PERMITS & APPLICATIONS
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RIGHT TO KNOW FORM
Providing for access to public information under the Right to Know Law/PA Open Records Act
Right to Know Form
METER PURCHASE REQUEST
The meter purchase request form is to be completed by the requester after approval from the Chief of Police. An approved request allows a person to bag meters for a day or event.
Meter Purchase Form
Meter bag fees per day Monday through Friday** are:
**Meter purchases exclude weekends unless special arrangements and approval is made with the Chief of Police.
EMERGENCY CONTACT FORMS
Permits for Municipal Parking Lots
Parking spaces may be rented on a year-round basis at various Borough parking lots. The annual rental fee at Borough owned or leased parking facilities located at North Main Street and Parry Street, West Randolph Street at the Verizon lot, and South Main Street at the Visitors' Center is $950.00, or $250.00 per quarter. The annual rental fee for a parking space at the 125 New Street lot is $600.00, or $150.00 per quarter. Permits are available at the New Hope Borough Police Department. Municipal Parking Lot Permit.
RESIDENTIAL PARKING PERMITS
Residential parking permits are available for New Hope Borough residents. The Permit Application may be filled out ahead of time but must be returned IN PERSON with the applicant's valid PA Driver's License, insurance card, and vehicle registration card. The fee for the permit is $25.00 for the calendar year.
This permit allows borough residents to park at any on-street meter Monday thru Friday 10:00AM-3:00PM and Saturday & Sunday 10:00AM-12:00PM. (Permits are issued for on-street meters only, no lots.)
Residential Parking Permit Application
There are two different forms, RESIDENTIAL & BUSINESS. The forms differ slightly. The department asks that the forms be completed by residents who reside in the Borough of New Hope or business owners who operate a business within the borough. Both forms are used by the police department to update emergency contact information so if an emergency does arise, the department has current information and can contact a resident, business owner, or property owner. This form can be updated at any time when a change has occurred. Forms may be mailed, faxed, or emailed to the department.
New Hope Business Emergency Contact Form
New Hope Residential Emergency Contact Form
ALARM REGISTRATION FORMS
ALARM COMPANIES: Alarm companies and monitoring companies must fill out a registration form and pay a $25.00 annual registration fee to operate in the Borough of New Hope.
Alarm Company Registration Form
RESIDENTS: Any resident who has an active alarm system must complete a registration form and pay a one time fee of $5.00.
Resident Alarm Registration Form
HOUSE CHECK FORM
This form is to be used when a resident is going away for an extended period of time. The form can be mailed, faxed, or emailed to the department within a week before the resident leaves town.
House Check Form
SOLICITATION PERMIT REQUEST
Anyone** wishing to solicit within the borough needs to complete a solicitation permit request form. The form may be filled out ahead of time but must be returned IN PERSON with the applicant's valid PA Driver's License, insurance card, and vehicle registration card. A background check is performed for each person applying for a permit (this usually takes between 5-7 days). There are fees associated when applying for a permit - $50.00/for the first permit and $25.00 for each additional person. The permit is good for a 6-month period. Permits are contingent upon successful completion of applicant criminal background check and final approval by the Chief of Police.
**Non-profit organizations are excluded from the application process however, non-profit organizations need to contact the Chief of Police and inform the department, in writing, solicitation dates, what they will be soliciting, how many people will be in the area, and a copy of a valid photo ID for each person.
Solicitation Permit Request Form
CHESTNUT AND BUTTONWOOD PERMITS
Chestnut and Buttonwood parking permits allow the residents to park on the street. One permit per household is allowed. The Permit Application may be filled out ahead of time but must be returned IN PERSON with the applicant's valid PA Driver's License, insurance card, and vehicle registration card.
Permits cost $50.00 for the calendar year. If space allows, this permit is also available to residents who reside close to Chestnut & Buttonwood Streets and have no off-street parking.
Residential Parking Permit Application