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Parking Citations

How to File a Citation Appeal

To appeal a parking citation please follow link and under pay notices type in vehicle plate number or citation number located on the front of the citation.

Your appeal will be submitted and then reviewed by a independent contractor not affiliated with Campus Safety. A response is emailed to you within two weeks. Citations that are upheld must be paid within 21 days of the date the decision is emailed to you. If you disagree with the Appeals Officer's decision you may request a review of the citation by a Hearing Officer within 21 days of the date that the appeal was emailed back to you. To request a hearing, call (661) 362-3229 or come in to the Campus Safety office.

The following does not constitute good cause to dismiss a citation: 

  • Forgot to purchase parking permit
  • Lack of knowledge of the regulation
  • Other vehicles parked improperly
  • Late to class or appointment
  • Disagreement with, or inability to pay the parking penalty

Appeals based solely on these reasons will not be considered.


Payment Plans may be available: For more information please call 1-661-362-3229.

How to Request a Hearing

If you are requesting a hearing review, you must do so through the campus safety office within 21 days of receiving your appeals outcome. Prior to your hearing you must pay a retainer fee which will be applied to the citation if it is upheld. If your citation is dismissed you will be refunded the retainer fee within two weeks from Santa Clarita Community College District. Appointments are then scheduled with the hearing officer who is an independent outside contactor not affiliated with the college. You may meet with the hearing officer in person or send additional information in writing for his review at the time of your appointment.

Ticket Payment Waiver

Payment Waiver may be available to you if your appeal has been upheld and you wish to request a hearing but are unable to pay the required fine(s). If you are subsequently found liable at the hearing, you must pay the total amount of the parking citation plus any delinquency fees.


Request a Fee Waiver form. You must supply the College with satisfactory proof of your inability to pay the amount due by submitting their requested documentation. Note: The documents that you submit will not be returned to you. Please only send copies and keep a full set of originals for your files. This information must be submitted within 21 days of the date of your review letter. If your proof is accepted, a hearing will be scheduled and you will be notified.

Parking Lot Security

The College provides personnel to patrol the parking lots. However, persons parking on District property do so at their own risk. Santa Clarita Community College District does not assume any responsibility for loss or damage to vehicles or their contents while parked anywhere on District property.