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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 478-116-325: Motor vehicle fine schedule.


The following schedule of fines for violations of the rules listed below is hereby established.

Offense Category  Maximum Citation Fine  Fine if Citation is Paid Within 20 Calendar Days  Applicable Violations 
Minor  $20.00     $15.00     •  Permit not registered to vehicle, see WAC 478-116-114
              •  Parking outside of area assigned by permit, see WAC 478-116-114
               •  Improper display of permit, see WAC 478-116-122
General  $40.00     $35.00     •  No valid permit displayed, no valid permit for space or parking without making payment, see WAC 478-116-111, 478-116-112, and 478-116-155;
              •  Occupying more than one space, see WAC 478-116-135
              •  Parking at expired meter, see WAC 478-116-155
              •  Overtime parking, see WAC 478-116-175
               •  All other violations of this chapter.
Major  $60.00     $50.00     •  Obstructing traffic or pedestrian movements, see WAC 478-116-135;
               •  Parking in restricted, prohibited, or nonparking areas, see WAC 478-116-135, 478-116-191, 478-116-193, and 478-116-197
Serious  $300.00     $250.00     •  Disability/wheelchair space violations, see WAC 478-116-195
               •  Use of revoked, stolen, forged, or altered parking products, see WAC 478-116-321
Late Payment Fee  Maximum Citation Fine +$25.00  N/A  Penalty for failure to pay fine, respond, or comply with final decision of the citation hearing office within time limits, see WAC 478-116-301

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130 and BRG, Standing Orders, Chapter 1. 12-03-038, § 478-116-325, filed 1/9/12, effective 2/9/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.10.560 and 28B.20.130. 11-13-058, § 478-116-325, filed 6/14/11, effective 8/8/11.]