ASHEBORO, N.C. -- Police in Asheboro are cracking down on parking violations and if you don’t obey the law you could be hit with a nearly $200 fine.

Beginning on March 1, the Asheboro Police Department will begin enhanced Parking Enforcement operations.

Officers will pay attention to vehicles found in violation of the following:

  • Vehicles illegally parked in handicapped spaces
  • Vehicles parked blocking fire hydrants
  • Vehicles parked in non-parking spaces which are marked non-parking either by signage or a yellow curb

Any of the above violations will be charged on a North Carolina Uniform Citation. Right now, court costs for those violations are currently $188 which doesn’t include any fines that could be added by a judge.

Police officers will also be looking for other violations including the following:

  • Parking over the allowed time
  • Parked facing towards oncoming traffic
  • Double Parked
  • Parked in a way that obstructs a sidewalk
  • Parallel parking more than 12 inches from the curb

These types of violations will be charged on City Parking Tickets.

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