Parking Ticket Policies and Procedures

Tickets are issued by the East Hartford Police Department.

Town Ordinances for Vehicles and Traffic:

Please click - Town Ordinances, Chapter 21 Vehicles and Traffic

Ticket Cycle: 

Once violation notices have been issued by the Police Department, a carbon copy is turned over to the Department of Finance by the Police Department. Tickets are then entered on the QDS system. Once tickets are on the system, payments of fines are ready to be accepted by the Tax Office. Should someone come in to pay a fine prior to a ticket being input on the system, it will be processed in the Tax Office on the system with partial information, waiting to be input fully on the system.

Time line to pay fines:

Fines must be paid in 10 calendar days starting on the issuing date to pay orignal fine.

Fines must be paid OR USPO post marked in 10 calendar days to avoid doubling. Fines Double on the 11th day.

The number of days counted includes the day the ticket was issued, weekends and holidays.

Appeals Process:

Appeals from a violation notice may be made within ten (10) days of the date of notification.

Sec. 21.6e. Formal Hearing Procedure - Parking Violations Hearing Officers.

Administrative Parking Violation Citation Appeal

Parking Violation Citation Appeal (Formal Hearing without Administrative Review)

Mail Fines To:

Town of East Hartford, Collector of Revenue, 740 Main St. East Hartford, CT 06108-3140

Check or Money Order should be made payable to the Town of East Hartford.

Paying with Cash:

Bring to the Office of Collector of Revenue, 740 Main St., East Hartford, CT 06108


Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Reminder Notices:

Notices are sent out once the ticket has been put on the system by the Finance Department.

Delinquent Statements:

Delinquent statements are to be sent out quarterly.

Returned Mail:

All mail that is returned for a bad address is researched in an effort to re-address with a valid address. Accounts are noted accordingly.