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How to pay the fine for a code violation

How to pay the fine for a code violation

Did you get a trash or snow and ice ‘Green Ticket’ from the City? Here’s how to pay the fine:

Last updated: 7/6/16
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1

Get your payment together

We take cash, a check (with a valid photo ID), money order, credit, or debit card.

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2

Visit Boston City Hall

Make your payment at the Treasury Department:

Boston City Hall, Room M-38
1 City Hall Square
Boston, MA 02201
Step
1

Put your letter together

You can pay your fine by check or money order made payable to the City of Boston. You need to mail us a letter that includes your payment along with your ticket number and the address where the violation took place.

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2

Send the City your payment

Treasury Department, City of Boston
P.O. Box 9715
Boston, MA 02214
United States
Contact:
Public Works
1 City Hall Square
Room 714
Boston, MA 02201-2024
United States
Still have questions?

Still have questions? Call the Code Enforcement Division at 617-635-4885.

Late fees

If you haven’t submitted a written appeal or requested a hearing, you have three weeks to pay your fine. After three weeks, we will send you a late notice with an additional $10 processing fee.

After 30 days, we will send you a “Final Notice Before Inclusion in the Real Estate Tax Bill” that comes with a $10 penalty fee. If you don’t pay your fine and fees after the second notice, we can add the charges to your property tax bill.