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Title 478 WAC – University of Washington


Chapter 478–116 WAC: Parking and Traffic Rules of the University of Washington, Seattle

WAC 478–116–135: Parking within designated spaces.


(1) No motor vehicle shall be parked on the campus except in areas designated as parking areas, unless authorized by transportation services, or in emergency situations, by UWPD.

(2) No person shall stop, stand, or park any motor vehicle so as to create a safety hazard, obstruct traffic along or upon any street, or obstruct pedestrian movement along any plaza, path, or sidewalk.

(3) No motor vehicle shall be parked so as to occupy any portion of more than one parking space as designated within the parking area, unless authorized by transportation services. The fact that other motor vehicles may have been so parked as to require the vehicle to occupy a portion of more than one space or stall shall not excuse a violation of this section.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.10.560 and 28B.20.130. 11-13-058, § 478-116-135, filed 6/14/11, effective 8/8/11.]