Salt Lake City

Appeal Parking/Civil Notices


Contesting your parking/civil citation must include discussing the matter with a hearing officer for potential resolution. A hearing must be conducted within 20 calendar days from the date the citation was issued. No hearings are conducted via telephone.

Hearings are conducted:

  • Online:


  • In Person: 

     Salt Lake City & County Building : 451 South State Street Room 145 ,Salt Lake City UT 84114.  

Hearing officers are available Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

What to include in an online hearing or what to bring with you if appealing your citation in person?

Appealing a parking/civil citation may include providing your full name, mailing address and telephone number. It is important to include or bring with you any documentation such as images that may help the hearing officer get a better understanding of your appeal. Also, include a detail explanation of your appeal. 

For information about Salt Lake City parking/civil ordinances (Chapter 12.56) visit our municipal ordinances online

Is your citation older than 40 days?

All parking/civil citations are sent to Salt Lake City Collection Unit after 40 days from issue date. If your citation has been sent to Salt Lake City Collections Unit, please contact them at 801-535-7100. Their office is open Monday-Friday (except holidays) from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.