City of Charleston parking tickets can be paid online

City of Charleston meter reader Bobby Johnson places a second parking ticket on an SUV parked on King Street, after the owner of the vehicle failed to put money in the meter or move it.Brad Nettles/Staff

People who get parking tickets in the city of Charleston now can pay them online.

Payments can be made at www.paycitation.charleston-sc.gov. The online payment option is available 24 hours after the citation has been issued.

The citation number and a valid debit card, Visa, or MasterCard are needed to make a payment online.

Payment also can be made in person at 180 Lockwood Boulevard, 2nd floor, during business hours, or over the phone by calling 724-7375. Cash and checks can be used for in-person payments.

People also can mail citations with checks or money orders for payment to: City of Charleston,

Revenue Collections Parking Division, 180 Lockwood Boulevard, 2nd Floor, Charleston, SC 29403.

Reach Diane Knich at 843-937-5491 or on Twitter at @dianeknich.