Parking Citations

How to Pay

Parking Citations can be paid in person at the Police Department, by mail, or online. If you are paying in-person at the Police Department, you must pay with exact cash or a check. If paying online, please visit . If paying by mail, please send a check payable to the City of Los Alamitos to: 

City of Los Alamitos

C/O Citation Processing Center

PO Box 10479 

Newport Beach, CA

How to Contest a Parking Citation

You can contest your parking citation by following the instructions on the back of the ticket or online through Citation Processing Center at the above listed website. If choosing to contest the citation in person, you will be asked to fill out our parking citation review form. Once our department receives your review form, your citation will placed on hold until the citation is reviewed and a decision is made. You will receive notice of decision within 10 business days, by mail.


All parking citations must be paid within 21 days of issuance. Parking citations which are unpaid or uncontested after 21 days will be subject to penalty increases.