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This conversation with Officer Adam came about after a letter to the editor appeared on July 8, 2013, on Blogfinger, about the subject of holding parking spaces by placing cones or garbage pails in the streets.  The topic attracted 33 comments, and here is the link (below) where you can read all that discussion if you wish.

July 8 discussions about blocking parking spaces

When you read the conversation  below,  you will see what you have to do if confronted with this situation again.  I must say that I am pleasantly surprised.   Make a copy of Officer Adam’s response in case you need to show it to  a  Neptune policemen subsequently  —–Paul Goldfinger, Editor @Blogfinger

July 8, 2013.  Blogfinger to P.O. Adam :   Someone has said on Blogfinger that holding a parking space  (e.g. with garbage cans or cones) is illegal and that the police will ticket the offender.  I had heard the opposite.   What is the law on that?    Thanks, Paul

July 18, 2013.  P.O. Adam to Blogfinger:   Paul,  In previous summers, the police attempted to find out who put the cones or garbage cans in the street and to tell them that they cannot save a parking space on a public roadway.  If we can’t locate the person that put the cones or garbage cans out, we take the cones and put the garbage cans on the sidewalk.


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