The City of Long Beach has created resident-only parking areas for the week of the Quiksilver Pro New York surf competition.
A temporary parking tag or annual parking sticker will be required to park in the following areas from Sept. 3 to 11:
* On Penn Street, Broadway and Shore Road between Magnolia and Monroe boulevards
* On all boulevards
* On the south side of Beech, Olive and Walnut streets.
Temporary signs will be posted along the resident-only parking areas. City officials are also asking residents to park their vehicles in their driveways.
Applications for parking permits, available online at www.longbeachny.org, can be accepted by mail until Monday, Aug. 29, or in person at the Office of the City Clerk, 1 West Chester St., Room 307 Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The office will also be open from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 25, and staff members will be at the farmers market in Kennedy Plaza on Saturday, Aug. 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
For more information, call the City Clerk Office at 516-431-1002.
Above: A surfer works on his maneuvers off Long Beach in 2009.