New City of Dubuque Parking Violation Fines Effective July 1, 2024

The City of Dubuque Parking Division announced today updated parking violation fines effective July 1, 2024. The adjusted fines are designed to optimize parking management and encourage efficient use of parking resources.

As part of the City’s smart parking and mobility management plan, a comprehensive review of parking enforcement policies identified the need for adjustments to better align with the evolving needs of the community and regional standards.

The revised parking violation fines are as follows:

  • Expired Parking Meter: $15
  • Parking Meter Maximum Time: $20
  • Alley Restricted Parking: $20
  • Snow Route Restricted Parking: $50
  • Blocking Access to Residence: $30
  • Residential Parking Permit Violation: $20
  • Restricted & Prohibited Parking: $30
  • 2-Hour Zone & Alternate Side Parking Violation: $20
  • Street Storage: $20

Implementing the new fines is the first step in the City’s long-term smart parking and mobility management plan to improve parking access, efficiency, and overall experience. The changes are designed to promote turnover of parking spaces for the benefit of businesses and visitors, maintain traffic flow, and alleviate congestion by encouraging drivers to adhere to time limits and find alternative parking options when necessary.

For more information on parking regulations and enforcement, visit or call 563-589-4266.

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