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Title 478 WAC – University of Washington


Chapter 478–118 WAC: Parking and Traffic Rules of the University of Washington, Tacoma

WAC 478–118–400: Issuance of traffic and parking citations.


Upon probable cause to believe that a violation of these rules has occurred, a public safety officer or designated contractor may issue a citation setting forth the date, the approximate time, the locality, the nature of the violation, the permit number, license number, infraction, officer, and the amount of fine(s). The citation shall be served on the person responsible for the violation by: Attaching a copy of the citation to, or placing it prominently within, the vehicle allegedly involved in the violation; mailing a copy of the citation to the person responsible; or serving a copy of the citation personally on the person responsible.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.10.560 and 28B.20.130. 05-08-017, § 478-118-400, filed 3/28/05, effective 4/28/05; 02-15-174, § 478-118-400, filed 7/24/02, effective 8/24/02.]