|(1)||The current schedule of fines
shall be published by the institutions and made available for review in
the central plant building.
|(2)||All fines must be paid as
designated on the citation within twenty calendar days from the date of
the citation. Fines must be delivered in person to the citation hearing
office or postmarked on or before the due date specified in these rules
to avoid additional penalties. If any citation has neither been paid nor
appealed after twenty calendar days from the date of the citation, the
institution shall impose an additional fine of ten dollars per offense
|(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 the violator's vehicle.
|(d)||Deny future parking privileges to the violator.
|(e)||Refuse to issue keys to a violator who is an
employee or student.
|(3)||In addition to imposing fines, public safety
officers may impound or immobilize any vehicle parked on campus in violation of these
rules. The expenses of impounding, immobilization, and storage shall be charged to the
owner or operator, or both, of the vehicle and must be paid before the vehicle's release.
Grounds for impounding vehicles shall include, but not be limited to, the
|(a)||Blocking a roadway so as to impede the flow of traffic.
|(b)||Blocking a walkway so as to impede the flow of pedestrian
|(c)||Blocking a fire hydrant or fire lane.
|(d)||Creating a safety hazard.
|(e)||Blocking another legally parked vehicle.
|(f)||Parking in a marked "tow-away" zone.
|(g)||Leaving a vehicle unattended on campus for longer than
|(h)||Failing to pay a fine imposed under this chapter.
|Not more than twenty-four hours after impoundment
of any vehicle, the institution shall mail a notice to the registered owner of the vehicle
and to any other person who claims the right to possession of the vehicle, if those persons
can be identified. The institutions shall not be liable for loss or damage of any kind
resulting from impounding, immobilization, or storage. Impounding a vehicle does not remove
the obligation for any fines associated with the violation.
|(4)||An accumulation of traffic violations by a student may be cause for discipline under the student conduct code of the student's institution.|
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.10.560 and 28B.20.130. 02-08-023, § 478-117-310, filed 3/26/02, effective 5/1/02.]