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Citation Appeal

Violation Appeals: Appeals must be received within 14 calendar days; the issue date is day one.  Citations pending an appeal decision will not receive a late fee.  The 30 day grace period will begin on the date when the appeal is resolved.

NO FAXED OR VERBAL APPEALS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

Violations may be appealed through the State of Maryland District Court system or through a UMBC administrative appeal process. Choice of one appeal process waives choice of the other process.

Administrative fees of $7.00 will be charged on all appeals unless adjudicated to be not guilty.

All appeal decisions are final.

 

Visitors online or written UMBC Administrative appeal process:

Submit online by going to Parking Account Management
Click on ‘Guest Login’ and  either login if you have already created a guest account or create a guest account to login.  Go to ‘Citations and click on ‘Appeal’ to enter your written appeal.  You can choose if you wish to have your decision mailed or sent in an email.

Or complete the front of the violation with your name and address; attach a written explanation on a separate paper and return by mail in the envelope provided or drop off at Parking Services office.  All appeals must be received at Parking Services within 14 days from the date of the citation.

 

UMBC Employee online or written UMBC Administrative appeal process:

Submit online by going to Parking Account Management and login as an ‘Affiliate’.  Go to ‘Citations and click on ‘Appeal’ to enter your written appeal.  You can choose if you wish to have your decision mailed or sent in an email.

Or complete the front of the violation with your name and address; attach a written explanation on a separate paper and return by mail in the envelope provided or drop off at Parking Services office.  All appeals must be received at Parking Services within 14 days from the date of the citation.

 

UMBC Student Administrative appeal process:

UMBC students must initiate appeal review online.  Student notification of the appeal decision will be sent through email.  The Student Parking Appeals Board under Student Judicial Programs will review and resolve student appeals.  The board convenes during the Fall and Spring semesters.

Submit online by going to Parking Account Management and login as an ‘Affiliate’.  Go to ‘Citations and click on ‘Appeal’ to enter your appeal.  UMBC students have the option of choosing a written or oral review.  Oral reviews are heard before The Student Parking Appeals Board.  Once your hearing is scheduled you will be sent an email with the date and time.

 

District Court of MD review

Visitors, employees and students have the option of having their citation reviewed by District Court of Maryland before a judge.  The District Court is located adjacent to the UMBC campus at Walker Ave and Wilkens Ave.  To request a district court review the front and the back of the ticket need to be completed and received at Parking Services within 14 days from the date of the citation.  You may request the violation issuer to be present at DCM trial. Court costs will be assessed by the judge.  District Court will notify you by mail of your court date and time.