Court & Detention Services


Parking Citations

The Adjudication Office offers administrative hearings to individuals wanting to contest civil parking citations and to individuals whose vehicles have been towed.  Each citation has an administrative hearing date printed on it. Prior to the close of business on this date, you may contest your citation. 


Recently issued parking tickets may not be immediately available for online payment. If your ticket number is not on file, or you have questions, please contact the Dallas Customer Service Center toll-free at 866-247-1951.


VIEW OR PAY ONLINE: Parking Citations


For information on Booted, Towed, or Impounded Vehicles (Click Here). 


YOU MAY BE ABLE TO CONTEST YOUR CITATION WITHOUT APPEARING IN PERSON.  *WE HAVE ADDED VIRTUAL HEARINGS BY REQUEST. *


Options to contest your citation without appearing in-person. 

  • Requesting a virtual hearing using the request form; (Click Here)
    • The Virtual Hearing form must be completed and emailed to DallasParkingTix@conduent.com on or before the administrative hearing date on the parking citation. 

  • Mailing a request (Click Here) to the City of Dallas, PO Box 650302, Dallas, TX 75265-0302;
  • Faxing your request (Click Here) to 214-824-2598; or, 
  • Emailing your request (Click Here) to DallasParkingTix@conduent.com 
    • Your written request must state why you are contesting the citation. It must include your ticket # or license plate # with the State of issuance.
    • You must submit the request on or before the administrative hearing date on the parking citation. We honor the postmark date for mailed requests, Emails, or faxes are by the sent date.  
    • Provide any proof supporting your defense and a return mailing address. 
    • Upon receipt of your request, your citation will be placed in a holding status until the Hearing Officer makes a decision.
    • A decision will be sent by mail to you upon completion of the review. Please allow 6 to 8 weeks for the Hearing Officer’s decision.

TO CONTEST YOUR PARKING CITATION IN-PERSON: 


You may appear in-person, on or before the administrative hearing date printed on your citation, during the hours of 8:30 a.m. through 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday (excluding holidays). The hearing will be held at:


Parking Adjudication Office 

Oak Cliff Municipal Center

320 E. Jefferson, Room 216

Dallas, Texas 75203

214-670-4830


The process usually takes about 30 to 40 minutes and normally requires only one visit.


APPEAL PROCESS FOR PARKING CITATIONS:


If you are not satisfied with the results of your adjudication hearing, you may appeal, in person, to the Dallas Municipal Court within 30 calendar days after the date the Hearing Officer's order is issued (file date on the Hearing Record).


City of Dallas Municipal Court & Detention Services

2014 Main Street

Dallas, Texas 75201


City of Dallas Parking Ordinance requires completion of the two listed to file an appeal:

  • A petition to appeal form, (Click the link) CTS-FRM 639 Parking (1 page)
  • $15.00 filing fee (*refundable only if the Hearing Officer's decision is reversed)

It is strongly encouraged that you bring the documents listed below to assist in the timely processing of your appeal:

  • Copy of the Citation
  • Copy of the Hearing Record
  • Any proof supporting your defense

PARKING CITATION REFUNDS: 


Refunds for parking ticket fines take approximately 30 business days. For more information (CLICK HERE).