Parking Violation Fines


FFECTIVE 10-1-18

Court Procedures
You have the following options 

  • Admit Responsibility and pay the ticket:

    • Sign the back of the citation.
    • If you had a valid handicapped permit or plate but failed to display it properly, please include a copy of the permit and a copy of the permit holder's driver's license and the fine will be reduced to $20, if paid within 14 days.
    • Make check or money order payable to 46th District Court (in U.S. funds).
    • Write citation number on check or money order.
    • Pay in person or mail the signed copy of the citation and the check or money order to the court at the address below.

  • Write a letter of explanation: mail to the 46th District Court at the address below.  The Court will notify you within two weeks of any fines and costs ordered or if a hearing will be necessary.

The following fine and costs apply if the ticket is paid within 14 days; additional fees are assessed for late payments. MCR 1.110 requires fines, costs and applicable fees ordered to be paid in full at sentencing.

  Paid within 14 days Paid after 14 days
Handicapped Parking - no valid permit/plate $180 $205
Handicapped Parking - with valid permit/plate $20* $55
Improper Parking $90 $125
Fire Lane $90 $125
No Parking 2 am to 5 am  $90  $125
No Parking 3 am to 6 am $90 $125
No Parking, Tow Away Zone $90 $125

*If a handicapped individual was operating the vehicle or was being transported and had a valid permit or plate which was not displayed properly, the Court may reduce the fines and costs to $20, if proof or a copy of the valid permit/plate and a copy of your driver's license is provided to the Court within 14 days from date of issuance.

46th District Court
P.O. Box 2055
26000 Evergreen
Southfield, MI 48037-2055
(248) 796-5860

(Counter Hours - 8:00 am to 4:30 pm)