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Pay a Parking Ticket

Pay for your parking ticket online using VISA, MasterCard, American Express or Interac. 

Other payment options

Write the parking ticket number on the front of your cheque or money order and make it payable to the City of Kingston. Returned cheques may result in an extra fee. Allow ample time for delivery and mail your payment, along with the ticket, to the following address: 

City of Kingston 
216 Ontario St., 
Kingston, ON, K7L 2Z3

You can pay your ticket in-person at the City Hall Payment Centre (216 Ontario St), Monday to Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

If you want to drop-off a payment, put the ticket in an envelope with a cheque or money order and drop it into the collection box on the door of City Hall's Market Street entrance. We do not accept cash payments in the collection box. Remember to write the parking ticket number on the front of the cheque or money order and make it payable to the City of Kingston. Returned cheques may result in an extra fee.

Trial option 

To file a Notice of Intention to Appear in Court, you or your representative must visit City Hall in person during regular business hours. 

Questions about parking tickets 

Submit your parking ticket question online and our staff will respond within two business days. If your question is time-sensitive, please call 613-546-0000 Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Parking violations and fines

Violation type Early fine rate (first 7 days) Set fine rate
Block traffic / Double park  $25.00 $30.00
Bus stop $30.00 $35.00
Commercial loading zone $25.00 $30.00
Expired meter / Pay & display $15.00 $20.00
No parking area $20.00 $25.00
No stopping area $25.00 $30.00
Obstruct entranceway $20.00 $25.00
Park a heavy vehicle in a residential zone $20.00 $25.00
Park within a prohibited distance of an intersection $20.00 $25.00
Park adjacent to a median strip $20.00 $25.00
Park an unattached trailer on-street
$20.00 $25.00
Park an un-roadworthy vehicle on-street $20.00  $25.00
Park between 1-7 a.m. during the winter $25.00 $30.00
Park during restricted times 
(e.g., Alternate days: 10- 11 a.m. or 2-3 p.m.)
$20.00 $25.00
Park exceeding the maximum period $20.00 $25.00
Park facing the wrong way $20.00 $25.00
Park in a rental space when unauthorized $20.00 $25.00
Park in a taxi stand zone $20.00 $25.00
Park in a tour bus loading zone $20.00 $25.00
Park in an on-street university or medical parking zone $20.00 $25.00
Park in an unauthorized area 
(Boulevard or Front Yard)
$20.00 $25.00
Park in excess of 12 hours $10.00 $15.00
Park in excess of 25 cm from a curb $10.00 $15.00
Failing to display a parking receipt $20.00 $25.00
Park in excess of maximum time posted on meter $20.00 $25.00
Park in excess of posted time limits $15.00 $20.00
Park interferes with civic services $20.00 $25.00
Park more than one vehicle in a metered space $10.00 $15.00
Park on an angle where prohibited $10.00 $15.00
Park on sidewalk $20.00 $25.00
Park outside lines $10.00 $15.00
Park to prevent movement of another vehicle $20.00 $25.00
Park unauthorized in a municipal lot $20.00 $25.00
Park unauthorized in a monthly permit lot $20.00 $25.00
Park vehicle in excess of 6 metres in a metered zone $10.00 $15.00
Park within 3 metres of a fire hydrant $30.00 $35.00
School bus loading zone $50.00 $70.00
Stop in no stopping zone in a school area on school days $50.00 $70.00
Unauthorized parking in an accessible space n/a $300.00
Unauthorized parking on private property $20.00 $25.00


The City of Kingston acknowledges that we are on the traditional homeland of the Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee and the Huron-Wendat, and thanks these nations for their care and stewardship over this shared land.

Today, the City is committed to working with Indigenous peoples and all residents to pursue a united path of reconciliation.

Learn more about the City's reconciliation initiatives.

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