Chapter 132X-50 WAC

Last Update: 1/17/12

PARKING AND TRAFFIC REGULATIONS—SOUTH PUGET SOUND COMMUNITY COLLEGE

WAC Sections

132X-50-010Purpose for adopting parking and traffic regulations.
132X-50-020Applicable parking and traffic regulations.
132X-50-030Definitions.
132X-50-040Authorization for issuance of permits.
132X-50-050Parking fees for vehicle permits.
132X-50-060Parking fee exceptions.
132X-50-070Responsibility of person to whom permit is issued.
132X-50-090Transfer of permits.
132X-50-100Permit revocation.
132X-50-110Right to refuse permit.
132X-50-120Right to appeal permit revocation/refusal.
132X-50-130Delegation of authority.
132X-50-140Enforcement.
132X-50-150Violation of parking and traffic regulations.
132X-50-160Issuance of traffic tickets or summons.
132X-50-170Fines and penalties.
132X-50-180Appeals proceedings—Appeal of fines and penalties.
132X-50-200Liability of college.
132X-50-210Designation of parking.
132X-50-220Parking within designated spaces.
132X-50-230Regulatory signs, markings, barricades, etc.
132X-50-240Speed limit.
132X-50-250Pedestrian's right of way.
132X-50-260Two-wheeled motorbikes or bicycles.
132X-50-270Report of accidents.
132X-50-280Disabled and inoperative vehicles—Impounding.
132X-50-290Authority to establish parking fee.
132X-50-300Parking permit fees.
DISPOSITION OF SECTIONS FORMERLY CODIFIED IN THIS TITLE
132X-50-080Display of permits. [Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140(13). WSR 00-05-023, § 132X-50-080, filed 2/8/00, effective 3/10/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140. WSR 88-21-071 (Order 88-1), § 132X-50-080, filed 10/18/88.] Repealed by WSR 12-03-093, filed 1/17/12, effective 2/17/12. Statutory Authority: Chapter 28B.50 RCW and RCW 42.56.040.
132X-50-190Parking advisory committee. [Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140(13). WSR 00-05-023, § 132X-50-190, filed 2/8/00, effective 3/10/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140. WSR 88-21-071 (Order 88-1), § 132X-50-190, filed 10/18/88.] Repealed by WSR 12-03-093, filed 1/17/12, effective 2/17/12. Statutory Authority: Chapter 28B.50 RCW and RCW 42.56.040.


132X-50-010
Purpose for adopting parking and traffic regulations.

Pursuant to the authority granted in RCW 28B.50.140(10), the board of trustees of South Puget Sound Community College District 24, on behalf of the college is granted authority to adopt rules and regulations for pedestrian and vehicular traffic upon public lands devoted to, operated by or maintained by the college. The objectives of these regulations are:
(1) To protect and control pedestrian and vehicular traffic.
(2) To assure access at all times for emergency traffic.
(3) To minimize traffic disturbances.
(4) To facilitate the work of the college.
(5) To regulate the use of parking spaces.
(6) To protect state-owned property.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 28B.50 RCW and RCW 42.56.040. WSR 12-03-093, § 132X-50-010, filed 1/17/12, effective 2/17/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140. WSR 88-21-071 (Order 88-1), § 132X-50-010, filed 10/18/88.]



132X-50-020
Applicable parking and traffic regulations.

(1) All regulations in this chapter and all motor vehicle and other traffic laws of the state of Washington shall apply on the campus.
(2) The traffic code of the city of Olympia shall apply upon all lands located within the city of Olympia. The traffic codes of the city of Tumwater shall apply upon all lands located within the city of Tumwater. The traffic code of the city of Lacey shall apply upon all lands located within the city of Lacey.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 28B.50 RCW and RCW 42.56.040. WSR 12-03-093, § 132X-50-020, filed 1/17/12, effective 2/17/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140(13). WSR 00-05-023, § 132X-50-020, filed 2/8/00, effective 3/10/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140. WSR 88-21-071 (Order 88-1), § 132X-50-020, filed 10/18/88.]



132X-50-030
Definitions.

As used in this chapter, the following words and phrases shall mean:
(1) "Annual permits": Permits which are valid from the date of issue until the first day of the following fall quarter. Annual permits are sold during fall quarter.
(2) "Board": The board of trustees of South Puget Sound Community College, District 24.
(3) "Campus": All lands and buildings devoted to, operated by, or maintained by South Puget Sound Community College, District 24.
(4) "Campus security officer": An employee of the college who is responsible for campus traffic control, parking, security, and safety.
(5) "College": South Puget Sound Community College, District 24.
(6) "Director of security": The college's safety and security supervisor.
(7) "Employee": Any individual appointed to the faculty, staff, or administration of the college. Student employment positions or college work study positions are not considered employees of the college in these definitions.
(8) "Full-time employee": An employee of the college employed twenty hours or more per week on a permanent regular basis.
(9) "Full-time student": Any person who is enrolled at this college and is taking twelve credit hours or more.
(10) "Guests/visitors": Persons who visit the campus.
(11) "Part-time employee": An employee of the college employed less than twenty hours per week. Student employees or college work study employees are not classified as part-time employees under these definitions.
(12) "Part-time student": Any person who is enrolled at this college and is taking eleven credits or less.
(13) "Security office": The college's campus security office.
(14) "Temporary permits": Permits which are valid for a specific period designated on the permit.
(15) "Vehicle": Automobile, truck, motor-driven cycle, scooter or any vehicle otherwise powered.
(16) "Vice president for administrative services": The vice president for administrative services for South Puget Sound Community College, District 24.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 28B.50 RCW and RCW 42.56.040. WSR 12-03-093, § 132X-50-030, filed 1/17/12, effective 2/17/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140(13). WSR 00-05-023, § 132X-50-030, filed 2/8/00, effective 3/10/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140. WSR 88-21-071 (Order 88-1), § 132X-50-030, filed 10/18/88.]



132X-50-040
Authorization for issuance of permits.

The director of security, or designee, is authorized to issue parking permits pursuant to the following regulations:
(1) Upon the proper registration of his/her vehicle with the college.
(2) When such permits are necessary to enhance the business or operation of the college.
(3) Only one vehicle registered to an individual under one permit fee shall be permitted to park on campus at any one time.
(4) Persons who pay the current fee for parking permits and who later request a refund shall receive refunds according to the college's refund rule. The person must first turn in the current quarter/annual permit to the cashier's office, before a refund will be issued.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 28B.50 RCW and RCW 42.56.040. WSR 12-03-093, § 132X-50-040, filed 1/17/12, effective 2/17/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140(13). WSR 00-05-023, § 132X-50-040, filed 2/8/00, effective 3/10/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140. WSR 88-21-071 (Order 88-1), § 132X-50-040, filed 10/18/88.]



132X-50-050
Parking fees for vehicle permits.

All students and employees of the college shall obtain and properly display a valid parking permit by the first day of the quarter on all vehicles in accordance with WAC 132X-50-040. Day permits can be purchased at the pay station.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 28B.50 RCW and RCW 42.56.040. WSR 12-03-093, § 132X-50-050, filed 1/17/12, effective 2/17/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140(13). WSR 00-05-023, § 132X-50-050, filed 2/8/00, effective 3/10/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140. WSR 88-21-071 (Order 88-1), § 132X-50-050, filed 10/18/88.]



132X-50-060
Parking fee exceptions.

All guests/visitors (including, but not limited to, salespersons, contractors or service personnel) will park in appropriate parking areas without paying a fee after obtaining a temporary permit from the security office or purchase a daily permit at the pay station(s).
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 28B.50 RCW and RCW 42.56.040. WSR 12-03-093, § 132X-50-060, filed 1/17/12, effective 2/17/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140(13). WSR 00-05-023, § 132X-50-060, filed 2/8/00, effective 3/10/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140. WSR 88-21-071 (Order 88-1), § 132X-50-060, filed 10/18/88.]



132X-50-070
Responsibility of person to whom permit is issued.

The person to whom a parking permit is issued shall be responsible for all violations of said rules and regulations involving the vehicle; however, such responsibility shall not relieve said driver of the responsibility for violations of the regulations established by this chapter. In the event that a vehicle in violation is not registered with the college, the current registered owner will be responsible for the violations of the campus regulations.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140. WSR 88-21-071 (Order 88-1), § 132X-50-070, filed 10/18/88.]



132X-50-090
Transfer of permits.

Parking permits are not transferable. If a vehicle is sold or traded, the new vehicle must be registered with the security office and the permit will be reissued.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 28B.50 RCW and RCW 42.56.040. WSR 12-03-093, § 132X-50-090, filed 1/17/12, effective 2/17/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140. WSR 88-21-071 (Order 88-1), § 132X-50-090, filed 10/18/88.]



132X-50-100
Permit revocation.

Permits are licenses and the property of the college, and may be revoked for reasons including, but not limited to:
(1) When the purpose for which the permit was issued changes or no longer exists.
(2) When a permit is used on an unregistered vehicle or by an unauthorized person.
(3) Falsification on a vehicle registration application.
(4) Continued violations of parking regulations.
(5) Counterfeiting or altering of permits.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 28B.50 RCW and RCW 42.56.040. WSR 12-03-093, § 132X-50-100, filed 1/17/12, effective 2/17/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140. WSR 88-21-071 (Order 88-1), § 132X-50-100, filed 10/18/88.]



132X-50-110
Right to refuse permit.

The vice president for administrative services, or designee, reserves the right to refuse the issuance of a parking permit to anyone who has had a previous permit revoked, or whose driving or parking record indicates a disregard for the parking regulations or the safety of others.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140(13). WSR 00-05-023, § 132X-50-110, filed 2/8/00, effective 3/10/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140. WSR 88-21-071 (Order 88-1), § 132X-50-110, filed 10/18/88.]



132X-50-120
Right to appeal permit revocation/refusal.

When a parking permit has been recalled pursuant to WAC 132X-50-100 or has been refused in accordance with WAC 132X-50-110 or when a fine or penalty has been levied against a violator of the rules and regulations set forth in this chapter, such action by the vice president for administrative services, or designee, may be appealed in accordance with WAC 132X-50-180.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140(13). WSR 00-05-023, § 132X-50-120, filed 2/8/00, effective 3/10/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140. WSR 88-21-071 (Order 88-1), § 132X-50-120, filed 10/18/88.]



132X-50-130
Delegation of authority.

The authority and powers conferred upon the vice president for administrative services by these regulations shall be subject to delegation to that individual's subordinates.
The director of security or designee have the authority to demand and receive identification from any person on owned or rented college property.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 28B.50 RCW and RCW 42.56.040. WSR 12-03-093, § 132X-50-130, filed 1/17/12, effective 2/17/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140(13). WSR 00-05-023, § 132X-50-130, filed 2/8/00, effective 3/10/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140. WSR 88-21-071 (Order 88-1), § 132X-50-130, filed 10/18/88.]



132X-50-140
Enforcement.

(1) Parking and traffic regulations will be enforced twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, with the exception of those sections that limit enforcement (WAC 132X-50-060(7)).
(2) The vice president for administrative services, or designee shall be responsible for the enforcement of the regulations contained in this chapter.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140(13). WSR 00-05-023, § 132X-50-140, filed 2/8/00, effective 3/10/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140. WSR 88-21-071 (Order 88-1), § 132X-50-140, filed 10/18/88.]



132X-50-150
Violation of parking and traffic regulations.

(1) Operators of illegally operated or parked vehicles shall be warned or cited that they are in violation of these regulations.
(2) In instances where violations are repeated (five or more citations); or, vehicle is parked in such a manner as to endanger the college community; or, vehicle is parked in a fire lane or other posted tow-away, said vehicle(s) may be impounded and or immobilized.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 28B.50 RCW and RCW 42.56.040. WSR 12-03-093, § 132X-50-150, filed 1/17/12, effective 2/17/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140(13). WSR 00-05-023, § 132X-50-150, filed 2/8/00, effective 3/10/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140. WSR 88-21-071 (Order 88-1), § 132X-50-150, filed 10/18/88.]



132X-50-160
Issuance of traffic tickets or summons.

(1) Upon reasonable belief that a violation of these regulations has occurred, the director of security or designee, may issue a warning or citation.
(2) Such warning or citation may be served by attaching a copy outside such vehicle or by personally serving the operator/owner or by mailing the citation.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 28B.50 RCW and RCW 42.56.040. WSR 12-03-093, § 132X-50-160, filed 1/17/12, effective 2/17/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140(13). WSR 00-05-023, § 132X-50-160, filed 2/8/00, effective 3/10/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140. WSR 88-21-071 (Order 88-1), § 132X-50-160, filed 10/18/88.]



132X-50-170
Fines and penalties.

The director of security or designee is authorized to impose the following:
(1) Fines may be levied for all violations of the regulations contained in this chapter. All fines are payable at the cashier's office.
(2) Vehicles parking in a manner so as to obstruct traffic, including access to and from parking spaces and areas, may be subject to a fine, immobilized or may be impounded and taken to such place for storage as the safety and security supervisor, or designee, selects. The expenses of such impounding and storage shall be the responsibility of the registered owner or driver of the vehicle.
(3) The college shall not be liable for loss or damage of any kind resulting from immobilizing or impounding and storage of vehicles.
(4) Vehicles involved in violations of these regulations may be impounded or immobilized with a wheel lock as provided for in these regulations.
(5) A schedule of fines shall be set by the board of trustees.
(6) In the event a person fails or refuses to pay an uncontested fine which has been outstanding, the vice president for administrative services or designee, shall initiate the following actions:
(a) Students will not be able to obtain a transcript of credits until all fines are paid.
(b) Students will not receive a degree/diploma or grades until all fines are paid.
(c) Students will not be able to register for subsequent quarters until all fines are paid.
(d) Staff, administrator or faculty members with outstanding fines may be turned over to a collection agency for the collection of past due fines or other appropriate collection procedures.
(7) The following violations will be assessed:
(a) No valid permit displayed.
(b) Metered parking violation.
(c) No parking zone/area (not designated for parking).
(d) Carpool violation.
(e) Blocking vehicles/roadway.
(f) Parked in a fire lane.
(g) Disabled parking violation.
(h) Visitor parking violation.
(i) Occupying more than one space.
(j) Driving wrong way on a one-way roadway.
(k) Failure to yield right of way.
(l) Exceeding the posted speed limit or as conditions warrant.
(m) Failure to stop at sign or signal.
(n) Improper lane change.
(o) Reckless driving.
(p) Other violations of the college's traffic regulations and its objectives.
(q) Wheel lock removal fee.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 28B.50 RCW and RCW 42.56.040. WSR 12-03-093, § 132X-50-170, filed 1/17/12, effective 2/17/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140(13). WSR 00-05-023, § 132X-50-170, filed 2/8/00, effective 3/10/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140. WSR 88-21-071 (Order 88-1), § 132X-50-170, filed 10/18/88.]



132X-50-180
Appeals proceedings—Appeal of fines and penalties.

(1) The alleged violator must submit the appeal in writing, giving full particulars, listing witnesses, evidence, etc.
(2) The appeal must be submitted to the security office within five days from date of citation.
(3) If the appeal is not resolved to the satisfaction of the alleged violator, he or she may appeal for a brief adjudicative proceeding in accordance with chapter 132X-90 WAC.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 28B.50 RCW and RCW 42.56.040. WSR 12-03-093, § 132X-50-180, filed 1/17/12, effective 2/17/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140(13). WSR 00-05-023, § 132X-50-180, filed 2/8/00, effective 3/10/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140. WSR 88-21-071 (Order 88-1), § 132X-50-180, filed 10/18/88.]



132X-50-200
Liability of college.

The college assumes no liability under any circumstances for vehicles on campus. No bailment of any sort is created by the purchase of a parking permit.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140. WSR 88-21-071 (Order 88-1), § 132X-50-200, filed 10/18/88.]



132X-50-210
Designation of parking.

The parking spaces available on campus may be allocated and designated by the vice president for administrative services in such a manner as will best achieve the objectives of these rules and regulations.
(1) Provisions will be made for people with disabilities. People with disabilities using disabled parking spaces must display a valid state issued disabled parking permit or license plate on that vehicle. In addition to the disabled permit, a valid college parking permit must be purchased and displayed on the vehicle.
(2) Visitors parking shall be limited to spaces so designated.
(3) Parking spaces may be designated for special purposes as deemed necessary.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 28B.50 RCW and RCW 42.56.040. WSR 12-03-093, § 132X-50-210, filed 1/17/12, effective 2/17/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140(13). WSR 00-05-023, § 132X-50-210, filed 2/8/00, effective 3/10/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140. WSR 88-21-071 (Order 88-1), § 132X-50-210, filed 10/18/88.]



132X-50-220
Parking within designated spaces.

(1) No vehicle shall be parked on the campus except in those areas designated for parking.
(2) No vehicle shall be parked in more than one parking space or stall.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 28B.50 RCW and RCW 42.56.040. WSR 12-03-093, § 132X-50-220, filed 1/17/12, effective 2/17/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140. WSR 88-21-071 (Order 88-1), § 132X-50-220, filed 10/18/88.]



132X-50-230
Regulatory signs, markings, barricades, etc.

The vice president for administrative services, or designee, is authorized to make and erect signs, barricades, and other structures and to paint marks and other directions upon the streets, entry/exits, and roadways for the regulation of traffic and parking upon the various public lands devoted to, operated by, or maintained by the college. Drivers of vehicles shall observe and obey all the signs, barricades, structures, markings and directions given them by the campus security officer in the control and regulation of traffic and parking.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140(13). WSR 00-05-023, § 132X-50-230, filed 2/8/00, effective 3/10/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140. WSR 88-21-071 (Order 88-1), § 132X-50-230, filed 10/18/88.]



132X-50-240
Speed limit.

No vehicle, except for emergency vehicles, shall be operated on the campus at a speed in excess of the posted speed limit, or such slower speed as is reasonable and prudent under the circumstances. No vehicle of any type shall at any time use the campus parking lots for testing, racing, or other unauthorized activities. Exception may be granted by the vice president for administrative services.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 28B.50 RCW and RCW 42.56.040. WSR 12-03-093, § 132X-50-240, filed 1/17/12, effective 2/17/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140(13). WSR 00-05-023, § 132X-50-240, filed 2/8/00, effective 3/10/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140. WSR 88-21-071 (Order 88-1), § 132X-50-240, filed 10/18/88.]



132X-50-250
Pedestrian's right of way.

(1) The operator of a vehicle shall yield right of way to any pedestrian. Pedestrians shall not leave a curb or other place of safety and walk or run into the path of an oncoming vehicle.
(2) When a sidewalk or crosswalk is provided, pedestrians shall proceed upon the sidewalk or crosswalk.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140. WSR 88-21-071 (Order 88-1), § 132X-50-250, filed 10/18/88.]



132X-50-260
Two-wheeled motorbikes or bicycles.

(1) All two-wheeled vehicles powered by an engine shall park in areas designated for motorcycles only and will not use spaces assigned to automobiles or bicycles. All motorcycles parked on campus must have a parking permit displayed.
(2) Bicycles and other nonengine powered cycles are to be parked in bicycle racks where provided. No person shall park a bicycle inside a building, by a doorway, on a path, sidewalk, walkway, or in such a manner as to block or obstruct the normal flow of pedestrian traffic. Bicycles and motorcycles may be cited, immobilized or impounded if in violation of this section.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 28B.50 RCW and RCW 42.56.040. WSR 12-03-093, § 132X-50-260, filed 1/17/12, effective 2/17/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140(13). WSR 00-05-023, § 132X-50-260, filed 2/8/00, effective 3/10/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140. WSR 88-21-071 (Order 88-1), § 132X-50-260, filed 10/18/88.]



132X-50-270
Report of accidents.

The operator of any vehicle involved in an accident on campus shall immediately report such accident to the security office.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 28B.50 RCW and RCW 42.56.040. WSR 12-03-093, § 132X-50-270, filed 1/17/12, effective 2/17/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140(13). WSR 00-05-023, § 132X-50-270, filed 2/8/00, effective 3/10/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140. WSR 88-21-071 (Order 88-1), § 132X-50-270, filed 10/18/88.]



132X-50-280
Disabled and inoperative vehicles—Impounding.

(1) Inoperative vehicles shall not be parked on the campus for a period exceeding twenty-four hours, without authorization from the vice president for administrative services, or designee.
(2) Vehicles parked more than forty-eight hours without authorization may be impounded and stored at the expense of either or both the owner and operator thereof.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 28B.50 RCW and RCW 42.56.040. WSR 12-03-093, § 132X-50-280, filed 1/17/12, effective 2/17/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140(13). WSR 00-05-023, § 132X-50-280, filed 2/8/00, effective 3/10/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140. WSR 88-21-071 (Order 88-1), § 132X-50-280, filed 10/18/88.]



132X-50-290
Authority to establish parking fee.

The board shall set and review as necessary parking permit fees in accordance with WAC 132X-50-300 and a schedule of fines and penalties in accordance with WAC 132X-50-170.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140. WSR 88-21-071 (Order 88-1), § 132X-50-290, filed 10/18/88.]



132X-50-300
Parking permit fees.

Fees shall be levied in accordance with the current published fee schedule.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140. WSR 88-21-071 (Order 88-1), § 132X-50-300, filed 10/18/88.]