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Parking & Civil Enforcement
The Parking Clerk is an appointee of the Mayor, with the approval of the City Council. The duties of the parking clerk are outlined in Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 90, section 20A 1/2 - 20E. The Parking Clerk maintains and records all parking violations, applies payments and late fees, reports overdue violations to the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles, issues registry releases, hears appeals and holds hearings.
The Civil Enforcement Office maintains and records all other civil violation fees and penalties, applies payments and late fees, performs collection activities, and accepts appeals in accordance with applicable laws and statutes.
The office is fully staffed at this time and there is someone available to answer questions or concerns. Please, contact us via email or telephone to schedule an appointment or discuss any issue. Parking violation appeals should be submitted via the "Appeal a Parking Violation" link to the left.
Payments may be made at the Office of the Treasurer/Collector or via the Official Dropbox located at the front of City Hall.
Animal Control Violations
Gardner Animal Control Officers protect the rights of animal owners, non-owners and the interests of animals alike.
Appeal a Parking Violation
The Parking Clerk is an appointee of the Mayor, with the approval of the City Council.
Civil Enforcement Information
The Civil Enforcement Office maintains violation information for dog licenses, dog violations, various civil violations and "pay-as-you-throw" violations.
The mission of the City of Gardner Disability Commission (the “Commission”) is to promote social awareness as to the contributions and the potential of individuals with disabilities.
Read through instructions for how to use the new parking meter.
Parking Violations Fee Schedule (PDF)
Access the Parking Violations Fee Schedule.
Paying a Parking Violation
Parking violations can be paid in person at the Collector's Office, by mail, or online.
Public Parking locations in the City Gardner as well as information related to the City's Winter Parking Ban.
Report a Broken Meter
Please complete this form to notify us of a meter in need of repair.
The main function of this commission is to make recommendations, based on studies and reports, to the City Council regarding changes to the Traffic Ordinance (Ordinance 48).