In Edmonston, parking citations are issued by Police and Code Enforcement Officers.
The most common violations are for parking:
- in the wrong direction sometimes referred to as “Left Wheels to Curb”
- in Fire Lanes or handicapped spaces
- across the sidewalk
- vehicles with expired or suspended tags
- in residential “Permit Only” areas without the required permit displayed
Frequently Asked Questions
How long do I have to submit payment?
You must submit payment for your parking citation or request a court trial with-in 20 days. Failure to do so will result in increased penalties and will subject your vehicles registration to an administrative flag. Flags will prevent you from re-registering the vehicle until the fines have been paid. Additionally, unpaid citations are sent to collections which negatively affect s credit ratings.
Where can I pay my parking citations in person?
Yes, You may pay in person at 9418 Annapolis Road, Suite 104, Lanham, MD 20706, Monday-Friday 8:30am – 4:00pm (Closed 1:30-2:00 for lunch).
How much do I owe in parking fines?
If paid during the initial fine period, the fine listed on the issued citation is owed. Following the initial period additional fines may have accrued.
Can I pay my parking citation by mail or by phone?
No, payments by mail and by phone are not accepted.
Can I pay my parking citation online?
Yes. You may pay the ticket online.
Does a parking citation effect my license or insurance?
No, parking violations do not assess points against the vehicle owner’s driver’s license.
How can I get more information?
Call Optopark Customer Service at 866-704-9737 for more information.