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Yavapai College Administrative Policy and Procedures Manual Policy Number: 5.11 Title: Parking and Vehicular Traffic Policy Effective Date: December 2, 2011

Parking and vehicular traffic on Yavapai College property shall be maintained and controlled through reasonable and prudent regulations and procedures developed and administered by the President, or his/ her designee. 5.11.0 Parking and Vehicular Traffic Rules and Procedures: Yavapai College All Campus Locations 5.11.1 Procedures and Adjudication or Citations Parking and Vehicular Procedures are established by the President with administrative responsibility delegated to the Vice President for Administrative and Financial Services. Adjudication of citations is delegated to the Yavapai College Appeal Panel. Record keeping is maintained by the College Police Department. 5.11.2 Automobile Parking Areas Automobile Parking Areas on the Prescott Campus: Lots: A, B. C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, S and T are regarded as open parking areas. Automobile parking areas on the Verde Valley campus lots, 1 through 12. 5.11.3 Parking Regulations A. Posted reserved parking areas exist for College-owned vehicles, residence hall directors, handicapped, and visitor parking or loading/unloading zones. There are no designated special parking areas for students, faculty, staff or the general public. B. Street parking is prohibited except by special direction from College Police. C. Yellow painted curbs are for ten minute parking only. D. On the Prescott Campus: Motorcycle/cycle parking areas are designated in the lower level of Building 4 in Lot T, Top of Building 3 and Lot M near Building 19.

Policy Number: 5.11 Title: Prescott Campus Parking and Vehicular Traffic Policy Effective Date: March 2012 (TBD)

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Yavapai College Administrative Policy and Procedures Manual E. Parking is prohibited: F. In areas posted "No Parking" G. On or adjacent to dirt roadways. H. On ramps to loading docks and kitchen, except as permitted by postings. I. In inner courtyards and sidewalks, except as posted for handicapped parking. J. In handicapped posted areas, unless the vehicle has an authorized state license plate or Yavapai College placard for handicapped. A car with a disabled placard or license plate may be ticketed if a person other than the disabled driver is driving the vehicle, without the disabled person present in the car. K. Parallel to or on red painted curbs. L. In areas not clearly defined or posted as parking areas. M. Privately owned vehicles shall not be parked on Yavapai College property for the sole purpose of displaying for sale. 5.11.4 Driving Regulations A. Driving speeds on parking lots shall be reasonable and prudent. B. Entrance and exit signs, one-way directional arrows in parking lots must be obeyed. C. All posted speed signs must be obeyed. 5.11.5 Traffic Ordinances A. No person shall ride a bicycle or skateboard within the commons area which is within the inner area bordered by buildings 1, 2, 3 and 4 (on the Prescott Campus). Bicycles may be pushed on the commons area in order to gain access to bike racks. B. No skateboards shall be ridden upon the walkways or ramps accessing these commons areas.

Policy Number: 5.11 Title: Prescott Campus Parking and Vehicular Traffic Policy Effective Date: March 2012 (TBD)

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Yavapai College Administrative Policy and Procedures Manual C. Bicycles shall not be permitted in Yavapai College Buildings, unless they are parked inside a private office or residence hall room. D. Any non-motorized conveyance (including bicycles, skateboards, roller skates and horses) being ridden legally on campus roadways shall yield the right-of-way to pedestrians in a clear and safe manner. 5.11.6 Immobilizing Vehicles In addition to the Yavapai College Rules and Regulations, the College adheres to and adopts, for the purposes of defining illegal parking and citations, the traffic ordinances of the City of Prescott and Arizona Revised Statute Transportation Laws. 5.11.7 Towing Vehicles In an effort to reduce parking violations, College Police may have offending vehicles towed by a towing company. Towing may be done to remove vehicles in prohibited parking areas or spaces, such as handicapped, fire zones and crosswalks. Persons whose vehicle has been towed should contact the towing company, pay the required charges and pick up their vehicle. The College is not responsible for any expense or damage done to vehicles which have been towed. A fine will be imposed as outlined in procedures 5.11.9.d 5.11.8 Procedures for Adjudication of Citations A. A person receiving a Yavapai College traffic or parking citation has 14 calendar days from the date of the citation to pay the citation fine. Payment may be made in person to the Cashier/Business Office located in Building 1 on the Prescott Campus. Payment may also be mailed to: Yavapai College Business Office, 1100 E. Sheldon St. Prescott, AZ 86301. If full payment is not received within 14 calendar days from the date of the citation, a late fee of $30 will be added to the amount that is due. In the event of nonpayment, a hold may be placed on the person’s record until payment is received. B. A Yavapai College Appeal Panel will be available to all persons wishing to dispute a Yavapai College traffic or parking citation. C. A person wishing to dispute a Yavapai College traffic or parking citation shall submit a written “Parking Citation Appeal Form” to College Police within five business days

Policy Number: 5.11 Title: Prescott Campus Parking and Vehicular Traffic Policy Effective Date: March 2012 (TBD)

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Yavapai College Administrative Policy and Procedures Manual from the date of the citation. The Appeal Form is available on the College Police website and also from the College Police Department. D. College Police shall forward all Appeal Forms to the Yavapai College Appeal Panel, who will review all appeals within a timely manner and notify the person who submitted the appeal, by telephone, of their decision concerning the citation appeal. 5.11.9 Fines and Penalties The following fines and/or penalties will be imposed on violators: A. Parking violations (except unauthorized parking in handicapped): $15.00 for each violation. B. Unauthorized parking in handicapped: $70.00 for each violation. C. Moving traffic violations: $50.00 per violation. D. Reckless driving violation: $100.00 for each violation. (Reckless driving as defined by A.R.S. Section 28-693). Violators convicted of two reckless driving citations within the academic year may be prohibited from parking or driving on campus for a period not to exceed six (6) months. 5.11.10 Failure to Pay Fines Within Allotted Time Period Alleged violators will be given 14 calendar days from the date of the citation to pay the citation fine. Failure to pay the fine will result in a late fee of $30, which will be added to the amount that is due. In addition, a hold may be placed on the person’s record until payment is received. If an appeal is filed (it must be filed within 5 business days from the date of the citation) and the Appeal Panel determines that a fine is due, that fine will be payable within 10 business days from the date of telephone notification by the Appeal Panel. Failure to pay the fine will result in a late fee of $30, which will be added to the amount that is due. In addition, a hold may be placed on the person’s record until payment is received. 5.11.11 Unpaid Fines to the College

Policy Number: 5.11 Title: Prescott Campus Parking and Vehicular Traffic Policy Effective Date: March 2012 (TBD)

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Yavapai College Administrative Policy and Procedures Manual Student violators who fail to pay traffic and parking fines will be considered in debt to the College. The College may take action to collect such fines by placing a “hold� on the student’s record until such fines are received. 5.11.12 Penalty for Accumulation of Citations Persons guilty of receiving four or more citations within an academic year, August 15 of a given year to August 14 of a subsequent year, may have their driving and parking privileges on campus revoked for a period not to exceed six months. This may be in addition to other penalties imposed on the violator. Persons receiving one additional citation, after already having had parking/driving privileges revoked in a given year, will have driving/parking privileges revoked for a period of twelve (12) months from the date that the person is determined guilty of the last citation. 5.11.13 Failure to Comply with Penalties other Than Fines Student violators who fail to comply with imposed penalties, such as revoked driving/parking privileges, will be considered in violation of the Code of Conduct, Article 2, Section 1, paragraph B. sub-paragraph 14: "Failure to comply with the direction of College officials, including college police officers, acting in performance of their duties." Penalties for such violation are outlined in the Code. 5.11.14 Vehicle Tow-Away Should a person, who has had his/her parking and driving privileges revoked, continue to drive or park a motor vehicle on campus, said vehicle may be towed away, without notice, at the owner's or driver's expense. (back to top)

Policy Number: 5.11 Title: Prescott Campus Parking and Vehicular Traffic Policy Effective Date: March 2012 (TBD)

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Parking and Vehicular Traffic Rules and Procedures