Parking Enforcement

Parking Enforcement

The parking enforcement officer is a part-time civilian position. This position reports to the on duty day shift patrol commander. Parking enforcement in the downtown area is the primary activity for this officer. Other duties include working complaints of abandoned vehicles throughout the city.

Pay a parking ticket here.


City of Burlington – Code of Ordinances Chapter 79.07

  • Crosswalk – on a crosswalk
  • Center Parkway – on a center parkway or dividing area of any divided street
  • Mailboxes – within 20 feet on either side
  • Sidewalks – on or across a sidewalk
  • Driveway – in front of a public or private driveway
  • Fire Lanes - marked with a red painted curb and a sign
  • Intersection – within 10 feet of an intersection of any street or alley
  • Fire Hydrant – within 5 feet of a fire hydrant
  • Stop Sign or Signal – within 10 feet upon the approach to any signal located at side of roadway
  • Railroad Crossing – within 50 feet of nearest rail of railroad crossing
  • Fire Station – within 20 feet of driveway entrance to any fire station and on the side of street opposite the entrance to any fire station within 75 feet of said entrance when properly sign posted
  • Excavations – alongside or opposite any street excavation or obstruction
  • Double Parking – on roadway side of any vehicle stopped or parked at edge or curb
  • Hazardous Location
  • Churches, Nursing Homes and Other Buildings – a space of 50 feet reserved at side of street in front of building
  • Alleys
  • Ramps – in front of a curb cut or ramp which is located on public or private property in a manner which blocks access to curb cut or ramp
  • Area Between Lot Line and Curb Line
  • In More Than One Space