Citation must be paid in full within 10 days of issuance before they can be appealed. 

Fines are payable online or at the Transportation Services office Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m, or by mail to:
Transportation Services
Oregon State University
850 SW 35th Street
Corvallis, OR 97331

Pay and Appeal Your Citation

Fines may be reduced if paid within 10 days.

Immobilization devices (boots) will be released from the vehicle within 72 hours (excluding holidays) of receipt of payment.

Citation Fine Schedule - Effective OCTOBER 2, 2019

Citations are issued under the authority of Oregon Revised Statute 352.087(1)(m), and OSU Standards 580-040-025 and 07-025

Paid Within 10 days Paid after 10 days
5.2.2.a Parked Without a Valid Permit $30 $40
5.2.9 Counterfeit/Altered/Defacing/Misuse/Lost/Stolen Permit $300 $300
5.3.4.a Parked in posted No Parking Area $30 $40
5.3.7.a Parked over Metered Time Limit $30 $40
5.3.8 Unauthorized Parking in ADA space $400 $400
5.3.9 Non-EV vehicle in EV Space $30 $40
5.3.4.b Parked in Area not Designated as Parking Area (lawn, sidewalk, other) $30 $40
5.3.6.a Parked Over Time Limit ( Posted Time Limits, e.g. Load Zones) $30 $40
5.3.13 Parked in Posted Fire Lane $30 $40
5.2.6.a Only One Vehicle Permitted on Campus at a Time $30 $40
5.3.5 Parked in More than One Space $30 $40
5.3.12 Parked in a Restricted Area $30 $40
5.3.11 Full Size Vehicle in Compact Space $30 $40
5.3.15 Scofflaw Warning - Warning Issued with Second Outstanding Citation - -
5.1.8.d Suspend Notice - Vehicle banned from Campus Until Outstanding Fines Paid - -
5.3.15.a Immobilization (boot) for Three or More Outstanding Citations $75 $75
5.3.10.a Motorcycle in Vehicle Space Prohibited $30 $40
5.3.10.b Vehicle not Authorized for Motorcycle Area $30 $40

(Fine schedule prior to April 1, 2018)

(Fine schedule prior to July 1, 2019)


Citations may be appealed online, or with an appeal form submitted to Transportation Services, within 10 days of citation issuance. Payment of the citation fine must accompany an appeal letter.

You may appeal a citation for situations other than those listed below. It is the appellant's responsibility to provide any evidence to support their appeal.

The following reasons are NOT grounds to appeal a citation:

  • Lack of knowledge of regulations, for example, new to campus or have not read regulations
  • Other vehicles were also parked improperly
  • Late to class or appointment
  • Disagreement with or inability to pay the amount of the fine(s)
  • Lack of space
  • Unread or misunderstood signs
  • Parking only for short period of time
  • Parked in handicap area without valid DMV placard
  • Lost citation
  • Forgetfulness

If the appeal and payment of the fine are not received within 10 days, appeals will not be reviewed, and the fine must be paid.

The decision of the appeal review is final and not subject to further appeal.

The primary method of making an appeal is in writing. An appellant may also request to make an oral presentation at the appeal hearing in support of the written appeal when the appeal cannot adequately be explained in writing. Oral presentations are limited to five minutes.

Appeal Review Schedule

Appeals are reviewed once a month.

Letters communicating the results are sent a week after the appeal review.