City of Pasadena Introduces SmartBoot Technology to Recover Unpaid Parking Violations

first_img Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Make a comment Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Government City of Pasadena Introduces SmartBoot Technology to Recover Unpaid Parking Violations Published on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 | 1:58 pm Subscribe Community News Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy First Heatwave Expected Next Week More Cool Stuff 5 recommendedShareShareTweetSharePin it Top of the News center_img Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS The City of Pasadena has entered into an agreement with PayLock, LLC to provide SmartBoot technology in an effort to recover unpaid parking violations throughout the city. The City’s scofflaw program enforces the State of California motor vehicle code, aimed at the most serious parking violators who have five or more unpaid parking tickets.While the California Vehicle Code allows us to impound vehicles with five or more unpaid parking citations, we wanted to find a way to collect these unpaid citations that was less punitive,” said Jon Hamblen, the City’s Parking Manager. “Instead of having to come to our office and then to a tow yard, motorists can now simply call Paylock, make a payment and have access to their vehicle in minutes.”When Parking Enforcement officers identify a vehicle eligible for impounding, a SmartBoot is placed on the vehicle. Once all fines and fees are paid, the registered owner of the vehicle is given a six-digit code to release the SmartBoot. Motorists may pay outstanding violations 24-hours a day, seven days a week by calling a multi-lingual, live-operator customer Help Center or on any mobile device. In most cases, the process takes less than 10 minutes. Cash payments are made at 221 E. Walnut Street, Suite 199, Pasadena.Under the current system, vehicles with five or more parking violations are towed to one of three impound lots. Going forward, an identified vehicle will have a SmartBoot immobilization device attached by a Pasadena Department of Transportation officer. The SmartBoot weighs approximately 16 pounds and has an electronic keypad that may be unlocked by the motorist after payment is made. Once removed, the motorist returns the boot to a specified return location. If a motorist chooses not to remove the boot on their own, an officer will be dispatched to assist.PayLock introduced self-release booting in 2004. Since then, the company has partnered with more than 20 municipalities on parking enforcement solutions. To date, the company has processed more than one million self-release booting transactions, helping cities recover badly-needed vehicle debt.Motorists with five or more parking violations are encouraged to pay outstanding tickets at the City of Pasadena Department of Transportation located at:City of Pasadena Parking Citation Section221 E Walnut St, #199Pasadena, CA 91101 (626) 744-4360 Business News faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPasadena Water and PowerPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Community News HerbeautyThis Trend Looks Kind Of Cool!HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyTips From A Professional Stylist On How To Look Stunning In 2020HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty15 Beauty Secrets Only Indian Women KnowHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty12 Female Fashion Trends That Guys Can’t StandHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty11 Ayurveda Heath Secrets From Ancient IndiaHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThink The Lost Weight Won’t Be Regained If You Stop Eating A Lot?HerbeautyHerbeauty Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img