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Division of Finance and Administration

Initial Review (Level 1)

The UC Merced parking citation appeals process conforms to the process directed by the California Assembly Bill 408 and California Vehicle Code 40215. Appeals must be submitted within 21 calendar days from the date the citation was issued. If the citation is not appealed within 21 calendar days, the opportunity to contest the citation is forfeited.

Citations may be appealed online at

Please allow 90 days for the Adjudication Department to process your appeal.

Results will be emailed to the address provided on the appeal. If no email is provided results will be sent via U.S. Mail. The Adjudication Department is not responsible for U.S. Mail deemed undeliverable due to incorrect or incomplete addresses.

If the citation has been upheld, the citation penalty amount is due within 21 calendar days from the date listed on the Notification of Decision letter. If you are not satisfied with the review results you may request an Administrative Hearing (Level 2). This request must be made within 21 calendar days from the date on the Notification of Decision letter. The penalty amount shall be deposited with Transportation and Parking Services within this time frame or a hearing will not be scheduled. For further information, please see: Administrative Hearing (Level 2). If the citation is reduced to a warning or voided no further action is required.