Each year, enforcement of the Overnight Parking Ordinance takes a break for the holidays as Covina residents and their holiday guests enjoy their time together. Please take note of the dates/times below, but remember all other parking laws apply even during this Overnight Parking Enforcement moratorium. We wish you all the very best this Holiday Season.
Thanksgiving: Overnight parking permits will not be needed from 2am Wednesday November 26th through 4am Sunday November 30th. Enforcement will resume at 2am Monday December 1st.
Christmas/New Year's: Overnight parking permits will not be needed from 2am Wednesday December 17th through 4am January 1st. Enforcement will resume at 2am Friday January 2, 2015.
SCAM Alert / IRS Imposters
Covina senior citizens have reported receiving calls from persons claiming to be IRS employees, and providing instructions on how to send money owed to the IRS. We have provided a [Special Bulletin] with additional information and tips to avoid becoming a victim.
Water Payment Scam Alert
Covina Water Utility customers have become potential fraud victims in a water payment scam operation. Unknown subjects have made calls to some Covina Water Utility customers stating hat the customer has a high water usage on their account, creating a so-called violation. The subject who identifes themselves as an empoyee, indicates that they will come to the resident's home to collect a $500 fine for water violations.
The City of Covina has a process in place to provide warnings, before a graduated citation process is initiated. Fines begin at $50 per violation, with a maximum fine of $250 per violation for repeat violators. If a customer receives a citation, the citation amount is added to your water bill. No Water Utility employee will ever arrive at your door and ask for direct payment of a fine. For additional information please contact Global Water Fathom at (855) 354-7579 or the City of Covina Public Works (626) 384-5230. If you are victim of a water payment scam in the City of Covina, please contact the Covina Police Department 24 hours dispatch at (626) 331-3391.
Overnight Parking Permits
Effective Thursday January 2, 2014, Daily Temporary Overnight Parking Permits can only be purchased by credit/debit card using the machine to the front of the Covina Police Department, located at 444 N. Citrus Avenue, in Covina. The change to a cashless system willl provide a more efficient system, since the old system was unable to provide change for cash paying customers. If you have any questions, contact the Covina Police Department Records section for assistance, 626-384-5656.
Coyotes in Covina
Coyote sightings are on the rise in Covina neighborhoods. The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control offers a number of reporting guidelines for coyotes seen in your neighborhood. [More info]