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Portland Bureau of Transportation

We keep Portland moving

Phone: 503-823-5185

Fax: 503-823-7576

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

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Parking fines - how much is a citation?

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.

 

VIOLATION BAIL
ABANDONED AUTO 280
ALARM   (VEHICLE) 50
ANGLE LOADING 50
ANGLE PARKING 50
APP ABUSE 125
APP REQUIRED 80
BIKE LANE/PATH/TRAIL 80
BLOCKED   DRIVEWAY 90
BLOCKED STREET/ALLEY 80
BLOCKING VIEW   at intersection 80
BRIDGE APPROACH 70
BUS ZONE 100
CARPOOL ZONE 90
COMPACTS ONLY 50
COMPLIANCE REQUIRED 60
CONSTRUCTION   ZONE 50
CROSSWALK 90
CYCLES ONLY 50
DISABLED PERMIT-INVALID USE 435
DISABLED   PERMIT UNLAWFUL USE 1st Offense 160
DISABLED PERMIT UNLAWFUL USE Prior   Offense 435
DISABLED   PLACARD MISUSE 1st Offense 160
DISABLED PLACARD MISUSE Prior   Offense 435
DISABLED ZONE   ORS - 1st Offense 160
DISABLED ZONE ORS - Prior Offense 435
DISABLED/WHEELCHAIR   ZONE PCO - 1st Offense 160
DISABLED/WHEELCHAIR ZONE PCO -   Prior Offense 435
DIVIDED   HIGHWAY 80
DOUBLE PARKING 80
DRIVER REMAIN   AT WHEEL 70
EMERGENCY ZONE 190
EXPIRED   REG/FAIL. TO DISP. CURRENT REG 65
FAIL. TO DISP. CURRENT REG 65
FAIL. TO DISP.   CURRENT REG 0-90 days 65
FAIL. TO DISP. CURRENT REG 91 +   days 140
FAIL. TO DISP.   MTR REC - OFF ST 60
FIRE HYDRANT 150
FOG LINE/EDGE   LINE 70
FOR HIRE ZONE 50
FOR SALE on   public street 60
GOVERNMENT VEHICLES ONLY 40
GOVERNMENT   VEHICLES PROH. 60
HANDICAPPED ACCESS RAMP 210
HOTEL ZONE 50
IMPROPER DISP. MTR REC. 39
IMPROPER USE   CARPOOL PERMIT 125
IMPROPER USE CONST HOOD 125
IMPROPER USE   MAINTENANCE HOOD 125
IMPROPER USE RESERVED ZONE 60
IMPROPERLY   SECURED VEH. 50
IN LIEU OF GARAGE 150
IN LIEU OF OFF   ST. STORAGE 150
KEYS LEFT IN IGNITION 50
LOADING ZONE 90
MAIL BOX - 10FT RURAL 50
MAIL ZONE 50
MAINTENANCE ZONE 50
MASS-TRANSIT   LANE/STREET 70
METER FEEDING 39
METERED   LOADING ZONE 80
MOTOR RUNNING 90
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-   ELECT. CAR 60
NON-DESIGNATED PARKING 60
OFFICIAL ZONE 50
OTHER 70
OVER 1 FT FROM   CURB 50
OVER SPACE LINE 39
OVERTIME   PARKING - METER 39
OVERTIME PARKING METER - 2nd 45
OVERTIME   PARKING METER - 3rd 65
OVERTIME PARKING ZONE 39
OVERTIME   PARKING ZONE - 2nd 45
OVERTIME PARKING ZONE - 3rd 65
PARK W/IN   INTERSECTION 70
PARKING STRIP 50
PEDESTRIAN WAY 70
PLANTING STRIP 50
preventing   FREE PASSAGE 80
PROHIBITED AREA 65
PROHIBITED   TIME 90
PUBLIC BUILDING ZONE 35
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
SIDEWALK 80
STATE PARK   VIOLATION 25
TAG WARRANT VIOLATION 50
TAXI ZONE 55
TEMPORARY NO PARKING 80
THEATER ZONE 50
TOW AWAY ZONE 80
TOW WITH   NOTICE AUTHORIZATION 25
TOW W/OUT NOTICE AUTHORIZATION 25
TRAFFIC HAZARD 80
TRUCK LOADING ZONE OVERTIME 90
TRUCK OFF ST   PARKING REQUIRED 150
TRUCK/TRAILER PROHIBITED 150
TUNNEL 60
UNLAWFUL RECEIPT 100
WATER METER   BLOCKED 60
WRONG WAY ON STREET 50
YELLOW CURB 80