Parking Violations

The Rancho Cucamonga Police Department enforces California Vehicle Codes, Rancho Cucamonga Municipal Codes, and Uniform Fire Codes relating to parking violations in the City of Rancho Cucamonga. To report a parking violation call our 24 hour non-emergency dispatch line at (909) 941-1488.

  • If you wish to contest a parking citation you must do so within 21 days of the date the citation was issued to you.
  • To  pay or contest a parking citation you may go on-line www.citationprocessingcenter.comor call Citation Processing Center Customer Service at 1-800-989-2058
  • If you receive public benefits or are a low-income person then you may apply for a payment plan within 60 days from the issuance of a parking citation or 10 days after an administrative hearing determination, whichever is later.  The application, along with more information regarding the payment plan process, can be found here or you may call (909) 774-2439.  The application can be uploaded to the website, mailed to Citation Processing Center at PO Box 10479 Newport Beach, CA  92658-0479 or completed in-person at Rancho Cucamonga City Hall.
  • Parking Citations can be paid in person at the Rancho Cucamonga Police Department at 10510 Civic Center Dr. Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730.
  • Vehicles that have been unregistered for over 6 months can be towed with no warning if found parked on public streets or retail parking lots.
  • If a vehicle has a "Planned Non-Operation" registration status with the DMV it cannot be parked on public streets and is subject to tow without warning if the last registration for operation expired more than 6 months ago. 

Below is a list of common parking violations, code sections, and the fees associated with violations that Rancho Cucamonga Police issues citations for:

Code Section Description Violation Fee
10.44.020 (A)
Parking on Divisional Island  $70.00
R.C.M.C. 10.44.020 (D) Prohibited Parked - Red Curb/Sign $70.00
10.44.020 (E)
No Parking on Parkway $58.00
R.C.M.C. 10.44.020 (H) Within 20' of Traffic Control Device $70.00
R.C.M.C. 10.44.030 Obstruction of Traffic $50.00
Obstructing an Alley $58.00
10.44.050 (B)
Repair/Wash Vehicle on Street $41.00
Vending from a Vehicle $58.00
72 Hour Parking $175.00
R.C.M.C. 10.48.010 (B) Yellow Curb Parking $192.00
10.48.010 (C)
White Curb Parking $90.00
Permit Parking $75.00
R.C.M.C. 10.52.050 (A) Parking a vehicle weighing over 5 tons in a residential area $250.00
R.C.M.C. 10.52.050 (C) Parking a vehicle weighing over 3 tons or 80 inches on street $250.00
R.C.M.C. 10.52.060 (A) Parking Unattached Trailer on the Street $70.00
10.52.070 (A)
Parking on Private Property $120.00
10.54.020 (A/B)
Electric Vehicle Not Plugged In or Excess 4 hr $100.00
R.C.M.C. 10.64.030 Parking a recreational vehicle (R/V) on street between 2:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m $60.00
12.04.010 (F)
Parking in the Park 10:00 p.m. - 6:00 a.m.  $110.00
C.V.C 5200 (A) Missing or No Plates on Vehicle $156.00
C.V.C 5204 (A) Current Tags Not Displayed $97.00
C.V.C 21113 (A) Unauthorized School Parking $95.00
C.V.C. 22502 (A) Unlawful curb parking (i.e. backwards, bumper towards curb) $84.00
C.V.C. 22500.1 Parking in a Fire Lane $94.00
C.V.C. 22514 Parking within 15 feet of a fire hydrant $75.00
U.F.C. 10.206 Obstructing fire protection equipment $15.00
C.V.C. 21113 (A) Unauthorized school parking $40.00
C.V.C. 22500 (B)
Blocking Crosswalk $132.00
C.V.C. 22500 (D) Within 15' of Fire Station Driveway $132.00
C.V.C. 22500 (E) Blocking a Driveway $70.00
C.V.C. 22500 (F)  Blocking a Sidewalk  $192.00
C.V.C. 22502 (A) Unlawful Curb Park $72.00
C.V.C. 22507.8 (A/B)  Parking in or Blocking Handicap Stall $394.00
 C.V.C. 22514 Fire Hydrant $94.00
 C.V.C. 22515 (A) Setting Park Brake/Stopping Engine $58.00
 C.V.C. 22516 Person Inside Unable to Escape $260.00

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