Parking, Standing and Compliance Violations

Below is a list of violations that can be issued to your vehicle for failure to comply with legal requirements.  Nothing in the below schedule shall waive the applicability of any subsequent amendment to any fine amount or other penalties enacted by the City Council.  If you have questions about a violation issued to your vehicle, please visit our FAQs or call 312-744-7275.

 

Description of Violation Initial Fine 

Fine after Notice of Final Determination

20' of Crosswalk $60.00 $120.00
Abandoned Vehicle for 7 Days or Inoperable $75.00 $150.00
Blocking Access/Allery/Driveway/Firelane $150.00 $300.00
Commercial Identification Required $25.00 $50.00
Curb Loading Zone $60.00 $120.00
Dimmed Lamps $25.00 $50.00
Disabled Curb Cut $75.00 $150.00
Disabled Parking $150.00 $300.00
Disabled Parking Zone $250.00 $500.00
Double Parking/Standing Central Business District $300.00 $600.00
Double Parking/Standing Non-Central Business District $100.00 $200.00
Excess Fumes/Smoke During Operation $100.00 $200.00
Excessive Diesel Powered Vehicle Engine Running $250.00 $500.00
Expired Meter Central Business District $70.00 $140.00
Expired Meter Non-Central Business District $50.00 $100.00
Expired Plate or Temporary Registration $60.00 $120.00
Failure to Display TV News Permit $50.00 $100.00
Failure to Pay or Outside Space in City Lot $50.00 $100.00
Hazardous Dilapidated Vehicle $75.00 $150.00
Horn Required During Operation $25.00 $50.00
Improper Display of City Sticker $30.00 $60.00
Improper Lamp for Parked Vehicle on Unlit Street $25.00 $50.00
Industrial Permit Parking $50.00 $100.00
Invalid Placard $200.00 $400.00
Missing/Noncompliant Front and/or Rear Plate  $60.00 $120.00
Motor Running in Wrigley Bus Permit Zone $100.00 $200.00
Motorcycle Head Lamp Visible 500' $25.00 $50.00
No City Sticker Vehicle Over 16,000 LBS $500.00 $550.00
No City Sticker Vehicle Under/Equal to 16,000 LBS $200.00 $250.00
No Display of Back-In Permit $60.00  $120.00
No or Improper Muffler $100.00 $200.00
No Parking in Loop $60.00 $120.00
No Parking in Private Lot $25.00 $50.00
No Parking in Public Lot $50.00 $100.00
No Standing/Parking Time Restricted  $100.00 $200.00
Non Payment/Non Commercial Vehicle Parking in a Commercial Loading Zone $140.00 $280.00
Obstructing Roadway $75.00 $150.00
Outside Diagonal Markings  $50.00 $100.00
Parking in City Lot Over 30 Days $50.00 $100.00
Parking in City Lot When Closed $50.00 $100.00
Parking in Fire Lane $150.00 $300.00
Parking Motorcycle/Scooter at 90 Degree Angle $25.00 $50.00
Parking or Blocking Alley $150.00 $300.00
Parking or Standing in Bus/Taxi/Carriage Stand $100.00 $200.00
Parking or Standing in Viaduct/Underpass $75.00 $150.00
Parking or Standing Near Fire Station or Railroad Tracks $100.00 $200.00
Parking or Standing On Bridge $75.00 $150.00
Parking or Standing On City /CHA Property $50.00 $100.00
Parking or Standing On Crosswalk/Sidewalk/Parkway $60.00 $120.00
Parking or Standing On or Within 10' of Railroad Tracks $100.00 $200.00
Parking or Standing Within Intersection $75.00 $150.00
Parking Outside Metered Space $50.00 $100.00
Parking/Standing in Wrigley Bus Permit Zone $100.00 $200.00
Parking/Standing on Bicycle Path $150.00 $300.00
Parking/Standing Prohibited Anytime $75.00 $150.00
Parking/Standing Unattended with Motor Running $75.00 $150.00
Rear View Mirrow Required  $25.00 $50.00
Red Light Violation $100.00 $200.00
Residential Parking Permit $75.00 $150.00
Rush Hour Parking $100.00 $200.00
Snow Route: 3-7AM $60.00 $120.00
Snow Route: 2" of Snow or More $60.00 $120.00
Special Events Restriction $60.00 $120.00
Speed Violation 11+ $100.00 $200.00
Speed Violations 6-10 $35.00 $70.00
Standing, Parking, or Other Use of Bus Lane $90.00 $180.00
Stop Sign or Traffic Signal $60.00 $120.00
Street Cleaning  $60.00 $120.00
Theater Entrance/Exit $100.00 $200.00
Truck or Semi-Trailer Prohibited $125.00 $250.00
Truck, Motor Home, Bus on Business Street $75.00 $150.00
Truck, RV, Bus, or Taxi on Residential Street $75.00 $150.00
Two Red Rear Trailer Reflectors Required $25.00 $50.00
Under Fire Escape $100.00 $200.00
Unsafe Condition $25.00 $50.00
Use of Siren/Bell/Whistle Prohibited $25.00 $50.00
Vehicle 6' or Higher Withing 20' of Crosswalk $60.00 $120.00
Vehicle Impounded  $500.00 $500.00
Windshield Wipers Required  $25.00 $50.00
Within 15' of Fire Hydrant $150.00 $300.00
Wrong Direction or More than 12" From Curb $25.00 $50.00

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