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There are plenty of ways to get a parking ticket in Georgia. But none of them are the same as traffic tickets. The parking ticket category only includes violations that occur when your vehicle is neither activated nor under your immediate control.
Another important difference is that traffic enforcement officers write these tickets to the registered owner of the vehicle instead of directly to you. For example, if you let a person borrow your car and they park illegally, you might have to pay that ticket. Of course, there are laws in place that can help you make the borrower pay you back.
The overwhelming majority of parking tickets in Georgia fall under the jurisdiction of cities and towns. The state government as a whole has little to say about them, leaving that to the cities themselves. For example, there are whole sections of the Columbus Municipal Code dedicated to the creation and enforcement of local parking tickets.
Since there's little to say about parking tickets from a state perspective, be sure to ask your lawyer about local laws in your jurisdiction. Also keep in mind that the county might also put fines on top of the city fines. All the more reason to contest your tickets.