Parking Information

 



Parking

 

PARKING is the duty of the Farmington Police Department to enforce as described in the Town of Farmigton Traffic Ordinance.  Click here to download the PDF.  The following are some excerpts from the Traffic Ordinance.  

GENERAL ● There is no parking on sidewalks. All vehicles must park within the designated parking lines. There is no parking within ten feet of any entrance to an alley, fire lane or driveway in the business district of Farmington. There is no parking within twenty feet of ANY intersection. No person, when parking a vehicle, shall park it on the driver’s left. Parking in a handicapped space carries a penalty of $200. All other parking fines double after 30 days.

Please remember that parking in a NO PARKING area for ANY length of time is still a violation and a ticket may be issued. This applies to vehicles which may be loading or unloading and vehicles which have their “hazards” on.

OVERNIGHT ● No person shall park a vehicle during the summer months on the below mentioned streets from April 16th  to November 14th from midnight to 6am. The owner/operator of said vehicle shall be subject to a penalty of $20 and/or be subject to having said vehicle towed at the owner’s expense. Streets: Main Street from the intersection of Main St and South Street to the intersection of Main St and Belcher Road; Broadway from the intersection of Front Street and Broadway to the intersection of High Street and Broadway. Church Street from Main Street to the front entrance of 113 Church Street (Children's Task Force), including the four (4) spaces along the front of the County Lot.

WINTER ●No person shall park a vehicle from midnight to 6am on any street, public way or Town owned or leased parking lot (i.e. Bjorn Parking Lot, Park Street Parking Lot, Park N Ride Parking Lot, Town Office Parking Lot, Community Center Parking Lot and Broadway Municipal “Kyes Square” Parking Lot) from November 15th to April 15th or during any part of the day which would block the removal of snow. The owner/operator of said vehicle shall be subject to a penalty of $20 and/or be subject to having said vehicle towed at the owner's expense.

LIMITED/TIMED ● No person shall park on the North side of Bridge Street for more than 2 hours between 9am and 6pm from the intersection of the Town Farm Road , continuing for 84 feet. No person shall park on Broadway for more than 2 hours at a time between 9am and 6pm; with the exception of the first 3 spaces in front of 163 Broadway, which shall be 20 minute parking. No person shall park a vehicle on either side of the portion of Church Street west of the front entrance of 113 Church Street (Children's Task Force) for more than 2 hours between the hours of 9am and 6pm.  No person shall park in the Municipal Parking Lot for more than 3 hours at a time between 9am and 6pm. No person shall park on Main Street for more than 2 hours at a time between 9am and 6pm in the following locations: East side of Main from Academy north to Anson and West side of Main from Pleasant Street south to Academy; with the exception of the 3 spaces in front of the Farmington Post Office, which shall be 20 minute parking.

Where Can I Park?

  • Park N Ride Parking Lot has spaces designated for overnight parking in the front of the lot.
  • There are several overnight spaces in the Better Living Center Parking Lot, as well as a Long term area.

If you have additional questions concerning parking in the Town of Farmington or if you would like a copy of the Town Ordinance concerning parking, please contact us.

Any person or vehicle owner who is issued any parking ticket in violation of this ordinance may choose to contest the violation by coming to the Farmington Police Department and completing an appeal form. If the person or vehicle owner is not satisfied with the decision, then that person can be issued a Civil Citation for a District Court Judge to hear. The person or vehicle owner may be adjudicated a fine of up to $100, plus costs, plus the cost of the original parking ticket.

 

PARKING VIOLATION FINES


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Effective July 15, 2008 Church Street became subject to 2 Hour parking and there will no longer be overnight parking except for the last three spaces before the intersection of High Street.

Effective October 1, 2008 parking violation fines changed. The following is a list of the new violation fines:
 

Over parked 20 mins. during the day $10.00
Over parked 2 hours during the day $10.00
Over parked 3 hours during the day $10.00
Over parked during the night $20.00
Parked on sidewalk $20.00
Parked cross driveway $20.00
Parked on Cross Walk $20.00
Parked here to corner $20.00
Improperly parked $20.00
Too near hydrant $20.00
No Parking Area $20.00
Other $20.00
Handicapped Zone $200.00





 

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