132D-116-260 - Fines and penalties

132D-116-260. Fines and penalties

The dean of administrative and student services or his or her designee(s) is authorized to impose fines and penalties for the violation of rules and regulations contained in this chapter.

(1) The following $5.00 citations will be issued for any of the following violations of the campus parking regulations. The fee will be reduced to $2.00 if paid within 24 hours.

(a) No valid parking permit displayed.

(b) Parking out of designated parking space.

(c) Overtime parking.

(d) Occupying more than one parking space.

(e) Blocking traffic.

(f) Parking in a reserved or restricted area.

(g) Parking in a driveway or walkway.

(h) Parking on grass or landscaped area.

(i) Failure to display handicapped permit.

(2) A $10.00 fine will be issued for any of the following violations of the campus parking regulations:

(a) Use of forged, stolen, or transferred parking permits.

(b) Parking in a loading zone.

(3) A $15.00 fine, also subject to being towed away at the owner's expense, will be issued for any of the following violations of the campus parking regulations:

(a) Parked in any space designated as handicapped parking where the parked vehicle does not have a handicapped permit.

(b) Parked at an area designated as a fire lane.

(4) The dean of administrative and student services or his or her designee(s), shall be authorized to impound vehicles parked on college property.

(a) Vehicles left abandoned on college property for an unreasonable duration are subject to impoundment by the college, pursuant to state law. An unreasonable duration is a period greater than five working days.

(b) Vehicles in violation of subsection (3) may be impounded.

(c) Vehicles involved in more than two violations of these regulations within a twelve-month period are subject to impoundment.

(d) Impoundment and storage expenses shall be borne by the owner of the impounded vehicle.

(e) The college shall not be liable for loss or damage of any kind resulting from such impoundment and storage.

(f) Impoundment of a vehicle does not remove the obligation for any fines associated with the citation.

(5) An accumulation of traffic violations by a student will be cause for disciplinary action, and the dean of administrative and student services shall initiate disciplinary proceedings against such student pursuant to chapter 132D-120 WAC.

(6) Fines will be paid in the front office at the registration window.

(7) Unpaid fines will be referred to the registration office for notation. When fines are unpaid, transcripts, quarterly grade reports, or permission to reregister may be withheld.

Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140. 88-24-014 (Order 88-01), ยง 132D-116-260, filed 12/1/88, effective 1/1/89.

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