Parking Clerk

Parking Meters

Parking Meters in Needham operate during the hours of 8:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m on Monday through Saturday (excluding federal and state holidays). 

Parking Meters have an hourly rate of $0.50 (two quarters) per hour. The meters will only accept nickels (5 minutes), dimes (10 minutes) and quarters (30 minutes).

Payment of Parking Tickets

Parking tickets are due within 21 days from the date of the violation. Parking tickets may be paid either online, by mail, or in person at the Office of the Collector / Treasurer.

Parking tickets that remain unpaid or are paid after 21 days are subject to a late fee of $10 and may result in the non-renewal of the vehicle registration and/or license to operate a motor vehicle, and be subject to fees and charges.

Appeal of a Parking Ticket

Parking tickets may be appealed in writing within 21 days of the date of the violation. Please include with your appeal: the actual ticket and the reason for your appeal, along with your name, phone number, and address. Please indicate whether you wish to schedule a hearing in person with the parking clerk.

Mail your appeal to: 

Office of the Parking Clerk
P.O. Box 920434
Needham, MA 02492-0005


If you have a question regarding the amount owed, the status of a ticket, appeal or whether or not we have received your appeal, please submit a Parking Ticket Inquiry.

If a notice has been received but a ticket was never received, send us the notice with a copy of the vehicle registration and an explanation.