Did you get a red light ticket? The City of Puyallup has photo enforcement at select intersections in town. A photo is taken of the vehicle license plate and a notice is mailed to the registered owner's mailing address. You have 18 days from when the notice was issued to either pay the ticket or request a hearing. If you received a notice in the mail, here are your options.
If you choose to pay the fine in full. You do not need to come to court to do this. By paying, you admit to having committed the infraction. Photo enforcement tickets are not reported to the Department of Licensing and do not appear on your driving record. You can pay your ticket either in-person, mail, online or over the phone. Click here for information on how to pay your fine. If you need additional time to pay then you may contact the court by calling (253) 841-5450 or emailing Courts@PuyallupWA.Gov with your request. Please provide your infraction # located on the notice to help us better serve you.
What is a red light camera?
Red light cameras are installed at various intersection within the City of Puyallup. These cameras are utilized as a means of encouraging safe driving behavior, and to discourage unsafe driving habits, such as "running" a red light. Red light camera infractions are processed similar to parking violations. They are not reported to Department of Licensing and do not appear on your driving record. They can however delay renewal of your vehicle tabs if you have two or more unpaid violations.
You must respond within 18 days to the notice either by
1) sending payment;
2) requesting a hearing; or
3) submitting the Declaration that’s attached to your notice or by clicking here.