Unsigned parking citations are processed by the issuing city. If you have questions regarding parking citation, please contact the city in which you received the citation, or refer to the telephone number on the citation. For additional information, the list of agencies processing parking citations are:
City of Anaheim - 714-765-1860
City of Brea/Yorba Linda - 800-553-4412
City of Buena Park - 888-207-5715
City of Fullerton - 800-273-6488
City of Laguna Beach - 949-497-0701
City of La Habra/La Palma - 714-690-3369
City of Placentia - 800-553-4412
City of Santa Ana - 714-432-6166 and 800-273-6488
For all other agencies and Orange County cities, please contact: Citation Processing Center - 800-989-2058
How do I contest an unsigned parking citation?: If unsigned you must contact the agency that issued the citation as indicated on your citation or at the phone number as provided above.
Within 30 days after the mailing or personal delivery of the final decision from the issuing agency, you may seek review by filing an appeal to be heard by the County Superior Court. Refer to local form L1179 Information on Appeal of Parking Citation for further information or contact the court’s Limited Civil Department. Click here for locations, phone numbers and hours.
Signed parking citations may be filed with the court which serves the city which you received your citation. Please review your citation for the court location and due date.
What information does my citation provide for me? It is important to read the information on the front and back of your citation. The front provides you with the following information.
Ultimately, it is your responsibility to contact the court on or before the appearance date which appears on your citation, however, you may receive a “violation information notice” from the court with options for handling your specific charges. If your appearance is mandatory, you must appear.
Various options for handling different types of violations are listed below, however, follow the instructions given either from the court itself or on your violation information notice. If you have any further questions, please contact the court through the Automated Information and Payment Center.
Court staff is only authorized to provide information regarding the court’s procedures in processing citations. All court staff is prohibited by law from giving legal advice to litigants or to assist in the completion of any forms, including forms provided by the court, for the following reasons: