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Parking Control will start to boot or tow cars for outstanding parking tickets

Posted at 11:35 PM, Mar 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-22 00:35:13-04

Corpus Christi Parking Control will be looking for car owners with outstanding parking tickets.

Parking Control officers say they’ve noticed a spike in the number of people with multiple unpaid parking citations.  They’ll be looking for anyone with three or more outstanding parking tickets.

If you’re in violation, officers will either place a boot on your vehicle or tow it until the fines are paid in full.  Warnings will be mailed in April.  And beginning May 6th, officers will begin placing boots on wheels or towing cars which will add more costs to the fines.

“We don’t want to be out there writing tickets.  We want people to obey the law, think safety and just pay attention to your surroundings where your parking and what your doing, and then you won’t find yourself in that situation where you receive a citation,” said Officer Patrick McMenamy with the Corpus Christi Police Department.

If a vehicle gets the boot, the car owner can expect to wait to get it removed.  The owner will have to wait for an officer to remove it, but only after fines are paid in full.