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Parking Tickets and Civil Citations

Parking tickets in Arvada may be issued for a Civil Citation (issued by LAZ Parking) or a Traffic Violation Summons (issued by Arvada PD). To determine which type of ticket you have been issued, look closely at the ticket.

If it was issued by LAZ Parking it is a Civil Citation. To pay a Civil Citation issued by LAZ Parking, follow these steps:

Online Payments Payments can be made online at:
Mail-in Payments

Mail-in payments are accepted and should be mailed to:
LAZ Parking
P.O. Box 8315
Denver, CO 80202

In-person payments are not accepted.

Appeal If you wish to appeal the citation submit the appeal online

LAZ Parking 720-364- 8587

To pay a Traffic Violation Summons issued by the Arvada Police Department, follow these steps:

Online Payments Payments can be made online at:
Mail-in or Pay in Person

Mail-in payments and in-person payments may be made to:
Arvada Municipal Court
Arvada City Hall
8101 Ralston Road
Arvada, CO 80002

Civil Citations

A civil citation results in a fine; the remedy does not require a court appearance. The process can be handled entirely online. 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)

A 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.