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Parking (Civil Citations and Tickets)

Where Can I Park in Olde Town?

There are 2 hour, 4 hour, unlimited, and employee parking options in Olde Town. To see a map of all of your parking options, please download the Olde Town Arvada Public Parking Map (PDF)*. 

* As of October 1, 2016, the Elks Lodge in Olde Town Arvada (5700 Yukon Street) is no longer allowing public parking in their lot. Parking options at this location may change in the future. 

Parking Enforcement Changes in Olde Town

On August 29, Arvada City Council approved an agreement with a vendor, LAZ Parking, to take over parking enforcement in and around Olde Town Arvada. The change went into effect on September 19. LAZ Parking uses license plate reader technology to track the length of stay of vehicles. Citations issued by LAZ may be paid or appealed on the LAZ website.

Parking tickets in Arvada may be issued for a civil citation (LAZ) or a traffic violation (APD)

  Civil Parking Citation Traffic Violation
What Happens Citation Issued Summons (Ticket) Issued
Issued By LAZ Parking Enforcement Arvada Police Department


LAZ Citation may be appealed online

In-person payments not accepted

Mail-in payments accepted; contact LAZ at 303-296-1169 for instructions.


In-person payment at
8101 Ralston Rd, Arvada 

Civil Citations

A civil citation results in a fine; the remedy does not require a court appearance. The process can be handled entirely online. Civil citations typically have a $25 fine + $3 administrative fee. After 10 days, an additional $25 late fee will apply.

Examples of civil citations include: 

  • Violating a timed parking limitation 
  • Stopping or standing in a restricted area
  • Parking on private property without permission

Traffic Violations (Parking Tickets)

municipal traffic citation is a violation of the Model Traffic Code and includes handicapped parking violations, fire zones parking violations, parking more than 12" inches from the curb and parking too close to a fire hydrant. These types of parking violations are considered traffic violations. Violators are issued a summons which goes through the court system. Failure to respond to a traffic violation can result in an arrest warrant being issued.