Please read the following information carefully before proceeding with your appeal.
All parking infractions, with the exception of towing and service fees, may be appealed within fourteen (14) days of the infraction date.
The decision of the Appeals Committee is final and fines are considered due when the decision is rendered. Unfamiliarity with Western University's traffic and parking regulations does not constitute grounds for appeal.
Service fees cannot be appealed - they include:
MTO Service Fees - Ministry of Transportation search to determine vehicle ownership
Collection Fees - unpaid tickets may be sent to a collection agency
Towing Fee - determined by the towing company at time of tow
Academic Seal Fee - students with tickets which are unpaid after 30 days may have academic records sealed
Appeals for the following infractions,
As part of the appeal process, you may request an open hearing with the Appeals Committee. An open hearing provides you with the opportunity to review your appeal with the committee, in person. The committee is comprised of several members of the Western community who are not employees of Parking & Visitor Services.
Schedules of committee members determine dates and times for open hearings.
Please see our Appeals Committee page for further information.
Tell us in your online appeal:
Decisions surrounding parking violation appeals will be made at the discretion of the Manager of Parking & Visitor Services and/or the Parking Appeals Committee.
The appellant will be notified of their appeal decision via email. Please ensure you are providing a valid and correct email address as a decision will be sent to this address within six weeks of submitting your appeal. Decisions are final and binding.