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, Winter Parking 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

Chronic Offender (More Than 5 On-Street Meter Violations For The Year):

  • $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, located on the ground floor of City Hall in the Customer Service Center. The Parking Bureau office hours are Mon.-Thurs. 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, and Friday 8:30 am to 4 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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