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Did you receive a parking ticket?

OPTIONS

Within 10 days of receiving a ticket, you have the following options:

Pay Parking Ticket

Tickets not paid within 10 days of issuance will be considered unpaid and might incur additional administrative fees.

Tickets unpaid past 60 days will be sent to collections. Additional penalties will be added.

PAY PARKING TICKET

Learn more about alternative ways to pay besides Credit Card.

Appeal a Parking Citation

You have 10 calendar days following the issue date of this citation to file an appeal and request an administrative hearing to resolve your parking citation.

Learn more about the Appeals Process.


PARKING CITATION DISCOUNTS

The City of Bend offers significant discounts on early citation payments for "Overtime" citations. Please see the table below to determine how you can save big on your citation payment.

 Quick Pay First 48 hours  Within 10 days  After 10 days 
 Save big by only paying:  Pay the full fine amount of:  Pay the full amount of your citation plus a $20 late fee:
 $12  $25  $45
 Credit Card or Cash payment only  Credit Card, Cash, or check is accepted  Credit Card, Cash, or check is accepted

HABITUAL OFFENDER FEES

Don't be that guy or gal! The penalty for repeated parking violations within any 365 consecutive day period are steep and can be avoided by following parking rules and regulations.

 5 to 9 parking violations  10 to 14 parking violations

 15 or more parking violations

200% of the otherwise applicable penalty  300% of the otherwise applicable penalty 400% of the otherwise applicable penalty
A $45 parking citation turns into a $90 citation! A $45 parking citation turns into a $135 citation! A $45 parking citation turns into a $180 citation!

APPEAL A PARKING CITATION

If you feel that you have received a parking citation in error, you should follow the directions below. The same directions can be found on the back of your citation.

How many days do I have?

You have 10 days to appeal your parking citation and request a hearing.

How do I request a hearing?

City of Bend Municipal Code Chapter 6.25.000 allows individuals to appeal the issuance of UNPAID parking tickets within 10 days of the issue date. Use the Parking Citation Appeal Form to submit your appeal.

Completed forms should be sent to the City of Bend Parking Services Division, 841 NW Bond Street, Suite 7, Bend, OR 97701. Appeals can also be sent via email to parkingappeals@bendoregon.gov.

Please contact the Parking Services Division at (541) 317-2805 or via email parking@bendoregon.gov for questions.

What hearing options are there?

 Written Appearance (Hearing by mail)  In person hearing:
Use the Parking Citation Appeal Form to send your written appeal to the Bend Parking Services Division, clearly state why you are appealing the citation and are requesting a hearing. Use the Parking Citation Appeal Form to send your written appeal to the Parking Services Division and request a hearing in person, clearly state why you are appealing the citation and are requesting a hearing. 

 

Choosing either option does NOT waive your right to a court trial. If a citation can't be resolved during the administrative hearing, a trial at Municipal Court can be requested. Additional Court Fees may apply.

Insufficient reasons for appeals include:

  • Lack of knowledge of regulations
  • Other vehicles were also parking improperly
  • Lack of space
  • Unread or misunderstood signs
  • Parking only for short period of time
  • Failure to display parking permit
  • Lost citation or forgetfulness, are NOT grounds to appeal a citation.

What if I don't pay?

You have 10 days after receiving a parking citation to pay or appeal the citation. The following administrative fees are added if parking citations remain unpaid:

$15 administrative fee at 30 days after issue date

$15 administrative fee at 60 days after issue date

If a parking citation remains unpaid for longer than 60 days it is sent to a collection agency and a 25% fee is added. The vehicle with the unpaid citation might also be subject to immobilization, and additional fee might apply.


ALTERNATIVE PAYMENT METHODS

PAY ONLINE

Pay your parking citation online via credit or debit card.

To make an online payment, you will need to have your citation number and vehicle license number of the vehicle cited.

PAY BY MAIL

To make a payment by mail, please send payment along with your citation to:

Diamond Parking Services, LLC. P.O. Box 1252, Bend, OR 97709

Bend@diamondparking.com 

Make checks payable to Diamond Parking Services, LLC

PAYMENT DROP-BOXES

Drop Boxes are located here:

City Hall- West Entrance

(white box inside entry door)

North Mirror Pond Lot Parking Garage  Diamond Parking Office

710 NW Wall Street

Bend, OR 97701

South end of Brooks Street, Bend OR 97701 700 NW Lave Road, Bend OR 97701  841 NW Bond Street, #7 Bend, OR 97701
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 7 days a week, 24 hours 7 days a week, 24 hours 7 days a week, 24 hours