Does the red light camera system
photograph all violators? No, it
does not. Watch this video to
gain a better understanding of
how the red light camera system
In 1999, the
City of West Hollywood began its Photo Safety Program to stop
motorists from running red lights. As part of this new program,
automated traffic signal safety cameras were installed at
intersections that have a large number of accidents and red
light violations. The Photo Safety Program uses the latest
technology to photograph people who drive through an
intersection after the light has turned red.
Light Camera Transparency
How does it work?
cameras and associated detection equipment are permanently
installed at intersections that have a high accident rate, and
provide 24-hour traffic surveillance. If a motorist runs a red
light, photographs will be taken of the driver and the vehicle's
license plate. A ticket is then sent to the vehicle's registered
Where are the cameras be located
in West Hollywood?
24 camera housings located at the following intersections:
Ave & Crescent Heights Blvd
- Sunset Blvd & La Cienega Blvd
- Fairfax Ave & Fountain Ave
- Melrose Ave & La Cienega Blvd
- La Brea Ave & Fountain Ave
- Beverly Blvd & Robertson Blvd
- Santa Monica Blvd & La Brea Ave
- Santa Monica Blvd & Fairfax Ave
What do I do if I get a ticket?
issued through the West Hollywood Photo Safety Program is the
same as any other traffic citation issued within our City's
If you would like to view better images of your violation, using
your citation number and PIN number listed, go to
You can pay the fine, which is established by state law
at $465.00*, or you can appear in court to contest the citation or
even attend traffic school.
What if I wasn't the driver of my
If you are
the vehicle's registered owner and someone else was driving your
car, you may complete a portion of the citation that identifies
the driver and return it by mail. The ticket can be dismissed
and reissued to the person who was driving your car.
To view a sample of a Photo
have been issued a citation and would like to make an
appointment to view your photos or discuss the citation, please
call (877) 786-7234. For further questions or concerns regarding
the Photo Safety Program, please contact
Deputy Zenon Porche at (310) 855-8850 ext 505 (or you can e-mail
him at firstname.lastname@example.org).