Parking Citation Processing


The activities performed by the Parking Citation Processing and Adjudication section of the Finance Department are to oversee the collection of fines from parking citations and also manage the administrative review process for contested parking citations. The Finance Department's Customer Service Division:
  • Processes notices for unpaid parking citations.
  • Provides citation information to the public.
  • Provides assistance to the public for contested parking citations.
  • Educates the public regarding the Adjudication Process.
To Pay a Parking Citation

In Person:
Payments may be at the City of Modesto, Finance Department, 1010 Tenth Street, 2nd Floor, Suite 2100, Modesto, Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

By Mail:
Mail the citation, together with a check or money order for the correct fine amount payable to the City of Modesto. Send your payment to P.O. Box 3063, Modesto, CA, 95353.

To Dispute a Parking Violation:
You must complete an Informal Review Form (PDF) within 21 days of issuance of the parking citation. For instructions, view our page on disputing a parking citation.