New York City suspends alternate side parking regulations
, for both street cleaning purposes and traffic flow, on the 32 legal and religious holidays listed below. This includes suspension of street cleaning regulations at metered spaces. This policy is implemented jointly by the Department of Transportation, the Department of Sanitation, and the Police Department. On major legal holidays, No Stopping, No Standing, and No Parking regulations are suspended, except where those regulations are normally in effect 7 days a week. On all other holidays, only Street Cleaning Rules are suspended. All other regulations remain in effect. Parking meter regulations will be suspended on major legal holidays.
New Year's Day
Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday
Idul-Adha: First/Second/Third Day
Asian Lunar New Year
Lincoln's Birthday (Observed)
Passover: First/Second Day
Holy Thursday (Orthodox)
Good Friday (Orthodox)
Passover: Seventh/Eighth Day
Solemnity of Ascension
Shavuot: First/Second Day
Feast of Assumption
Rosh Hashanah: First/Second Day
Columbus Day (Observed)
Succoth: First/Second Day
All Saints Day
Idul-Fitr: First/Second/Third Day
Christmas Day (Observed)
On major legal holidays, stopping, standing, and parking are permitted, except in areas where stopping, standing, and parking rules are in effect 7 days a week (for example, "No Standing Anytime"). However, parking meters will not be in effect on major legal holidays.
Alternate Side Parking Regulations may be changed from time to time because of snow emergencies, inclement weather conditions or other emergencies. In these circumstances, the information is provided to the news media. Call the New York City Call Center, 311, to obtain information on emergency suspensions of the regulations.
New York City Traffic Rules state that one sign per block is sufficient. Please check the entire block and read all signs carefully before you park.