FAQ Topic: Parking and Traffic Citations

How can I get a radar trailer in my neighborhood?

Make a request in writing to the police department. State the location you believe the trailer would be beneficial, and state the reasons why you believe the trailer should be placed at the specified location.

How do the parking Color Zones work?

Color zones painted on curbs indicate the amount of time a vehicle can remain parked at a location. Colors used in the Town of Fairfax include: Red Zone: No parking at any time. Yellow Zone: Commercial loading zone. Commercial plates required. Green Zone: 2 hours White Zone: passenger loading and unloading only Blue Zone: Handicapped

How can I report an abandoned vehicle?

A person may call the police department at 415-453-5330 to report an abandoned vehicle. An officer will be dispatched and will place a warning notice on the vehicle notifying the owner that the vehicle may be in violation of being parked on the roadway, in one spot, for over 72hrs. An officer will return after … Continued

How can I find out if my vehicle has been towed?

A person may call the police department and provide the vehicle license plate number to the police dispatcher. The dispatcher will check the status of the vehicle and will inform the person whether or not their vehicle has been impounded.

How can I get my car out of impound?

The registered owner must come to the Fairfax Police Department to obtain a release for the vehicle (releases are only given to the registered owner/s). If the registered owner does not have a valid California driver’s license, he/she must bring along a person who possesses a valid California driver’s license. You should call the police … Continued

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