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Except as otherwise specified in this Code, the SFMTA may charge the following penalties and fees to persons to whom civil citations have been issued or to owners of cited vehicles for failure to either pay the citations or to contest the underlying citations by the due date affixed to the notice of violation. These fees include a DMV registration hold fee. The penalties and fees shall be as follows:
After the 1st payment due date
After the 2nd payment due date
Special Collection Fee
(after the 2nd payment due date)
Boot Removal Fee
Low Income Boot Removal Fee*
One-Time Boot Removal Fee for People Certified as Experiencing Homelessness
* Customers whose vehicles have been booted are eligible for the Low Income Boot Removal Fee only if they demonstrate (1) their participation in an eligible program for low income families, or (2) that their annual household income is less than or equal to 200% of Federal Poverty Level. The SFMTA shall publish the list of eligible low income programs on its website.
** Customers whose vehicles have been booted are eligible for the One-Time Boot Removal Fee for People Certified as Experiencing Homelessness with certification from the San Francisco Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing.
(SFMTA Bd. Res. No. 08-151, 8/19/2008; SFMTA Bd. Res. No. 09-172, 9/15/2009; SFMTA Bd. Res. No. 11-060, Ad. 5/3/2011, Eff. 6/3/2011, Oper. 7/1/2011; SFMTA Bd. Res. No. 12-056, Ad. 4/17/2012, Oper. 7/1/2012; SFMTA Bd. Res. No. 14-061 , Ad. 4/15/2014, Eff. 5/16/2014, Oper. 7/1/2014; SFMTA Bd. Res. No. 16-042 , Ad. 4/5/2016, Eff. 5/6/2016, Oper. 7/1/2016; SFMTA Bd. Res. No. 180403-057, Ad. 4/3/2018, Eff. 5/4/2018, Oper. 7/1/2018; SFMTA Bd. Res. No. 180515-079, Ad. 5/15/2018, Eff. 6/15/2018, Oper. 7/1/2018; SFMTA Bd. Res. No. 200421-043, Ad. 4/21/2020, Eff. 5/22/2020, Oper. 7/1/2020*; SFMTA Bd. Res. No. 200630-061, Ad. 6/30/2020, Eff. 7/31/2020, Oper. 8/1/2020 and 1/4/2021)