How you pay for parking is changing at Hampton Beach
HAMPTON BEACH — Parking meters at the beach have been converted from ';Park and Pay'; to ';Pay and Display,'; according to a release from the New Hampshire Division of Parks and Recreation on Thursday.
The conversion is due to issues with the ';Park and Pay'; machines communicating accurate information to the ticketing software.
The new meters will still accept cash, coins and credit/debit cards and will issue a receipt for payment. Visitors must place the receipt face up on their dashboard to avoid being ticketed.
The meter season begins this Sunday, April 1, a month earlier than previous years. Parking will be at a reduced rate of $1/hour for the month of April and while in operation after Oct. 1. From May 1 to Oct. 1 the meter rate is $2/hour at the beach.