Updated rates (how much you pay per hour), updated enforcement hours and updated time limits (how long you can stay in one space) across Downtown Amherst make parking easy to find. New signage makes it easier to ensure you are parked in the appropriate spots for your stay and ensures you are complying with the parking restrictions for that area.
Parking violators who have accumulated 5 or more violations that are over 21 days old are subject to having their vehicles booted. Once a vehicle has been booted, the owner of the vehicle has 24 hours to pay their overdue fines in addition to the boot removal fee in order to have the boot removed. If the overdue fines and removal fee are not paid within the 24 hours, the vehicle is then towed at the owner’s expense. The initial boot removal fee is $25; however, each time the same vehicle is booted, the boot removal fee increases by $25.
The Town of Amherst is not liable for any damage occurred to the vehicle during the booting process.