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Appealing a Citation

Parking citations must be appealed in writing and may be appealed online, by mail or in person at the TAPS Customer Relations Office.

Appeals must be submitted within 15 calendar days of issuance of the citation.

  • If your appeal is received more than 15 days after the citation’s is issued, you forfeit your right to appeal, and the citation will be considered delinquent and will accrue a $10.00 late fee.

Second Level Appeal

Following the first level appeal decision, a second level appeal may be requested if you are not satisfied with the results. The Statement of Appeal to a University Hearing Authority must be filed with Transportation and Parking Services in writing either at our office or online within 15 calendar days from the issuance of the decision regarding the initial appeal.

In order to request a second level appeal, the citation(s) must be paid in full before the request is filed. Second level appeals are in person appeals. You will be contacted to schedule an appointment after you submit your appeal. If the appeal is successful, your payment will be refunded.

Suspended Parking Privileges Appeal

Suspension of your parking privileges on the University of Florida campus may be appealed. Suspension appeals are in person appeals. You will be contacted to schedule an appointment after you submit your appeal. A successful appeal is the only way to restore this privilege prior to September 1st.

Impound (Boot/Tow) Appeal

If your vehicle has been impounded (booted or towed) you may request a Probable Cause Hearing. The purpose of the hearing is to determine if the vehicle was impounded according to University of Florida regulations. Impoundment appeals are in person appeals. You will be contacted to schedule an appointment after you submit your appeal.

Notice of Judgment

Judgment decisions will be sent via email to your official UF email address. If you do not have an official UF email address, the judgment will be sent to the email address provided on your appeal form, or to your local address via US mail. You are responsible for contacting Transportation and Parking Services at (352) 392-7275 to check the appeal status if no judgment has been received within 4-6 weeks of appeal submission.

* IMPORTANT NOTE: Electronic citations do not appear in our system and are not available for payment or appeal until at least 24 hours after they are issued. Hand-written citations can take considerably longer to appear in our system. If your citation does not appear in our system within a week, please make your payment or appeal by mail to meet appeal and payment deadlines.

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