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Parking Penalties & Fines

  1. The person who purchases a parking permit will be held responsible for non-moving parking violations by any vehicle bearing that permit.
  2. One citation for "Not displaying a valid permit" if parked in a non-reserve or non-handicap space in a permitted lot for new faculty, staff and students may be excused.
  3. Schedule of Fines (non-severe offenses escalate to full amount 7 days from citation date):
  • No valid permit displayed: $30
  • Parked in driving lane: $20
  • 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 marking: $20
  • Meter violation: $15
  • Visitor/patient parking only: $30
  • Owns permit but failed to display: $20
  • Loading zone: $20

Severe offense (does not escalate)

    • Forged/altered permit: $250
    • Possession of a lost/stolen permit: $180
    • Handicap space: $200
    • Blocking Handicap access: $200
      • Fines are payable via our citation payment web form, in person at the Parking Offices, or by mail at 2126 S Floyd St, Louisville, KY 40208.
      • Students and employees with unpaid parking citations can not purchase a new parking permit. University members will have a financial hold placed on their registrar account and may be 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 Dean of Students for administrative review.