Truckee Police Department

Who should I call about snow removal?

Please see the Town of Truckee’s  snow removal webpage. The department of Public Works may also be reached at (530) 582-7707.

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Why are there parking meters Downtown?

To better manage parking To provide funding for capital improvements, ongoing maintenance and snow removal To eliminate general taxpayer subsidy of Downtown parking

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Why are there no parking meters in front of each parking space?

To avoid having 400 meters Downtown There are 30 multi-space parking meter kiosks placed throughout Downtown The parking meters are easy to use and accept coin, credit cards and Truckee Card The parking meters do not accept dollar bills due to jamming issues

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Where are the parking meters located?

The meters are located at approximately every seventh parking space throughout Downtown There are “Pay Here to Park” signs indicating the meter locations

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How do I use the parking meter?

Insert coins, credit card or Truckee Card. Time may be purchased in three minute increments with coin payment and in two hour minimums with a credit card. Once the amount of time needed is shown on the screen, push the green button to print a receipt. Place the receipt face up on the dashboard of […]

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What are the hours of operation of paid parking?

Parking is enforced daily (including weekends and holidays) from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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I’ve just received a ticket. What do I do now?

The court should send you a courtesy notice within three weeks from the issue date stating the bail or fine amount for the violation(s).  This notice will also provide information for paying the fine or contesting the violation(s).  If you haven’t received the courtesy notice within three weeks of receiving your ticket, call the Traffic Court at (530) […]

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Can I just pay the ticket by mail and not appear in court?

Yes.If your case does not require a mandatory court appearance, you may send the payment indicated on your courtesy notice in full by personal check, cashier’s check or money order.Credit cards are not accepted at this time.

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Where does my traffic fine go?

The money from traffic fines is collected by the court, forwarded to the county, and then divided among various state, county and city agencies according to a complex formula under state law.

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How can I contest a parking violation?

A person can contest a parking violation by coming into the lobby of Police Department to fill out an appeal form. Hours are: Monday thru Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. We are closed legal holidays and weekends. You may also click here to download the parking appeal form.You have 21 days from the parking […]

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