Parking Violations

University traffic summons/violations are issued to a vehicle in violation of the LSU Parking Rules & Regulations. Citations are issued as a control method to provide a safe and accident-free parking environment for all students, faculty, staff, and visitors to the LSU campus. Questions or concerns regarding a citation? Call (225) 578-5000 or email us at

All Traffic and Parking violations not paid within sixty (60) calendar days or appealed within fourteen (14) business days of the violation will be sent to collections and violators will be responsible for all costs associated with collection.


Violation Type Violation Description Violation Cost
Altered/Counterfeit Permit An altered or counterfeit permit is described as a permit created or made to appear as an official LSU issued parking permit. $72
Bicycle A bicycle parked in an illegal parking place or not within a designated bike rack. $25
Blockage A vehicle blocking another vehicle, an entry or exit, construction site, or equipment. $60
Disobey Officer Disobeying a Parking & Transportation Services traffic enforcement officer's order(s). $72
Failure to Display Vehicle is registered with LSU Parking & Transportation Services but does not display a valid permit while parked on campus. $30-$60-$90 
Fire Lane Parking, stopping, or standing within a designated Fire Lane or zone. $72
Against Flow Parking in a way that an individual would have to go against the flow of traffic to enter or exit a parking space. $40
Football A special event ticket in which an individual is parked incorrectly during a home LSU football game. (see Rules & Regulations) $80
Hazardous Parking A vehicle causing an immediate safety concern by disrupting the flow of traffic as determined by the issuing officer. $72
Handicapped Space Parking, stopping, or standing in a handicapped/disabled space without a handicapped/disabled license plate or placard. $325
Handicapped Ramp Parking, stopping, or standing at a handicapped/disabled ramp or at a curb cut. $325
Improper Parking Parking over a designated line; taking up more than one parking space.  $30
Improper Display Displaying a valid LSU issued permit but in a way that obstructs validation (i.e. permit number not clearly visible). $30
Lawn Parking on a lawn or grassy area instead of a designated parking space. $40
Lost Permit A person is in possession of a lost permit that has been reported to Parking & Transportation Services. $72
No Parking Zone Parking within an area designated by signage as a "No Parking Zone." $30
On Campus Relocate Vehicle is relocated from one location to another by a tow truck.  $120
Overtime Parking Parking within a metered space and not paying the meter or the meter expires . $25-$50-$75
Out-of-Zone B-C An A plan or student permit parks within a zone designated as an area reserved for B plan or C plan permits. $25-$50-$75
Out-of-Zone Parking outside of an individual's designated zone during the hours of zone parking (7:00 am-4:30 pm). $25-$50-$75
Reserved Lot Parking within a lot reserved and indicated by barricades or signage; Parking within a gated C lot during the hours of zone parking (7:00 am-4:30 pm, M-F) without a C plan permit or valid scofflaw authorizing specific privileges. $50
Reserved Medical Parking within a space reserved for an LSU-issued medical permit. $40
Reserved Space Parking within a space that is reserved for a specific individual or party. $50
Restricted Street Parking within a restricted street indicated by barricades, curb markings, curb cuts, signage, etc. $50
Sidewalk Parking on or blocking a walking path $50
Service Drive Parking within a street or alley that is used for repairs to equipment, buildings, etc. without proper permission from Parking & Transportation Services. $40
Stolen Permit Being in possession of a permit that has been reported stolen by the individual assigned to the specific permit. $150
Towable Offense In the event of the tow truck being unable to tow a vehicle(s) for any reason, a towable offense citation may be issued in place of a tow. $100
Travel Lane Parking in or obstructing the flow of traffic by parking, stopping, or standing in the lane of travel. $50
Unregistered Parking on LSU’s campus without registering a vehicle’s license plate number and state with LSU Parking & Transportation Services. $100
Boot/Wheel Lock    $100
Boot/Wheel Lock After Hours    $150
Boot/Wheel Lock Tamper   $200