Instructions on How to File an Appeal

Tickets may be appealed to the Parking Clerk/Hearing Officer within 21 days of the ticket being issued. Tickets may be appealed in several ways:

Appeal Online

Parking Ticket Appeal Form

Parking Ticket Appeal Form (PDF)

Fill in the top section with your name, mailing address, and telephone number. Please supply the citation ticket number as well as your vehicle's license plate registration number. In the "Statement" section, please state your reasons in detail for the appeal. Please supply any other documentation that may have a bearing on your appeal such as photographs, receipts, placards, diagrams, maps, or other documents.

If you have a valid Orleans resident beach sticker (not an OSV or Transfer Station sticker) or handicapped placard, please include a copy along with the appeal form.

Appeal by Mail

Mail your completed appeal form and any documentation to:
Town of Orleans Parking Clerk
19 School Road
Orleans, MA 02653

You may also deposit your appeal/documentation envelope addressed to the Parking Clerk in the drop box located outside the entrance to Town Hall.


All appeals will be reviewed by the Parking Clerk/Hearing Officer and a decision rendered within 21 days. You will be notified in writing of the decision either by email or mail.