Handicapped Parking Fines, Rules & Permits

Handicapped Parking Permits
The Hanover Parking Division in the Hanover Town Hall at 41 S Main Street issues temporary handicap parking permits, free of charge, for persons who have a temporary disability. These permits are valid in the Town of Hanover ONLY.
 
To obtain a permanent New Hampshire Disabled Parking Permit, please contact the Department of Motor Vehicles in Concord, New Hampshire. The telephone number is (603) 271-2251.
 
Handicapped Parking Fines
The fine for parking in a designated Handicapped Parking Space is $ 500.00. After 14 days of being unpaid, this fine will increase to $ 1000.00.
 
Handicapped Parking Zones
No Person shall stop or Park a vehicle in any area designated as "Handicap Parking," except vehicles that have either a special license plate, decal, tag or card, issued pursuant  to RSA 261:86 through 88, indicating the vehicle is for the use of a handicapped Person.  
 
(a) In addition, no person shall stop or park a  vehicle in any area designated as “Handicap Parking – Vans Only”, except vehicles that have either a special license plate, decal tag or card issued pursuant to RSA 261:86 through 88, indicating the vehicle is for the use of a handicapped person and  said handicapped person is wheelchair bound and the vehicle stopped or parked in the space is equipped with a wheelchair lift or ramp that deploys onto an adjacent access aisle or sidewalk.
 
(b) Vehicles parked in designated handicap parking zones or in paid public parking areas displaying a valid handicap license plate, decal, tag or card may park for free, but for no more than ten (10) consecutive hours in the Marshall Lot and Hanover Parking Facility and for no more than three (3) hours in all other designated handicap parking zones.