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Parking Division
340 Tyler Street
Monterey, CA 93940
Phone: (831) 646-3953
Fax: (831) 646-5651
Contact Form
HOURS:
Monday - Friday, 8AM to 5PM
except major holidays.
CA Vehicle Code
Section 21113(a) of the California Vehicle Code authorizes the City of Monterey to issue parking citations and establish penalty amounts. If you park illegally and receive a citation, read carefully and follow all instructions on the citation. Failure to submit payment within the required time may result in a penalty being added to the original fine and a hold being placed against your vehicle registration, or the vehicle may be towed.

How to Pay a Parking Citation

Parking citations may be paid by personal check, money order or credit card (convenience fee charged). Instructions for each option are listed below. To contest your parking citation, you must follow the Administrative Review Process.

Payment Options

1. Pay Citation by Check of Money Order:
To pay your citation with a personal check or money order. (no cash accepted). Mail the citation with the appropriate payment to:
City of Monterey
Office of Parking Violations
P.O. BOX 1930
San Jose, Ca. 95109
2. Pay Citation with Credit Card:
Citations may be paid with a credit card (Visa or MasterCard) over the phone or through the internet.
Pay by Phone:
Dial toll free 1-855-597-5252. Please have your citation number or license plate number available. The City's citation processor uses pticket.com, which charges a convenience fee of $3.95 per transaction for citations
Pay Online:
Click on the link below to pay your citation now. Please have your citation number or license plate number available. The City's citation processor uses pticket.com, which charges a convenience fee of $3.95 per transaction for citations.
DISCLAIMER: Please note that by clicking on the link to pay your parking citation online, you are leaving the City of Monterey official website and entering a website maintained by a third party vendor for the City of Monterey.

If you received a parking citation (orange colored) before August 1, 2015 click below to pay:


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If you received a parking citation (red colored) starting August 1, 2015, click below to pay:


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Parking Citation Fines
Expired Meter 20-99 $35.00
Time Limit 20-79, 80 $35.00
Loading Zone 20-89, 90  $35.00
Parked Over Line 20-84, 90   $35.00
Failure to Pay Fee 20-112.2 $35.00
No Parking Zone 20-66 $100.00
Disabled Parking Zone   20-37.4 $285.00
All fines include a mandatory surcharge by the State of California of $12.50 per citation.