City Hall and all other City facilities are closed to the public as a precaution against the spread of COVID-19. The closures will be effective after 5 p.m. Thursday, March 19, and will continue through May 15, 2020. City staff will continue to report to their offices and serve the public. Residents are encouraged to conduct City business online or by contacting individual City departments directly. Residents who are unsure how to conduct their City business may contact the City’s customer service hotline from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at 515.239.5670.

Pay My Parking Tickets

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Pay My Parking Tickets - There are several options for payment of city parking violations. Drop off boxes are located in several locations within the city. Those locations are listed on the ticket. You can also mail the fine with the ticket to the address shown on the ticket, but please don't send cash through the mail. You may pay the fine in person at the City Finance Department at City Hall, 515 Clark Avenue, Ames, IA 50010. Finally, you may pay tickets on-line at If you have further questions regarding payment, or have lost your copy of the ticket, please contact the Finance Department at 515-239-5283.