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Regulations, Bylaws, & Policies

NJTA Regulations

The regulations of the New Jersey Turnpike Authority are found in the New Jersey Administrative Code at N.J.A.C. 19:9-1.1, et seq. Free online access to a version of the Administrative Code is available through the website of the New Jersey Office of Administrative Law

NJTA Rulemaking Notices

The NJTA issues a rulemaking notice when it plans to add, remove, or change a regulation. The notices are reviewed by the New Jersey Office of Administrative Law, published in the New Jersey Register, and subjected to a period of public review and comment before they can be adopted by the NJTA. Information about recent published notices is posted here.

  • Amendments to NJTA Towing Rates and Road Services Rates. The Authority has amended its rules at N.J.A.C. 19:9-3.1 and 3.2. The amended rules adjust the fees that towing and road service providers may charge on the New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway. The proposed amendments were published in the New Jersey Register on October 17, 2022, and subject to a 60-day public comment period. The amendments were adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the New Jersey Turnpike Authority on January 31, 2023. The adopted amendments were published in the New Jersey Register on March 20, 2023, and in effect as of that date.

NJTA Rulemaking Petitions

Members of the public can petition the NJTA to add, remove, or amend its regulations. Notices of recently filed petitions are posted here.

  • Notice of Action on Petition for Rulemaking - This is the NJTA response to a petition to adopt rules setting 2030 greenhouse gas emission reduction targets. It was published in the New Jersey Register on August 15, 2022.
  • Notice of Action on Petition for Rulemaking  - This is the NJTA response to a petition regarding the regulation governing the administrative fee for violation of the toll collection monitoring system. It was published in the New Jersey Register on Nov. 20, 2017.

Bylaws

Under its enabling legislation, the NJTA has the power to "make and alter bylaws for its organization and internal management and for the conduct of its affairs and business."

 

Policies/Applications

From time to time, the NJTA adopts policies and procedures governing certain activities in its right of way.

  • Billboard Policy - This policy sets forth guidelines for the construction, maintenance, and operation of billboards in the NJTA right of way.
  • Filming Policy - This policy governs the process for getting permission to film on NJTA property. Please note: Media involved in the coverage of breaking news should call the Media Relations Office at 732-750-5333 for permission to film or photograph in the NJTA right of way. Others should read the Filming Policy for information on how to secure permission.
  • Holiday Display Policy - This policy governs the placement of holiday displays on NJTA property
  • Noise Barrier Policy - This policy sets forth the circumstances under which the NJTA considers the construction of noise barriers near the Turnpike or Parkway.
  • Supplemental Sign Application - This application is for entities interested in being included in existing signs along the NJ Turnpike and Garden State Parkway

Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan

The New Jersey Turnpike Authority has created the Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SPPP) for the New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway to comply with conditions set forth in the Authority’s New Jersey Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NJPDES) Highway Agency Stormwater General Permits (HASWGP) No. NJG0153354 (Turnpike) & No. NJG0156485 (Parkway).