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. 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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