Parking Citation Appeal Process

The Parking Citation Appeal Form must be submitted within 14 days from date shown on your citation.  

The following are not valid justifications for violating the parking rules or for appealing a citation:

  • Didn't know the rules
  • Could not find a parking space

Personal notes or explanations left on a vehicle are not considered valid authorization to park in violation of parking regulations.

A parking permit does not guarantee a space to park. 

The disposition of this appeal will be e-mailed to you at your SMC email address (or the one you provided if not an affiliate). 

  • Appeal Form

For more information, contact the Public Safety office at (925) 631-4052.