Vehicle Code, Los Angeles
City Municipal Code
and Department of Transportation
policy, LADOT traffic officers execute specialized enforcement
procedures for habitual parking violators. The traffic
officers place an immobilizing “boot”
that have five or more unpaid parking citations. The
boot device serves as a prominent reminder to other
motorists to comply with parking restrictions and pay
Traffic officers also perform special operations in
certain areas that carry heavier violation penalties.
Enforcement in “tow away” and “no
stopping” zones includes a citation and immediate
towing of the parked vehicle.