Report 2016-121 Recommendation 18 Responses

Report 2016-121: Department of Motor Vehicles: Administrative and Statutory Changes Will Improve Its Ability to Detect and Deter Misuse of Disabled Person Parking Placards (Release Date: April 2017)

Recommendation #18 To: Motor Vehicles, Department of

To better equip local parking enforcement officials to promptly identify invalid placards, by December 2018 DMV should develop and implement an application, database, or other technology that will allow non-sworn parking enforcement officials to have immediate access to information on placard status.

1-Year Agency Response

DMV program and information technology staff have coordinated to develop a draft version of a list that will identify placards that have been canceled/revoked or are no longer valid, and that can be provided to parking authorities.

  • Estimated Completion Date: December 31, 2018
  • Response Date: April 2018

California State Auditor's Assessment of 1-Year Status: Pending


6-Month Agency Response

The strategy for providing access to records of invalid placards has been identified.

  • Estimated Completion Date: December 31, 2018
  • Response Date: October 2017

California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Pending


60-Day Agency Response

A programming request has been developed that will produce a monthly or quarterly report that will contain a list of placards that have been cancelled or are no longer valid. The report will not contain any personal identifiable information and will be made available to qualifying agencies for use in enforcement activities.

Development, testing, and implementation of the necessary programs is estimated to take between eight to twelve months.

  • Estimated Completion Date: To Be Determined
  • Response Date: June 2017

California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Pending


All Recommendations in 2016-121

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.