Yarmouth Police Reminder on HP Parking Placard Abuse

Fines can run as high as $1,000

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.


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