Fine Schedule and Payment Options

Parking Violation

Fine Schedule

Pursuant to Dover City Code Chapter 166-31, late fees may be assessed on any parking ticket not paid within ten (10) days. The schedule for fines is enumerated below:

For all general violations except serious offenses:

  • Original Ticket (First Notice): $15.00
  • 10 Days after Original Ticket (Late notice):  $30.00
  • 14 Days After Late Notice: $50.00
  • After Notification of a Collection Agency: $60.00
  • Minimum Court Fine: $100.00

Fire Lane, Access Aisle and certain other violations:

  • Ticket (First Notice): $50.00
  • Mailing (Late Notice): $70.00
  • 14 Days After Late Notice: $100.00
  • After Notification of a Collection Agency: $120.00
  • Minimum Court Fine: $150.00

Accessible (Handicapped Zone) violations:

  • Ticket (First Notice): $250.00
  • Mailing (Late Notice): $250.00
  • 14 Days After Late Notice: $250.00
  • After Notification of a Collection Agency: $300.00
  • Minimum Court Fine: $300.00

Winter Parking Violation (more than 5 in a season):

  • $100.00 each

Immobilization Surcharge:

  • $25.00

Credit Card Fine Payment Transaction Fee:

  • $1.00 per $50 increment.

Payment Options

  • Tickets must be paid within 10 days of being issued or additional fines will be imposed.   Payment can be made by check through the mail using the envelope provided. 
  • Payments (cash or check) can be dropped off at the Parking Bureau situated in City Hall, 46 Locust Street, which is facing the McConnell Center on the bottom floor 24 hours a day.   There is a secure drop slot in the lobby.  Please make sure you include your plate or ticket number with the payment. 
  • Credit cards can be accepted for payment M-F 8:30 am – 4:00 pm by going to Parking Bureau.  There is a $1.00 surcharge per payment increments of $15.00 to $50.00. 
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