You may appeal a citation by one of the following options:

In writing to

Parking Referee
City of Ann Arbor
301 E. Huron Street
PO Box 8647
Ann Arbor, MI 48107-8647

Enclose the citation, your return address and a detailed letter thoroughly explaining the situation. A Parking Referee will respond with the appeal decision via US Mail. If the appeal is denied, and you are required to pay the citation, additional time will be granted to pay the fee.

By Internet

At the City of Ann Arbor Parking Referee site.

Parking Referee

Parking Referee sessions are held at City Hall, Second Floor, 301 E. Huron, Ann Arbor MI 48104 as follows:

Monday2pm to 4pm
Tuesday9am to 12pm
Wednesday10am to 12pm
ThursdayNo Sessions
Friday1pm to 4pm


Parking citations may be paid by one of the following options. Fine amounts increase after 14 days. Failure to respond within 14 days will result in a default judgment against you and additional costs. Failure to pay a default judgment may result in legal action for collection. Four (4) or more unpaid citations in default may result in:

  • Impoundment of your vehicle
  • Loss of your right to renew your driver’s license
  • Issuance of a warrant for your arrest


At the City of Ann Arbor Parking Ticket Payment site. MasterCard and Visa accepted.

Send a check payment

Payable to the City of Ann Arbor to:

City of Ann Arbor
CDI Payment Processing Center
P.O. Box 2066
Tarrytown, NY 10591

Pay in person

At the City of Ann Arbor Customer Service Center located at 301 E. Huron Street in the Ann Arbor Municipal Center (City Hall). Short term metered parking is located on the 300 block of E. Ann Street directly behind City Hall and in a metered lot adjacent to the building. You may also pay by drop box (include ticket in envelope). Only money orders and checks accepted in drop box 24 hours/7 days a week at the north end lobby drop box or the drive up box on 300 E. Ann Street. Please record ticket or plate number on your payment.

Pay by phone

Phone (866) 890-4982. MasterCard and Visa accepted. Please note when using this payment method, you must pay all of your outstanding citations. The system will not allow you to pick just one citation for payment.