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Parking Citations

Collections & Violations

In an ongoing effort to enhance campus safety and ensure fair and consistent parking for the entire campus community, the UMass Lowell is introducing a new procedure to collect unpaid parking fines. The new policy was approved by the cross-campus parking committee made up of faculty, staff and students.

If parking citations issued on campus are not paid or appealed after 21 days, a $5 late fee will be added and the citation sent to a third-party processing center and must be paid to Kelly & Ryan Associates, Inc. Deputy Collector. A late notice will also be sent to the vehicle owner at the mailing address listed at the Registry of Motor Vehicles.

If no action is taken after 60 days of the citation, an additional state-issued $20 fee will be added to the fine and the citation will be sent to the Registry of Motor Vehicles. The driver's license and registration of the registered owner will not be eligible for renewal until the citation and additional fees are paid.

All money collected from the base parking fines on campus is deposited into the student scholarship fund.

Citation Options:

Parking Violations

CodeDescriptionFineAdditional Notes
31No Current UMass Lowell Decal$35N/A
32Violating Overnight Parking Restriction$25N/A
33Blocking Driveway, Vehicles or Other Access/Exit$25N/A
34Parking in a Fire Lane or Within 10 ft. of Fire Hydrant$25N/A
35Parking on Lawn/Island$25N/A
36Parking in Reserved Space$25N/A
37Parking on Sidewalk$25N/A
38Parking in a Marked "No Parking or Tow Area"$25immediate tow
39Over Time Limit in a Restricted Time Parking Area$25N/A
40Not Following Snow Emergency Regulations$25N/A
41Failure to Park Between Marked Lines$25N/A
42Parking in a Driveway$25N/A
43Parking Within an Intersection$15N/A
44Parking in a Handicapped Space$100immediate tow
45Parking in a Bus Stop$25N/A
46Breaking Gate$150-250N/A
47Tailgating through gate$25N/A
48Storage Parking w/o Permission/Abandoned Vehicle$25immediate tow
49No Guest Hang-Tag in Visitor Lot$25N/A
50Parking in Areas Other than Assigned Lots$25N/A
51Other - See Comments$25N/A
52Expired Parking Meter$25N/A
WWarning - See Comments$0N/A