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Code Enforcement
**Code and Parking Enforcement will continue normal operations until further notice. For specific questions, please contact the Code Enforcement an Parking Enforcement Manager, Okina Dor, at , or 562-865-6262, ext.227. Calls and emails will be returned as soon as practicable.**

The City of Artesia provides Code Enforcement Officers for the health, safety, and welfare of the community. Their duties include:
  • Investigation of complaints of violations of city codes and ordinances relating to; building codes, zoning ordinances, sign regulations, abatement, and public nuisance ordinances
  • Issue notices of correction and citations
  • Conduct investigations to insure compliance with the codes and ordinances
  • Maintain records of activities
  • Prepare court cases
  • Represent the city in court as required

View Artesia's Municipal Code Online

The Artesian - Code Enforcement Special Issue

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In this issue residents will find information that explains what code enforcement is and how the City’s code enforcement process works, why code enforcement is necessary to preserve and improve the quality of life of Artesia residents, a s well as examples of common code violations and suggestions on how to cure them. This issue also provides a list of important phone numbers for residents to keep handy for activity that may extend beyond the jurisdiction of Code Enforcement.


Parking Control
Duties include:
  • Patrolling assigned areas of the city with the purpose of enforcing all types of parking citations
  • Respond to citizen complaints concerning abandoned or public nuisance vehicles
  • Arrange for the towing of vehicles
  • Promote effective relations with the general public

Officers enforce the parking laws from the California vehicle code, the Los Angeles County code, and the Artesia Municipal code.  AutoPROCESS is the company contracted by the City to handle parking citations. 

New Remittance address:

City of Artesia
C/O Citation Processing Center
P.O. Box 10479
Newport Beach, CA 92658-0479

Phone Number for Payments and Inquiries:
(800) 989-2058

To Make a Payment Online for a Parking Violation

Contesting parking tickets can not be done online or through e-mail.  To contest a parking ticket, please send a formal letter to:

City of Artesia
C/O Citation Processing Center
P.O. Box 10479
Newport Beach, CA 92658-0479

CVC 40220 allows for installment payments to qualifying low income individuals who apply within 60 days from the issuance of a notice of parking violation, or within 10 days after an administrative hearing determination, whichever is later. (Please note that these application deadlines are not applicable for unpaid parking violations incurred prior to July 1, 2018). For more information, including about applying and determining if you qualify, please call or visit our website provided under contact us.