You must pay the fine within 30 calendar of issue or be subject to late penalty and/or interest at a rate of 18% annually. The citation and fine shall be mailed or delivered to the City of Huntington Beach, Attn: Civil Citations, P.O. Box 711, Huntington Beach, CA 92648. Be sure to include the citation number on the face of the check or money order.
DO NOT SEND CASH.
PAYMENT OF THE FINE DOES NOT EXCUSE YOU FROM THE REQUIREMENT
TO CORRECT THE VIOLATION.
Important Notice: The violation of the Municipal Code section charged in a citation constitutes a NUISANCE. Unpaid fines and other costs of abatement for property related violations may be collected by the City by an assessment and/or lien against your property pursuant to Government Code sections 38773.1 and 38773.5 and the Huntington Beach Municipal Code. Unpaid assessments can result in the property being sold after three years by the County Tax Collector. A full description of the civil citation procedures for Municipal Code violations and your rights in that process are found in Municipal Code Chapter 1.18.
Questions: Please leave a message at (714) 375-8446 and your call will be returned to address any questions or concerns.
The Huntington Beach Fire Department conducts free home fire safety inspections for seniors. You can also get a free smoke detector with a 10 year battery and carbon monoxide detector installed. This free service is provided by Project SHIP senior home inspection program volunteers. You can schedule an appointment online or call 714-374-1615.
City of Huntington Beach
City Attorney Office
2000 Main Street
Huntington Beach, CA
Phone: (714) 536-5555
Fax: (714) 374-1590