Parking Fines, Paying Citations & Towed Vehicles
|Expired Meter||A payment was not made or the meter expired and a ticket has been issued.||$25|
|Display of Expired Tags||The registration date posted on the license plate has expired.||$100|
|Left to Curb||Parking a vehicle facing in the wrong direction.||$35|
|Obey Off Sign||Failure to obey an official sign.||$35|
|Restricted for Handicapped||Parking in a designated handicapped space without a valid permit.||$250|
|Residential Parking||Parking within a residential zone without registering the vehicle or displaying a valid guest pass.||$50|
|Yellow Curb||Parking a vehicle on-street adjacent to a yellow curb.||$35|
|48-hour violation||Failure to move a vehicle issued a 48 hour warning notice. Commonly issued, but not restricted solely to, vehicles parked on the street without registration or other parking violations such as expired tags or flat tires.||$35|
|Parking in Fire Lane or blocking Fire Hydrant||Parking a motor vehicle in either a fire lane or within 15’ of a fire hydrant.||$35/$100|
Note: All violations mentioned above could potentially be a towing violation.
Pay Parking Citations
The City of Hyattsville offers several ways to pay a parking ticket:
|Online||Pay citations online|
|Telephone||Call 1-833-385-0550 (will be staffed 24/7) (Credit card payments cannot be accepted via the phone)|
|DO NOT SEND CASH. Make your Check or Money Order payable to City of Hyattsville and write the Citation Number and your Vehicle License Number on your check or money order. Include your name and address on the envelope. Use a First Class stamp on the envelope and mail to:|
City of Hyattsville
Citation Processing Center
PO Box 172,
Hyattsville, Maryland 20781
Please note - the City cannot accept payment for parking tickets at the City Building.
For additional information, please see Hyattsville's Charter & Code: Chapter 114 - Vehicles and Traffic.
Request to Stand Trial
If you wish to stand trial for a City of Hyattsville citation, you must submit a request within 15 calendar days from the date the citation was issued. You can submit the option to appeal or by completing and mailing the form on the back of the citation.
Please note that once a REQUEST TO STAND TRIAL has been filled out and submitted within the 15-day window, the citation has been locked, a court date will be issued by the courts, and the fine cannot be paid unless released by Hyattsville Parking Compliance staff. If you choose to forego Court and pay the citation, please notify Hyattsville Parking Compliance directly at least three (3) days prior to the Court date.
If your vehicle was towed in the City of Hyattsville:
- Call the Hyattsville Police Non-Emergency line at (301) 985-5060 or visit the Hyattsville Police Department at 4310 Gallatin Street to confirm whether your vehicle was towed
- In the event that your vehicle was towed, you will need to first pay all fines and fees in full that are associated with the towed vehicle. To pay now, click here
- Once all fines and fees on the vehicle are paid in full, the name and address of the towing company will be provided
- Please note that any fees from the towing company must be settled directly with them prior to vehicle release