Pay by Cell Parking

Park by Mobile Phone

The Fort Lee Parking Authority in cooperation with MobileNOW! operates a Pay-by-Mobile service in on-street parking and all Fort Lee lots managed by the Parking Authority, including:

  • MBL Lot
  • Guntzer Street Lot
  • Gerome Street Lot
  • 540 Main Street Lot
  • Center Avenue Lot
  • Warren Street Lot

In each area, participating meters are individually labeled with mobile phone parking instructions.

Benefits of Using MobileNOW!

  • It’s the fastest and easiest way to pay for parking
  • You’ll receive text alerts when your parking session is about to expire
  • You can extend time remotely within the allowable maximum time limit
  • You can view your parking transactions online or via the mobile app

How to Register for MobileNOW!

Before using the service, you need to register and fund your pre-paid wallet in the MobileNOW! system.

To register:

  • Download the FREE MobileNOW! app from your device’s app store, or
  • Visit to sign up

Each time you park, your pre-paid wallet will be debited accordingly. A $0.35 convenience fee will apply to each session along with the Fort Lee parking fee. You may always check your account balance in the MobileNOW! app or online at

Please note that standard parking rules apply for Pay-by-Mobile parking as well and parking beyond the maximum time allowable in a parking zone is not permitted.

How to Park by App

  • Download QR Reader from your mobile app store, or
  • Download the free MobileNOW! app from your mobile device’s app store.

When you arrive at a parking meter:

  1. Open the MobileNOW! app
  2. Enter the location and meter number (located on the meter decal), or scan the QR code
  3. Select the amount of time you wish to park
  4. Click on "Park Now" to begin parking

How to Call to Park

Don’t have a smart phone? Simply to call to park.

  1. Call 201-815-8982 (also listed on the meter decal or signs)
  2. Follow voice prompts

Learn more about MobileNOW! at