Parking Citations

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 $5 $10 $15
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
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 Citations 

  

Late Payments

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

Failure to Pay Citation

  • Late fees will be imposed as described above.
  • If payment is not made within 58 days, a vehicle registration hold will be placed on the vehicle receiving the citation.
  • If payment is not made within 80 days, the citation will go to the collection contractor.
  • If payment is not made, the City participates in the Wisconsin Department of Revenue Tax Intercept Program, whereby state income tax refunds may be intercepted for the unpaid amount.
  • If a vehicle is illegally parked with two or more unpaid parking citations greater than 30 days old, the vehicle may be subject to towing.
  • If payment is not made, registration with credit bureaus may be made. 

How and Where to Pay Citations
  • 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
  • Phone
    • Please call the Violations Bureau at (414) 344-0840.
    • The Interactive Voice Response System (IVR) is operational 24/7/365.
    • MasterCard and Visa accepted, with a $2.00 transaction fee.
  • Automated Payment Centers
    • Pay parking citations at Police District Stations #2, #3, #4, #5, #6 and #7 at the payment centers 24/7/365. Receipt available.
    • Cash, check and credit card accepted with a $2.00 transaction fee.
  • In Person Cash, credit card, check, or money order payments are accepted. Receipt available.
    Please visit one of our City of Milwaukee Violations Bureau Locations at:
    • 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 South Chase Avenue (One block north of East Oklahoma Avenue)
      Open Monday-Friday, 9:00 A.M.-6:00 P.M.; Saturday 8:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M.(noon)

 

How to Dispute 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.

 

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