Paying Tickets

Parking Tickets


Parking violation tickets include illegal parking and snow ordinance tickets.

Pleading Guilty


If you choose to plead guilty to a parking ticket, you may pay the fine the following ways:
  • In person at Urbandale Police Department during normal business hours.
  • By mail:
    Urbandale Police Department
    3740 86th Street
    Urbandale, IA 50322
  • By phone: credit cards are accepted over the phone during normal business hours.
There is a $5.00 late fee for past due (30 days) tickets.

Pleading Not Guilty


If you choose to plead not guilty to a parking ticket, you may contest the ticket by contacting the Urbandale Police Department at 515-278-3938. City staff will provide you with additional information and documentation, which you will need to request a hearing before a judge.

Moving Violation Tickets


Moving violation tickets include speeding and failure to yield tickets.

Pleading Guilty


If you choose to plead guilty to a moving violation ticket, you may pay the fine the following ways:
  • In person at the Polk County Courthouse during normal business hours.
  • Online

Pleading Not Guilty


If you choose to plead not guilty to a moving violation ticket, you may contest the ticket by contacting the Polk County Clerk of Court at 515-286-3917. The Clerk of Court will provide you with additional information and documentation, which you will need to request a hearing before a judge.

It does not matter if you received the ticket in Dallas or Polk County, you can plead guilty or contest the ticket at Polk County.