Parking Tickets

The City of Rockville issues parking tickets for illegally parked vehicles on public streets, on city property, on county property and private property within the city limits of Rockville.

Private Property

The City of Rockville can only issue the following parking tickets on private property:

  • Handicap Only
  • No Parking - Fire Lane
  • No Parking within 15ft of a Fire Hydrant
  • No Parking without Consent of Owner

Exception: This does not apply to properties that have an agreement with the City of Rockville to enforce all violations.

Ways to Pay a Ticket:

  • Online - If you are paying a handwritten ticket, please be sure to put a "01" in front of the RCP followed by the five digits. Ex: 01RCP12345.
  • By Phone, 1-866-786-0415 - Handwritten tickets can not be paid by phone, only online or in-person.
  • In-person at the Rockville Police Department or City Hall.

Dispute a Ticket

To dispute a ticket, you must email your complaint to Please include either a ticket number or a license plate.

If the Parking Enforcement division upholds the ticket, further action can be taken to request a court date by filling out the information on the back of your ticket and returning to the Rockville Police Department in person or by mail. We must receive your request in person by the 15th day or if mailing it must be post marked by the 15th day of the violation date.

 Still have questions? Contact: 

Parking enforcement
location.png     2 W. Montgomery Avenue
                Rockville, MD 20850
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

For complaints, call 240-314-8900


Violation Fine
Parking w/o Consent of Owner $60
Parking in Permit Parking Area w/o Permit $60 first offense
$100 second offense or more
Oversized Vehicle in Residential Zone $60 first offense
$120 second offense or more
Non-Exempt Trailer in Residential Zone $60 first offense
$120 second offense or more
On Sidewalk $60
Blocking Driveway $60
Within 15 feet from Fire Hydrant $250
Where Prohibited by Sign or Curb $60
Left Wheels to Curb $60
On Grass or Median $60
 Handicap Parking Only $250
 Expired Meter $40
 Double Parking $60
Fire Lane  $250
Within 30 feet from a Traffic Control Device $60
Misuse of a Visitor Permit $60 first offense
$100 second offense or more
Impeding the Flow of Traffic $60
Parked on Bike Lane $60
Within 20 feet of a Crosswalk $60
Parked in 2 Spaces $60
Parked in a Crosswalk $60
 Not Parked in Lines $60
Within 5 feet of a Driveway $60
 Over Posted Time Limit $60
Snow Emergency $100

Late Fees

All fines must be paid within 15 days of the date of the ticket to avoid penalties. A penalty fee of $10 will be assessed after on the 16th day and again on the 31st day from the date of the violation. After 30 days, we will notify the State Motor Vehicle Administration and additional fees may be added. 

Repeated delinquency can lead to the vehicle being towed at the owner’s expense.