We encourage citizens to pay violations via phone or website at this time 

Contact number: (260) 427-1208

Pay or file an Appeal online at


Parking Enforcement is a revenue-producing department that was placed under the supervision of the City Clerk in 1997. 


Parking Hearings resume on February 18, 2021 at 8:30 AM. You will be notified via US Mail if you have either requested or been scheduled for a hearing. You may call (260) 427-1208 with questions about the schedule, between 8 AM and 5PM Monday through Friday. 


This department supports itself with revenues from the following:

  • Enforcement of applicable laws and city policies relating to metered parking
  • Enforcing City Code relating to residential parking and abandoned vehicle code infractions
  • Responding to citizen complaints concerning abandoned and illegal vehicles
  • Posting “No Parking” signs and bag meters

Parking Meter rates are $1.00 per hour and can be paid with coins or credit/debit cards.

Metered Parking is free from 5 PM to 8 AM on weekdays, on Saturdays and Sundays, and on City Holidays. The City of Fort Wayne recognizes the following holidays:

New Year's Day 

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Memorial Day

Independence Day 

Veteran's Day 

Thanksgiving Day and the Friday after

Christmas Eve

Christmas Day


You can reach Parking Enforcement by calling (260) 427-1208 Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. All citations can be paid online, 24 hours a day at