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.

  1. Police Department


    Physical Address
    3740 86th Street
    Urbandale, IA 50322

    Phone: 515-222-3321
    Emergency: 911

    Office Hours
    Phone: 515-278-3938

    Hours (Except Holidays)
    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 5 p.m.


  2. Polk County Courthouse

    Physical Address
    500 Mulberry Street
    Room 102
    Des Moines, IA 50309

    Phone: 515-286-3000
    Fax: 515-323-5225

    Hours (Except Holidays)
    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 5 p.m.