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Home > City Departments > Parking Department > Division of Parking Enforcement

Division of Parking Enforcement


Commissioner
- Kevin Helfer
Phone Number - (716) 851-5182
Address - 111 City Hall Buffalo, NY 14202
Office Hours - Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. & July 1 - September 3 - 8:30 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.


Description of Services


Parking Violations Bureau

  • Accept not guilty pleas to hear and determine charges of parking violations
  • Maintain complete and accurate record of all parking violation summons and related accounts receivables
  • Perform all necessary steps of suspending vehicle registration, notification requirements etc. for all unpaid summons

Parking Meters & Enforcement

  • Install, maintain and repair parking meters 
  • Issue parking violation summons for violations of the "Parking", "Stopping" and "Standing" pursuant to the State of New York Vehicle and Traffic Law and Ordinances of the City of Buffalo
  • Immobilize vehicles of repeat offenders of said laws
  • Post temporary signs throughout the City for special events
  • Assist Street department for removing obstructing vehicles during street cleaning and snow removal

Towing & Storage Operations

  • Tow and Store illegally parked vehicles, police impounded vehicles, vehicles from accident scenes or vehicles which obstruct city services or traffic
  • Maintain complete and accurate record of towed vehicles and related accounts receivables
  • Hold weekly auctions of unclaimed vehicles


Parking Meters & Enforcement/Towing & Storage Operations (or to report a broken meter)
Phone Number (716)851-5832 / 851-5831
Address:  166 Dart Street, Buffalo NY 14213
Office Hours:  8:00a.m. - 3:45p.m.

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