Parking Control

It is the responsibility of the Owatonna Police Department to enforce parking regulations in the City of Owatonna that have been approved by the City Council. These violations can range from: short/long term parking, 48 hours, parking in yellow zone, obstructing driveway access, winter parking ordinance (odd/even winter parking restrictions), school zone parking, downtown 2-6 a.m. parking and other enforceable offenses.

Fine Payments

Payment on parking violations must be made within 10 days. Late fee will be assessed as follows:

  • If paid after 10 days and within 30 days: $10 penalty
  • If paid after 30 days: $30 penalty

For your convenience, parking tickets may be paid the following ways.


As an enhanced service, payments for parking or ordinance violations may be made online with a transaction card through a payment vendor, AllPaid—this option is available 24/7.  A processing service fee is applied to all transaction card payments.
Pay My Parking Fine

In Person

You may pay your fine at the Law Enforcement Center at the Parking Control Office. You may pay with cash, check, money order or transaction card (a processing service fee is applied to all transaction card payments). Checks should be made out to the Owatonna Police Department. For your convenience a courtesy box is available through the first doors of the Law Enforcement Center and payments may be placed in this courtesy box. The courtesy box is available at all times. 

By Mail

Payment may be mailed to the following address:
Owatonna Police Department
Attn: Parking Control
204 E Pearl Street
Owatonna, MN 55060