Nassau County Traffic & Parking Violations Agency

Appear in Court:

Court appearances may be made between 9:00am and 11:15am and from 1:00pm to 3:15pm weekdays (excluding Holidays). Priority is given to those who have appointments or appear on the date and time on their ticket. Click here to make an appointment.  Bring a copy of your appointment or ticket to show the court officer.  Those without appointments or the appropriate date and time on their ticket will be admitted if there is ample room to accommodate you.  All those appearing must have a government issued picture ID to be admitted into the Agency


Click here for Plea by Mail application

Click the above link to print a resolve by mail request.  Click the plea by mail link to the left to read the guidelines for Plea by Mail.


Nassau County Traffic and Parking Violations Agency Building

Mission Statement

To enhance pedestrian and vehicular safety through education and timely adjudication of all traffic, parking and photo enforcement related offenses.

General Information

Security screening

All persons entering the Agency must possess valid Government Issued Photo ID (a driver license is preferred), will be screened. All carry items will be placed in an X-RAY machine and are also subject to search. No food, beverages, or weapons.

Dress Appropriately

Appropriate clothing is required. The Judicial Hearing Officer reserves the final decision as to whether to adjudicate or adjourn a case until you are considered appropriately dressed. Save yourself time, if you question if you are appropriately dressed, consider coming another day. In all cases, bikini bottoms or muscle shirts (those shirts where there are no sleeves and/or the sides are open) or anything considered too revealing is not allowed admittance to court.


Phones must be set to silent, and conversations, picture taking, and videotaping are not permitted and will result in ejection from the agency.


Parking structure on Cooper Street/Cooper Square is closed until further notice.

The Village of Hempstead provides metered parking in several locations:

  • Parking strip outside the north side of the closed parking garage
  • Main Street
  • South end of parking lot off main street behind Bank of America
  • Main Street as well as "horseshoe" area fronting on to Main Street. All meters must be paid via Muni-Meter devices.

Please note that the parking lots indicated as 75 Washington and 40 Washington are reserved parking for permit holders only.  
Permit Parking areas within all lots are marked, please only park in public parking areas.

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