Search and Pay for the City of Houston (Texas) parking citations/tickets online using this service. 

To find and pay your ticket online, you will need your Citation Number or your License Plate Number.  


How long do I have to contest a parking ticket from the City of Houston, Texas?

You have 30 days from the date the citation was issued to contest for parking tickets issued by the City of Houston. 

How can I contest a parking ticket from the City of Houston?

You may contest a parking citation from the City of Houston 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
  • 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.

    Please note that appointments aren't necessary and all hearings are held on a first-come, first-served basis.

What are the fine amounts for parking tickets in the City of Houston?

The fine amount for parking tickets issued by the City of Houston’s Parking Management Division depends on the type & seriousness of the violation.

For example, vehicles parked in a Residential Permit area without a valid permit are subject to citation & the fine associated with it is $70. If the vehicle is towed, additional towing and storage fees will apply.

You can find the list of all offenses and the corresponding fine amount for parking tickets for the City of Houston here:

I received a ticket for Handicap Parking, but I have a valid Handicap placard issued, am I still responsible?

Yes, in order to be eligible for a fine reduction or cancelation you should provide your driver’s license, a copy of the citation, and a copy of the valid handicap placard that was active/valid at the time of the citation. The City of Houston might also require a handwritten signed letter in some cases.