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Schedule of Fees and Fines

From this page you can access the Master Fee Schedule with links to specific department fees, and the Administrative Citation Fine Schedule. The list includes the current fees charged and the identification number of the City Council resolution setting the current fee. The first two digits of the resolution number indicate the calendar year in which the resolution was passed by the City Council.

Please note: The City of Monterey reserves the right to change fees at any time. We will strive to update these Web pages as soon as possible when fees and rates are changed. You may contact the appropriate department to confirm whether the amounts listed here for any particular service or permit have changed since last published.

 Location  Online Cash Checks MC/Visa*
Service Fee of 2.9% added
  Monterey Recreation Programs  Online Activity Registration X X X
  Recreation Community Centers  Online Activity Registration X X X
  Sports Center  Online Activity Registration X X X
  Harbor & Marina   X X X
  Conference Center       X
  Parking Office, Garages and Lots  Online Parking Permit Renewal
 Online Payment of Parking Citations
  Revenue Office  Online Business License Renewal X X X
  Police Department   X X  
  Library   X X X
  Planning   X X X
  Vets Park   X X  
  Museum   X X  
  Cemetery   X X X
  Fire Department   X X X
  Permits & Inspection   X X X
NOTE: Certain fees may be paid at the Revenue Office at each office's discretion.

* Per City of Monterey City Council Resolution #23-139, approved November 21, 2023, payments made to certain City of Monterey divisions after January 4, 2024, using a credit/debit card will include a Service Fee of 2.9%*:
  • Building 
  • Cemetery
  • Finance
  • Fire
  • Harbor/Marina
  • Monterey Conference Center
  • Planning
  • Police
Please note: Parks, Recreation, Sports Center, and Parking are NOT charging this service fee.

If you DO NOT wish to pay this fee, you may pay in-person using cash/check.  Or, for check mailing instructions, please confirm with the individual divisions you are conducting business with.  For general inquiries, please contact the Finance Department, Revenue Division, by phone at (831) 646-3944 or email
Service Fees are non-refundable.