Policies - Section Twelve: - Parking and Traffic Regulations

Policies - Section Twelve: - Parking and Traffic Regulations

  • Policies - Section Twelve: - Parking and Traffic Regulations

    PARKING AND TRAFFIC REGULATIONS

    It is everyone’s responsibility to become familiar with the following information. The traffic rules and regulations apply to everyone who drives a motor vehicle on the Carroll Community College campus.

    Traffic Regulations 

    All vehicles are subject to College traffic regulations while on the Carroll Community College campus. Regulations must be obeyed at all times. 

    A.    Faculty, staff, students, and visitors must park in lined spaces only.

    B.     Vehicles must park in one space only.

    C.    Parking is not allowed on the grass, construction areas, or any place that will mar the landscape of the campus.

    D.    Any area on the campus which has been closed off shall not be entered by any vehicle.

    E.     Faculty, staff, students, and visitors are prohibited from parking in the rear of the building near the receiving docks.

    F.     Visitors are expected to obey the traffic regulations. 

    G.    Pedestrians in a designated crosswalk shall have the right of way at all times.

    H.    The maximum speed on campus roads is 15 miles per hour.

    I.      Any vehicle parked in violation of the College’s regulations is subject to being fined.

    J.      Any vehicle with unpaid parking tickets is subject to towing at the owner’s expense.

    Parking Availability

    A.    All lots are clearly marked with signs indicating any restrictions.

    B.     Students and visitors are not issued parking permits and may park in any lined spaces not reserved.

    C.    Faculty and staff parking spaces are reserved for faculty and staff vehicles with permits only.

    D.    Parking spaces are reserved for vehicles of individuals with disabilities; appropriate license plates or permits must be displayed.

    Faculty and Staff Registration

    A.    All faculty and staff motor vehicles must be registered with the Office of Facilities Management and have a valid parking permit displayed.

    B.     Faculty and staff parking permits are available in the Office of Facilities Management, room A203.

    C.    Parking permits must not be defaced or altered in any manner.

    D.    The employee who registers a motor vehicle is responsible for all violations involving the motor vehicle.

    Parking for Individuals with Disabilities

    A.    Parking in spaces marked for disabled requires a Motor Vehicle Administration issued disabled license plate or permit. Temporary permits may be issued by the Office of Facilities Management, Room A203, with proper documentation. This permit will be issued for up to two calendar weeks and cannot be renewed. 

    B.     If the temporary disability is to exceed this two-week period, an application must be made and a temporary permit issued by the Motor Vehicle Administration. 

    Enforcement

    Violators of campus traffic and parking regulations will be subject to the following penalties:

    A.    Fines are $10.00. Fines for parking in spaces reserved for persons with disabilities are $25.00. 

    B.     All fines are payable at the Business Office within 14 calendar days from the issuance of the ticket.

    C.    Fines not paid will be treated as any other College financial obligation.

    D.    Vehicles with unpaid violations may be subject to towing at the owner’s expense.

    E.     For unpaid tickets, the MVA will be contacted for vehicle owner identification.

    F.     If towing becomes necessary, the vehicle will be towed to: Leckron’s Towing, 164 Pennsylvania Avenue, Westminster, MD 21157. As required by State law, vehicles may be claimed 24 hours per day/7 days per week by calling 410-848-0100. $250 fee for tow; $50 storage fee per day will be assigned to the owner of the vehicle. 

    G.    Unpaid fines will result in the following: Fines will be attached to the student’s account, resulting in the student not being permitted to register, to receive transcripts, or to graduate/obtain a diploma until all fines are paid in full.

    Appeals

    A member of the College community wishing to appeal a parking/traffic violation must obtain an appeals form from the Information Desk or the Administrative Offices, rooms A203 or A230. No appeal will be accepted unless filed within seven working days after the violation. All appeals will be reviewed by the College’s Parking Appeals Committee. The result of the appeal will be written at the bottom of the appeals form and returned to the appellant. The Parking Appeals Committee will consist of two students, one faculty member, and one administrator. 

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