Parking Enforcement and Ticket Information

Upcoming Events

South Main Street Area Workshop
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Hosted by Pacific Park Neighborhood Association
Roosevelt-Walker Community Center
816 East Chestnut Avenue
Santa Ana, CA 92701

Grand Avenue/ 17th Street Area Workshop
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Hosted by Meredith Parkwood/Portola Park Neighborhood Associations
John Muir Fundamental Elementary
1951 Mabury Street
Santa Ana, CA 92705

West Santa Ana Boulevard Area Workshop
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Hosted by Artesia Pilar Neighborhood Association
Romero Cruz Elementary
2701 West Fifth Street
Santa Ana, CA 92703

55 Freeway/Dyer Road Area Workshop
Monday, April 29, 2019
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Holiday Inn Santa Ana-OC Airport
2726 South Grand Avenue
Santa Ana, CA 92705

South Bristol Street Area Workshop
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
South Coast Global Medical Center
2701 South Bristol Street
Santa Ana, CA 92704



Pay Parking Tickets Online
To pay by any major credit card, debit card or by check, call:
(800) 989-2058


Mail Parking Ticket Payments to: 
City of Santa Ana
c/o Citation Processing Center
P.O. Box 10479
Newport Beach, CA 92658-0479
Phone: (800) 989-2058

The Parking Enforcement Unit handles a variety of parking related issues, complaints, and also writes parking citations to illegally parked vehicles.

Parking Enforcement is responsible for the removal of abandoned vehicles on public streets, enforcing parking violations: expired meters, parking permit districts, and street sweeping.  They also assist with traffic control, verify temporary “NO PARKING” signs, and handle other related duties.   For more information, call (714) 245-8225.

Abandoned Vehicles

The following information is needed to report an abandoned vehicle(s):

  • Location of the vehicle: address and/or cross streets
  • Type of vehicle: make, model, and color
  • The license plate number: clearly state the numbers and the state

To report an abandoned vehicle(s) on:

  • Public street, alley, city lot, etc., call Parking Control at (714) 245-8225
  • Private street, private property, yard, etc., call Code Enforcement at (714) 667-2780

Parking Citations (Tickets and Appeals)

  • If you wish to contest a parking citation online please go to or contact the Citation Processing Center at (800) 989-2058. A review must be made within 21 calendar days of receiving the citation
  • If you wish to obtain a copy of your parking citation, contact the Citation Processing Center at (800) 989-2058
  • If you wish to pay your parking citation, you can do so by mail, in person, or online with any major credit card, debit card, or by check.  Make your check or money order payable to the City of Santa Ana and write the license plate number on your check or money order

Request for Parking Permits and Parking Permit District

Parking permits and parking permit districts are issued through Public Works, Traffic Engineering; you may contact them at (714) 647-5623.