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Enforcement of parking regulations reduces the incidence of hazardous situations that could cause injuries, increases the availability of short-term parking spaces for customers and clients of businesses, and protects the revenues collected though use of metered parking spaces and pay stations.

If you receive a parking violation notice, you may within 14 days of issuance:

Mail the violation notice with a check or money order for the amount indicated to: Portsmouth City Treasurer, 801 Crawford St, Portsmouth, VA 23704-3872,


Pay in person at one of these locations:

  • Portsmouth Police Department Records Unit Office,
    711 Crawford Street, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM Monday - Friday

  • City Treasurer’s Office in City Hall
    801 Crawford Street, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday - Friday

  • Churchland Branch of the Treasurer’s Office at the
    Churchland Library, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Monday - Friday


Call 1-800-272-9829 to pay-by-phone or pay on-line at www.officialpayments.com using your ticket number and Jurisdiction Code 6209. A handling fee applies, which varies depending upon the amount of the payment.


Appear in person within 14 days from date of issue at the Traffic Division Clerk’s Office of Portsmouth General District Court, 711 Crawford Street, Monday – Friday 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM, to request a Court Hearing. You will need to take your parking ticket and identification with you.


If you need information concerning a parking ticket you received, you may contact Portsmouth Police Department Records Unit Office at (757) 393-8737. If you do not have the ticket, you need to have your vehicle’s license plate number when you place your call.



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