Parking Enforcement Information

PCO Truck

Huntington Beach Municipal Code and California Vehicle Code laws related to parking are enforced by a number of Parking Control Officers which patrol the city. Parking control officers drive vehicles painted white typically with yellow colored rotor lights mounted on top. They wear uniforms issued by the Huntington Beach Police Department. When a parking violation is seen, a PCO issues a citation and it is typically placed on the windshield of the vehicle. Some common parking violations and related fees are listed as follows:

Effective 12/7/10, fines raised $3 (new fine amount is shown)

10.40.060 STORING VEHICLE: street or alley for more than 72 hrs ($42)

10.40.080 VEHICLE REPAIR: public street, construct, grease, dismantle ($52)

10.40.125(a) VEHICLE FOR SALE: on street, parking lot ($42)

10.44.060(a) OVERSIZED VEHICLE: > longer than 25 feet ($82)

10.44.060(c) OVERSIZED VEHICLE: > wider than 96" buses,trucks, trailers, etc. ($82)

10.44.070 OVERSIZED VEHICLE: parked on Arterial Highways ($82)

10.44.060(e) NON MOTOR VEH (trailer): detached from tow vehicle ($82)

10.68.020 EXPIRED METER (BUSINESS DISTRICT) ($48)

10.68.030 EXPIRED METER (RESDENTIAL DISTRICT) ($48)

10.68.040 EXPIRED METER (RECREATIONAL DISTRICT) ($48)

10.40.050(c) RED CURB/SIGNS POSTED No Parking ($61)

10.48.90 YELLOW CURB: loading and unloading only ($42)

10.52.010(d)NO PARKING: Red Curb/Signs posted ($61)

10.40.050(d)STREET SWEEPING ($44)

22500(h) DOUBLE PARKING ($55)

22502(a) RIGHT SIDE: parallel & within 18" (motorcycles with 1 wheel touching curb)($55)
10.40.240(b)STOPPING IN POSTED NO STOPPING ZONE($52)

22500.1FIRE LANE/ACCESSWAYS/ROADWAYS($77)

13.12.050(d)PARKING ON PIER (M)($42)

13.16.010(a)PARKED IN MARKED SPACE ONLY (BEACH LOT ONLY)($42)

13.08.300(b)VEHICLE CURFEW 2200-0500 (BEACH LOT ONLY)($42)

13.16.010(a)OVERNIGHT PARKING (BEACH LOT ONLY)($42)

13.16.010(a)LOITERING/OBSTRUCT TRAFFIC (BEACH LOT ONLY)($42)

22507.8(a)DISABLED PARKING: without special PLATE or PLACARD ($356)

22507.8(b)DISABLED PARKING: block designated disabled zone ($356)

22507.8(c)DISABLED PARKING: on lines marking blue disabled zone boundaries & diagonal van access lines ($356)

Interfering with a parking control officer is a Misdemeanor.

INFORMATION ON YOUR PARKING CITATION

There is now an 800 number that is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, where parking citation information can be obtained referenced by your license plate number. The number is (800) 553-4412.

PAYING YOUR PARKING CITATION

You can pay your parking ticket by delivering your payment to the HBPD payment box located at the front desk of the HBPD. Payment by phone is possible by calling (800) 565-0148. You can also pay online by going to the following link: http://www.pticket.com/hbpd

Some other useful links related to parking enforcement are as follows:

Parking control officers utilize trucks in order to patrol the city and to carry traffic control equipment.


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