If your vehicle has a wheel lock attached or it has been impounded you must appear at the Parking Violations Bureau, Room 111 City Hall, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
All outstanding summonses and fees against the registered owner and / or titleholder must be satisfied before a release is given.
If you received a letter from our auto impound regarding a vehicle you no longer own, please disregard the letter. It is our responsibility to notify the last titled owner.
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Please make checks payable to Parking Violations Bureau. For more information, call 716-851-5182.
For further information, contact Parking Violations.
You may check off the box for "Not Guilty," mail it to:Room 111City HallBuffalo, NY 14202
We will schedule a time for you to appear and notify you by mail. Parking tickets cannot be contested on the grounds that the operator is unable to pay. Also a ticket cannot be contested solely on the grounds that you believe that the Parking Regulation you violated is unfair.
Look at the bottom line on our bill entitled "Notice of Impending Judgement." You will see a box listing information pertaining to the summons. Look over to the box entitled "Amount Paid." If the amount in the box corresponds to the amount you paid, you are being billed for one of the following:
For further information, contact Parking.
Call 716-851-5182 and notify the representative that your car is impounded. Any outstanding tickets under the registered owners name and / or the titled owner must be paid, the vehicle must be registered and insured and all towing and storage charges satisfied in order to obtain a release form. If the police have a hold on the vehicle you will also need written authorization from the Police Department in order to retrieve the vehicle.
You have to park legally every day of the year, no exceptions for holidays. For further questions, contact Parking.
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Meters are in effect 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. , Monday through Friday unless otherwise posted. Sundays and Legal Holidays are excluded. Holidays are:
For any more information, contact Parking.
Go to the NFTA website. Please note that between November 15th and April 1st, parking is restricted between the hours of 1:30 a.m. and 7 a.m. on all bus routes. For more information, contact Parking.
All hearing requests must be made in person or by mail. Please include the summons or the bill you have received from us, along with your current name and address. We will notify you by mail of your appointment. You may appear any Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday on or before the scheduled date between 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. or 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. to have your hearing. Hearings cannot be rescheduled.
If you want to cancel your hearing and pay, payment can be made by mailing your check or money order for the amount due along with your hearing notice. Payment must be either in person or postmarked by mail no later than the appointed hearing date. If you are the operator of the vehicle but not registered / titleholder, you must bring in written, notarized consent from the owner when you appear for a hearing.
For further questions, please contact Parking.
If you have received a ticket at a meter or are disputing alleged sign posting, mail the summons to us with a detailed explanation of the problem along with your current name and address. We will investigate the problem and the results will be mailed to you with an explanation. Contact Parking for more information.
If you received a summons and lost it, and the summons was issued more than eight days ago, wait until you receive a bill. If the summons was issued within the last eight days you need to speak with a representative at Parking Violations Bureau who will supply you with proof of an attempt to address your ticket.