Parking Enforcement

Parking Enforcement enforces local and State laws related to illegally parked vehicles, vehicle code mechanical violations (fix-it tickets), and other vehicle violations including removal of abandoned vehicles on public property. Parking Enforcement also provides roadside assistance and traffic control.

Please note:  all citations must be paid or appealed online through the City’s third-party Citation Processing Center.  Pay or appeal your citation.

BEACH PARKING PASSES

Effective June 15, 2020:  Beach parking passes are now available for purchase. Annual Beach Parking Permit Applications and Instructions may be obtained here.  The cost of an annual pass for Port Hueneme residents is $50 for the first vehicle and $25 for each additional vehicle registered to the resident’s property address.  Proof of current registration for each vehicle is required along with the application form and payment.  The cost of an annual pass for non-residents is $100 for the first vehicle and $50 for each additional vehicle.  Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, walk-in applications are not being accepted.  Please mail your payment and paperwork to the City of Port Hueneme, attention: Jennifer Arriola, or drop your payment and paperwork into the utility payment box at the City Hall parking lot exit off of Pearl Street (please mark your envelope attention:  Jennifer Arriola and/or Beach Parking Pass).  Once your application has been processed, staff will mail your parking pass(es).  Due to the current COVID-19 restriction, there will be a grace period to use your 2019 annual parking passes until JULY 31, 2020, after which time parking citations will be enforced.

STREEt Sweeping

NOTICE:  RESIDENTIAL STREET SWEEPING WILL BEGIN ON THURSDAY, JUNE 25, 2020.  PLEASE ENSURE YOUR VEHICLES ARE NOT PARKED ON THE STREET THE DAY OF YOUR DESIGNATED STREET SWEEPING ROUTE, OTHERWISE YOU WILL BE SUBJECT TO A PARKING CITATION.  PLEASE CONTACT (805) 986-6552 WITH ANY QUESTIONS

Citation Payment Plan Option - Indigent Persons

Effective July 1, 2018: Individuals who are indigent and can provide proof of indigency may request a payment plan.

Payment of unpaid parking fines and fees may be paid off in monthly installments of no more than twenty-five dollars ($25) for total amounts due that are three hundred dollars ($300) or less. However, unpaid parking fines and fees shall be paid off within eighteen (18) months. There shall be no prepayment penalty for paying off the balance prior to the payment period expiring.

If an indigent person enrolls in the payment plan, all late fees and penalty assessments, exclusive of any state surcharges described in Sections 70372, 76000, and 76000.3 of the Government Code, will be waived. However, the charges may be reinstated if the person falls out of compliance with the payment plan.

Fee

The processing fee to participate in a payment plan is five ($5) upon proof of indigency, which will be added to the first installment due.

Qualifying Conditions

A person is "indigent" if any of the following conditions are met:

  1. The person receives public benefits from any of the programs listed in subdivision (a) of Section 68632 of the Government Code.
  2. The person meets the income criteria set forth in subdivision (b) of Section 68632 of the Government Code.

Government Code Section 68632 

Section (a)

  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • California Work Opportunity (CalWorks)
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Food Stamps)
  • County Relief, General Relief (GR) or General Assistance (GA)
  • Cash Assistance Program for Aged, Blind and Disabled Legal Immigrants
  • In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS)
  • Medi-Cal

Section (b)

An applicant whose monthly income is 125% or less of the current poverty guidelines updated periodically in the Federal Register by the United States Department of Health and Human Services.

Verification

The person may demonstrate that he or she is indigent by providing either of the following information, as applicable:

  1. Proof of income from a pay stub or another form of proof of earnings, such as a bank statement, that shows that the individual meets the income criteria set forth in subdivision (b) of Section 68632 of the Government Code, subject to review and approval by the processing agency or its designee. The processing agency or its designee shall not unreasonably withhold its approval.
  2. Proof of receipt of benefits under the programs described in subdivision (a) of Section 68632 of the Government Code, subject to review and approval by the processing agency. Proof of receipt will consist of a copy of the most recent Verification of Benefits Form, Notice of Action (Approval) Letter or Award Letter. The processing agency or its designee shall not unreasonably withhold its approval.

Requirements

If a person has no income or does not receive Public Assistance, a copy of his/her annual earnings from the Social Security Department is required for proof.

If a person’s indigent status is found to have been willfully fraudulent, his or her fines and fees reduction shall be overturned and the full amount of fines and fees shall be restored.

If you meet the status of an indigent person and would like to request a payment plan, please contact Citation Processing Center or by calling 800-989-2058.