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Where can I find information on parking and photo driving violations?

The Clerk of Municipal Courts has additional information

From: Last updated: Jun 20 2008 8:00AM
Category: Parking Tickets and Towing Q180

Can I pay my tickets on-line?

Unless the vehicle was towed, you can pay on-line.
Where can I find further information on paying tickets?
The Clerk of Municipal Courts has additional information.

From: Last updated: Jun 20 2008 8:00AM
Category: Parking Tickets and Towing Q181

What number should I call for information about a parking ticket?

Call 216.664.4744 Monday though Friday between 8:00am and 4:00pm.

From: Last updated: Jun 20 2008 8:00AM
Category: Parking Tickets and Towing Q182

How do I contest a parking ticket or a photo infraction?

If you believe that your ticket was issued in error, you have a right to contest the ticket. Full instructions are available on the Parking Violations Bureau website, which is linked to the Municipal Court site here.

From: Department of Law Last updated: Feb 1 2011 10:59AM
Category: Parking Tickets and Towing Q178

Is there someone I can call to report a broken parking meter?

Please call 216.664.3566 (weekdays 8 am to 4 pm) and provide the parking meter number.

From: Department of Public Works Last updated: Aug 29 2008 8:04AM
Category: Parking Tickets and Towing Q179

What do I do if I enter the wrong space number at a multi space meter?

Call the Division of Parking Facilities at 664-2711 and keep the receipt.

From: Division of Parking Facilities Last updated: Jun 25 2008 12:33PM
Category: Parking Tickets and Towing Q489

Do the parking meters accept dollar bills and credit cards?

Single space meters do not accept dollar bills or credit cards at this time. Multi-space meters located on West 6th St will accept credit/debit cards (Mastercard/Visa/Discover) and all denominations of coin but will not accept dollar bills.

From: Division of Parking Facilities Last updated: Jun 25 2008 12:24PM
Category: Parking Tickets and Towing Q488

Will I get a ticket if I park at a broken meter?

Yes. The ticket writer does not have the authority to determine if a meter if broken. If this happens to you, call the Division of Parking Facilities at 664-3566 and report the outage and the ticket number.

From: Division of Parking Facilities Last updated: Jun 25 2008 12:23PM
Category: Parking Tickets and Towing Q487

Are there handicap parking meters?

Yes. In order to legally park at one you must have a handicap tag on your rear-view mirror or a handicap license plate.

From: Division of Parking Facilities Last updated: Jun 25 2008 12:15PM
Category: Parking Tickets and Towing Q485

How much is a parking ticket?

$25 for standard parking violation
$35 for rush hour
$50 for bus stop, fire hydrant
$250 for handicap space
$25 for continuous violation

From: Division of Parking Facilities Last updated: Jun 25 2008 12:11PM
Category: Parking Tickets and Towing Q483

How do I contest a parking ticket?

Call the Parking Violations Bureau and request an in-person hearing at 216.664.4744. Under Cleveland City Ordinance Chapter 459, you can contest a parking ticket by writing a letter to:
Parking Violation Bureau
1200 Ontario
Cleveland, Ohio 44113

Simply state the circumstances in your own words. Make sure you provide your name, telephone number, address, date issued, ticket number, meter number, license number, violation number, location, ticket amount, and tow amount (if applicable)

From: Division of Parking Facilities Last updated: Jun 25 2008 12:07PM
Category: Parking Tickets and Towing Q482

How many parking tickets do I have?

This information can be obtained online from the Parking Violations Bureau or by calling 216.664.4744

From: Division of Parking Facilities Last updated: Jun 25 2008 12:04PM
Category: Parking Tickets and Towing Q481

How can I pay my parking ticket?

There are several ways to pay parking tickets:

  • Pay by phone: 216.664.4744
  • Pay online
  • Pay by mail. If you don’t have a payment envelope, mail your payment to:

    City of Cleveland Parking Violations Bureau
    P.O.Box 99939
    Cleveland, OH 44199-0939

  • Pay in person at:

    The Parking Violations Bureau
    Cleveland Police Headquarters, First Floor
    1300 Ontario St.
    Cleveland, OH 44113

From: Division of Parking Facilities Last updated: Jun 20 2008 8:00AM
Category: Parking Tickets and Towing Q163

I think my car was towed by the police. What do I do now?

Contact the Cleveland Police Impound Unit at (216) 623-5060. If the police did tow your vehicle, you will be required to bring documentation and payment with you in order for your car to be released.

From: Division of Police Last updated: Jun 20 2008 8:00AM
Category: Parking Tickets and Towing Q183

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