How much does it cost to park at a parking meter?
Rates vary depending on the time limit of the parking meter. For those parking meters with time limits of 30 minutes, 1 hour, 2 hours, and 4 hours, the hourly rate is $1.00. For 10 hour time limit parking meters, the hourly rate is $1.00.
How much is a parking ticket?
For an expired meter violation or for parking beyond the posted time limit, the fine is $8.00. The City Code states that each hour that a vehicle is parked in violation of any block zone is a separate and distinct violation. For a second and each successive violation in the same space/block zone, the fine is $15.00. This amount is set by city code: 10.05.010 to 10.50.150.
Can I get more than one parking ticket each day?
City Code states that "Each and every hour during which a motor vehicle shall remain unlawfully parked in any block parking zone shall constitute a separate and distinct violation, subject to penalty. Any person who shall aid, abet or assist in the violation of any of the provisions of this division shall be guilty of an offense".
If you feel that you have received a parking ticket in error, you may fill out this form and return it to the Parking Section Office. If this process does not resolve your issue, you may file an Administrative Hearing Request form.