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Pay Fines

Parking tickets are issued by the Police and/or Parking Control Officers.  Fines are based on the type of violation and increase in amount if they are not paid within 30 days and 60 days of issuance.  To see a current listing of parking violations and the associated ordinances and fines, click here.

You can pay your parking ticket:


Visit ABM’s payment website

By Mail

Send a check or money order along with the ticket in the envelope provided with the ticket to:

ABM Parking Services
211B Elm Street
Rockford, IL 61101

In Person

Visit the ABM Parking Services office at 211B Elm Street.  We accept cash, check, money order, or credit card (Visa, MasterCard, or Discover).

Contest a Ticket

You can contest the validity of a Parking ticket but not the Fine amount. Tickets must be contested within 14 days of the ticket’s issue date.

All disputes and requests for a hearing must be done in writing. To request an in-person hearing, simply go online to or mail your request to ABM Parking Services, 211B Elm Street, Rockford, IL 61101. Upon receipt, ABM will schedule you for the next available hearing date and will send notification of such hearing. When you appear at the hearing, please be sure to bring all supporting documentation with you.

Examples of supporting documentation include but are not limited to: State Vehicle Registration, copy of bill of sale or trade-in paperwork, name and address of person you sold the car to and date of sale, copy of the handicap placard, and any other information you believe supports your case.

Tickets that have reached the Final Notice stage can no longer be disputed.

Please call 815-968-5294 with any questions about a ticket or the contesting process.