Parking Offenses & Fine Payments

Fine Payments

Payment on parking violations must be made within 48 hours. Late fee will be assessed as follows:

  • If paid after 48 hours and within 10 days: $5 penalty
  • If paid after 10 days and within 30 days: $10 penalty
  • If paid after 30 days: $30 penalty

For your convenience, parking tickets may be paid the following ways.

In Person

You may pay your fine at the Law Enforcement Center at the Parking Control Office. You may pay with cash, check or money order. Checks should be made out to the Owatonna Police Department. At this time, debit and credit cards are not accepted.  For your convenience a courtesy box is available through the first doors of the Law Enforcement Center and payments may be placed in this courtesy box. The courtesy box is available at all times.

By Mail

Payment may be mailed to the following address:
Owatonna Police Department
Attn: Parking Control
204 E Pearl Street
Owatonna, MN 55060

Parking Violation Fine
Within 10 feet of fire hydrant $20
Handicapped Zone $100
Double parked illegally $15
Parking in prohibited area $15
Within 20 feet of crosswalk $15
Parking over 48 hours unattended $15
Blocking private drive $15
Obstructing traffic lane $15
Parking so as to obstruct an alley $15
Odd/Even Restriction $20
Parked 2 to 5 a.m. $10
Within 30 feet of stop sign $10
Parking in yellow zone $10
Parking in 30 minute zone $10
Parked opposing traffic $10
Parked 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. $10
No parking school days 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. $10
Parked over 24 hours $10
No stopping ordinance $10
Recreational vehicle (RV) parking violation $20
Other $10
Remove chalk mark from tire $100
2 to 4 hour parking Graduated Fine System