Parking Citations & Impound Information

Parking Citations

The California Vehicle Code sets forth uniform procedures for contesting parking citations. These procedures include several time periods that must be carefully adhered to. Learn more about contesting a parking citation.

Impound Information

If you vehicle has been impounded and you need to remove personal items from your car, you must obtain a property release form from the Records Department 805-227-7500. Property release forms are only issued to the Registered
Owner of the vehicle. You must also have a valid government identification to obtain a property release form.To obtain a release for a vehicle after a 30-day impound, the registered owner must present the following:

  • Any unpaid parking citations already paid in full
  • Current registration for the vehicle (unless it was in the vehicle)
  • Proof of current insurance on the vehicle
  • Valid Identification

If you are the vehicle’s registered owner or legal owner and would like to schedule a storage hearing, please contact the Paso Robles Records Department at 805-227-7500.

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-Emergency Dispatch:

Records Division
Office Hours:
805-238-5592 (fax)

Code Enforcement

Parking Division
805-227-PARK (7275) 

Police Department Physical Address
900 Park Street,
Paso Robles, CA 93446
Open 24/7

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