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Pay and/or contest a parking ticket

Parking tickets issued by the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) are adjudicated through the Multnomah County Court system. You have 30 days from the date on your ticket to work through the options below, or the citation will be delinquent and you risk increased fines and vehicle impound.

Time to complete this process may vary.

  1. OPTION 1 - Pay and/or contest your citation by phone

    You may pay your citation over the phone with Visa or Mastercard. Press option "2" after calling:

  2. OPTION 2 - Contest your citation in person

    To contest a ticket in person you must attend a court hearing. You can either schedule a court hearing, or appear in person during designated court hours. 

    Schedule a hearing

    To schedule a court hearing you must first pay your citation in full. Follow the instructions above to mail your citation in, but include a written request for a hearing.

    Appear in person

    You may request a hearing and pay your citation in person. Check courthouse hours here.

    Circuit Court Parking Tag Office, Room 131B

    Multnomah County Courthouse
    1021 SW Fourth Ave.
    Portland, OR97204
    United States

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  1. OPTION 1 - Pay your citation online

    Have your county and citation information ready and pay online to the Oregon Judicial Department:

  2. OPTION 2 - Contest your citation in person

    To contest a ticket in person you must attend a court hearing. You can either schedule a court hearing, or appear in person during designated court hours. 

    Schedule a hearing

    To schedule a court hearing you must first pay your citation in full. Follow the instructions above to mail your citation in, but include a written request for a hearing.

    Appear in person

    You may request a hearing and pay your citation in person. Check courthouse hours here.

    Circuit Court Parking Tag Office, Room 131B

    Multnomah County Courthouse
    1021 SW Fourth Ave.
    Portland, OR97204
    United States

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