Rules/Fines & Appeals

Basic Parking Enforcement on Campus

Please don’t hesitate to ask enforcement officers for directions or assistance – they are happy to help you.

Permitted parking areas and hourly visitor spaces are enforced –
Monday – Friday: 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. except on Official University Holidays.

Exceptions include:

Resident parking areas (RC, RE, and RW) are enforced 7:00 a.m. to midnight, Monday through Thursday and 5:00 p.m. on Friday.

Any space or area designated as reserved 24/7, handicap parking spaces and no parking areas.

Enforcement Officer issuing a citation.

Parking Violations & Fines

Violations and Associated Fines 2021-2022
Violation Code Violation Description Amount of Fine
01 Permit not displayed, unregistered vehicle or expired permit $40
02 Concurrent parking $40
03 Permit improperly displayed $10
04 Vehicle parked against traffic flow or rear of vehicle not facing towards drive lane $10
05 Parking outside authorized permit area $40
06 Encroachment of two or more spaces $20
07 Unauthorized parking in any reserved space, lot or area $50
08 Overtime parking in a time-limited space $20
09 Unauthorized parking in a UE, UV or SV space $50
10 Failure to pay in a payment required space or pay-by-plate location $40
11 Parking in a No Parking area or damages to facilities/equipment $100, plus repair costs
12 Parking in a fire lane, blocking vehicular/pedestrian flow $100
14 Parking in an accessibility space, blocking an accessible aisle, path or curb cut $250
15 Displaying an unauthorized permit; altering a parking permit or forging a parking permit $250, plus permit restitution fees and loss of parking privileges
16 Overnight parking in a commuter deck or paylot $40
31 Boot removal fee $50 (first boot), $150 (second boot), $250 (subsequent boots)
40 Bike impound $0 (first), $20 (subsequent)
41 Moped impound $40
42 Scooter impound $40
50 Apartment shuttle violation $100 (first), $250 (subsequent)
Other Damages to Transportation Facilities Amount of Repairs*
*Plus administrative judicial action

Towing & Immobilization Policy

Vehicle Towing Policy

Vehicles may be towed if they are illegally parked in accordance with the North Carolina State University Parking and Traffic Ordinance for the following reasons:

  1. Parking in a “No Parking” area (driving lanes, traffic lanes, yellow curbs, driveways, sidewalks, dumpster spaces, intersections, grass, lawns, etc.).
  2. Upon receiving the third (3) violation (ticket) within any six (6) month period, the vehicle will be placed on the tow / immobilization list and subject to immobilization (booting) or towing. Note: A maximum of one (1) parking meter violation per day counts in the total ticket count.
  3. Abandoned vehicles.
  4. Parking in handicapped spaces.
  5. Parked in reserved spaces, areas, or lots.
  6. Parked in a space marked “24 Hour Towing.”
  7. Unauthorized parking at 1570 Main Campus Drive.
  8. Parked in fire lanes.
  9. Overnight parking at any park and ride lot.

Vehicle Immobilization Policy

Vehicles may be immobilized for any of the following reasons:

  1. Appearing on University tow list and found in violation.
  2. Checks returned to Transportation for any reason.
  3. Display of a lost, stolen or revoked permit.
  4. Non-registered vehicle appearing on University tow list.
  5. Non-payment of accrued fines.
  6. Unsatisfactory payment for a permit.

Removal of the boot requires a payment of $50 for first boot; $150 for the second boot; $250 for each additional boot plus payment of all accrued fines and late fees.

Vehicles immobilized for longer than 36 hours will be towed or relocated to a designated storage facility. Payment of towing fee, booting fee and accrued fines must be made prior to release of vehicle.

 Questions and comments concerning Parking Enforcement should be directed to Parking Operations Manager, Jared Wright at  919-515-1604.

Is there a way to dispute a ticket?

Are there official University Transportation Ordinances or NC General Statutes?