Here are excerpts from parking ticket appeals letters filed recently with the New Canaan Parking Bureau:
“I didn’t know the emissions test at the auto repair shop would only take 10 minutes. The person at the counter did not explain that the work will be done in such a short amount of time. So I left the car for over 2 hours. In the future I will not leave it longer than 10 minutes.”
—$25 for overtime parking on Main Street, at 1:35 p.m. on Oct. 12 (New Canaan resident)
“On Saturday, October 20, I visited New Canaan for the first time of my life to golf at New Canaan Country Club.