Salt Lake City

Parking and Civil Unit

Welcome to Parking and Civil Unit

We are now located in the City and County Building at 451 South State Street, Room 145. The Parking/Civil Unit handles parking notices, impound hearings, ground transportation, alarm violations, snow removal, loud party, and animal control.

*We will be closing early on December 24th and December 31st. On Both days we will be closing at 12:00PM.*


Payment Options

You can make payments three ways:

  • in person
  • on the phone
  • online

Online payments

Click here for our online payment system.

Mail Payments

If mailing in your payment, make checks or money orders payable to Salt Lake City Corporation. Enclose the parking notice, snow removal, ground transportation, delinquent letter or billing notice with your payment for proper credit. Enclose the correct amount due. Late payments will be credited as partial payments. Please write the citation number on your check or money order. Do not mail cash.

Mailing address for payments

Salt Lake City Corporation
PO Box 145580
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-5580

Payments by phone
Call (801)535-6116

Appealing Parking/Civil Notices

In Person:
Salt Lake City & County Building
451 South State Street, Room 145
Salt Lake City, UT
Common reasons that do not support a dismissal or reduction for a Parking/Civil Notice:
  • Not knowing City, State, or Federal Laws
  • Paid wrong space number
  • I was parked in violation for a minute
  • No other place to park
  • I can't pay the fine
  • Did not see the signs or markings
  • I was the only one who got a notice
  • I've never had a notice before
  • I will never do it again

If you have received a parking/civil notice and have questions, you may call 801-535-6116. To speak to a Hearing Officer email us at or come in person to speak with a Hearing Officer at The City and County Building, 451 South State Street, Room 145.

Hearing Officers are available to help you Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 451 South State Street, Room 145, Salt Lake City Utah. You do not need an appointment unless you need an impound hearing. The best time to see a hearing officer is between 8:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.  We are closed on Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays. To avoid waiting in line to see a Hearing Officer for payment of fines, please make your payment online, by mail or calling (801)535-6116.

If you have received a collection letter or have a returned check, please contact the Collections Department at 801-535-7100.

More Information and Services

Impounded, Immobilized or Booted Vehicles

Salt Lake City Ordinances and Codes (Go To Title 12)

Parking Fine Schedule