Parking Tickets

THE OFFICE OF THE BROOKLINE PARKING CLERK

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OVERVIEW:

The Office of the Brookline Parking Clerk is responsible for maintaining parking tickets, facilitating the payments, and overseeing the appeal process of these fines. Brookline Parking tickets follow in accordance with MGL Ch 90 Sec 20a½ 

( https://malegislature.gov/laws/generallaws/parti/titlexiv/chapter90/section20a1~2 )

View directions to the station.

Brookline Parking Rules & Regulations are overseen by the Brookline Transportation Division of the DPW for further information: https://www.brooklinema.gov/149/Parking

 

HOURS & LOCATION:

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The Brookline Parking Clerk Office is located in the Brookline Public Safety Building, 350 Washington St Brookline, MA 02445.

The Brookline Parking Clerk Office is available for assistance during the hours of Monday-Thursday 8:30am-4:30pm and Friday 8:30am-12:00pm at 617-730-2230.

 

PARKING TICKET PAYMENTS:

If a ticket has an RMV hold, please contact 617-730-2230 for assistance with making payments, as the Parking Clerk will need to remove the flagged status in the RMV database.  All other tickets can be paid in the following ways:

PAY IN PERSON

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PAY ONLINE

Payments can be made online 24 hours with ticket number(s) at https://brookline.rmcpay.com/

For assistance with recovering lost please call 617-730-2230 during business hours.

PAY BY MAIL

Send ticket with a check or money order payable to:

Parking Clerk, Town of Brookline
P.O. Box 470708,
Brookline, MA
 02447-0708.

Either ticket # or registration # must be provided for payment to be accepted.

Whole tickets must be paid for in the exact amount due; no partial payments are accepted. Personal checks are not accepted for payments of tickets with an RMV hold. RMV hold must be paid in the form of money order or certified bank check.

 

PARKING TICKET APPEALS:

Do not pay ticket(s) until determination of the Appeal Officer. Payment of ticket is considered final disposition.

Please allow 4-6 weeks for online appeals and 2 weeks for mail appeals. Response times may vary.

If a ticket is mitigated or upheld the registered owner will have 30 days to pay from the decision date the designated fees. If payment is not received in 30 days the ticket will revert to original amount, plus penalties.

 

APPEAL IN PERSON

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APPEAL BY MAIL
 

The appeal letter must include the name and address of the person appealing the ticket and any evidence, diagrams or documentation supporting the appeal.
Mail to:
Parking Clerk, Town of Brookline
P.O. Box 470708
Brookline, MA
 02447-0708

 

APPEAL ONLINE

Fill out the online appeal form

 

ACCIDENT REPORTS:

Not all traffic accidents will generate an incident report; generally, as most accidents are a civil matter, Brookline Police Officers on the scene are there to assist the motorists with the exchanging of information.

If you were in an accident a blank Crash Data Form, as well as instructions, can be found on the RMV website: https://www.massrmv.com/rmv/forms/accident.htm

Completed copies of Crash Data Forms for accidents that occurred in the Town of Brookline, or requests for copies of accident reports can be mailed to:

Brookline Traffic Division
350 Washington St
 Brookline, MA 02445.

 

PARKING PERMISSION/PERMITS:

As a courtesy the Brookline Police Department may grant parking permission for up to 2 days. These exceptions are done on a case by case basis, and the Department reserves the right to deny permission at any time.

For daytime parking permission contact the Office of the Parking Clerk during business hours at 617-730-2230.

For overnight parking permission contact the non-emergency line after 3:30pm at 617-730-2230.

Any parking permission sought for longer than 48 hours must be made through the Transportation Division (see section on Parking Permits).

Upon requesting permission please provide the registration # and location of the vehicle.

All Town wide parking bans or permissions can be found on the Brookline Police social media sites.

 

PARKING PERMITS:

The Brookline Police Department does not issue parking permits of any kind; please direct all inquiries to the Brookline Transportation Division, 617-730-2177

 

Broken Meters


All broken meters can be reported for repairs through the BROOKONLINE website.

 When reporting a broken meter, please have the parking meter number, street location, and a brief synopsis of the malfunction.