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Located on the banks of the Hudson River, Albany is the capital city of New York State. It is the largest city in Albany County. The city is well known for its commerce, culture, rich history, institutions of higher education, and architecture.

Parking provisions in Albany are enforced by the Police Department of the City of Albany. It is good to understand basic parking ticket information in Albany and learn how to appeal parking tickets in the city.

If you are looking for a simpler way to appeal your Albany parking tickets, DoNotPay  is the solution. The Parking Ticket product simplifies the process of disputing parking tickets to just a few steps, which you can complete using your phone or personal computer.

How Much Does a Parking Ticket Cost in Albany?


Parking tickets in Albany are given to every driver who parks in the wrong place, violating set parking rules or putting other people in danger. Typically, the city of Albany offers free street parking to all drivers from 5:00 PM Mondays through Fridays and the whole day on Saturdays and Sundays.

There are plenty of metered parking lots within the city, operating as single-space and Pay-and-Display meters. Violating parking rules in the city of Albany calls for a ticket, depending on the specific mistake.

Here is a table showing the average fee for parking tickets within Albany:

Violation Ticket Charges
Overtime Parking$25
Parking in a fire lane$35
Crosswalk/sidewalk parking$35
Unauthorized angle parking$35
Blocking driveway$50
Traffic obstruction$50
Double parking$75
Unauthorized handicap parking$150
Blocking a fire hydrant$100

How to Pay For Parking Tickets in Albany

When faced with a parking ticket in Albany, you can dispute the ticket or pay the fine. If you opt to pay the fine, you can use any of the following ways:

1. In-Person

You can walk into City Hall's Treasurer's Office (Room 110 on the first floor of the City Hall) from 8:30 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday and pay your fine through any of the following forms:

  • Cash
  • Check
  • Money order

If you have none of the above payment methods, you can use your credit card using a self-service computer portal located at the City Hall.

2. Online

To pay your fines online, log on to the Albany citations payment platform and search for your ticket by the citation number, vehicle license number or your VIN number. You can use any credit or debit card to clear the fines.

3. By Mail

Send a check or money order to the Albany Parking Violations Bureau together with the parking ticket numbers and vehicle license plate to:

Albany City Hall – Treasurer's Office

24 Eagle Street, 1st Floor

Albany, NY 12207

Can I Appeal My Parking Ticket in Albany?


Yes, Albany police department gives you up to 20 days after issuance to dispute any parking ticket you incur. However, you need to prove your innocence by providing a picture of your vehicle, picture of the road sign, or any other supporting document.

There are two ways you can dispute or appeal your parking ticket: in person or by mail.

  • You can go to the Albany City Hall, bring your ticket together with the supporting documents of the Albany City Hall, and appeal your case.
  • You can also opt to send a copy of your ticket together with your proof of innocence or an explanation to the Albany Parking Violations Bureau.

Contest Parking Tickets in Albany in Less Than 120 Seconds

Disputing parking tickets in Albany takes up a lot of time since the Albany police department does not allow you to appeal for parking tickets through your phone. Additionally, lining up at City Hall might take you long hours depending on the number of people being serviced.

DoNotPay helps you save time by providing you with a simple yet efficient way to contest your parking fees. The tool has helped overturn more than $4 Million in Parking Tickets.

If you want to appeal for parking tickets but do not know where to start, here is how to get started:

  1. Log-in to DoNotPay and find the Parking Tickets product.


  2. Upload a photo of your parking ticket.


  3. Provide us with some details on why you believe the parking ticket is a mistake.


  4. Select whether or not you want the letter mailed to the traffic ticket issuer on your behalf! 
  5. That's it! You'll receive an appeal letter that contains state vehicle codes to boost your case.


It's really that simple! Look out for your traffic ticket issuer's response to discover whether you won!

DoNotPay Helps Users Fight and Beat Parking Tickets in Any City

The DoNotPay Parking Tickets product works across the USA, and you can use it to appeal parking tickets in Albany and other states and cities, including:

You can also petition parking fees with specific authorities, such as the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency

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