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Regulations – Tickets – Permits

Winter Parking and Snow Emergency Rules

Beginning December 1st and ending April 1st overnight parking is restricted to one side of the street (odd or even) from 12:00 midnight to 7:00 AM. Example: If December begins in an even year then parking is allowed on the even numbered side of the street only. For more information go to the Medford Police Department – Traffic/Parking website.

Truck Parking Vehicles over 1 ton are not allowed to park overnight on City streets.

Parking Ticket Payment – Payment is due within 21 days of ticket issuance.

Pay on-line at www.kelleyryan.com (may not be available for 10 days of ticket issuance) in person or by mail to: Collector’s Office, City Hall, 85 George P. Hassett Drive, Medford, Ma. 02155. Collector’s phone: 781-393-2550, Fax: 781-393-2533, Email address: collector@medford.org

Overdue Payment, Registry of Motor Vehicle Action

Unpaid tickets over 21 days old are turned over to the Deputy Collector for collection and Registry action. Unpaid parking tickets will result in your license to drive and/or your automobile registration marked for non-renewal with the Registry of Motor Vehicles. Pay online at www.kelleyryan.com or by phone at 508-473-9660. A release will be issued electronically to the Registry upon receipt of payment.

Parking Ticket Disputes/Hearings

You may dispute a parking ticket within 21 days of issuance.

There are two ways to dispute a parking ticket: You may choose only one method.

1) Submit your Appeal in Writing or 2) Request a Formal Hearing.

Your choice is final and shall be considered a waiver of the option that you did not choose. The Hearing Officer will render a decision based on the information you provide. All decisions are final. For these reasons you must include all relevant information and documentation that proves your case. The burden of proof is on you. Your appeal must include any and all materials, photos, evidence, etc. that you believe will prove your claim. You must also include your name, address, license plate #, phone #, and a copy of the ticket. All appeals should be mailed or delivered to: Parking Ticket Hearing Officer, Room 108, 85 George P. Hassett Dr., Medford, Ma.02155.

In Summary:

1) Appeal in Writing – Submit requested materials within 21 days. You will be informed of the decision by mail.
2) Formal Hearing – Submit requested materials within 21 days. You will be notified by mail of your hearing date. A decision will be rendered at the hearing.

Resident On-Street Parking Permits/Stickers

Resident On-Street Parking Permits/Stickers may be purchased online. Fee is $10.

First, check the list of streets to determine if your street requires a permit.

Then go to our online payment service, MCC eBill and:

1 – Register for a Bill Payer Account (Log-in if you have an existing account)
2 – Select Resident Parking Sticker – then follow the instructions.

Your Name and Plate# will be matched to our Auto Excise Tax Bill File; if you do not match then you will have to apply in person or by mail.

Your permit/sticker will be mailed to you. Visitor passes will be issued and mailed to the first applicant in each household.

Permits may also be purchased in person by mailing in your payment and request to:
City of Medford, Room 108, 85 George P. Hassett Dr., Medford, MA 02155.

Please include a copy of your driver’s license and auto registration.

If you have questions please contact us at collector@medford.org

Traffic Commission Rules and Regulations: Pleasure Vehicles Only

1) Your Vehicle – To receive a sticker allowing you to park on your street your vehicle MUST be registered in your name and principally garaged on one of the streets designated and your driver’s license must show the same address. If you lease your vehicle you must provide a copy of your lease.

2) Your Visitors Vehicle – Each household on a designated street may be issued 2 portable Visitor Permits that shall be used for temporary visitors.

For more information go to the Medford Police Department – Central Records website. For a list of streets where a sticker is required go to list of streets.

Business and Commuter Parking Permits- Fee $100

For locations and additional information please print out the Business-Commuter Application (PDF). To apply please return the application with your check for $100 by mail or in person to the Treasurer/Collector’s Office, Room 108, 85 G.P.Hassett Dr., Medford, MA 02155. For additional information please call (781) 393-2550 or e-mail us at collector@medford.org.