Discover Pass

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Discover Pass parking tickets are issued by Washington State Parks or the DNR. For information regarding the Pass itself, please visit their website: www.discoverpass.wa.gov/faq/.

 The information contained here is intended to address frequently asked questions. For more detailed information, please consult applicable laws and court rules. The District Court clerks may assist the parties with procedure but are not allowed to give legal advice. Those in need of legal advice should consult an attorney.

You have four options* if you receive a Discover Pass parking citation, which are described in detail below:

  1. Payment
  2. Discover Pass Explanation Form
  3. Mitigation
  4. Contested

*You MUST respond within 15 days of receiving the ticket or it may be found committed and sent to a collection agency

 

How to Respond to a Discover Pass Ticket

Option 1: Payment**

  • Or call
    509-219-0165
    1-877-793-8935 
  • Mail checks and money orders to
    Skamania County District Court
    PO Box 790
    Stevenson, WA 98648
  • Request time pay
    If you need time to pay, please mark the payment option on your citation, verify your mailing address, and write in 'Time Pay' next to the marked option. We will send you a Time Pay Agreement, which must be signed and submitted to the Court. Failure to pay as agreed may result in your account being referred to a collection agency.

**You will need your case number and payment amount
**Make checks and money orders payable to the Skamania County District Court

**DO NOT MAIL CASH

 

Option 2: Discover Pass Explanation Form

If you had a Discover Pass at the time of the citation, purchased an Annual Pass after the fact, or have another explanation for a Discover Pass citation, you may be eligible for a reduced penalty.

Please follow the instructions given on the form and mail the appropriate payment amount associated with your selected option.

 

Option 3: Mitigation

  • Mitigation Hearing
    An opportunity to explain your situation in Court and request a lowered fine amount. Mark the Mitigation box on your citation, verify your mailing address, and submit it to the Court. We will send you a Notice of Hearing with your Court date.
  • Written Mitigation
    An opportunity to explain your situation and request a lowered fine without appearing for a hearing. Mark the Mitigation box on your citation, verify your mailing address, and submit it to the Court. Once you receive your Notice of Hearing with your Court date, complete the Defendant's Request for Decision on Written Statements and return it, along with any other evidence, to the Court at least fourteen (14) days prior to your hearing. We will cancel the hearing, and you will receive a mailed response once the Judge has reached a decision.

 

Option 4: Contested

  • Contested Hearing
    An opportunity to deny the violation in Court and request a dismissal. Mark the Contested box on your citation, verify your mailing address, and submit it to the Court. We will send you a Notice of Hearing with your Court date. 
    For information regarding subpoenas and witnesses for your Contested hearing, contact the Prosecutor's Office.
  • Written Contested
    An opportunity to deny the violation without appearing for a hearing. Mark the Contested box on your citation, verify your mailing address, and submit it to the Court. Once you receive your Notice of Hearing with your Court date, complete the Defendant's Request for Decision on Written Statements and return it, along with any other evidence, to the Court at least fourteen (14) days prior to your hearing. We will cancel the hearing, and you will receive a mailed response once the Judge has reached a decision.