Appeals Form

USF SARASOTA/MANATEEPARKING TICKET/ CITATION APPEAL(Please complete all text boxes, then click submit button at bottom)
Citation No.: Citation Date
DIRECTIONS As well as completing and submitting this online form , completed forms may be faxed, mailed or brought to Parking Services. Business hours are 8:30am – 5:00pm, Monday to
Friday, with extended hours at the beginning of each term. USF Parking Services, 8350 N. Tamiami Tr. Building SMC-B116A, Sarasota, FL 34243.Phone: (941) 359-4203, Fax: (941) 359-4201. Faxes should be followed up with a phone call to Parking Services.
APPEAL FIRST APPEAL – All persons receiving a citation have a right to appeal within FOURTEEN (14) calendar days of the citation.
FINAL APPEAL – Final appeals must be made within FOURTEEN (14) calendar days of the first appeal decision.
APPEAL GUIDELINES According to the USF Parking Rules, individuals who receive a parking citation and believe that extraordinary or mitigating circumstances warrant waiver of their parking fine may petition the USF Parking Services Dept. for reconsideration. Any person wishing to appeal a citation must do so within 14 calendar days of the date the citation was issued. A summary of unacceptable reasons for appeals are provided in the USF Parking Brochure.
  • Appeal submission later than 14 calendar days
  • Tardiness to class and/or appointment
  • Disagreement with the traffic and parking regulations
  • Inability to pay fine (lack of money)
  • Ignorance of the regulation
  • Displayed wrong or expired permit
  • Traffic congestion
  • Stated inability to find a permitted parking space
  • Operation of the vehicle by another person
  • Received bad verbal information
  • Stated failure to issue citations previously
  • for similar violations
  • Stated perception that designated parking
  • area is not safe
  • Friend got the citation while borrowing
  • permit
YOUR INFO Last Name:
First Name:
ID Number* ID # Choices: USF Student “U” #, Employee ID # or Vendor ID #. NOTE: We are transitioning away from using social security numbers unless it is needed for payroll-related deductions.
Driver’s License Number: Birth Date:Email Address:
(for confirmation of appeal received)Status:(select one)

 USF Student
USF Staff


Zip Code:
License Plate/Tag No.:
Permit No.:
REASON Provide specific and verifiable facts which substantiate extenuating circumstances. Attach copies of any repair slips, medical information, etc. Appeal Mediator’s decision is based on several factors
including your written explanation.
CERTIFICATION All information provided to USF Parking Services on this document is accurate and complete and I understand fines and penalties may be assessed for misrepresentation.Date Submitted: