Tickets not paid within 14 days of issuance will incur late fees. Tickets unpaid past 180 days will be sent to collections and additional penalties will be added every month.
Appeal a Parking Ticket
Appeals must be made in writing and include the required information (see below) within the 14 day window. Failure to provide complete information may result in your appeal being denied. Appeal your ticket here.
Be as specific as possible and include any information you want considered during the appeals process. Additional information will not be accepted after the decision has been made.
Note: If you used the ParkSmarter App to pay, but inadvertently entered or selected the wrong license plate, please include the license plate number that was entered into the app when paying for parking.
For tickets issued within the past 14 days:
The Downtown PARK IF must receive the written appeal and any accompanying documentation within fourteen (14) days of the date of ticket issuance.
- Appeal ticket online
- If you cannot find your ticket in our database, use your license plate number in the form to submit an appeal.
- Your name
- The parking ticket number
- License plate number(s)
- Email address
- Mailing address
- The reason you believe the ticket was issued in error
Insufficient reasons for appeals include:
- Running late or forgot to move before two hours expired
- Forgetting to properly display a valid permit
- Not seeing a sign
- Not understanding parking meters or regulations
For tickets issued and 14 days has passed: Your window of time to appeal is closed and you must pay your ticket. Tickets unpaid past 180 days will be sent to collections.
You will be notified of the appeal decision by email or letter in the mail within ten (10) working days of receipt of the appeal.
If your appeal is approved, the ticket and fine will be dismissed.
If your appeal is denied, the fine is due and payable upon receipt of written notification.