NOTE: NO APPEAL SHALL BE ACCEPTED AFTER 21 CALENDAR DAYS OF THE CITATION ISSUANCE
CAMPUS POLICE WILL DISMISS ONE CITATION PER SEMESTER FOR “FAILURE TO DISPLAY” A PERMIT AS LONG AS YOU HAD A VALID PERMIT AT THE TIME OF THE CITATION AND WERE PARKED IN THE CORRECT PARKING LOT WITH THE CORRECT PERMIT. YOU MUST COME TO THE CAMPUS POLICE OFFICE BY THE DATE AT THE BOTTOM OF THE CITATION WITH YOUR CALIFORNIA DRIVER’S LICENSE, YOUR CITATION AND YOUR PERMIT. YOU MAY PARK IN THE DESIGNATED 20 MINUTE PARKING SPACES BY THE CAMPUS POLICE OFFICE. YOU ARE REQUIRED TO FILL OUT A DISMISSAL FORM.
Pursuant to California Vehicle Code Section 40215(a), you may contest this citation within 21 calendar days of issuance.
Appeals must be submitted within the first 21 days from the date of issuance.
If you feel you have incorrectly been issued a parking citation by the Palomar College Police Department, you may appeal the citation by completing the Appeal Form.
Upon receipt of this completed form, the citation will be reviewed a long with the your explanation and the officer’s explanation. You will be notified by mail within 3 to 5 weeks.
1. The citation should remain in your possession until you receive an official letter determining the disposition of the citation.
2. If you have appealed a citation, you are not required to make payment on that citation until you receive a response from the Administrative Reviewer.
3. Any decision by the Administrative Reviewer will be mailed to the address indicated on the submitted appeal form.
4. If you have pictures, copies of permit etc. e-mail to:firstname.lastname@example.org. Don’t forget to put the citation number in the subject line.
To submit an appeal click here to start or scroll down. If you have pictures, copies of permit etc. e-mail to:email@example.com. Don’t forget to put the citation number in the subject line.
Follow the steps outlined below before, during, and after any request(s) for appeal or review of issued citation.
There are three (3) levels to appealing parking citations (California Vehicle Code 40215 and 40230):
♦ Level 1 If you feel you are unjustly issued a parking citation and wish to appeal, you must complete the appeal form and return it to the Police Department. Upon receipt of this completed form, the citation will be reviewed along with your explanation and the officer’s explanation. You will be notified of this decision by mail in 3 to 5 weeks.
♦ Level 2 consists of an administrative hearing completed by a qualified hearing examiner either by written declaration or personal conference. NOTE: Proof of payment of citation is required.
♦ Level 3 consists of a court hearing at Vista Superior Court. Note: $25.00 Court Fees apply.
If you wish to pursue this matter further, you may request a court hearing within 30 calendar days from the mailing date of this notice by completing and submitting to San Diego Superior Court-North County Division (325 S. Melrose Drive, Vista, CA 92081) a Notice of Appeal – Administrative Parking Hearing (Form MO-035); this form is available on the San Diego Superior Court website or at any Superior Court of California, Count of San Diego courthouse.
A copy of the Hearing Disposition (included with this letter) must be submitted at the time of the filing.