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Washington Administrative Code

Title 478 WAC – University of Washington


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

WAC 478–116–335: Payment of citation fines.


(1) All fines must be paid as designated on the citation within twenty calendar days from the date of the citation. If a parking citation is paid within twenty calendar days, the citation fine shall be discounted according to the amounts listed in WAC 478-116-325.

(2) Fines for parking citations must be delivered in person to the transportation services' office, paid on-line, or mailed and postmarked on or before the due date specified in these rules to avoid additional penalties.

(3) Fines for traffic citations associated with violations of this chapter must be delivered in person to the UWPD office, or mailed and postmarked on or before the due date specified in these rules to avoid additional penalties.

(4) If any citation has neither been paid nor appealed after twenty calendar days from the date of the citation, the university shall impose an additional fine as specified in WAC 478-116-325 or 478-116-331 and may:

  (a) Withhold the violator's degrees, transcripts, grades, refunds, or credits until all fines are paid;

  (b) Delay registration for the following quarter;

  (c) Impound or immobilize the violator's vehicle after providing notice of nonpayment to the permit holder and/or registered owner;

  (d) Deny future parking privileges to the violator; or

  (e) Refer outstanding balances associated with unpaid fines for collection in accordance with applicable statutes and university procedure.

(5) An accumulation of traffic and parking violations by a student may be cause for discipline under the student conduct code of the university (see chapter 478-120 WAC).

(6) In addition to any other penalty which may be imposed as a result of actions described in this chapter, campus parking privileges shall be suspended until all such debts are paid.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.10.560 and 28B.20.130. 11-13-058, § 478-116-335, filed 6/14/11, effective 8/8/11.]