Suffolk County considers doubling parking ticket fees to $110

RIVERHEAD, Long Island (WABC) -- Suffolk County is looking to dramatically increase parking ticket fees.

Lawmakers have resurrected a proposal to double the fees from $55 to $110.

They had abandoned the proposal from County Executive Steve Bellone earlier this year, amid backlash.

If passed, it is expected to raise $5.5 million annually.

A vote is scheduled for September 6.

The $55 fee increase wouldn't apply to the $30 administrative fee on red light camera tickets.
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