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Download the Parking Violation Appeal Form (PDF), fill in completely, print, sign, and date form. Attach ticket (or copy), and any other related documentation (i.e. NYS Vehicle Safety Inspection receipt, dated and timed store receipts, etc.). Mail or drop off to: City of Ithaca Chamberlain’s Office 1st Floor 108 E. Green St. Ithaca, NY 14850.
We will place the ticket on hold so that no additional penalties are added and forward your appeal to the appropriate staff for consideration. You will receive a determination letter via U.S. mail in approximately 4 - 6 weeks.
If you disagree with the result of the determination, you may request a trial at Ithaca City Court. A pre-trial conference will occur prior to that trial.
Accident reports are available for purchase here.
Effective November 1 through April 1 of each year, between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m., all vehicles must be parked on the odd-numbered side of all city streets on the odd-numbered days of the calendar month, and on the even-numbered side of all city streets on the even-numbered days of the calendar month.
Your compliance with this policy helps keep the city's streets free from accumulated snow, and free from debris. If your street only has parking on one side of the street, you may have to find parking on a nearby street on alternate days.
The City Clerk's Office has a listing of the streets that are exempt from the odd/even parking regulation. Streets marked permanently for 24-hour parking make up the bulk of these streets.
The Ithaca Police Department no longer conducts civilian fingerprinting; however, other options in the area include the Cornell University Police Department and the Tompkins County Sheriff's Office.