Belmar considers doubling parking fees

The Belmar Borough Council has introduced an ordinance that would increase the price for metered parking from $1 to $2 come Memorial Day, if passed.

The Belmar Borough Council is considering raising the price of pay to park parking spots.

The Belmar Borough Council is considering raising the price of pay to park parking spots. (3/20/15)

BELMAR - The Belmar Borough Council has introduced an ordinance that would increase the price for metered parking from $1 to $2 come Memorial Day, if passed.

There are currently 320 pay-to-park spots on the beach side of Ocean Avenue in town. The Borough Council considered adding more than 200 additional pay to park spots, but that plan was scrapped after local opposition.

The reasoning for raising the parking prices would be to make improvements to the oceanfront without raising taxes. The public will be allowed to voice their opinions on the plan at the next Borough Council meeting on April 7.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Video: Preparing White House for new president 'organized 1 Video: Preparing White House for new president 'organized chaos'
Connor Mills is today's Scholar Athlete. 2 Scholar Athlete - Connor Mills
87-year-old Inge Goldstein poses with a sign she 3 Women's March event to be held in Pompton Plains
VIDEO: Preview of PNC Art Center's summer shows 4 VIDEO: Preview of PNC Art Center's summer shows
The Jewish community center in Edison was evacuated 5 JCC in Edison temporarily evacuated after bomb threat

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE