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The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) issues citations to contractors who do not comply with all the requirements and regulations per our SFMTA manual “Regulations for working in San Francisco Streets” also known as the “Blue Book.” Below is information and instructions on how to pay or protest your Safe Paths of Travel (SPOT) Citation. You may also hear instructions on our SPOT Information Line at 415.701.2452
Payment must be made by check or money order only. Cash and credit card payments are not accepted. Make check or money order payable to San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA). Payment is due and payable within 15 business days of the notice of the violation. Payments can be mailed or made in person to:
Attention: SPOT Program
Request for Hearing
Pursuant to Section 307 (d) of the San Francisco Transportation Code, you have the right to an administrative hearing if you dispute the validity of this citation. A request for a hearing must be made within 15 business days of the date of the citation. To schedule a hearing please call 415.701.5400.
If a fine remains unpaid more than 30 days after the due date on this notice, a late penalty of $50 will be assessed. Persons or entities that are subject to administrative penalties shall also be liable for the cost and attorneys’ fees incurred by the SFMTA in bringing any civil action to collect fees and or penalties. In addition, the SFMTA may initiate a lien pursuant to chapter 10, Article XX of the San Francisco Administrative Code.
There is separate contact information for parking citations.
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