Parking Citation Processing

The primary responsibility of the Parking Citation Processing and Adjudication division of the Finance Department is to oversee the collection of fines from parking citations and management of 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.
Paying parking citations
  • 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.