Starting Monday, parking tickets will cost 50 percent more in New Orleans.
Most parking infractions will cost a driver $10 more, with the initial cost of a ticket rising from $20 to $30. After a month of nonpayment, that cost will increase to $60; after two months, to $90 — up from $40 and $80, respectively.
Tickets for parking in a residential parking permit zone without a permit will increase from $40 to $75.
On Jan. 11, parking meter rates in the Central Business District, French Quarter, Marigny and Warehouse District doubled from $1.50 an hour to $3 an hour. Elsewhere in the city, the rates increased from $1.50 to $2 an hour.
Meter hours were also extended by one hour, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.