Citation Payments

The registered vehicle owner is ultimately responsible for a parking citation (including lost, stolen or damaged citations) whether or not the owner was operating the vehicle at the time of citation issuance.

Citations are delivered by placing them on a vehicle, by email (for registered vehicles), and/or by postal mail. Citations must be paid within 7 days of citation issuance. Payments should be made online through the . If fines are not paid or appealed within 7, a HOLD will be placed on a student account, or a possible wage garnishment for KSU employees may occur.

Appeals

All appeals must be made through the  and received within 7 days of citation issuance. Appeals cannot be made by email, phone, or in person. If a citation is appealed within 7 days, any associated fines will be frozen until the appeal is adjudicated. Fines will not be transferred to Banner, nor will they become due during this period of review. Citations older than 7 days cannot be appealed.

Appeal Approved: The associated citation will be voided, and any associated fines will be reduced to $0.

Appeal Denied: The associated citation stands, and the initial fine remains the responsibility of the registered vehicle owner.

Appeals based on the following are NOT acceptable and may be dismissed:

  • Lack of knowledge of Parking and Transportation’s Rules and Regulations
  • Inability to find a permitted parking space
  • Operation of the vehicle by another person
  • Failure of enforcement staff to ticket for similar offenses
  • Inability to pay ticket fine(s)
  • Inclement weather
  • Tardiness to class, meeting or other campus appointment
  • Someone other than a Parking and Transportation employee providing instruction to park
  • Lack of a valid parking permit by a student, faculty or staff member
  • Unauthorized parking in handicap spaces/blue striped areas, grass/landscape, sidewalk or any other unmarked area
  • Only parking in an unauthorized area for a short amount of time
  • Failure to observe posted signage
  • Parking in a fire lane or in front of a fire hydrant for any reason

⴫ýor Appeals

All visitor appeals may be appealed through the within 7 days of citation issuance. If a citation is appealed within 7 days, any associated fines will be frozen until the appeal is adjudicated. Fines will not come due during this period of review. After 7 days, the citation may no longer be appealed. 

Appeal Approved: The associated citation will be voided and any associated fines will be reduced to $0.

Appeal Denied: The associated citation stands, and the initial fine remains the responsibility of the registered vehicle owner.

Citation Violation Types

  • Violation Code Violation Descriptions Violation Costs
    V01 Area not designated for parking $35
    V02 Boot fee $60
    V03 Expired permit $35
    V04 Failed to pay at visitor lot $35
    V05 Fire lane - blocking/impeding $60
    V07 Tag/plate not permitted $35
    V08 Overtime parking $35
    V09 Parked contrary to sign $35
    V10 Parked in dedicated space $50
    V11 Parked in handicapped space $110
    V12 Parked in loading zone $35
    V13 Parked in tow zone $35
    V14 Parked in wrong direction $35
    V15 Tampered permit $35
    V16 Tow fee $60
    V17 Unauthorized use of permit $60
    V18 Parked in church reserved area $35
    V20 Parked in visitor space $35
    V21 Not parked between lines $35
    V22 Not in assigned area $35
    V23 Parking for clinic patients only $35
    V24 Vehicle Backed in Parking Space $10
    V25 Smoking Violation $25

Citation Collections and Vehicle Tracing

All unpaid citations are subject to collections and/or University policies. Citations for vehicles not found in the KSU Parking Database shall be traced through the appropriate state's Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) or Department of Drivers Services (DDS). Owner's addresses will be obtained for collection purposes. Any corresponding fees associated with tracing vehicles will be passed along to the respective vehicle owner.