You may contest your citation by requesting a trial. You may request a trial by either appearing in person or submitting a written request for trial before the court date and time printed on the front of your citation. You must indicate whether you wish to have an in-person trial or trial by affidavit (in writing). Important: if you are found to be in violation of the city parking code, the fine/penalty will not be reduced. If you are found not guilty or not in violation of a parking code or statute, the fine/penalty will not be imposed.