Traffic Bureau

The Traffic Bureau is a specialized unit within the Monterey Park Police Department. Its primary function is to enforce both traffic and parking laws and investigate traffic collisions.

Traffic Bureau Areas


The Traffic Bureau consists of the following areas:
  • Traffic Investigation: The Traffic Bureau has a traffic investigator who is assigned to investigate driving under the influence, hit and run traffic collisions, and other traffic related crimes.
  • Motor / Traffic Officer: There are three motor / traffic officers assigned to the Traffic Bureau. These officers work traffic enforcement, handle traffic collisions, and work special details within the city.
  • Parking Enforcement: The Traffic Bureau has two community service officers, who are civilian employees assigned to enforce parking violations. LAThe community service officers also assist officers in various activities such as storing / impounding vehicles and traffic control.

Street Sweeping Restrictions


Street sweeping restrictions are enforced Monday through Friday. Posted signs are enforced throughout the entire time stated on the signs. Street sweeping violations will not be enforced on the following listed holidays or the holiday's national day of observance. The following are observed holidays:

  • New Years Day (Observed Monday, January 2, 2017.)
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Lincoln's Birthday
  • President's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor day
  • Columbus Day
  • Veteran's Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Friday after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve (Observed Friday, December 23, 2016.)
  • Christmas (Observed Monday, December 26, 2016)
  • New Year's Eve (Observed Friday, December 30, 2016.)

2016 Holiday RV Parking Relaxation


The City of Monterey Park will not be citing Recreational Vehicles (RVs) for violation of our ordinance against large vehicles being parked on the streets from December 23, 2016–January 2, 2017 in recognition that out of town family members visit during this period. 


Parking Citation Payment Options


Payments will not be made at the city. Payments can be made by mail, over the phone at 800-654-PARK, or online.

Mail in the fine amount in the envelope provided with the citation to:
  • Monterey Park Police Department
    Parking Enforcement Center
    P.O. BOX 6010
    Inglewood, CA  90312-6010

Permit Parking


There are various areas in the City of Monterey Park with permit parking requirements. These areas have specific permit parking signs posted.

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