TOWN OF FRETOWN
3 North Main Street
P.O. Box 438
Assonet, MA 02717
The Town of Freetown has contracted with the County of Plymouth to process parking ticket payments.
At a Special Town Meeting on October 23, 1995, the Town of Freetown voted to accept the provisions of Massachusetts General Laws c. 90, s. 20A, which established a procedure for the enforcement of parking regulations, including the issuance of tickets for violations, and provide for a non-criminal disposition process.
Article 13.3 (1), Parking:
Upon a sidewalk
Upon a crosswalk
Within twenty (20) feet of intersection
Obstructing traffic control sign or signal
Parking more than twelve (12) inches from road edge or curb
Parking in marked or signed prohibited area
Town rule, regulation, or by-law
Article 13.4, Police May Prohibit Temporary Parking
Temporary Parking Ban
Article 13.3(1), Parking:
Within an intersection
Obstructing normal movement of traffic
Within ten (10) feet of a hydrant
Upon or in front of private road or driveway
Upon a town bridge
Obstruct or impede snow/ice removal or plowing
Within a fire lane
M.G.L. c.40, s. 22A and Article 13.10, Handicapped and Veteran Parking By-Law
Restricted handicapped/veteran parking area (M.G.L. c.90, s. 2)
Furthermore, consistent with the provisions of G.L. c. 90, s. 20A, as amended, fee of $10.00 shall be assessed for all tickets not paid within 21 days but before the Parking Clerk reports to the Registrar of Motor Vehicles.
the basic fine and any additional fine provided for above is not paid by the offender before notice thereof from the Parking Clerk
to the Registrar of Motor Vehicles, as provided for in G. L. c. 90, s. 20A, as amended, there shall be added to the basic fine and
additional fine another additional fine of ten ($10.00) Dollars for each violation, as authorized by said statute.
How to Pay a Parking Ticket
In Person or Agent
Parking violations are payable (postal note, money order or check) at the Board of
Selectmens Office, in person, by an authorized person, within 21 days of the date of
Parking Tickets can be paid on-line through the Plymouth County Parking Ticket
System at: www.plymouthcountyparking.com
Parking tickets can also be paid by mail by using the parking ticket envelope. Do not
mail cash. Pay only by postal note, money order or check made payable to the Town
Overdue parking violations are payable (postal note, money order or check) at the
Board of Selectmens Office. If you have overdue tickets that are preventing you from
renewing your license or registration please call the Parking Clerk at (508) 644-2201
for assistance. If the office is not open you may also contact the Plymouth County
Commissioner's Office, Parking Department (508-830-9121), 11 South Russell Street,
Plymouth, MA 02360.
How to Appeal a Parking Ticket
A parking violation appeal form must be returned to the Town of Freetowns Parking Clerks Office within 21 days together with the following:
When the appeal form is completed, you may mail it to the following address:
TOWN OF FREETOWN
P.O. Box 438
3 North Main Street
Assonet, MA 02702.
Failure to comply with the above instructions will result in additional penalties.
After your appeal has been submitted it is reviewed by Parking Clerk. You will be notified in writing in approximately 14 - 21 days if your appeal was approved or denied.
Parking ticket appeal hearings will be heard by appointment during normal business hours.
To inquire about the status of an appeal please feel free to call the office at (508) 644-2201.