Can two NYC parking tickets be issued within 3-hours?
Yes, they can. Yes, they do. But, it is the custom for hearing officials to dismiss the second “location” NYC parking ticket, if:
- Issued within 3-hours of the first parking ticket
- For the same violation
- In the same parking space
Yes, they can. Yes, they do. But hearing officials will dismiss the second “status” NYC parking ticket if issued:
- On the same day, as the first “status” violation
- For the same “status” violation
- Anywhere in Parking Ticket Land (New York City)
Well, may as well stay in my parking space after my first ticket is issued.The parking space belongs to me for the day
The parking space is mine for the day. Bad idea.
NYC powers-to-be, hearing officials, and warriors anticipated you might stay in your space. Once three hours come and go after your first NYC parking ticket, you are fair game for a second parking ticket, and a third parking ticket, and so on, and so on.
The parking sign says one hour limit.
What if I feed the hungry toll-on-a-poll, and stay in my parking space for the second hour? Another bad idea. NYC parking law prohibits you from feeding a parking meter. In other words, there is parking meter term limits. If the “hours limitation” on the parking sign controlling your space says one hour, you must vacate the space at the end of your term. You cannot pay or stay for an extra hour.
See if this makes sense. In order to avoid an NYC parking ticket for “feeding the meter,” you can vacate your parking space, drive around the block, and park again in the parking space you vacated. I know, I know, there is absolutely no chance the parking space will be vacant upon your return. If it is, though….
If you get a parking ticket for feeding a meter, the warrior must insert on the front of your parking ticket, “date/time first observed,” If omitted, your parking ticket is eligible for a dismissal because there is insufficient proof to establish that you Bloomberged that parking meter.
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