Parking violation

You can report a vehicle that violates parking ordinances. You may report vehicles parked on public right of way or on private property.

What to know

To make a report, you'll need the

  • License plate number
  • State that issued the license plate 
  • Vehicle color
  • Vehicle make
  • Address where the vehicle is located

Required items when reporting

  • Address information
    • Address number and street, cross street for intersections (search is available).
    • Note: An accurate address is important. Please include a full address, including street, avenue, road, etc. and direction i.e. north, south, northeast, etc.
  • Vehicle information 
    • License plate number
    • State
    • Vehicle make
  • Your email address 
    • When you submit the form, you'll receive an email confirming your request.
    • Please keep this email - it includes the case number.
    • When we address your issue, we'll send you a follow-up email explaining how we addressed the issue.

If the vehicle is on a public street or alley, submit this report:

Report a parking violation

Parking violations on private property are code violations. If the vehicle is on private property, submit this report:

Report a code violation

Parking ordinances

For any questions pertaining to parking ordinances, see Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, Chapter 478.

There are laws that apply even when there's not a sign posted. Learn about unsigned parking restrictions.

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