Paying Parking Tickets

Parking tickets may be paid in person or by mail, or online with a credit card.

In Person


Tickets may be paid at the Town Clerk’s office in the Town Hall during regular business hours, which are Monday through Wednesday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets which have been marked at the Registry of Motor Vehicles for non-renewal of license and registration must be paid by cash or bank check. Personal checks cannot be accepted. (No credit card payments in person.)

By Mail


Mail payments to Parking Clerk, 10 Central Street, Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA 01944. Tickets which have been marked at the Registry of Motor Vehicles for non-renewal of license and registration must be paid by cash or bank check. Personal checks cannot be accepted.

Online Credit Card


Log on to pay parking tickets online to pay outstanding tickets with a credit card. A surcharge applies to credit card payments. Tickets are cleared 2 times a day at the Registry of Motor Vehicles but if your payment includes tickets that are MARKED at the Registry of Motor Vehicles, it can take up to 4 days for your tickets to be cleared.

Fee Schedule


Fines / Fees
Parking Tickets Parking in a Handicapped Space
Original Fine $25 $100
Overdue Fee (after 21 days) $5 $5
Overdue Fee (after 44 days) $15 $15
Overdue Fee (after 58 days/RMV)
Total due when marked at the RMV
$20
$65
$20
$140