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 If you are dissatisfied with the results of the Administrative Hearing, you may appeal the decision at Los Angeles Superior Court. An appeal must be requested within 30 days of the "Administrative Hearing Notice of Decision". You must file for the appeal in person at the Stanley Mosk Courthouse, located at 111 North Hill Street, at the filing window in Room 102, Los Angeles, CA 90012. There is a $25 filing fee per citation that must be paid to the Court. The parking citation deposit and filing fee will be refunded to you if the Court rules that the decision is reversed. You will also need to present the written Administrative Hearing Notice of Decision at the time you file the appeal. The hearing decision is submitted as evidence for the Court appeal.

Parking citation appeals must be filed in person at:

Stanley Mosk Courthouse
Limited Civil Case Filings
111 North Hill Street, Room 102
Los Angeles, CA 90012


At least ten (10) days prior to the Court date, the Notice of Appeal and Proof of Service must be received at:

City of Santa Monica
Parking Operations
1717 4th. St. Suite 150
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Office hours: Monday Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Alternate Fridays, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Appeal is a civil case in which the Court will review the decision of the Hearing Officer. You must have already had an Initial Review and Administrative Hearing in order to request a Court appeal and go before a judge.


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