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PDFWAC 132H-116-035

Parking permits and parking locations.

(1) The vice president of administrative services or designee is authorized to issue all parking permits.
(2) Parking permit fees shall be established, as appropriate, by the college's board of trustees. Once fees have been established and approved the college president may adjust the fees. For represented employees, fees will be in accordance with applicable collective bargaining agreements (CBAs).
(3) No person shall park, or leave any vehicle, whether attended or unattended, on the campus of Bellevue College without a valid Bellevue College permit, a valid disability placard or license plate, or a government agency license plate.
(4) Permits issued by the public safety office shall be displayed in accordance with the instructions issued with the permit. Permits not displayed in accordance with the instructions issued with the permit are invalid. Vehicles that fail to display a permit in accordance with the instructions shall be subject to citation.
(5) Parking permit types: Bellevue College parking permits include current, temporary, or special permits and are valid for the date(s), times, and locations specified on the permits. Parking permits are required and lots are monitored 24 hours a day and seven days a week. All permits must be displayed according to the instructions on the permit or as described below. Bellevue College parking permits are issued by the public safety office or through authorized distribution points (e.g., a temporary parking permit kiosk). Permits include, but are not limited to, the following:
(a) Carpool permits: Faculty, staff, or students can apply for this permit through public safety. One permit will be issued for each carpool and may only be used among the registered members of the group. Carpool vehicles must also display or obtain a regular student or employee permit.
(b) Daily and hourly permits: Daily and hourly parking permits are available through the public safety office or through designated locations across campus.
(c) Employee permits: Parking permits for faculty and staff of Bellevue College. Registered volunteers are eligible for an employee permit.
(d) Discount student permits: Discounted student parking permits for students of Bellevue College that may be used in general parking lots.
(e) Guest permits: Temporary permits may be issued to guests of the college (including, but not limited to, guest speakers, job candidates, or visiting officials).
(f) Motorcycle permits: Issued by the public safety office for motorcycles.
(g) Special events: Temporary reserved parking for conferences, seminars, and other special events, can be reserved through the events office or public safety. Requests should be submitted by at least 10 business days in advance.
(h) Student permits: Parking permits for students of Bellevue College.
(6) Transfer of permits:
(a) With the exception of carpool permits, parking permits are not transferable. If a vehicle is sold or traded, the permit holder may retain their permit and use it on a different vehicle so long as they update their vehicle information with the public safety office.
(b) Permits may be reissued as authorized by the director of public safety.
(7) Parking permit refunds: In cases where a permit is no longer needed, employee or student permit holders may request a partial refund from public safety using the refund form on the public safety web page. Refund amounts will be based on the following:
(a) Parking permit fees will be refunded at 100 percent less five dollars when the refund form is received by the fifth instructional day of the quarter.
(b) Parking permit fees will be refunded at 50 percent when the refund form is received by the sixth instructional day through the 20th instructional day of the quarter.
(c) Parking permit fees will not be refunded when the refund form is received after the 20th instructional day of the quarter.
(d) The parking permit document, card, or sticker must be returned with the refund form when requesting a refund for it to be considered submitted. In the case of a virtual permit, the permit holder must notify public safety in writing using the refund form; however, no physical permit must accompany the form.
(8) A map of the designated parking lots/spaces on campus can be found on the college website and are also noted across campus with parking lot signs. When parking on campus, license plates must be clearly visible.
(9) Students, staff, faculty, and visitors may park on campus as follows:
(a) Student parking permits are valid only in areas designated for student parking, daily metered parking, and general parking.
(b) Staff/faculty parking permits are valid in the areas designated for employee parking, daily metered parking, and general parking.
(c) Visitors are subject to the parking regulations of Bellevue College and are required to have a valid temporary permit. Temporary parking permits are valid only in the area(s) designated in the temporary parking permit.
(10) Parking locations include, but are not limited to, the following:
(a) Disability parking spaces: Only vehicles displaying a valid state of Washington placard or license plate may park in designated disability spaces. Vehicles with disability placards or plates may park in any employee, student, metered, or general parking area on campus.
(b) Electric charging stations: A valid parking permit is required to park in electric vehicle charging spaces. Vehicles must be actively charging while parked in electric charging spaces.
(c) Electric and hybrid parking spaces: Parking for electric and hybrid vehicles only.
(d) Employee parking: Requires an employee permit. Bellevue College also provides 24-hour employee parking where employees may leave their vehicle overnight after notifying public safety.
(e) General parking: Available for use by all permit holders.
(f) Guest or special event parking: Guests may park in designated areas with either a guest or special event permit issued by the public safety office.
(g) Motorcycle parking: Motorcycles may park in employee or student lots in accordance with the permit type or areas designated for motorcycle parking.
(h) Reserved parking: Includes loading docks or other specially reserved areas (including, but not limited to, emergency response, college, or official visitor vehicles).
(i) Student parking: Requires a student permit (daily permits are allowed). Also includes limited weekday permits (including, but not limited to, Monday/Wednesday and Tuesday/Thursday student permits).
(j) Visitors: Visitors may park in designated lots with the purchase of an hourly or daily permit.
(11) Parking within designated spaces:
(a) No vehicle shall be parked on the campus except in those areas set aside and designated as parking areas.
(b) No vehicle shall be parked so as to occupy any portion of more than one parking space as designated within the parking area. The fact that other vehicles may have been so parked as to require the vehicle parked to occupy a portion of more than one space shall not constitute an excuse for a violation of this section.
(c) No vehicle shall be parked at any time in campus roadways, fire lanes, bus zones, loading zones, service driveways, walkways, courtyards, or in the landscaping except emergency vehicles, college owned vehicles, and designated service vehicles.
(d) No recreational vehicle (RV), motorhome, or vehicle used as a temporary or permanent dwelling shall be parked on campus overnight.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140(13) and chapter 34.05 RCW. WSR 22-13-135, ยง 132H-116-035, filed 6/17/22, effective 7/18/22.]
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