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What are some common parking violations?

Parking fines are established by City Ordinance through a vote of the Oakland City Council and become part of the Oakland Municipal Code (OMC). Below are some common violations, including OMC reference and the corresponding fine:

  • 10.36.050 OMC -- Expired meter - $58
  • 10.36.030B OMC -- Failure to display parking receipt - $58
  • 10.40.020A1 OMC -- Parking in a Red Zone - $83
  • 10.40.090E OMC -- Parking in a Bus Zone - $265
  • 10.08.150 OMC -- Impeding a lane of traffic (double parking) - $41
  • 10.16.090 OMC -- Failure to cramp wheels on grade - $45
  • 10.28.040 OMC -- Parking in the wrong direction on a one-way street - $48
  • 10.28.040B OMC -- Parking in the wrong direction on a two-way street - $63
  • 10.44.120A OMC -- Parking in a Residential Parking Permit Zone - $83