Office of the Parking Clerk

The Office of the Parking Clerk (OPC) is responsible for the collection and adjudication of fines and fees resulting from the issuance of parking tickets. OPC is also responsible for the development and maintenance of the Resident Permit Parking Program. This program is designed to give residents a better chance of finding on-street parking in their own neighborhoods.

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General Parking Information

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    Resident Parking Permits

    Boston's Resident Parking Permit Parking Program is designed to give residents a better chance of finding an on-street parking space in their neighborhoods. Residents who live in areas where parking is regulated for residents only must apply for a Resident Parking Permit to avoid receiving parking tickets.

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    Parking Meters

    The City’s parking meters are in operation Monday throughout Saturday, 8am-8pm. Residents may deposit enough money to legally park for up to two hours maximum.

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  • BTD Announces Boston Meter Cards Program

    Boston Transportation Department is implementing a new parking meter payment program that allows the use of pre-paid parking meter cards at single space parking meters throughout the city. The cards can be purchased online or in person at the Office of the Parking Clerk at City Hall or the City Tow Lot (200 Frontage Road).

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