Traffic Citations

After a moving citation is issued to a defendant, the citation becomes a document of the Los Angeles County Superior Court. Information about the processing of these citations can be obtained by calling 213-763-2648 or by visiting the L.A. Court website.

Parking Violations

Payments for parking tickets can be placed in the drop box located in the lobby of the police department. Payments can also be mailed directly to:

City of South Gate
c/o Citation Processing Center
P.O. Box 10479
Newport Beach, CA 92658-0479

Do not send cash. Please include your citation number on your check or money order.

Inquiries or Payments call: 800-989-2058.

Contesting Citations

To contest a citation, you may obtain an Administrative Review form at the police department or call 800-989-2058. Administrative Review forms must be submitted within 21 days of the citation being issued.