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Portland Bureau of Transportation

Phone: 503-823-5185

Fax: 503-823-7576

1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 800, Portland, OR 97204

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Parking Violations and Bail Schedule

The bail amount for parking citations varies according to the type of violation.  The bail schedule is set by Multnomah County Circuit Court. Here are the rates as of July 1, 2014.

Visit Multnomah County Circuit Court's website to pay a parking ticket.

Abandoned Auto $280
Alarm (vehicle) $50
Angle parking $50
Area permit abuse $125
Area permit required $80
Bike lane $80
Blocked street/alley $80
Blocked driveway $90
Blocking view at intersection $80
Bridge approach $70
Bus zone $100
Carpool zone $90
Ceid area permit required $80
Compacts only $50
Compliance required $60
Cycles only $50
Disable permit invalid use $435
Disable permit unlawful use 1st offense $160
Disabled placard misuse 1st offense $160
Disabled/Wheelchair zone Pco 1st offense $160
Divided highway $80
Double parking $80
Driver remain at wheel $70
Edge line $70
Failure to display current registration (0 to 90 days) $65
Failure to display current registration (91 or more days) $140
Failure to display meter receipt off street $60
Fire hydrant $150
For sale on public street $60
Government vehicle prohibited $60
Government vehicles only $40
Handicapped ramp $210
Hotel zone $50
Improper display parking meter receipt $39
Improper use carpool permit $125
Improper use of reserved zone $60
Improperly secured vehicle $50
In lieu of off street storage $150
Keys left in ignition $50
Loading zone $90
Mail zone $50
Mass-Transit lane/street $70
Meter feeding $39
Metered loading zone $80
Motor funning $50
No front or rear plate $80
No meter receipt $60
No Parking - Auxiliary Lane $245
No Parking Anytime $80
No Parking In Block $80
No Stopping Or Parking $80
Non-Compliance- Electric Car $60
Non-Designated Parking $60
Official zone $50
Over 1 foot from curb $50
Over space line $39
Overtime meter $39
Overtime parking $39
Overtime parking meter - 2nd $45
Overtime parking meter - 3rd $65
Overtime parking zone - 2nd $45
Overtime parking zone - 3rd $65
Park over crosswalk $90
Park over sidewalk $80
Park within intersection $70
Pedestrian way $70
Planting strip $50
Preventing free passage $80
Prohibited time $90
Re-Park same block meter $39
Re-Park same block time zone $39
Reserved zone $80
Right of way for parking $50
School zone $80
Taxi zone $55
Temporary no parking $80
Theater zone $50
Truck loading zone overtime $90
Truck off street parking required $150
Truck/Trailer prohibited $150
Unlawful receipt $100
Upper NW Area permit required $80
Upper NW no meter receipt $60
Upper NW overtime  Long-Term meter $39
Upper NW overtime Long-Term meter - 2nd $45
Upper NW overtime Long-Term meter - 3rd $65
Upper NW overtime Short-Term meter $39
Upper NW overtime Short-Term meter - 2nd $45
Upper NW overtime Short-Term meter -3Rd $65
Upper NW Short-Term Meter no meter receipt $60
Water meter blocked $60
Wrong way $50
Yellow curb $80