Many streets in New York City have alternate side regulations, which allow for street cleaning. Most alternate side parking signs are clearly marked with signs featuring a "P" crossed by a broom. Some areas have three-hour restrictions (i.e. 8am to 11am) but times vary considerably.
Some metered parking zones have alternate side parking rules. When alternate side parking is suspended for a holiday or other reason, the parking meters remain in effect.
Alternate Side Parking Suspensions
There are multiple ways to find out about alternate side parking suspensions:
- Subscribe to email updates on suspensions
- Follow @NYCASP on Twitter
- Call 311 for the current alternate side parking status
Alternate side regulations may be changed because of inclement weather or emergencies. NYC DOT and the Department of Sanitation carefully consult weather reports before and during snowfalls in order to determine whether suspension is necessary. As weather patterns can change quickly, this decision must sometimes be made late in the day. After a snowfall, alternate side parking regulations will be restored so that plows can begin removing snow and ice from curbside lanes. Plowing helps to clear parking lanes and catch basins, which reduces the chance of melting snow flooding streets, and also helps return street cleaning operations back to normal.
2023 Alternate Side Parking Suspension Calendar
This calendar lists the legal and religious holidays with scheduled alternate side parking suspensions. The City also suspends alternate side parking rules due to weather and emergencies.
On major legal holidays, stopping, standing and parking are permitted except in areas where stopping, standing and parking rules are in effect seven days a week (e.g., "No Standing Anytime"). Parking meter regulations are also suspended on major legal holidays. The major legal holidays are New Years' Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas. On all other holidays, only street cleaning rules are suspended, and other regulations remain in effect.
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2023 Alternate Side Parking Suspension Calendar
|Sunday, January 1||New Year's Day*|
|Monday, January 2||New Year's Day (Observed)*|
|Friday, January 6||Three Kings' Day|
|Monday, January 16||Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday|
|Saturday, January 21||Lunar New Year's Eve|
|Sunday, January 22||Lunar New Year|
|Monday, February 13||Lincoln's Birthday (Observed)|
|Monday, February 20||Washington's Birthday (Pres. Day)|
|Wednesday, February 22||Ash Wednesday|
|Tuesday, March 7||Purim|
|Thursday-Friday, April 6-7||Passover|
|Thursday, April 6||Holy Thursday|
|Friday, April 7||Good Friday|
|Wednesday-Thursday, April 12-13||Passover (7th/8th Days)|
|Thursday, April 13||Holy Thursday (Orthodox)|
|Friday, April 14||Good Friday (Orthodox)|
|Friday-Sunday, Apri 21-23||Idul-Fitr (Eid Al-Fitr)|
|Thursday, May 18||Solemnity of the Ascension|
|Friday-Saturday, May 26-27||Shavuot (2 Days)|
|Monday, May 29||Memorial Day*|
|Monday, June 19||Juneteenth|
|Wednesday-Friday, June 28-30||Idul-Adha (Eid Al-Adha)|
|Tuesday, July 4||Independence Day*|
|Tuesday, August 15||Feast of the Assumption|
|Monday, September 4||Labor Day*|
|Saturday-Sunday, September 16-17||Rosh Hashanah|
|Monday, September 25||Yom Kippur|
|Saturday-Sunday, September 30-October 1||Succoth (2 Days)|
|Saturday, October 7||Shemini Atzereth|
|Sunday, October 8||Simchas Torah|
|Monday, October 9||Columbus Day|
|Wednesday, November 1||All Saints Day|
|Tuesday, November 7||Election Day|
|Friday, November 10||Veterans Day (Observed)|
|Saturday, November 11||Veterans Day|
|Sunday, November 12||Diwali|
|Thursday, November 23||Thanksgiving Day*|
|Friday, December 8||Immaculate Conception|
|Monday, December 25||Christmas Day*|
Alternate side parking regulations may be suspended temporarily in parts of the City in order to post new regulations. When the Department of Sanitation must change street cleaning rules, regulations are suspended temporarily to allow NYC DOT to update signs in the affected area. These suspensions do not affect parking rules other than alternate side parking rules.
When the new signage has been posted, the Department of Sanitation provides a weeklong grace period during which its crews will clean streets according to the newly posted schedule, but will not issue summonses. At the conclusion of the grace period, enforcement of the new rules begins.
Park Slope Alternate Side Parking Suspension Study
During the summer of 2008, NYC DOT suspended ASP in Park Slope, Brooklyn. The study found that the suspension caused minimal impact on traffic and parking conditions in that neighborhood.