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 10/5/15, expired meter rates have increased (new fine amount is shown)
10.40.060 STORING VEHICLE: street or alley for more than 72 hrs ($90)
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/Non Motorized 1St Offense: ($82)
10.44.060(a) Oversized Vehicle/Non Motorized 2nd Offense: ($164)
10.44.060(a) Oversized Vehicle/Non Motorized 3rd Offense: ($246)
10.44.060(b) RV 1st Offense ($82)
10.44.060(b) RV 2nd Offense ($164)
10.44.060(b) RV 3rd Offense ($246)10.68.020 EXPIRED METER (BUSINESS DISTRICT) ($58)
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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