Parking Ticket Payment Plan

 


 

Payment Plan Participation Requirements
There are two payment plans available: the General Payment Plan and the Hardship Payment Plan. Please review the requirements of each payment plan below.

General Payment Plan
To participate:

  • Make a deposit of $500 or 25% of your parking debt whichever is greater

General Payment Plan for Booted Motorists
To participate:

  • Make a deposit of $750 or 50% of your parking debt whichever is greater
  • Pay all outstanding boot fees, towing fees and storage fees

Hardship Payment Plan
To participate in the Hardship Plan you must:

  • Show Certification of any of the following programs:
    • Government Issued Unemployment Compensation
    • Low income home energy assistance program (LIHEAP)
    • Federal Public Housing/ Section 8
    • Food Stamps
    • Medicaid or Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Make a deposit of $250 or 25% of your parking ticket debt whichever is lower
  • Pay all outstanding boot, tow and storage fees if you have been booted and/or towed.

Please note: Anyone who defaults on the parking ticket payment plan will be charged a $100 fee, be immediately placed on a boot or tow list and will be prohibited from participating in this plan in the future.

If you are interested in participating in the City of Chicago Parking Ticket Payment Plan,
please call 312-604-7100 or visit one of the
City of Chicago Payment Centers.


 

Special Offer- New Payment Plans
Expansion Dates: October 24, 2005-February 3, 2006

 

Six- month parking ticket payment plans:

  • Motorists with parking tickets totaling $500 or less may enter into a six-month parking ticket payment plan.
  • 50% deposit required.
  • Remainder to be paid over six months.

Defaulters may enter into a payment plan again:

  • Motorists who have previously defaulted in a parking ticket payment plan may enter into a new plan.
  • The new plan will be for a 12 -month period.
  • $100.00 default fee required.
  • The ordinance currently prohibits those who have defaulted in a parking ticket payment plan to enter again.

Hardship parking ticket payment plan to include:

  • Students: High School, College, Trade School and Vocation School.
  • Seniors, 65 and older.
  • Motorists who filed for bankruptcy but whose parking ticket debt has not been discharged by the court in the last five years.
  • Participation requires a deposit of $250.00 or 25% of parking ticket debt, whichever is less.

The current hardship parking ticket payment plan requires proof of participation in one of the following programs:

  • Government Issued Unemployment Compensation
  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
  • Federal Public Housing/Section 8
  • Food Stamps
  • Medicaid
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Continuation of the current payment plans:

  • Proposed expiration date will be January 1, 2007.
  • The existing payment plans are set to expire January 1, 2006.
  • Under the proposal, the expansion payment plan will only be offered from Oct. 24, 2005-Feburary 3, 2006 and not interfere with the current payment plans being offered.