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Initial Appeal Form

The following are situations that are typically not considered as valid extenuating circumstances for violating parking regulations:

  • An appeal based upon how long an appellant was parked in violation of a parking regulation/restriction.
  • An appeal based upon an appellant's need to get to class, work, or to an appointment on time.
  • An appeal based upon lack of parking space near your destination.
  • An appeal based upon the assertion that no classes were in session.
  • An appeal of a restricted/prohibited violation during evening or weekend hours.
  • An appeal based upon the assertion that the appellant did not see signage or lane, line, or curb markings.
  • An appeal based upon being told it was copasetic by someone other than Dept. Of Public Safety staff employee's
  • An appeal based upon the fact you have received a citation in the past and do not wish to pay for another.

If you wish to appeal a citation that you have received please fill out the form below.

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Why you think the citation is an error


In accordance with California Vehicle Code Section 40215, you have 21 days from the date the violation was issued to submit a request for Initial Review. Please provide a written statement why you believe the citation was issued in error. Include any material (i.e. receipts, pictures, etc.) to support your statement. Materials submitted for review will not be returned. Please type your statement in the space provided below.