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Parking Citations

Citation Payments
 

Online

Mastercard/Visa/Discover with a $2.00 transaction fee

Phone

(414) 344-0840
Mastercard/Visa/Discover with a $2.00 transaction fee

Mail

Check or money order payments are accepted and should be mailed in the envelope provided with the parking citation. Please send payment to:

City of Milwaukee Violations Bureau
P.O. Box 346
Milwaukee, WI, 53201-0346

Automated Payment Centers

Police District Stations #2, #3, #4, #5, #6 and #7  24/7/365

Cash, check, and Mastercard/Visa/Discover with a $2.00 transaction fee

In Person Payment Centers

Cash, check, money order, and Mastercard/Visa/Discover with a $2.00 transaction fee

North Payment Center
6223 North Teutonia Avenue
Open Monday-Friday, 9:00 A.M.-6:00 P.M.; Saturday 8:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M.(noon)

Central Payment Center
Police Administration Building
951 N. James Lovell Drive, 2nd Floor
Open Monday-Friday, 8:00 A.M-5:00 P.M.

South Payment Center
2980 S Chase Avenue
Open Monday-Friday, 9:00 A.M.- 6:00 P.M.; Saturday 8:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M.(noon)

Late Payments

Citation payments are required within 10 days of issuance. If not paid within 10 days, see chart below that describes schedule of fine increases on a per violation basis.

Failure to Pay Citation

  • Payment not made within 58 days: Vehicle registration hold will be placed on the vehicle receiving the citation
  • Payment not made within 80 days: Citation will go to the collection contractor
  • Payment not made: Wisconsin Department of Revenue Tax Intercept Program will be used to intercept state income tax refund for the unpaid amount and registration with credit bureaus may be made
  • Vehicles with three or more unpaid parking citations greater than 30 days old, that are illegally parked, may be subject to towing

Disputing a Citation

If you have any questions concerning a citation or wish to dispute a citation, call the Violations Bureau (414) 344-0840 between 8:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M. Monday-Friday to schedule an appointment with the Citation Review Manager.

Types and Costs of Parking Citations

CODE VIOLATION ORIGINAL FEE

1st INCREASE

after 10 days

2nd INCREASE

after 28  days

3rd INCREASE

after 58 days

610 Parked in Intersection $30 $10 - -
611 Parked on Crosswalk $30 $10 - -
612 Parked in Safety Zones $30 $10 - -
613 Parked on Sidewalk (area) $30 $10 - -
614 Parked along side of Highway excavation $30 $10 - -
615 Parked in Loading Zone $35 $10 - -
616 Parked in Alley of Business District $30 $10 - -
617 Parked Less that 15 Feet from Crosswalk $30 $10 - -
618 Angle Parking $30 $10 - -
619 Failure to Park in Designated Angle Space $30 $10 - -
621 Double Parking $30 $10 - -
623 Parked Wrong Direction $30 $10 - -
630 Parked Less than 2 Feet from Vehicle $30 $10 - -
636 Unregistered vehicle $60 $5 $10 $15
637 Improperly displayed vehicle registration $20 $5 $10 $15
640 Meter Parking Violation $22 $6 $12 $18
650 Parked More Than 12 inches from Curb $30 $10 - -
660 Night Parking $20 $5 $10 $15
661 Night Parking (Ineligible Vehicle) $33 $5 $10 $15
662 Night Parking (Business Area) $22 $5 $10 $15
663 Wrong Side for night parking $20 $5 $10 $15
664 Night Parking (Winter Restricted) $20 $5 $10 $15
665 Unidentified Owner $55 $5 $10 $15
670 Obstructing Bus Loading Zone $35 $10 - -
680 Parked Within 4 Feet of Entrance/Drive/Alley $30 $10 - -
710 Residential Parking Program $33 $5 $10 $15
712 Vehicle For Sale on public property $33 $5 $10 $15
720 Parked Within 10 Feet Of Hydrant $30 $10 - -
730 Parked Where Prohibited by Official Sign $35 $10 - -
731 Parked in School Zone $30 $10 - -
732 Parked On Service Drive on Side Adjacent to Highway $29 $5 $10 $15
733 Parked in Excess of 1/4 Hour Prohibited $25 $5 $10 $15
734 Parked in Excess of 1/2 Hour Prohibited $25 $5 $10 $15
735 Parked in Excess of 1 Hour Prohibited $25 $5 $10 $15
736 Parked in Excess of 2 Hours Prohibited $25 $5 $10 $15
737 Parked In Excess of 3 Hours Prohibited $25 $5 $10 $15
738 Parked in Excess of 4 Hours Prohibited $25 $5 $10 $15
739 Parked in Excess of 12 Hours Prohibited $29 $5 $10 $15
740 Snow Emergency (Posted Sign) $50 $5 $10 $15
741 Temporary No Parking Snow Emergency $50 $5 $10 $15
742 Temporary No Parking Street Construction $39 $5 $10 $15
743 Snow Emergency Regulation 4 + Inches $40 $5 $10 $15
744 Parked in Excess of 24 Hours Prohibited $40 $5 $10 $15
745 Parked in Excess of 5 Hours Prohibited $25 $5 $10 $15
750 Tow Away Zone (Parked in a Tow Away) $60 $5 $10 $15
751 Tow Away Zone (Parked in a Driveway) $60 $5 $10 $15
752 Tow Away Zone (Blocking Traffic) $60 $5 $10 $15
758 Tow Away Zone Violation (Street Sweeping) $40 $5 $10 $15
759 Unauthorized Parking in Handicapped Zone $200 $5 $10 $15
760
Parked Within 15 Feet of Fire Station Entrance $30 $10 - -
762 Parked on Posted Private Property $40 $0 $0 $0
763 Parked Adjacent to Playground When Posted $25 $5 $10 -
764 Parked On Bridges, Viaducts and Underpass at Any Time $30 $10 - -
765 Parked in Recreational Area $44 $5 $10 $15
766 Parked on Public Property W/O Permit $33 $5 $10 $15
769 Parked in Taxicab Stand $30 $10 - -
770 Car Key Ignition Ordinance $22 $5 $10 $15
771 Parked in Excess of 24 Hours $45 $5 $10 $15
772 Parking Unattended Heavy Truck $60 $5 $10 $15
801 Junk Stored/Collected in Vehicle $60 $5 $10 $15

 

Private Property Parking Violations