Important Commuter Information

Hillsdale is an ideal location to live for those who commute to New York City. 

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Commuter Parking Lots

2024 Parking Permits will be available on December 20, 2023 at 8:00 am. You must purchase your pass through community pass. See below for more information.

NJ Transit Parking Permit

Non- Resident Parking Permit
The Borough of Hillsdale, in conjunction with New Jersey Transit, offers parking for commuters who travel the Pascack Valley Line or the bus line. There are two marked parking lots, located next to King’s Shopping Plaza and adjacent to the railroad tracks and located on Winkler Way between Hillsdale Avenue and Park Avenue, also adjacent to the
railroad tracks. Pursuant to Borough Ordinance 22-17D, parking in these lots requires a NJ Transit parking sticker until 10 A.M. weekdays. The 2023 NJ Transit parking permits will be available to area residents online by clicking here, 24 hours a day, everyday beginning at December 20, 2023.  The parking permit cost is $606.00 per calendar year. The fee is reduced after July 1st through December 31st to $455.00
These, as well as all Borough parking lots are monitored by the Police Department to ensure compliance.
Violators may receive a summons or be towed at the owner’s expense.

NJ Transit Daily Parking is available at adjoining the railroad tracks between Hillsdale and Washington Avenues.  

Resident Parking Permit

Residents of Hillsdale may obtain a Borough Parking Permit for the Borough Parking Lot (West Lot) located on Hillsdale Avenue, between Wendy's and Friendly's. The 2024 resident permit cost is $197.00 per calendar year. One additional permit for the same household can be purchased for $100.00. Resident permits can be obtained anytime online at by clicking here (beginning December 20,2023).

Marked daily parking spaces (4) are available to Hillsdale commuters next to the fence on the west side of the Borough Parking Lot (West Lot) Free.

If you do not require a permit to park in the municipal lot but require a sticker for the Borough DPW Recycling Center, please advise the secretary at the front desk in Borough Hall and you will be issued a free permit for the DPW Recycling Center only.

The Borough Parking permit does not allow parking at either of the two NJ Transit Parking Lots.


If you have any questions, please call Eileen McLaughlin at 201-497-1506.



§ 218-27.         Availability of lots.


The Hillsdale Railroad Station parking lots shall be reserved for use by persons possessing the necessary parking stickers or paying the daily fee between the hours of 5:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m., Monday through Friday, except on legal holidays. Parking is not permitted in the Hillsdale Railroad Station parking lots between the hours-of 2:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m., or when otherwise prohibited for snow removal purposes.