Office of Parking Services

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Parking Citations and Fines

Violation

Fee

ALTERED PERMIT*

Any vehicle displaying a USD parking permit that has been altered in any way is in violation and may result in loss of parking privileges.

$400.00

BLOCKING CROSSWALK*

No vehicle shall block a crosswalk at anytime. A vehicle (attended or unattended) that causes pedestrian thoroughfare to go around the vehicle is in violation. This type of violation creates a safety hazard

C.V.C. 22500(B)

Furthermore, No person shall park a vehicle within three feet of any sidewalk access ramp constructed at, or adjacent to, a crosswalk or at any other location on a sidewalk so as to be accessible to and usable by the physically disabled, if the area adjoining the ramp is designated by either a sign or red paint. C.V.C. 22522

$100.00

BLOCKING VEHICLES*

No vehicle shall park in such a way as to inhibit parked vehicles from accessing the roadway. This includes double-parking.

$50.00

COUNTERFEIT PERMIT*

Any vehicle displaying a USD parking Permit that is a forgery is in violation and may result in loss of parking privileges.

$400.00

FRAUD USE OF CITE

No vehicle shall display a previously issued citation to deceive parking enforcement.

$100.00

CREATING A FIRE HAZARD*

Any vehicle parked in such a way as to unduly create a fire hazard is in violation.

$100.00

FIRE LANE/RED CURB*

No vehicle shall park in any area where a curb is marked RED and/or FIRE LANE for any period of time. Vehicles parked in these areas are subject to tow. C.V.C. 22500.1

$100.00

DISABLED SPACE/ACCESS CORRIDOR

It is unlawful for any person to park or leave standing any vehicle in a stall or space designated for disabled persons and disabled veterans pursuant to Section 22511.7 or 22511.8, unless the vehicle displays either a special identification license plate issued pursuant to Section 5007 or a distinguishing placard issued pursuant to Section 22511.55 or 22511.59. C.V.C. 22507.8(A)

Furthermore, It is unlawful for any person to park or leave standing any vehicle, including a vehicle displaying a special identification license plate issued pursuant to Section 5007 or a distinguishing placard issued pursuant to Section 22511.55 or 22511.59, in either of the following places:

(1) On the lines marking the boundaries of a parking stall or space designated for disabled persons or disabled veterans.

(2) In any area of the pavement adjacent to a parking stall or space designated for disabled persons or disabled veterans that is marked by crosshatched lines and is thereby designated, pursuant to any local ordinance, for the loading and unloading of vehicles parked in the stall or space. C.V.C. 22507.8(C)

$350.00

EXCEEDING TIME LIMIT

All USD time zone spaces are enforced 24 hours a day.No vehicle shall park in a designated space/area beyond the posted time zone restrictions.

$50.00

EXPIRE/UNPAID BLOCK/METER

Meters require payment at all times of operation. All employees, students, and visitors (including those with a valid USD parking permit displayed) must pay the meter.

$50.00

GUEST PERMIT DISPLAYED BY EMPLOYEE OR STUDENT

Students, Faculty and Staff may not have a visitor permit. All Students, Faculty and Staff must purchase a parking permit from Parking Services.

$50.00

CARPOOL SPACE/NO CARPOOL PERMIT

No student, faculty, staff, guest or vendor shall park in any space marked“CARPOOL”from 7:00am-10:00am without a valid carpool permit. A valid USD parking permit is required in conjunction with the carpool permit.

$50.00

MORE THAT 18” FROM CURB

Every vehicle stopped or parked upon a roadway where there are adjacent curbs shall be stopped or parked with the right hand wheels of such vehicle parallel with and within 18 inches of the right-hand curb. C.V.C. 22502(A)

$50.00

AGAINST TRAFFIC FLOW*

No vehicle shall park on the opposite side of the roadway facing oncoming traffic at anytime. C.V.C. 22502 (B)

$50.00

MOTORCYCLE OUT OF ASSIGNED AREA*

Nomotorcycleshall park in a parking stall designated for passenger vehicles at anytime.

$50.00

VIOLATION OF MOTORCYCLE SPACE*

No passenger vehicle shall park in an area designated for motorcycle parking at anytime.

$50.00

EXPIRED PERMIT/NO VALID USD PERMIT DISPLAYED

All vehicles are required to have a valid USD Parking Permit at all times. All USD Parking Permits must be properly displayed at all times while parking on campus.

$50.00

NOT CHARGING IN EV ONLY SPACE

No vehicle shall occupy an electric vehicle space, designated by a blue "EV" sign, while not actively charging their vehicle.
$25.00

NON-ELECTRIC VEHICLE PARKED IN EV ONLY SPACE

Only electric vehicles shall occupy spaces reserved for electric vehicle charging, designated by a blue "EV" sign.
$50.00

NOT IN MARKED SPACE

All vehicles must park within marked parking stalls. Vehicles shall not park in areas not designated for parking.

$100.00

NUISANCE VEHICLE ALARM

Any vehicle whose alarm has gone off long enough to necessitate a complaint call to public safety is in violation.

$50.00

OBSTRUCTING BUILDING ACCESS*

No vehicle shall park in a manner to inhibit access to a building in any way at anytime. This type of violation creates a safety hazard.

$100.00

OBSTRUCTING TRAFFIC*

No vehicle shall park in a manner to inhibit the flow of traffic in any way at any time. This type of violation creates a safety hazard.

$100.00

OUTSIDE OF ASSIGNED AREA

No vehicle shall park in an area that their issued permit is not valid for. Spaces are designated by the color of the lines and/or signs in or at the entrance to the lot.

$50.00

PARKED ON LANDSCAPE*

No vehicle shall park with one or more of its wheels in or on the landscaping at any time.

$150.00

PARKED ON SIDEWALK*

No person shall stop, park, or leave standing any vehicle whether attended or unattended on any portion of a sidewalk, or with the body of the vehicle extending over any portion of a sidewalk. A vehicle that causes pedestrian thoroughfare to go around the vehicle is in violation. This type of violation creates a safety hazard.

C.V.C. 22500(F)

$150.00

IMPROPERLY DISPLAYED PERMIT

Permits must be clearly displayed at all times on all vehicles parked on the USD Campus. Permits must be displayed either on the windshield or on the dashboard, such that the entire permit numbers, dates and barcodes are clearly and entirely visible from the outside of the vehicle. Permits may not be hidden by tint or other obstructions.

$25.00

POSSESSION OF STOLEN PERMIT

Any vehicle displaying a USD parking Permit that has been reported lost or stolen is in violation and may lose campus parking privileges.

$400.00

RESERVED SPACE*

No vehicle may park in a space markedRESERVEDfrom 6:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday except the registered owner or that space. The vehicle in the space must have a valid USD permit for that space.

$100.00

RESERVED-SPECIAL EVENT AREA*

No vehicle may park in a space or area marked RESERVED by a cone or sign for the time listed on the cone or sign.

$100.00

U.S.D. VEHICLES ONLY*

No student, faculty, staff, guest or vendors shall park in any space marked USD vehicle only. These spaces are enforced 24 hours, 7 days a week.

$100.00

PARKED IN TWO OR MORE SPACES

No person shall stop, park, or leave standing any vehicle whether attended or unattended on the roadway side of any vehicle stopped, parked, or standing at the curb. C.V.C. 22500(H)

$50.00

WITHIN 15 FEET OF FIRE HYDRANT*

No person shall stop, park, or leave standing any vehicle within 15 feet of a fire hydrant. C.V.C. 22514

$100.00

VEHICLE IMPOUND*

Vehicles are subject to impound when they are found to have five (5) or more unresolved parking citations. C.V.C. 22658.

Towing and impound fees will be paid to the towing company.

N/A

VEHICLE RELOCATE*

Vehicles in violation of one of the aforementioned citations that are relocated are towed to another area of campus.

$70.00

*All asterisked violations are subject to impound or relocation.

 

Parking Escalation Ladder 2013 - 2014

Common Fine Amounts with Escalation Amounts

Original amount

$25

$50

$100

$150

Citation #1

$25

$50

$100

$150

Citation #2

$25

$50

$100

$150

Citation #3

$25

$50

$100

$150

Citation #4

$25

$50

$100

$150

Citation #5

$25

$50

$100

$150

Citation #6

$25

$100

$200

$300

Citation #7

$25

$100

$200

$300

Citation #8

$25

$100

$200

$300

Citation #9

$25

$100

$200

$300

Citation #10

$25

$100

$200

$300

Citation #11

$25

$100

$200

$300

*Please remember, late fines will double the escalated amount. If you are a student, the fine will be placed on your student account and can cause holds with registering for classes, graduating on time or receiving your diploma. The University also has the right to tow/impound any vehicle or revoke any permit not in compliance with university rules and regulations.