Ticket Data Request

Matt Chapman filed this request with the Chicago Department of Finance of Chicago, IL.


From: Matt Chapman

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act., I hereby request the following records:

Please provide me with the following information for all parking tickets from Jan 1, 2016 to the present date. A tab-delimited document is preferred.

Ticket ID
Ticket Violation Code
Ticket description
Meter number
Any additional referential information (eg, relevant street cleaning hours)
Star/Badge Number
Ticket agent company or department (eg, LAZ, DOF)
Street Direction
Street Name
Address Number
Street Type (eg, avenue)
Misc. address information
Final Cost
Payment Status
Reason for payment/non-payment/waive (ie, contested in court, bankruptcy, outstanding)
Judge name, if applicable
Name or ID of person who reviewed ticket
Plate expiration
Plate type

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.


Matt Chapman

From: Chicago Department of Finance

Please find the Department's attached request for extension.

From: Chicago Department of Finance

Please find the Department's attached response to your request.

From: Matt Chapman

I will be in downtown Chicago tomorrow - Can I come to pick this up in-person?

From: Chicago Department of Finance

Apologies for the delay. Yes, a pickup can be facilitated.

We have the records in City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle Room 604. Please let us know when you will be visiting the office to ensure someone is available to give you the DVD.

From: Matt Chapman

I will be in the city this afternoon. Can I pick it up today?

From: Chicago Department of Finance

Yes, the DVD will be in the room 604 Lobby addressed to you. I will put it out there now.

From: Chicago Department of Finance

Matt Chapman picked up the DVD on the 31st. Adding him to this email.