LADOT to Extend Limited Relaxed Parking Enforcement

Jul 01, 2020 Article / News

LADOT to Extend Limited Relaxed Parking Enforcement

Los Angeles, CA (July 1, 2020)

Following a motion passed by the Los Angeles City Council, LADOT Parking Enforcement will extend current relaxed parking enforcement categories set to expire on July 6 to support Los Angeles residents as they stay safer at home.

LADOT has also extended the deadline for payment on existing parking fines. While residents are encouraged to pay any existing fines if they are able, there will be no increase in fines for failure to pay.

While certain parking regulations are relaxed, others remain enforced to ensure that emergency services and other city functions continue operation. See the list below for full details regarding enforcement:

LADOT has RELAXED enforcement for the following categories:

  • Residential street sweeping
  • Expired registration on a vehicle
  • Overnight/Oversize parking districts
  • Peak/rush hour and gridlock zone parking restrictions
  • No ticket/tow for abandoned vehicles and oversized/overnight parking
  • Vehicles displaying recently expired permits within preferential parking districts will have a two-week grace period following the expiration to renew

In addition:

  • No parking fine increases for failure to pay
  • Extended grace period for people dropping off or picking up
  • Immediate extensions on all deadlines for payments.
  • LADOT will supply a temporary, print-at-home permit to residents within a preferential parking district who have renewed their permit but will not receive the new hangtag before their current permit expires

Enforcement CONTINUES for:

  • Metered parking
  • Time limits within preferential parking districts for vehicles without a valid or recently-expired permit
  • Posted time limit zones in residential and commercial areas
  • All posted Temporary No-Parking signs
  • No blocking emergency access (alleyways, fire hydrants, etc.)
  • Colored curb zones
  • Parking restrictions for City-owned lots

LADOT continues to adjust operations to assist residents and businesses comply with physical distancing requirements and limit the spread of COVID-19. These include relaxed parking restrictions, deferred payment deadlines for citations, LA Al Fresco outdoor dining for restaurants, a Slow Streets program to designate streets in residential areas for active use, online hearing and permitting procedures, elimination of pedestrian push buttons at intersections with high pedestrian activity, food and retail pick-up parking zones, switching traffic signals to “night mode” to reduce speeding, meal delivery by transit services, fare-free rides on all DASH routes, and service changes on transit lines.