Late fees for Seattle parking and traffic tickets to return

Collections took a nearly three-year break.

The front of Pike Place Market on a clear, sunny day.

Be sure to read those signs carefully, no matter where you park.

Photo by SEAtoday staff

Well, it was fun while it lasted. After being chill for nearly three years, Seattle Municipal Court is going to start collecting late fees on traffic and parking tickets again. According to the Deputy Court Administrator, there are ~350,000 tickets in the city that might be late.

Look, we know you would never. But just in case “a friend” has procrastinated on paying up, be mindful of some necessary info:

You may also wanna brush up on those free parking days. Again, for a friend.

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