Abandoned Vehicles

Any vehicle that has been parked on a city street or highway for 72 hours or more can be reported as an abandoned vehicle.  (Parking in alleys is illegal at all times.)

Vehicles without an engine, wheels, or some other part necessary for safely driving the vehicle are subject to immediate impounding.

Report abandoned vehicle

Vision and Mission

Vision
In Los Angeles, all people have access to safe and affordable transportation choices that treat everyone with dignity and support vibrant, inclusive communities.

Mission
LADOT's mission is to lead transportation planning, project delivery, and operations in the City of Los Angeles.  We work together and collaborate to deliver a safe, livable, and well-run transportation system in the city and region.

 

About Us

Vision
In Los Angeles, all people have access to safe and affordable transportation choices that treat everyone with dignity and support vibrant, inclusive communities.


Mission
LADOT's mission is to lead transportation planning, project delivery, and operations in the City of Los Angeles.  We work together and collaborate to deliver a safe, livable, and well-run transportation system in the city and region.

Parking

LADOT manages all on-street parking in the city and 118 public parking lots and garages.

LADOT is also responsible for installing and maintaining parking signs, colored curb restrictions, parking meters, and parking permit zones.

In addition, LADOT enforces state and municipal parking laws.

Want to Report a Parking Violation?
To report parking violations such as a blocked driveway please call our dispatch center: (818) 374-4823 

Operations

LADOT's Operations focuses on managing the operation of city streets for motorists, transit, cyclists, pedestrians, and movement of goods.

This also includes:

  • Traffic signal operations (signal synchronization)
  • Neighborhood services through our district offices 
  • Repair and maintenance of transportation infrastructure
  • Emergency preparedness and temporary traffic management for emergencies
  • Construction projects
  • Special events, among other things

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