Shippensburg Police Department

 

Fred A. Scott, Chief of Police

 

60 West Burd Street ~ Shippensburg, Pennsylvania 17257 ~ Department: 717.532.7361 Fax: 717.532.2313
 

          Please pull over to the right for lights and siren....whether they are coming up behind you or driving on the other side of the road...Please pull over toward the right hand side for lights and siren         


 

 

Parking Tickets

If you received a ticket in person or on your car, look down at the bottom of the ticket for instructions for your response and follow them carefully. Nothing further will be mailed by the department unless you get a reminder of the ticket. We shall give you one chance to pay the ticket then we shall write a citation for parking. A Summons (Citation) is sent from the Court by First Class mail indicating the offense charged, fines and costs, and instructions for response unless you fail to respond, at which time a Warrant will be issued for your arrest. Below is the box description of the ticket.

 

Box

Description

1

District Court Number

2

Docket Number

3

District Court Address

4

Defendant's Driver's License #
(moving violations only)

5

CDL Yes or No
(moving violations only)

6

State Issuing Driver's License
(moving violations only)

7

Defendant's Date of Birth
(moving violations only)

8

Sex of Defendant
(moving violations only)

9

Defendant's Name

10

Defendant's Address

11

License Plate Number

12

Date of Last Registration

13

State of Vehicle Registration

14

Make of Vehicle

15

Type of Vehicle

16

Color of Vehicle

17-
22

Repeat 11-16
(rarely used)

23

Owner/Lessee's Name & Address
(moving violations only)

24

Charge

25

Specifics of Charge

26

Indicates Statute or Ordinance

27

Section Charged

28

Subsection Charged

29

Amount of Fine

30

Emergency Medical Services Fund
(added State cost)

31

Catastrophic Fund
(added State cost)
No CAT Fund charge for motorcycle violations

32

Court Costs
(added State cost)

33

Judicial Computer Project/
Access to Justice Court
(added State cost)

34

Total Fines & Costs Due

35

Location of Offense

36

Zone of Offense

37

Route of Offense

38

Municipality of Offense

39

Code

40

Direction Vehicle Traveling

41

Date of Offense

42

Time of Offense

43

Day of Offense

44

County of Offense

45

Code

46

Defendant's Signature
(signature not required for citation to be valid)

47

Date Citation Issued

48

Officer's Signature & Badge #

49

Police Station Address

50-57

Details for Speeding Violations
(speeding violation only)

58

Accident Report Number
(in case of accident only)

59

Parents Notified Yes or No
(juvenile defendant only)

60

Commercial Vehicle Yes or No

61

Hazardous Materials Yes or No

62

Officer's Remarks and/or
Subpoena Lists

Box

Description

1

District Court Number

2

Docket Number

3

District Court Address

4

Defendant's Driver's License #
(moving violations only)

5

CDL Yes or No
(moving violations only)

6

State Issuing Driver's License
(moving violations only)

7

Defendant's Date of Birth
(moving violations only)

8

Sex of Defendant
(moving violations only)

9

Defendant's Name

10

Defendant's Address

11

License Plate Number

12

Date of Last Registration

13

State of Vehicle Registration

14

Make of Vehicle

15

Type of Vehicle

16

Color of Vehicle

17-
22

Repeat 11-16
(rarely used)

23

Owner/Lessee's Name & Address
(moving violations only)

24

Charge

25

Specifics of Charge

26

Indicates Statute or Ordinance

27

Section Charged

28

Subsection Charged

29

Amount of Fine

30

Emergency Medical Services Fund
(added State cost)

31

Catastrophic Fund
(added State cost)
No CAT Fund charge for motorcycle violations

32

Court Costs
(added State cost)

33

Judicial Computer Project/
Access to Justice Court
(added State cost)

34

Total Fines & Costs Due

35

Location of Offense

36

Zone of Offense

37

Route of Offense

38

Municipality of Offense

39

Code

40

Direction Vehicle Traveling

41

Date of Offense

42

Time of Offense

43

Day of Offense

44

County of Offense

45

Code

46

Defendant's Signature
(signature not required for citation to be valid)

47

Date Citation Issued

48

Officer's Signature & Badge #

49

Police Station Address

50-57

Details for Speeding Violations
(speeding violation only)

58

Accident Report Number
(in case of accident only)

59

Parents Notified Yes or No
(juvenile defendant only)

60

Commercial Vehicle Yes or No

61

Hazardous Materials Yes or No

62

Officer's Remarks and/or
Subpoena Lists

 

Traffic Citation

 

Box

Description

1

District Court Number

2

Docket Number

3

District Court Address

4

Defendant's Driver's License #
(moving violations only)

5

CDL Yes or No
(moving violations only)

6

State Issuing Driver's License
(moving violations only)

7

Defendant's Date of Birth
(moving violations only)

8

Sex of Defendant
(moving violations only)

9

Defendant's Name

10

Defendant's Address

11

License Plate Number

12

Date of Last Registration

13

State of Vehicle Registration

14

Make of Vehicle

15

Type of Vehicle

16

Color of Vehicle

17-
22

Repeat 11-16
(rarely used)

23

Owner/Lessee's Name & Address
(moving violations only)

24

Charge

25

Specifics of Charge

26

Indicates Statute or Ordinance

27

Section Charged

28

Subsection Charged

29

Amount of Fine

30

Emergency Medical Services Fund
(added State cost)

31

Catastrophic Fund
(added State cost)
No CAT Fund charge for motorcycle violations

32

Court Costs
(added State cost)

33

Judicial Computer Project/
Access to Justice Court
(added State cost)

34

Total Fines & Costs Due

35

Location of Offense

36

Zone of Offense

37

Route of Offense

38

Municipality of Offense

39

Code

40

Direction Vehicle Traveling

41

Date of Offense

42

Time of Offense

43

Day of Offense

44

County of Offense

45

Code

46

Defendant's Signature
(signature not required for citation to be valid)

47

Date Citation Issued

48

Officer's Signature & Badge #

49

Police Station Address

50-57

Details for Speeding Violations
(speeding violation only)

58

Accident Report Number
(in case of accident only)

59

Parents Notified Yes or No
(juvenile defendant only)

60

Commercial Vehicle Yes or No

61

Hazardous Materials Yes or No

62

Officer's Remarks and/or
Subpoena Lists

Box

Description

1

License Plate Number

2

State of Vehicle Registration

3

Date of Offense

4

Time of Offense

5

Location of Offense

6

Officer's Signature or Badge # or Initials 

7

Make of Vehicle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Box Description
1 License Plate Number of the ticketed vehicle
2 State of Vehicle Registration
3 Date of Offense
4 Time of Offense
5 Location of Offense
6 Officer's Signature or Badge # or Initials
7 Make of Vehicle
8 Parking Prohibited by Official Signs - "No Parking"  -
9 No Parking Zone -
10 Double Parking
11 Parking on Sidewalk
12 Parking on Crosswalk
13 Parking Against Traffic
14 In Front of Private Driveway
15 Within 20 Ft. of Firestation Entrance
16 Within 30 Ft. of Stop Sign
17 Within 20 Ft. of Crosswalk at Intersection
18 Parking Prohibited 1:00 A.M. to 5:00 A.M.
19 Street Sweeping
20 Private Property Without Permission
21 Vehicle to be Parked within Marked Space
22 Parked in Fire Lane
23 Within 15 Ft. of Fire Hydrant
24 Overtime Parking
25 Other Violations, Explanation Below
26 Place your name and address on the ticket
27 Place a Stamp on the Ticket - mail it to the Shippensburg Police Department

 

Metered Parking 

I.                    Designated Parking Spaces

a.       Make sure you are in one parking space only.

b.      Vehicle should be parked in between the white lines and meter situated at front or rear bumper of your car. 

II.                 Meter Rates

a.       You can receive 15 minutes free by pressing the button located below time display.

b.      Additional time can be acquired by putting coins in increments of Nickels, Dimes and Quarters. 

III.               Handicapped Parking

a.       Handicapped spaces are marked by sign and blue emblem on parking space. You must display placed by hanging on rear view mirror. 

IV.              Ticket Payment

a.       Payments may be made either in person between the hours of 8:00 AM 4:00 PM. We can only accept 4 coins with the payments. If by mail, at the address printed on the back of ticket. After hours (4:00 PM 8:00 AM) a drop box is provided for your convenience. After hours payments are accepted in the form of a check or money order, no cash.  

V.                 Violations/Penalties

a.       Payment of fines within five (5) days will avoid possible higher penalties and cost of prosecution. Fines are subject to increase after forty eight (48) hours.

 

Violation:

Up to 48 Hours - $5.00 for any parking tickets for meters

48 hours to 96 hours - $15.00

96 hours to two weeks - $30.00

Two Weeks it shall go to a citations

 

Metered parking areas. Any person violating the provisions of Article IV,  144-36 thereof, Violations, shall be guilty of a summary offense and, upon conviction, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of $40 plus costs; provided, however, that any person accused of said violation may settle and comprise the claim against him or her for such illegal parking by paying to the Borough the sum of $5 within 48 hours from the time such illegal offense was committed, or $15 within 96 hours from the time such illegal offense was committed. If the fine is not paid within 96 hours from the time such illegal offense was committed, a notice of payment due will be sent to the owner of record, the fine will increase to $30, and payment must be made within two weeks of issuance of the notice. [Amended 12-7-2004 by Ord. No. 783, approved 12-7-2004]

Definitions of "Park" or "Parking"-

(1) When permitted, means the temporary storing of a vehicle, whether occupied or not, off the roadway.
(2) When prohibited, means that no person shall stop, park or stand any vehicle, whether occupied or not, except momentarily for the purpose of and while actually engaged in loading or unloading property or passengers.

General rule.--Outside a business or residence district, no person shall stop, park or stand any vehicle, whether
attended or unattended, upon the roadway when it is practicable to stop, park or stand the vehicle off the roadway.

 

Parking tickets can be paid anytime at the

 

Shippensburg Police Department

 

from 8 A.M. to 4 P.M. Monday - Friday

 

or

 

there is a drop box outside

 

Shippensburg Police Department  Phone - 717-532-7361  Fax - 717-532-2313        Last Modified :01/30/12 11:28 PM          Copyright 2008