKING CARD AVAILABLE (PARKING CARDS LOGO) FOR INFORMATION VISIT WWW.NYC.GOV/DOT OR CALL 311

 

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