Paying a Citation
On the back of most parking citations are instructions on how to pay
the parking penalty. You must pay the parking penalty within twenty-one
(21) days from the date the citation was issued, or within fourteen (14)
days from the date the Notice of Illegal Parking was mailed. Failure to
pay the penalties due will result in additional penalties being added
and the possible withholding of your vehicle registration by the Department
of Motor Vehicles (CVC 4760). Vehicles with 5 or more outstanding citations
may subject your vehicle to immobilization (booting) or impoundment CVC
22651.7, 22651(i)(1). In addition, you may be subject to a civil judgment
that could lead to the garnishment of wages and seizure of property (CVC
Payments may be made through the mail. Remit payment to the agency listed
on the Original Parking Citation or on the Notice of Illegal Parking.
Pay by Check or Money Order only, do not send cash.
For additional information regarding payment of the parking citation
you may contact the Citation Processing Center at 866-412-5565 between
the hours of 8:00 am to 5:00pm PST Monday -Friday excluding holidays.
here to pay your citation online.