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Parking Enforcement

If you would like to report a vehicle that is parked in violation of a parking law, please call the SDPD Communications Center at (619) 531-2000. Parking Enforcement Officers are dispatched from Communications.

The Parking Enforcement Unit handles illegally parked vehicles, disabled placard abuse, and commercial enforcement. For additional information on these issues follow the links below.

For questions regarding colored parking zones in residential or business areas please call Transportation Engineering at (619) 533-3126 or email

You may also fill out a Traffic Service Request to request installment of a colored zone near your residence or business.

If you need information on contesting a parking citation, or you wish to pay your parking citation online, go to Appeal a Parking Citation/Ticket.