Contested Citation Form

Only one citation may be filled out at a time. If you have multiple citations, you must submit an appeal for each one.

The following typically are not valid reasons to appeal a citation:

  1. Lack of legal parking
  2. Lack of convenient parking
  3. Time constraints, running late
  4. Lack of knowledge of the regulation(s)
  5. Never received the ticket(s) on vehicle
  6. Parking for "just a couple minutes"
  1. Failure to obtain a temporary permit
  2. Did not see the parking sign
  3. Someone else parked the car
  4. Affiliated with Northern Michigan University (student, faculty/staff), but on campus as a visitor
  5. Parked at the visitor meter to avoid buying a permit
Title: Mr. Ms.
E-mail address:
Parking Citation Number:
Reason for contesting citation:

If this appeal was denied by the issuing officer, and you wish to submit it to the Appeals Committee, please contact Public Safety at 227-1476 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., or send an e-mail message to