Resolve A Citation
PAY A FINE
If you have received a citation, you have 30 calendar days from citation issue date to pay the fine. If a parking fine is not paid within 30 calendar days, a delinquent fine is assessed. If a fine is not paid within 90 calendar days, an additional 30 percent collection fee is added.
Parking violations may be paid several ways:
Online Service Center – https://houstonparking.t2hosted.com/cmn/index.aspx
Please mail the amount due by check or money order, payable to the City of Houston, along with your ticket. Write the citation number on your check or money order. Please do not send cash.
Mail to: Parking Management / P. O. Box 203947 / Houston, TX 77216-3947
Payments are considered late if postmarked after 30 days of issue date. If payment is sent late, the higher fine is due. Please click here for the violation code fine schedule.
- In person
You may pay your fine in person at any of the following locations:
- Municipal Courts / 1400 Lubbock / Houston, TX 77002 ... MON – SAT 7 a.m. – 10 p.m
- Parking Management / 2020 McKinney / Houston, TX 77003 ... 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Western Union
- Check your telephone directory for the nearest Western Union location or call 1.800.325.6000.
CONTEST A CITATION
You have 30 days from the date the citation was issued to contest your citation. You may contest your citation online if it is within seven (7) days from citation issuance. If the citation prefix is P or V, you have 7 days after the citation is entered in the system to contest online or 30 days total to contest in person. You can contest your citation online at: - https://houstonparking.t2hosted.com/app/index.aspx. An online hearing is an official hearing and the hearing results are binding. All testimony and evidence is required to be submitted at the time the hearing is entered. There will not be another opportunity to submit further evidence.
You may contest in person at the Parking Adjudication Office, 1400 Lubbock , Mon. – Fri., between 8:30 a.m. and 10 p.m. or Saturday, 8:00 am to 5 p.m. Appointments aren't necessary, all hearings are held on a first-come, first-served basis.
Parking Adjudication Office
Municipal Courts, Basement
Houston, TX 77002
Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
If dissatisfied with the hearing officer's decision, you can appeal to the Municipal Court by filing a petition no later than the 30th day after the filing of the hearing officer's order.
The petition must be filed with the Parking Management Cashier at the Municipal Court, 1400 Lubbock. You must post a cash bond for each the parking citation(s), and an administrative fee for each the first parking citation appealed. If the appeal is successful, these fees are refunded.
- For fee schedules, go to www.houstoncityfees.org
For more information regarding parking ticket hearings, please call 713.837.0311 or 3-1-1.