Citations (towing/boots/appeals)

If you have received a citation (parking ticket) you can either pay the citation or appeal it. See below for more information.

CITATION FINES

FINE CODE DESCRIPTION FINE AMOUNT
01

IMPROPER PARKING ON UNIVERSITY PROPERTY TO INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO: parking without a valid virtual permit, parking placard, or parking hang-tag in restricted lots; parking multiple vehicles on campus that are assigned to a single virtual permit; back-in parking without authorization; back-in parking in a campus parking garage or parking lot with angled parking; parking in an access lane; blocking access to spaces, lots, facilities, drive aisles, or streets; parking without the appropriate virtual permit, parking placard, or parking hang-tag for the space, lot, or facility used; obstructed license plate; virtual permit vehicle information entered incorrectly; improper parking in a loading zone; parking on lawns, landscape or sidewalks; parking in a "No Parking" or nondesignated parking area; overtime parking in a metered space or time limited space.

$30.00
02 BOOT FEE: Administrative charge for a vehicle immobilized for unpaid parking citations. $50.00
03 PARKING IN A FIRELANE: Any portion of the vehicle. $100.00
04 DISABLED PARKING VIOLATION: Parking in a disabled space without proper permit, fraudulent use of disabled permit, or blocking disabled access areas. $250.00
05 FALSE REGISTRATION: Falsification of proof of status to obtain an FSU virtual permit, motorcycle permit, parking placard, or parking hang-tag by an authroized individual for use by or resale to an unauthroized individual. Failure to provide correct vehicle information within seven working days. Use of a parking permit, placard, or hang-tag listed as stolen or lost. Use of an altered or forged parking permit, placard, or hang-tag. Misuse and fraudulent use of a virtual permit, motorcycle permit, parking placard, or parking hang-tag or unauthroized use or possession of a gate opening device. $100.00
06 RESERVED AREA VIOLATION: Parking in a designated reserved space or bagged meter. $100.00
07 BUS AREA VIOLATION: Parking in designated bus loading zone. $100.00

Pay Citations

Citations may be paid online:

Pay Citation Here

Citations may also be paid in person or by mail at:

Student Business Services
University Center A-1500
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL 32306-2394

Appeal Citation

Appeal Citation Here
*Decisions are based on your full explanation of circumstances supporting your appeal.

If your appeal is denied:

If your appeal is denied at the first stage, you may go before the Transportation Violation Appeals Board to state your case. The appeals board is made up of students, faculty, and staff with no voting members from the TAPS office. To schedule a hearing before the Appeals Board please fill out the Transportation Violations Appeals Board Form and email to the TVAB Coordinator at TVAB@fsu.edu

Interested in serving on the Appeals Board? Contact the TVAB Coordinator at TVAB@fsu.edu. All applicants must be recommended by a Dean, Department Head, Director, or SGA representative.

NOTE: Citations must be paid or an appeal must be filed with our office within thirty (30) calendar days of issuance. Failure to pay or appeal a citation within thirty (30) calendar days of issuance will result in the assessment of a $10 late fee. Students will also be blocked from registering until a citation has been paid or cleared.

FSU Parking Regulations

Towing

Be aware that breaking any parking rule on campus can lead to your vehicle being towed at the owner's expense.

If your vehicle is towed from FSU property, please contact our office at (850) 644-5278. After 5:00PM please contact FSU Police Department at (850) 644-1234.