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How to Pay a Citation

If you received a parking citation, it must be paid or appealed within five business days of the issue date. Acceptable payment methods are credit card, check (by mail, Customer Service Window or after-hours drop box), and cash (at the Customer Service Window only). For additional information on parking violations, please refer to the Parking and Traffic Regulations section of our website. Click here to pay citations online!

How to Appeal a Citation

Appeals must be filed before closing of the PTS office on the fifth business day after the date of the issuance of the citation. Please note that appeal results will be sent to you, via the email address you provided on your appeal, from pts.business@colorado.edu (unless you denote to receive results by regular mail). Please check both your regular email and your "junk" mail for your results. For additional information, please refer to the Parking and Traffic Regulations section of our website.

Students, Faculty and Staff
We encourage you to appeal your citations online. You need your CU IdentiKey user name and password to logon to the site. Please proceed to our Online Services.

Visitors and Others
To appeal the citation, you can appeal citations online or fill out the Citation Appeal Form and email to pts.business@colorado.edu. The form contains important additional information such as the criteria for appeal so please take the time to read it. The form is also available at the PTS Business Office.

Fines for Violations

Description

Violation Code

Fine Amount

Warning only

800

$0

No valid permit

801

$30

Parked in wrong lot

802

$15

Displaying lost permit

803

$125

Displaying stolen/altered/forged permit/receipt

804

$200

Parked in accessible space without placard

805

$200

Tow list item

806

$25-$125 (after 5 days)

Boot fee unpaid citations

806B

$75

Expired meter

807

$25

Exceeded time

808

$25

On walk or service drive

809

$75

Obstructed walk or drive access

810

$75

Parked in restricted/undesignated area

812

$50

No valid receipt

813

$25

Posted no parking

814

$50

Yellow curb line or post violations

815

$50

Parked outside stall boundaries or over line

816

$50

Damaged PTS equipment

817

$200

Improper bike parking

818A

$25

Bike parked on ADA handrail

818B

$75

Moving bike violation

819*

$50

"Other" Violation: (specify nature violation)

820

$30

Groundless appeal

823

$25

Failure to pay EAP

824

$26

Parked after closing at EAP

825A

$26

Parking after closing in EAP weekend

825B

$4

Failure To Appear (FTA) appeal hearing

827

$50

Expired service meter

828

$25

Parked at non-functioning meter

829

$25

Event parking warning

830

$0

Obstructed fire lane/building entrance

831

$150

Unsafe operation-vehicle, bike, skateboard

832*

$125

Careless operation- vehicle, bike, skateboard

833*

$115

Driving service vehicles on the sidewalk during class change

834*

$125

Vehicle/Permit Warning

835

$0

Vehicle/Permit Not Connected

836

$25

Vehicle Relocated from Restricted Area

837

$95

*CU Police Department Enforcement Only

Citation fines are subject to change without notice.