A timely message from Yarmouth Police:
Yarmouth Police Enforce Disabled Parking Laws and Remind Everyone of the Following Disabled Parking Laws in Massachusetts
What is considered Placard/Plate abuse?
*Anyone using a placard in an HP space that was issued to another person is placard abuse.
*Any tampering or altering a placard is placard abuse. Using a photocopy of a placard is placard abuse.
*Anyone using an HP plate in a HP space without the HP plate holder either entering or exiting the vehicle is plate abuse.
Wrongful use of the HP plate or placard is $500 for the first offense with a mandatory thirty (30) day loss of driver's license.
The fine for each subsequent offense is $1,000.
Do not park in a disabled parking space unless you are legally authorized and please report violations.