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Fines, Rules, and Towing

Basic Parking Enforcement on Campus

Permit enforcement for any non-reserved space/area is between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Permit enforcement for RC, RE, RF, RS, RV, and RW is 7 a.m. to midnight Monday through Thursday and 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday.

Pay-by-plate locations are enforced from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Permit enforcement for reserved spaces is 24 hours a day, seven days a week, including University holidays and when the University is closed. At all times, the appropriate permit for the reserved space/area/lot must be displayed on the vehicle.

Parking Violations & Fines

Violations and Associated Fines 2023-2024 (Effective July 1, 2023)

Violation CodeViolation DescriptionAmount of Fine
01No permit/unregistered vehicle/expired permit$60
02Vehicle parked against the flow of traffic in a parallel parking space$20
03Vehicle backed in/pulled through without matching front license plate$20
04Parking outside authorized permit area$60
05Encroachment of two or more spaces$40
06Parking in a no-parking area, blocking vehicular/pedestrian flow$125
07Overtime parking in a time-limited space (LZ, SV, and other applicable spaces)$30
08Failure to pay in a payment-required space or pay-by-plate location$60
09Parking in a no parking area, blocking vehicular/pedestrian flow$150
10Parking in a fire lane$150
11Tailgating through a gate$100
12Parking in an accessible space, blocking an accessible aisle, path, or curb cut$250
13Displaying an unauthorized permit, altering a parking permit, or forging a parking permit$250
14Overnight parking in a commuter deck/lot$60
15Permit improperly displayed$20
16Prohibited charging of an electric vehicle or micromobility device at a parking facility$60
17Misuse of the carpool permit$60
18Concurrent parking$60
19Damages to facilities/equipment$100
32Boot removal fee
First boot$50
Second boot$150
Third boot or more$250
40Micromobility device impoundment
First impoundment$0
Second impoundment or more$20
41Low-speed device impoundment$40
50Apartment shuttle violation
First violation$100
Second violation$250

The following violations are enforced 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year:

  • Permit improperly displayed 
  • Vehicle parked against traffic flow or rear of vehicle not facing towards drive lane 
  • Encroachment of two or more spaces 
  • Unauthorized parking in any reserved space, lot, or area 
  • Overtime parking in a time-limited space (EV, LZ, SV, and other applicable spaces)
  • Unauthorized parking in an LZ, UE, UV, or SV space 
  • Parking  in a No Parking Area
  • Parking in a fire lane, blocking vehicular/pedestrian flow
  • Parking in an accessible space, blocking an accessible aisle, path, or curb cut
  • Displaying an unauthorized permit, altering a parking permit, or forging a parking permit
  • Damages to facilities/equipment

Towing & Immobilization Policy

Vehicle Towing Policy

Vehicles may be towed for the following reasons:

  • Unauthorized parking in a space marked 24-hour towing
  • A violation of section 4.2.7, “unauthorized parking in an accessibility space.”
  • Parking in a No Parking area or fire lane
  • Unauthorized parking at 1570 Main Campus Drive
  • Abandoned or stored vehicles
  • Unauthorized parking in a reserved space and/or lot
  • A vehicle that has had an immobilization device placed on it and remains unclaimed after 36 hours.
  • Upon evidence of tampering with a boot or threatening to remove a boot
  • Unauthorized use of permit
  • Vehicles that pose a health or safety risk to people, other vehicles, or facilities

Vehicle Immobilization Policy

Vehicles may be immobilized for the following reasons:

  • Four unpaid citations on a customer’s account
  • Repeat offenders
  • To obtain identification from the owner/operator
  • Per section 5.6.3, vehicles that owe $275 or more in fines/fees

To remove the boot, you must pay $50 for the first boot, $150 for the second boot, $250 for each additional boot, and all accrued fines and late fees.

Vehicles immobilized for longer than 36 hours will be towed offsite. The towing fee, boot removal fee, applicable storage fees, and accumulated fines must be paid before the vehicle can be released.

Please click here for questions and comments concerning permit enforcement.