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Boots are here; Tens of thousands of tickets still unpaid

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The City of Spokane applied their first parking boot to a driver who had thousands of dollars worth of unpaid parking tickets. The City of Spokane applied their first parking boot to a driver who had thousands of dollars worth of unpaid parking tickets.
SPOKANE, Wash. - The City of Spokane gave out warnings all summer: Pay your parking tickets, or get the boot. The parking boot that is. On Tuesday the city ceased with the warnings and applied a boot to the car of a person who had over $4000 worth of unpaid tickets. 

To be eligible for the boot, you would need to have four or more unpaid parking tickets in collections, and you must have been given all proper notifications. Once notified, if you do not pay all the outstanding tickets, your car will be booted.

The owner of the car will be given 48 hours to pay all tickets and an additional $50 fee. After 48 hours, the car will be towed by one of the City's contracted towing companies, and the owner will be responsible for all impounding fees. the only way to get your car back is to pay all tickets and collection fees. 

The City says as of Tuesday afternoon, there are more than 2700 people eligible for the boot. 

If you have outstanding tickets in collections and would like to pay them to avoid being booted, please contact: 

Valley Empire Collections

1718 W Broadway, Spokane, WA 99201

Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Phone: 1.800.669.8139

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For more information on the City of Spokane's parking regulations, CLICK HEREhttps://beta.spokanecity.org/parking/

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