Parking Tickets

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Pay City of Ames Tickets On-Line - tickets will appear the following business day after 8 a.m.

If the amount due listed on our web site does not match the amount printed on your ticket,
please contact the Parking Cashier at 515-239-5283.

Pay Outstanding City of Ames Parking Tickets

Please note: The City of Ames learned in November that a data breach may have affected 4,600 customers who paid a City-issued parking ticket online from Aug. 10 to Nov. 19, 2018. Those affected by the data breach will receive notification by email and/or U.S. Mail. The City of Ames takes cyber security very seriously and immediately implemented corrective measures.   

Tickets may also be paid at any of the following locations:

  • Ames City Hall, 515 Clark Avenue, Ames, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • By Mail addressed to Parking Cashier, Ames City Hall, 515 Clark Avenue, Ames, IA 50010
  • In the Drop Box on the east side of the Ames City Hall, 515 Clark Avenue, Ames
  • In the Campustown Drop Box located in the 200 block of Welch Avenue, Ames

If you have questions regarding the amount owed or payment options, email: or contact by telephone at 515-239-5283. The following information will be needed to review tickets and outstanding balances:

  • License Plate Number and State
  • Ticket Number
  • Name and Address

Parking tickets may be appealed through the office of the Ames Chief of Police.  Email or  Contact by telephone at Police Administration 515-239-5130.


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