Below are the options available if you incur a parking fine.
Payments of cash, cheque or credit card can be made in person at Council Offices, or by mailing a Cheque or Money Order to the Rural City of Wangaratta, PO Box 238 Wangaratta 3676. Credit card payments may also be made via phone to our Customer Services team on (03) 5722 0888.
Council offers Payment Plans to assist with infringement payment. Download an application form below, or collect an application from Council.
If you have received an infringement and were not responsible for the vehicle at the time of the offence complete the relevant Owner Statement and return to Council within 28 days of the date of the infringement.
Download the Owner Statement application form below.
If you believe your infringement should be withdrawn you can:
Appeal your infringement with Council
Download the application form and important information about infringement appeals below.
Note, the following are not considered valid reasons for withdrawal of parking infringements:
Elect to have your infringement heard in Court
Please notify Council if you would like to dispute your infringement before a magistrate. You will receive a summons advising the date, time and place of your hearing. If your appeal is successful the fine will be dropped however if you are unsuccessful you will be liable for the fine, plus additional court and Council costs.
During the course of an enforcement matter, as authorised by legislation, Council may request and receive vehicle registration information from third parties.
Personal information collected is used solely for the purpose of issuing an infringement notice and any subsequent legal action. The personal information will be held securely and used solely for this purpose.
Council may disclose this information to the Magistrate’s Court, Sheriff’s Office or its legal advisers, or other organisations where required by law.
If you believe your vehicle, trailer or number plates (as referenced on the infringement notice) had been stolen at the time the infringement was issued, please complete the Illegal User Statement form and return to Council.
If you were not responsbile for the vehicle at the time of the offence but know who was, please complete the Known User Statement form and return to Council.
If you were not responsbile for the vehicle at the time of the ofence but DON'T know who was, please complete the Unknown User Statement form and return to Council.
If your vehicle had been sold to another person when the offence occurred, please complete the sold user statement
Please complete the Nomination Rejection Statement and return to Council