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Parking Enforcement Services

Paramount Sheriff's Station | 15001 Paramount Blvd. | Paramount, CA 90723 | (562) 220-2002          M-Su: 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. 

Parking can often cause traffic safety hazards. Please be sure to mind all traffic signs and curb painting that restrict parking or stopping. The signs make our streets safe for everyone to use. Also, please note that there is no commercial parking on public streets in the City of Paramount. If you have a parking enforcement related question or require field response for a parking enforcement matter, please call the Public Safety Department at (562) 220-2002. 


How do I pay a parking citation?

You can pay your parking citation in one of four convenient ways:

1. Online

Payment(s) can be made online at www.citationprocessingcenter.com

2. By phone

Payment(s) can be made by phone at (800) 989-2058

3. In person (2 locations)

Payment(s) can be made in person at the Paramount Sheriff’s Station Monday thru Sunday from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. daily and/or 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. during holidays

Or

At City Hall Monday thru Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily; closed during holidays
WE DO NOT ACCEPT debit cards or cards. We accept cash and/or check only.

4. By Mail

For payment(s) made by mail, please mail them to the following address:

City of Paramount
c/o Citation Processing
P.O. Box 7275
Newport Beach, CA 92658-7275

Payments made by personal check, cashier’s check, or money order must be payable to the “City of Paramount” and must include the citation number on the check for reference. Do not send cash.


How do I contest a parking citation?

You have the right to contest a parking citation. To contest a parking citation, an appeal request in writing must be made within 21 days of the date the citation was issued, including weekends and holidays. The written appeal must be mailed to the following address:

City of Paramount
c/o Citation Processing
P.O. Box 7275
Newport Beach, CA 92658-7275

In the written appeal, please include a copy of the parking citation and an explanation of why you believe you did not violate the cited parking law. Feel free to include any evidence you feel is necessary to your appeal. If you do not file an appeal within the 21-day timeframe, you will not be able to challenge the parking citation.


Permit Parking Information

To apply for a permit for short-term recreational vehicle parking, please fill out the online request form by clicking on the link below:

To apply for a parking permit in a resident permit parking zone, please fill out the online request form by clicking on the link below:

For more information, or if you do not have access to a computer, please contact the Public Safety Department at (562) 220-2002.