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Live In Unincorporated LA County? Starting April 1, You're Going To Get More Parking Tickets

A street sweeping parking ticket. Ticketing resumed in Los Angeles on October 15. (Chava Sanchez/LAist)
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Starting April 1, the Sheriff's Department will resume enforcing all parking violations in unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County. That includes tickets for staying too long in a time-limited zone, parking without a permit in permit zones, letting your meter expire, having expired registration and pretty much anything else you could possibly get a ticket for.

Towing will also resume.

The L.A. County Sheriff's Department had stopped most parking enforcement in spring 2020, when local and state officials issued COVID-19 "stay at home" orders. As the pandemic winds down, parking enforcement is ramping up.

To reiterate: L.A. County’s parking rules only affect you if you live in an unincorporated area. Confused? You can find out if you live in an unincorporated area by looking at this this map; specific area names are also laid out in this list.

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