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Drivers who owe outstanding parking tickets to the City of Evanston can avoid paying additional fees during a one-time parking ticket amnesty program through September 30, 2017.

Any fees assessed beyond the original citation amount will be waived during this time, and only the original amount of the ticket will be due. Those who have outstanding parking citations with the City will be mailed a notice.

Parking tickets can be paid:

  • Online at
  • By phone by calling 888-232-9326 or 847-448-4311
  • By mail using the envelope provided with the mailed notification
  • In person at the City Collector’s Office, 2100 Ridge Ave., between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Extended hours will be offered during the amnesty program on Wednesdays, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturdays, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., through September.

In order to pay online or by phone, drivers will need to have their ticket and license plate numbers handy. A $2.95 convenience fee may apply.

For more information, please call/text 847-448-4311. For convenience, residents may simply dial 3-1-1 in Evanston.