Newsflash: You are not supposed to be parking in a parking lot without a valid ticket.
So what do you do if your car is charged for not having a valid parking permit?
The answer: call the local police department, which can help you get the citation you’re facing.
“If your car gets towed, it’s your responsibility to get a new ticket,” said Mark Hockley, a spokesman for the California Department of Motor Vehicles.
“You have no choice.”
You have to file a police report, but not a summons, which would have been more convenient.
If you don’t have a valid permit, you’re not supposed