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Parking Penalties & Fines

  1. The person who purchases a parking permit will be held responsible for nonmoving parking violations by any vehicle bearing that permit.
  2. One citation for "Not displaying a valid permit", may be excused if parked in a non-reserved or handicap space, in a permitted lot, for new faculty, staff and students if parked legally in a space.
  3. Schedule of Fines:
  • Meter violations: $30.00
  • Parked in driving lane: $20.00
  • Prohibited by sign: $20
  • Area permit does not apply; $15
  • Not within marked space: $20
  • Parked on grass, dirt, sidewalk: $30
  • Red reserve space: $60
  • Prohibited by yellow marking: $20
  • Meter violation: $15
  • Visitor/patient parking only: $30
  • Handicapped space/blocking access ramp: $200
  • Possession lost/stolen permit: $180
  • Owns permit but failed to display: $20
  • Wrong resident permit designation: $15
  • Loading zone: $20
  • Forged/altered permit: $250
  • Fines are payable via our citation payment web form, in person at the Parking Offices, or by mail.
  • Students and employees with unpaid parking citations cannot purchase a parking permit. Students will have a financial hold placed on their student account and maybe subject to a loss of university services until the fines are paid and financial hold is released by the Parking Office.
  • As provided for in KRS 164.975, a person using a fraudulent parking permit, in possession of a lost/stolen parking permit, or found to be a "habitual violator" may be denied permission to park or operate a motor vehicle on property owned or controlled by the University of Louisville. Incidents involving University of Louisville registered students will be referred to the Student Life Office for administrative review.