Citations and Appeals

 Information

​Driver Responsibilities

  • Citations may be issued for parking or traffic violations. Parking and traffic regulations in effect pursuant to 21113(a) C.V.C.
  • It is the responsibility of every driver to know and obey the West Valley-Mission Community College District parking regulations and the California Vehicle Code.
  • The West Valley-Mission District Parking Regulations and the California Vehicle Code are enforced at all times. Vehicles not properly parked, or not in compliance with West Valley-Mission Community District Parking regulations, or the California Vehicle Code, are subject to citation and possible tow.


 PAYING A PARKING CITATION:

To avoid additional penalties, parking citations must be paid within 21 calendar days of the issue date. Payment may be made via the internet (online), telephone, mail or in person: 

•Internet:    http://www.pticket.com/wvmc 

 (Credit Cards: Master Card, Visa or Discover is accepted for payment). Please note that an additional service charge may apply. 

 

 Telephone: 1-800-818-1832    

 Enter 9862 for West Valley College/Mission College

 

 When prompted to enter the first four letters/digits/numbers of the city or agency.

  (Credit Cards: Master Card, Visa or Discover is accepted for payment).

 Please note that an additional service charge may apply.

 

•Mail: 

Office of Parking Violations (WVMC)
P.O. Box 11113
San Jose, CA 95103  

Please send check or money order only. Do not send cash and make it

 Payable to: Office of Parking Violations (WVMC)

 Please write or include the citation number on your payment (check/money order).

 

•In Person: 

Office of Parking Violations
210 N. Fourth Street, Suite 150
San Jose, CA 95112  

(Master Card, Visa, Discover, check, money order, and cash accepted).       

 


CONTESTING A CITATION (By Mail):

All vehicles allowed to contest (as defined in the California Vehicle Code Section 40215(a))

In the event that you believe your citation was issued in error and the indicated violation did not in fact occur, please submit a completed appeal form within 21 calendar days of the issue date of your citation.

Per California law, failure to submit an appeal form within 21 calendar days of the issue date of the citation will result in the forfeiture of your right to appeal the citation.

Appeal forms may be obtain at:
www.pticket.com/wvmc/online_forms.html 

or by calling 1-800-818-1832 and requesting that an appeal form be mailed to you. 

When completing your appeal form, please use facts, such as times and locations, to clearly explain why you believe the specific violation indicated on your citation did not occur.  Please feel free to include pictures or other supporting documents that you believe will help explain or verify your statement, however, please note that supporting pictures or documents cannot be returned.  Do not include payment for the citation when submitting your appeal form.

Complete appeal forms should be mailed to:

Office of Parking Violations (WVMC)
P.O. Box 11113
San Jose, CA 95103 

 


CONTESTING A CITATION (Online):

 Please note if you choose to file an online appeal you can go directly to the Office of Parking Violations website at

 http://www.pticket.com/WVMC

 Please enter in your parking violation / citation number. You will be given the option to Appeal Online. After choosing this option, please follow the instructions provided by the Office of Parking Violations website to submit your appeal. If you submit the appeal online, you do not need to send in a written appeal.

 


 

AFTER YOUR APPEAL IS SUBMITTED:

Once your appeal form has been received by mail or through the website, your appeal will be carefully considered by a review officer to determine if the facts provided constitute a legal and valid justification for the dismissal of the citation. Upon completion of the review, a letter will be mailed to the address you provided, with a statement indicating if the citation was dismissed or upheld. In the event that your citation was dismissed, you will not need to take further action. If your citation was upheld, please carefully follow the instructions included with the letter as they will provide you with steps to pay the citation, or to continue in the appeal process.

 


 


 Payment

​Paying a Parking Citation

 To avoid additional penalties, parking citations must be paid within 21 calendar days of the issue date. Payment may be made via the internet (online), telephone, mail or in person.

Internet:   

http://www.pticket.com/wvmc
Credit Cards: Master Card, Visa or Discover is accepted for payment. Please note that an additional service charge may apply.

Telephone:

1-800-818-1832   
Enter 9378 for West Valley College or 6477 for Mission College when prompted to enter the first four letters/digits/numbers of the city or agency.
Credit Cards: Master Card, Visa or Discover is accepted for payment. Please note that an additional service charge may apply.

Mail

Office of Parking Violations (WVMC)
P.O. Box 11113
San Jose, CA 95103  

Please send check or money order only. Make payable to: Office of Parking Violations (WVMC).
Do not mail cash.
Please write or include the citation number on your payment (check/money order).

In Person

Office of Parking Violations
210 N. Fourth Street, Suite 150
San Jose, CA 95112  

Master Card, Visa, Discover, check, money order, and cash accepted.  

 Appeals

​Contesting a Citation (By Mail)

In the event that you believe your citation was issued in error and the indicated violation did not in fact occur, please submit a completed appeal form within 21 calendar days of the issue date of your citation.

Per California law, failure to submit an appeal form within 21 calendar days of the issue date of the citation will result in the forfeiture of your right to appeal the citation.

Appeal forms may be obtained here: www.pticket.com/wvmc/online_forms.html
or by calling 1-800-818-1832 and requesting that an appeal form be mailed to you.  When completing your appeal form, please use facts, such as times and locations, to clearly explain why you believe the specific violation indicated on your citation did not occur.  Please feel free to include pictures or other supporting documents that you believe will help explain or verify your statement, however, please note that supporting pictures or documents cannot be returned.  Do not include payment for the citation when submitting your appeal form.

Complete appeal forms should be mailed to:

Office of Parking Violations (WVMC)
P.O. Box 11113
San Jose, CA 95103


Contesting a Citation (Online)

Please note if you choose to file an online appeal you can go directly to the Office of Parking Violations website:

www.pticket.com/WVMC

 Please enter in your parking violation/citation number. You will be given the option to Appeal Online. After choosing this option, please follow the instructions provided by the Office of Parking Violations website to submit your appeal. If you submit the appeal online you do not need to send in a written appeal.

After Your Appeal is Submitted

Once your appeal form has been received by mail or through the website, your appeal will be carefully considered by a review officer to determine if the facts provided constitute a legal and valid justification for the dismissal of the citation. Upon completion of the review, a letter will be mailed to the address you provided, with a statement indicating if the citation was dismissed or upheld. In the event that your citation was dismissed, you will not need to take further action. If your citation was upheld, please carefully follow the instructions included with the letter as they will provide you with steps to pay the citation, or to continue in the appeal process.

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