Fine Schedule and Payment Options

Parking Violation

Fine Schedule

Pursuant to Dover City Code Chapter 166-31, late fees may be assessed on any parking ticket not paid within ten (10) days. The schedule for fines is enumerated below:

For all general violations except serious offenses:

  • Original Ticket (First Notice): $15.00
  • 10 Days after Original Ticket (Late notice):  $30.00
  • 14 Days After Late Notice: $50.00
  • After Notification of a Collection Agency: $60.00
  • Minimum Court Fine: $100.00

Fire Lane, Access Aisle and certain other violations:

  • Ticket (First Notice): $50.00
  • Mailing (Late Notice): $70.00
  • 14 Days After Late Notice: $100.00
  • After Notification of a Collection Agency: $120.00
  • Minimum Court Fine: $150.00

Accessible (Handicapped Zone) violations:

  • Ticket (First Notice): $250.00
  • Mailing (Late Notice): $250.00
  • 14 Days After Late Notice: $250.00
  • After Notification of a Collection Agency: $300.00
  • Minimum Court Fine: $300.00

Winter Parking Violation (more than 5 in a season):

  • $100.00 each

Immobilization Surcharge:

  • $25.00

Credit Card Fine Payment Transaction Fee:

  • $1.00 per $50 increment.

Payment Options

Tickets must be paid within 10 days of being issued or additional fines will be imposed.

  • Payment can be made by check through the mail using the envelope provided. 
  • Payments (cash, check or credit card) can be made at the Parking Bureau in City Hall, across from the City Clerk’s office, M-F 8:30 am – 4:00 pm.  There is a $1.00 surcharge per payment in increments of up to $50 for credit cards. 
  • You may also pay on-line at https://citations.dover.nh.gov/

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