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Payment of Parking Fines

TO PAY IN PERSON, TAKE A CHECK, MONEY ORDER, OR CASH TO:

2220 Tulare Street • Plaza Level • Fresno, CA 93721
Phone: (559) 600-6785

Monday through Friday, 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM (excluding County holidays)

YOU MAY PAY BY MAIL OR BY GOING TO: www.CitationProcessingCenter.com

IF YOU MAKE A PAYMENT BY MAIL, SEND THE PROPER AMOUNT OF PENALTY IN MONEY ORDER, CASHIER’S CHECK OR PERSONAL CHECK, PAYABLE TO: COUNTY OF FRESNO. DO NOT SEND CASH!  ENCLOSE THE NOTICE OF PARKING VIOLATION WITH YOUR PAYMENT AND/OR PROOF OF CORRECTION(S). WRITE YOUR CITATION NUMBERS ON YOUR PAYMENT.

Mail to:



COUNTY OF FRESNO
C/O CITATION PROCESSING CENTER
P.O. Box 10479
NEWPORT BEACH, CA 92658-0479

INQUIRIES AND PAYMENTS CAN BE MADE BY CALLING (800) 989-2058

TO RESPOND TO THE CITATION:

The registered owner, lessee, or person responsible for the vehicle cited shall within 21 days of issuance, either:
  1. Pay the parking penalty, or
  2. The registered owner of lessee of the vehicle may submit a written appeal online at www.CitationProcessingCenter.com or mail your appeal with any supporting information to the address as noted above. Your payment or appeal request must be received within 21 days of the citation date. Submitted documents will not be returned.

PAYMENT PLANS MAY BE AVAILABLE: for more information, please call 800-989-2058 or visit www.CitationProcessingCenter.com

THERE WILL BE A $25.00 SERVICE CHARGE FOR ALL RETURNED CHECKS.

WARNING: Ignoring the time limits of a citation may result in additional penalties and an eventual lien hold being placed on your vehicle registration with the DMV. Vehicles with five (5) or more citations may be impounded or immobilized pursuant to CVC section 22651(i)(1) and 22651.7.

INDIGENT STATUS: Application for the indigent status payment plan must be submitted within 60 days of citation issuance or 10 days from hearing determination. For more information please call 800-989-2058 or visit www.CitationProcessingCenter.com

Failure to pay your citation within 21 calendar days from the date of the citation may result in a doubling of the parking fine.

In addition, the amount can be assigned to a collection agency and notification to the Department of Motor Vehicles. The DMV is required to withhold the issuance or renewal of your vehicle registration until the fine is paid.

CORRECTABLE VIOLATIONS
CVC Sections 5200, 5201, and 5204(a) require vehicle inspection and evidence of violation correction.

Violations cited in accordance with Vehicle Code Section 40522 will be dismissed if the PROOF OF CORRECTION is presented to the County Parking Program by mail or in person within 21 days from the date of the citation. Evidence of correction may be obtained at any police agency which provides such service.

CORRECTED VIOLATIONS WILL BE SUBJECT TO A $10.00 ADMINISTRATIVE PROCESSING FEE.

 

Code Code Section code description fine amount
FCOC 11.28.010C Vehicle parked in restricted or prohibited zone $40.00
FCOC 11.28.010d Parked in violation of timed zone $30.00
CVC 22507.8 Parked in handicap stall $305.00
CVC 22500(b) Parked on crosswalk $40.00
CVC 22500(e) Parked blocking driveway $40.00
CVC 22500(f) Parked on sidewalk $40.00
CVC 22500(h) Double parked $40.00
CVC 22500(L) Parked blocking handicapped ramp $305.00
CVC 22500.1 Parked in fire lane $108.00
CVC 22502a Parked wrong way or more than 18 inches from curb $40.00
CVC 22507.8 (b) Parked blocking a handicapped stall $305.00
CVC 22507.8c(2) Parked in cross hatch adjacent to handicapped stall $305.00
CVC 22504a Parked on roadway outside
of city limits
$108.00
CVC 5200 License plate not displayed $45.00
CVC 5201 License plates improperly positioned $45.00
CVC 5204(a) Expired registration tabs $81.00
CVC 22514 Parked within 15 feet of fire hydrant $55.00
CVC 22515 Vehicle left unattended with
motor running
$35.00
CVC 22516 Locked vehicle with person inside who cannot escape $108.00