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Violations, Penalty Amounts, and Payment Information

DMV Citation Payment Notice

Payments to clear DMV Registration holds for parking tickets can be made at the DMV or at the Parking and Commuter Services office.  Proof of payment for the ticket(s) can be generated from either office to clear the holds at the other office. 

If you choose to pay your DMV ticket(s) in our office, acceptable payments options are cash, debit card, cashier's check, money order, or credit card ONLY.

For all other ticket payments please mail to:

Parking Adjudication
CSUSM
San Marcos CA 92096-0001

or pay on-line - have ticket number and license plate available.

Parking Penalties

Parking violation fines listed below reflect an increase as of July 1, 2012

This page lists California Vehicle Code(s), types of tickets, and penalty amounts which correspond with type of parking tickets issued at California State University San Marcos.

California Vehicle Code Ticket Issued Ticket Amount
CVC 21113(A)       NO PAID PARKING SESSION/NO PERMIT DISPLAYED $65.00
CVC 21113(A) PERMIT IMPROPERLY DISPLAYED $65.00
CVC 21113(A) EXPIRED PERMIT/PKG SESSION $65.00
CVC 22500.1 PARKED IN A FIRE LANE $80.00
CVC 21113(A) RED CURB $80.00
CVC 21113(A) COIN METER EXPIRED $65.00
CVC 21113(A) TIMED ZONE VIOLATION $65.00
CVC 21113(A) VIOLATION OF POSTED SIGNS $65.00
CVC 21113(A) UNDESIGNATED AREA $65.00
CVC 21113(A) ZONE VIOLATION $150.00
CVC 21113(A) REPORTED LOST/STOLEN PERMIT $350.00
CVC 21113(A) COUNTERFEIT/ALTERED PERMIT $350.00
CVC 22507.8 DISABLED ZONE/PARKED IN DISABLED SPACE $421.00
CVC 22507.8 DISABLED ZONE-2ND VIOLATION $625.00
CVC 22507.8 DISABLED ZONE-3RD VIOLATION $825.00
CVC 22500 LOADING/UNLOADING ZONE VIOLATION $65.00
CVC 22500(B) PARKED IN CROSS WALK $65.00
CVC 22500(E) BLOCKING DRIVEWAY $65.00
CVC 22500(E) SIDEWALK $65.00
CVC 21209(A) BIKE LANE $65.00
CVC 22500(G) OBSTRUCTING TRAFFIC $65.00
CVC 22500(J) BUS ZONE $250.00
CVC 5204 INVALID/EXPIRED TABS $25.00
CVC 25500(H) DOUBLE PARKED $65.00
CVC 22500(L) PARKED AT DISABLED CURB CUT $421.00
CVC 22514 PARKED IN FRONT OF FIRE HYDRANT $80.00
CVC 22522 PARKING NEAR RAMP FOR HANDICAPPED $421.00
CVC 21113(A) PARKED IN RESERVED SPACE $150.00
CVC 21113(A) INVALID PERMIT/PARKING SESSION $65.00
CVC 21113 (A) RESERVED LOT D $150.00
CVC 21113 (A) LICENSE PLATE NOT VISIBLE FROM DRIVE AISLE $65.00
CVC 21113 (A) OVERNIGHT PARKING NOT ALLOWED IN AREA $65.00
CVC 21113 (A) LICENSE PLATE NOT REGISTERED TO VIRTUAL PERMIT $65.00
CVC 21113 (A) SHARED PERMIT $65.00
CVC 21113 (A) PERMIT TIME LIMIT EXCEEDED $65.00
CVC 21113 (A) VEHICLE MUST BE ACTIVELY CHARGING $65.00
CVC 22511.56 MISUSE OF DISABLED PLATE/PLACARD $421.00
CVC 21113 (A) VEHICLE PARKED IN TWO SPACES $65.00
 N/A WARNING TICKET $00.00