The Chief of Police of each municipality in this state shall issue to any person who has temporarily lost the use of one or more limbs or is temporarily disabled as to be unable to ambulate without the aid of an assisting device or whose mobility is otherwise temporarily limited as certified by a physician or podiatrist… a temporary placard of not more than 6 months duration.
The placard shall be displayed on the motor vehicle used by the temporarily handicapped person. A vehicle which has displayed a placard is allowed to park overtime or in a designated handicapped parking place.
Permanent Placards & Wheelchair Symbol Plates
Permanent placards and wheelchair symbol plates can be obtained by completing an application, or by visiting the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission office.