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Does Wellesley have an all night parking ban?
Yes. Motor vehicles may not be parked on any public way in the town of Wellesley from 2AM until 5AM. Those that are parked on the street will receive a parking ticket. This parking ban also includes the Town of Wellesley parking lots, and is clearly posted on signs entering the lots.
Town of Wellesley Parking Lots:
Weston Road at Washington Street
Washington Street at Cameron Street
Linden Street at Hollis Street
Church Street at Waban Street
I received a parking ticket. How do I pay it, or how do I appeal it?
Parking tickets are handled through the Town Hall, Office of the Parking Clerk at 781-431-1019 ext. 2296. Payments must be made within 21 days to the parking clerk, or additional fines will be posted. You cannot pay a ticket at the police station. Appeals can also be made through the parking clerk.
I received a traffic (motor vehicle) citation. How do I pay it, or how do I appeal it?
The back of the citation contains all the information regarding payment and appeal information. You have the right to request a hearing, but you must do so within 20 days of the offense. After that time, you will be responsible for paying the full amount. All appeals for motor vehicle citations are conducted at the Dedham District Court House, 631 High Street, Dedham. Notification of the hearing date will be via mail and handled through the Dedham District Court.
Non-payment of traffic citations will result in your license or right to operate a motor vehicle in Massachusetts being suspended or revoked. These are arrestable offenses!
Are door-to-door sales regulated in Wellesley?
Yes, door to door sales for profit are strictly regulated by the Town of Wellesley. Non profit sales are not regulated.
Do I need a license or permit?
Yes, a person may obtain a state hawker peddler license from the Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation or a hawker peddler license from the Town of Wellesley.
How do I obtain a license from the Town of Wellesley?
Applicants fill out an application obtained from the police department. If the applicant is a not a fugitive or a convicted felon they can be licensed.
What is the fee for a license?
How long is the license good for?
Are there restrictions on where or when someone can sell?
Yes, sales are not permitted prior to 8 am or after 5 pm. Sales are also prohibited on Sundays and legal holidays. No sales may be conducted on property marked “No Soliciting.” or otherwise posted in a similar manner.
Are there other requirements?
Yes, licensees must display their license on their outer garment while they are selling and they must show it to a police officer upon demand.
What happens if I violate any the restrictions?
Violators may be arrested, fined up to $300, and they may have their licenses suspended or revoked.