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Citation Instructions

The following options are available if you receive a citation from Havre de Grace Police Department

Standing Trial

If you wish to stand trial, complete the form on your citation and send by registered mail within ten days from the violation date on the front of the notice to the Havre de Grace Police Department to obtain a trial date for a District Court hearing. Late fees apply if violator fails to appear for court.

Paying The Fine

Submit the fine within 30 days from the issue date to the Havre de Grace Police Department, 715 Pennington Avenue, Havre de Grace, MD 21078. Fines can be in the form of cash (exact change only), check or money order, made payable to the Havre de Grace Police Department. Check or money order may also be sent by mail. If tags have been flagged then only cash or money order will be accepted.

Late Fees

Payment is due within 30 days form the violation date. For payments received more than 30 days (31+) from the violation date, the fine will double and tags will be flagged through the Maryland Motor Vehicles Administration. A flagging fee of $15 will apply if the registration is withheld be the MVA.

Additional Instructions

The owner of the motor vehicle described on this citation is notified that the vehicle was parked in violation of the Coty of Havre de Grace Ordinance. If you wish to admit responsibility for the violation you may pay:

By Mail: Check or money order payable to the Havre de Grace Police Department, 715 Pennington Avenue, Havre de Grace, MD 21078. Postmarked date is acceptable as evidence of timely payment.

Dropbox: Check, money order, or exact cash 24 hours/seven days a week at the drop box in the Havre de Grace Police Department at 715 Pennington Avenue, Havre de Grace, MD 21078. If tags have been flagged then only cash or money order will be accepted.

In Person: Havre de Grace Police Department, 715 Pennington Avenue, Havre de Grace, MD 21078 (Monday - Friday, 9AM - 5PM).

Delinquent Violations

The Motor Vehicle Administration will withhold all vehicle registrations until the parking citation fine(s) plus any additional penalties are paid. If the vehicle registration is withheld by the MVA, the City of Havre de Grace will assess the violator a flagging fee of $15 per citation.

Whenever three unsatisfied citations have been issued to one vehicle and where a period of 30 days or more shall have elapsed since the third unsatisfied violation notice, such vehicle shall be impounded.