Appealing a Parking Ticket

Appealing a Parking Ticket
Paying or Appealing a Parking Ticket
 
                                                        

 

Paying a Parking Ticket
The Reading Police Department can now accept online  payment for parking citations. This can be done through the following service:  www.kelleyryan.comAccepted forms of payments are Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and ECheck. There is a 3.2% convenience fee added to the ticket with a minimum of $3.00 for credit cards. There is a $.50 convenience fee when using an ECheck. This must be done online using the above application. Credit cards can not be taken at the Police Station. Payment by checks and cash are still accepted at the Records Office when paid within 21 days. Tickets paid after 21 days at the Records Office is cash only. 
 
 
Appealing a Parking Ticket
In order to appeal a parking ticket you must appear in person in front of a hearing officer at the Reading Police Department. The hearing officer will assess the violation, photographs taken by the Parking Enforcement Officer, other evidence, and any possible mitigating circumstance that may exist. Parking ticket appeals are held the 2nd Wednesday of every month between the hours of 8:00 AM and 9:00 AM. Hearings are conducted in the 2nd Floor Conference Room of the Police Station on a first come, first serve basis. For more information, please contact the Chief's Executive Assistant, Vicki Cummings at (781) 942-6769.