If you have any outstanding parking tickets, make sure you take note. The City of Cincinnati is offering a parking ticket amnesty program through the end of June. After that, your car will be impounded.
With almost 62,000 people owing an estimate of $12.3 million, the City is encouraging citizens to immediately pay unpaid parking tickets right away to avoid additional fines and towing.
Now, new license plate technology automatically identifies cars with multiple unpaid parking tickets. Also, citizens may not be able to renew Ohio license plates or driver's licenses.
While the parking amnesty runs through the end of June, citizens with multiple unpaid parking tickets should understand that cars can be towed at any time.
Citizens will be required to pay the original amount of the ticket, plus an impound fee of $150 and daily storage fee of $25.
All you have to do is pay overdue parking fines and avoid the penalties.
Here are three ways to pay parking violations incurred before June 30, 2010. This includes parking fines only and does not include speeding violations or other moving violations.
- Come by - Visit Patricia Clancy Clerk of Courts, 1000 Sycamore St. Room 112, Cincinnati, OH 45202 to pay parking fines Monday through Friday, 8am to 8pm. Acceptable forms of payment include cash, personal and certified checks, money orders, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover (there is a fee for credit cards).
- Click http://www.courtclerk.org/parkingticket.asp to pay overdue parking fines online.
- Call 513-946-6000 to pay overdue parking fines by phone.