Common Parking Violations
In Edmonston, parkng 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”
- parking in Fire Lanes or handicapped spaces
- parking across the sidewalk
- parking vehicles with expired or suspended tags
- parking 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 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?
In person at the Edmonston Police Headquarters located at 5005 52nd Avenue, Edmonston, MD 20781. Payments are accepted only during normal business hours: Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Excluding holidays and administrative closure dates.
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. You should contact the E.P.D. Headquarters at (301) 699-8805 to request information on the amount due.
Can I pay my parking citation by mail or by phone?
Payments by mail and by phone are accepted. Money orders and checks can also be mailed to the police department for payment. Make checks and money orders payable to the Town of Edmonston and mail them to 5005 52nd Avenue, Edmonston, MD 20781.
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.