How do I protest a parking citation?

Parking protests can be made online at or by mail. A copy of your ticket with a short note stating the facts of your appeal can be sent to:
C/O Parking Citation Service Center

PO Box 11923

Santa Ana, CA 92711

Staff review each appeal and a response is returned within 21 days. Be sure to include your return address and a copy of your citation.

Questions? 858-704-3659

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1. Where can I pay for a parking or administrative citation? Are there payment plans available?
2. How do I protest a parking citation?
3. How do I pay for a citation for expired tags or a “fix-it” ticket?
4. When is parking enforced?
5. Why is parking enforced?
6. I got a traffic ticket. Can I have a copy of the speed survey?
7. I tried the 800 number listed on the ticket but couldn’t get through. What should I do?
8. Should I send money if I am protesting this ticket?
9. I got a ticket in the Disabled Zone but I have a placard. What should I do?
10. I lost my ticket? What should I do?
11. I want to check on the status of payment of my ticket. What should I do?
12. Who can I contact about a “red light” ticket?