Ticket Violations & Fines
|Number||Definition||Cost||Subject to Tow?|
|02||Loading and/or prohibited parking areas||$25||Yes|
|03||Obstructing service road, crosswalk, grassy area, sidewalk, or island||$25||Yes|
|04||Obstructing snow removal||$25||Yes|
|05||Failure to display parking permit||$15|
|06||Removing or moving any street sign, traffic sign, or temporary barrier||$20|
|07||Parking in a restricted, blocked, or reserved area||$25||Yes|
|08||Visitor/Admissions parking area||$25|
|10||Handicap Parking/blocking ramp||$80||Yes|
|11||Speeding greater than reasonable||$50|
|12||Disregard of traffic signs, arrows, or police officer’s direction||$25|
|13||Operating as to endanger||$50|
|14||Operating without a license or registration||$50|
|15||Counterfeiting, altering, or transferring a permit or violation notice||$25|
|16||Failure to register out of state motor vehicle||$10|
|18||Other||$15-$80 or $____|
Upon receipt of a parking/traffic violation, the owner/operator may pay the fine in person at the WPI Police Department. Payment of the fine within 21 days of the date of the violation will be considered final disposition of the case. Payment must be made by bank check, money order, personal check made out to WPI, GoatBucks or credit card.
Payment may be mailed to:
WPI Police Department
100 Institute Road
Worcester, MA 01609-2280
There will be a payroll deduction offered to employees as an option of payment. If you choose to utilize this option you can obtain a form at the WPI Police Department. The form will require your signature for your authorization and will forwarded to the WPI Payroll Office. Payment of the fine must be paid within 21 days of the violation. Failure to pay or contest the violation within 21 days of the date of the violation will result in an additional $5 fine.
The owner/operator may choose to contest the violation. This must be done within 21 days from the date of the violation. Parking appeals can be processed online here. Appeals are reviewed once a month. (Note: this process includes a written response and administrative follow-up). Appeals after the 21-day rule will not be considered for review. For appeal inquiries, please email email@example.com.