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Phone: (415) 448-8230
Location: Civic Center, Hall of Justice, Room C-10
Office Hours: 8:00am - 4:00pm

Parking citations received in Marin County are NOT filed with the Court.

The Marin Parking Authority handles all parking citations received in Marin County, except parking citations in San Rafael.

To make a payment, protest a citation or make an inquiry, contact one of the following agencies:

  • For citations issued in the City of San Rafael by phone at (415) 458-5333 or by mail at Parking Services Division, 1400 Fifth Avenue, San Rafael, California, 94901. To pay parking citations online, click here.
  • For all other citations, contact the Marin Parking Authority by phone at (800) 989-2058 or by mail at P.O. Box 10479, Newport Beach, California 92658-0479. The Marin Parking Authority does not have a local office. Business may be conducted by mail, by phone or online at

For more information visit the California Department of Motor Vehicles website,


The Traffic Clerk's Office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., except holidays. The office is located on the Court Floor of the Marin County Civic Center Hall of Justice in Room C-10. For directions to the Civic Center, please click here.

The Marin County Civic Center has three drive-through arches. From the middle arch lobby only, take the elevator to the "C" floor. After passing through security screening, go left to the end of the hall to Room C-10. For individuals wishing to speak with a clerk in this office, please call (415) 448-8230. The phone hours are Monday Friday 5:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (PST), and Saturday 5:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. (PST). Calls are answered in the order received.

The mailing address is:
Marin County Superior Court - Traffic
P.O. Box 4988
San Rafael, CA 94913-4988

Spanish Language Services

The Traffic Clerk's Office has several Spanish speaking clerks to assist the public and some forms are also available for review in Spanish. In court hearings, there is usually a Spanish language interpreter in the courtroom to assist non-English speakers at these hearings.

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