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Parking ticket fines and codes

Last updated: 7/9/18

Parking ticket fines and codes

Take a look at the different parking fines and common codes found on tickets.

Violation Fine Amount Late Penalty
Bike Lane $100 $33
Bus Stop or Stand $100 $33
Crosswalk $85 $28
Double Parking (Zone A) $55 $18
Double Parking (Zone B) $35 $11
Driveway $25 $8
Expired Inspection $40 $13
Expired or No Valid Plate $40 $13
Fenway Event Parking $100 $33
Handicap Ramp $100 $33
Hydrant $100 $33
HP-DV Parking Only $120 $40
Island or Center Strip $40 $13
Less than 10 feet from a Fire Lane $100 $33
Loading Zone $90 $30
Meter Fee Unpaid $40 $13
No Parking $90 $30
No Parking (Zone B) $55 $18
No Stopping or Standing $90 $30
No Valid Resident Parking Permit $100 $33
Not in Meter Space $25 $8
Over 1 Foot from Curb $35 $11
Over Meter Limit $40 $13
Over Posted Limit $40 $13
Over Posted Limit (Zone B) $40 $13
Other $15 $5
Overnight Commercial $65 $21
Overnight Heavy Vehicle $100 $33
Overnight Street Cleaning (no tow) $90 $30
Pedestrian Zone $100 $33
Resident Permit Only $60 $20
Street Cleaning $40 $13
Street Cleaning (Charlestown) $90 $30
Sidewalk $65 $21
Taxi Stand $50 $16
Weather Emergency $45 $5
Within 20 feet of an Intersection $40 $13
Still have questions? Contact:
Parking Clerk
1 City Hall Square
Room 224
Boston, MA 02201-2007
United States

Ticket codes and colors

Code Description
2 DR Two-door passenger car
4 DR Four-door passenger car
SW Station Wagon
CONV Convertible
VAN Van
PU Pickup Truck
TK Truck larger than a van or a pickup
Code Color Color also includes
1 Black  
2 Blue Turquoise, Aqua
3 Brown Tan, Beige, Gold, Rust
4 Red Orange, Pink, Burgundy, Wine, Maroon
5 Yellow  
6 Green Lime, Olive
7 White Off-white, Ivory
8 Grey Silver
9 Purple