Parking Ticket Payments

Did you get a parking ticket? Make your payment online through grpayit or explore your other options.

Online

Before we get started

A couple of notes on grpayit :

  • Security. Rest assured that your payment information is encrypted when it's submitted and securely stored by a third party. These practices are PCI DSS compliant .
  • Goodbye processing fees. There are no processing fees when making parking ticket payments, payments for water bills or adding funds to your refuse account in grpayit.

Gather your information

Make sure to have your parking ticket citation number or your vehicle's license plate number ready. You'll need these to search for your ticket in grpayit.

Decide your payment option

You can pay online with a credit/debit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover) or an eCheck. 

Make your payment

Create an account or login to grpayit. You'll find your parking ticket and pay it quickly and easily. grpayit will find your water bills, refuse account, and property tax balance and help you link those to a single account. You decide when and how much to pay. We'll process your payment with no added fees.

Pay it online

Payment Timeline

When you make a payment through grpayit, your account is credited the following business day by noon. If you make a payment on a holiday, it'll be posted the following business day by noon. Check out the parking ticket payment options to decide which one works best for you.

 

Mail

Gather your information

Make sure to send your payment with your parking ticket payment stub. Write the citation number on the check or money order. Need to find your parking ticket? Search for your ticket here.

Prepare your payment

Make your check out to Grand Rapids City Treasurer. Write your license plate number and citation number on the memo line of the check or money order. Keep in mind that it takes 5-7 business days for the US Postal Service to deliver mail to us. Make sure to mail your payment at least 5-7 business days before your payment is due. Check out the parking ticket payment options to decide which one works best for you.

Mail your payment

Mail your payment to the Grand Rapids City Treasurer at the address listed in the Contact Us section of this page. Keep in mind that you should never send cash in the mail. Write your citation number and license plate number on your check memo.

We'll process your payment

Keep in mind that it takes 5-7 business days for the US Postal Service to deliver mail to us. Make sure to mail your payment at least 5-7 business days before your payment is due. We'll process your parking ticket payment as soon as possible. The postmark date is accepted as needed to show that you submitted your payment on time.

We receive payment

on a weekday

Monday

12:00AM - 11:59PM

Tuesday

12:00AM - 11:59PM

Wednesday

12:00AM - 11:59PM

Thursday

12:00AM - 11:59PM

Day your payment is posted

Wednesday

by noon

Thursday

by noon

Friday

by noon

Monday

by noon

We receive payment on a weekend

 

Friday

12:00AM - 11:59PM

Saturday

12:00AM - 11:59PM

Sunday

12:00AM - 11:59PM

Day your payment is posted

 

Tuesday

by noon

Tuesday

by noon

Tuesday

by noon


Phone

We don't accept parking ticket payments over the phone

You can pay your parking ticket online, by mail, or in person. If you have questions or need help, give us a call at the number listed in the Contact Us section of this page.

Gather your information

Make sure to have your parking ticket citation number ready. Need to find your parking ticket? Search for your ticket here.

Prepare payment

Check out the parking ticket payment options to decide which one works best for you.

In Person

Gather your information

Make sure to have your parking ticket citation number ready. Need to find your parking ticket? Search for your ticket here.

Bring payment

We accept cash, check, money order, or credit/debit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover). Check out the parking ticket payment options to decide which one works best for you.

Park and Pay at City Hall

Visit us between 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday through Friday at City Hall. We're located at 300 Monroe Ave NW. We're closed on weekends and holidays.

You can pay at either of these locations:

  • Customer Service windows on the Monroe Level

  • City Treasurer's Office at the address listed in the Contact Us section of this page

Pay in person at City Hall to have your payment immediately posted to your account.

We'll validate 30 minutes of free parking in the Government Center Ramp while you make your payment. We'll give this to you at the counter. We don't validate for metered parking.

Drop off your payment after hours

Pay when it's convenient for you and drop off your check or money order payment in the dropbox. We empty the dropbox at 8AM and process payments within 2 business days. If you drop off your payment after 8AM, we'll collect and process it two business days after that.

You can find the dropbox across the street from City Hall at 300 Ottawa Ave NW.

Ottawa is a one-way street heading south and the dropbox will be on your left, the east side of the street.