Parking Citation Payment Plan

Payment plans will be available to customers that qualify as Indigent (low income) per the State Assembly Bill AB503. Payment plan parameters are as follows:

  • Payment plans are only available for California registered vehicle owners or lessee. 
  • Applications must be made within 60 days from the date of issuance, or 10 days from the Administrative Hearing, whichever is later.

Application Process

  • Apply by email: Print and fill out application HERE


  • Apply by mail: Print and fill out applications HERE.
    • Mail application and proof of income to:

    PO Box 80239
    Indianapolis, IN 46280

  • Applications will be received by CCS and notification will be sent advising of approval or denial to program. 

If approved:

  • Monthly payment installments will not exceed $25 on fine amounts of $300 or less. 
  • The number of monthly installments is predetermined by the City based on the fine amount, however, payment plans cannot exceed 18 months. 
  • There is a $5.00 fee per citation to enroll in a payment plan.
  • No parking penalties or services fees will be filed with DMV and there will be no holds added to vehicle registration.
  • An individual has 45 calendar days from the date of the plan is delinquent to resume payments to avoid filing with the DMV and continue with the payment plan. Reinstatement to a defaulted plan is one-time only. 
  • All late fees and penalty assessments will be reinstated for customers that fall out of compliance. 


California registered vehicle owner or lessee can qualify for the payment plan by meeting one of two of the following requirements:                                       

  1. Monthly income meets low income guidelines set by Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Proof of income from two consecutive payment stubs or proof of earnings is required. 

      2. Receiving public benefits from at least one of the following programs. Proof of benefit is required.

  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • State Supplementary Payment (SSP)
  • California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids act (CalWORKs)
  • Federal Tribal Temporary Assistance for needy Families (Tribal TANF)
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (also known as CalFresh or SNAP)
  • California Food Assistance Program
  • County Relief, General Relief (GR), or General Assistance (GA)
  • Cash Assistance Program for Aged, Blind, and Disabled Legal Immigrants (CAPI)
  • In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS)
  • Medi-Cal
  • Monthly Income is 125 percent or less of current federal poverty guidelines.