The City Clerk's Office collects parking ticket payments and distributes parking stickers for the boat ramp and winter overnight parking.


Payment is due within 21 days of ticket issuance. Tickets can be paid at the City Clerk's Office, or online at

To appeal a parking ticket, an appeal form must be filled out and received by the City Clerk's Office within 21 days of issuance.

After 21 days a notice is mailed with a $5.00 late fee applied to the ticket. After an additional 30 days a second notice is mailed with another $5.00 late fee. Thirty days after the second notice a $20.00 registry fee is applied and the license and registration is marked at the Registry of Motor Vehicles as non-renewable.


Stickers are available for Amesbury residents to park at the boat ramp on Merrimac Street. To pick up a sticker, please bring the vehicle registration showing an Amesbury address to the City Clerk's Office.


No vehicle shall be parked on any street during a declared snow emergency. To receive notices of snow emergencies, sign up for Amesbury's notification system, Swift911. Notices will also be posted on the City website, and the blue lights will be turned on at the following locations: the old Post Office (100 Main St.), the corner of Main St. and School St., the City Hall Parking Lot (62 Friend St.), and in front of the Fire Station at 9 School St.

Residents of the downtown area can obtain a sticker to park in the lower covered lot on Water Street and the Upper Millyard lot on Friend Street during a snow emergency. Vehicle registration must show downtown residential address. To see if you qualify for a parking sticker, please click on the map below or contact the City Clerk's Office.