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Typically no. The vehicle has to be on a public roadway or a public owned parking lot with expired tags to be in violation of the law. If you leave it parked on private property and are not driving it then you do not have to be current on your property taxes. However, I would check with your local police jurisdiction because some towns have code enforcement ordinances against these types of things and you could still be fined.

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Q: Can a police officer give a citation for expired vehicle registration while the car is parked in a private parking lot in pa?
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