SECTION 1. Notwithstanding section 20A 1/2 of chapter 90 of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, the city of Haverhill may establish by ordinance, fines for parking violations. The fines shall not exceed $25 if paid within 21 days; not more than $35 if paid after 21 days but before the parking clerk reports the violation to the registrar of motor vehicles; and not more than $50 after the violation has been reported to the registrar.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.