WSR 04-14-063

PROPOSED RULES

CENTRAL WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY


[ Filed July 1, 2004, 11:35 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 04-09-071.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Parking regulations and monetary fee schedule.

Hearing Location(s): Barge Hall, Room 304, Central Washington University, 400 East University Way, Ellensburg, WA 98926-7501, on August 10, 2004, at 2:00 p.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: August 10, 2004.

Submit Written Comments to: Judy B. Miller, Assistant Rules Coordinator, Central Washington University, 400 East University Way, Ellensburg, WA 98926-7501, fax (509) 963-3206, by August 10, 2004.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Pam Wilson by August 6, 2004, TDD (509) 963-2143.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules:

Purpose: Address safety concerns, respond to administrative changes, and incorporate editorial adjustments.

Summary: Update and clarify regulations governing parking on the Ellensburg campus to improve safety and incorporate administrative and editorial changes.

Explanation of Rule, its Proposal, and Anticipated Effects: Proposed changes to the parking regulations and monetary penalty schedule will address safety concerns, respond to administrative changes, and incorporate editorial adjustments. These changes will improve safety and incorporate administrative and editorial changes.

Proposal Changes the Following Existing Rules: Language of existing rules is clarified, monetary penalties are increased for some penalties, and administrative changes are incorporated into the rules.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: Provide a safe and equitable parking environment for faculty, staff, students, and guests of the university with a reasonable penalty schedule.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28B.10.528.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Name of Proponent: Judy B. Miller, Executive Secretary to the President, Central Washington University, public.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Judy B. Miller, President's Office, 400 East University Way, Ellensburg, 98926-7501, (509) 963-2156; Implementation: Barbara Maloney, Parking Coordinator, 400 East University Way, Ellensburg, 98926-7527, (509) 963-2667; and Enforcement: Kevin Higgins, Public Safety and Policy Services, 400 East University Way, 98926-7527, (509) 963-2958.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Does not impact small businesses.

RCW 34.05.328 does not apply to this rule adoption.

June 28, 2004

Jerilyn S. McIntyre

President

OTS-7050.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order CWU AO 72, filed 5/2/94, effective 6/2/94)

WAC 106-116-203   Specific parking prohibitions.   (1) Parking in areas and places normally used for moving traffic is a specific violation of these regulations.

(2) Parking in such a position with relation to other parked cars or marked parking spaces as to impede, restrict, or prevent free ingress or egress by other automobiles violates these regulations.

(3) Parking in areas marked for a special permit or clearly designated by signing for special use not available to the general public or regular permit holders is prohibited. Examples: Parking in a space marked "disability permit only," or "health center permit only," or "psychology permit only."

(4) Parking and/or driving on sidewalks is prohibited.

(5) Parking or driving on lawns or flower beds is prohibited.

(6) Compact car zones are placed there for safety reasons. These spaces are to be used by small cars only. This does not include pickups (of any size), sport utility vehicles, station wagons or any other large vehicles.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.10.528, 28B.10.560 and 28.35.120. 94-10-049 (Order CWU AO 72), 106-116-203, filed 5/2/94, effective 6/2/94. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.40.120. 90-01-006, 106-116-203, filed 12/7/89, effective 1/7/90. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.35.120(12). 87-23-012 (Order 61), 106-116-203, filed 11/9/87. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.35.120(11). 86-23-007 (Order 59), 106-116-203, filed 11/7/86. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.35.120(11). 83-13-034 (Order 53), 106-116-203, filed 6/9/83, effective 7/24/83. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.35.120. 81-22-051 (Order 47), 106-116-203, filed 11/3/81. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.40.120. 78-02-023 (Order 37), 106-116-203, filed 1/13/78; Order 16, 106-116-203, filed 10/19/73.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 02-18-077, filed 8/30/02, effective 9/30/02)

WAC 106-116-305   General permits.   (1) Daily parking permits are available from the automatic ticket dispensers and cashier's office. These permits must be displayed in clear view on the dash of the vehicle or as instructed on the permit, readable from outside the vehicle.

(2) Thirty-minute "load/unload permits" are available for loading and unloading. Load/unload permits are available to vendors conducting business on campus, service vehicles, and student vehicles. Load/unload permits are available at the public safety and police services department and the parking kiosk.

(3) No permits are available for inoperative or disabled vehicles. Public safety and police services should be contacted if your vehicle becomes disabled in a university-owned parking lot.

(4) Quarterly, academic year, and calendar year permits are available to faculty, staff, and students((, and alumni)) through the cashiers' office.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.10.528 and 28B.35.120(12). 02-18-077, 106-116-305, filed 8/30/02, effective 9/30/02; 98-23-022, 106-116-305, filed 11/9/98, effective 12/10/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.10.528, 28B.10.560 and 28.35.120. 94-10-049 (Order CWU AO 72), 106-116-305, filed 5/2/94, effective 6/2/94. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.35.120(11). 86-23-007 (Order 59), 106-116-305, filed 11/7/86. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.35.120. 81-22-051 (Order 47), 106-116-305, filed 11/3/81; 81-08-010 (Order 46), 106-116-305, filed 3/23/81; 80-11-027 (Order 45), 106-116-305, filed 8/14/80. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.40.120. 78-02-023 (Order 37), 106-116-305, filed 1/13/78; Order 24, 106-116-305, filed 7/30/75; Order 15, 106-116-305, filed 8/17/73.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 98-23-022, filed 11/9/98, effective 12/10/98)

WAC 106-116-521   Monetary penalties.   (1) The monetary penalties to be assessed for violations of these regulations shall be those detailed in WAC 106-116-603.

(2) The chief of public safety and police services or designee will cause:

(a) These regulations or a reasonable condensation thereof to be prominently displayed in the public safety and police services department.

(b) The amount of the monetary penalty to be written on the parking-violation notices served on alleged violators.

(c) Removal or immobilization of vehicles at owner's expense when infractions remain unpaid.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.35.120(12) and 28B.10.528. 98-23-022, 106-116-521, filed 11/9/98, effective 12/10/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.10.528, 28B.10.560 and 28.35.120. 94-10-049 (Order CWU AO 72), 106-116-521, filed 5/2/94, effective 6/2/94. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.35.120. 81-08-010 (Order 46), 106-116-521, filed 3/23/81; 80-11-027 (Order 45), 106-116-521, filed 8/14/80. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.40.120. 78-02-023 (Order 37), 106-116-521, filed 1/13/78; Order 24, 106-116-521, filed 7/30/75; Order 19, 106-116-521, filed 8/22/74; Order 15, 106-116-521, filed 8/17/73.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 02-18-077, filed 8/30/02, effective 9/30/02)

WAC 106-116-603   Monetary penalty schedule.  

Offense Penalty
(1) Improper display of permit . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 15.00
(2) Parking faculty-staff area . . . . . . . . . . . . 25.00
(3) Parking yellow stripe or curb . . . . . . . . . . . . 25.00
(4) Parking outside designated parking area . . . . . . . . . . . . 25.00
(5) Obstructing traffic . . . . . . . . . . . . 30.00
(6) Parking at improper angle or using more than one stall . . . . . . . . . . . . 15.00
(7) Violation of the bicycle parking rules in WAC 106-116-901 . . . . . . . . . . . . 15.00
(8) Reserved parking area . . . . . . . . . . . . 25.00
(9) No parking area . . . . . . . . . . . . 25.00
(10) Overtime parking . . . . . . . . . . . . 15.00
(11) Using counterfeit, falsely made, or altered permit . . . . . . . . . . . . 150.00 to 250.00
(12) Illegal use of permit . . . . . . . . . . . . 150.00 to 250.00
(13) No current permit . . . . . . . . . . . . 15.00
(14) Parking service drive . . . . . . . . . . . . 25.00
(15) Parking/driving sidewalks, malls . . . . . . . . . . . . 25.00
(16) Parking/driving lawns . . . . . . . . . . . . 25.00
(17) Parking fire lane . . . . . . . . . . . . 30.00
(18) Parking fire hydrant . . . . . . . . . . . . 30.00
(19) Driving, walking, leading, etc., certain animals on campus without permit (WAC 106-116-10401) . . . . . . . . . . . . 15.00
(20) Other violations ((of the objectives)) of the CWU parking and traffic

regulations . . . . . . . . . . . .

15.00 to ((25.00)) 250.00
(21) Parking in a space marked "disabled person permit only" . . . . . . . . . . . . 250.00
(22) Continuous parking . . . . . . . . . . . . 25.00 to 200.00
(23) No parking 2:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. 25.00

((Parking infraction notices shall qualify for a reduction in monetary penalty if paid to the cashier's office in Barge Hall before close of business on the succeeding work day following issuance of the notice. Parking infraction notices received on the last business day of a week must be paid the first business day of the following week to qualify for a reduction in the monetary penalty. The cashier's office is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.))

Failure to respond within twenty-eight days will result in doubling of the original monetary penalty and a (($2.00)) $5.00 administrative fee. However, in accordance with RCW 46.63.110(3), the penalty for failure to respond shall not exceed $25.00 for any single infraction. Further failure to respond may result in one or more of the following sanctions:

(a) Withholding of transcripts;

(b) Deduction from payroll checks;

(c) Withholding of parking permits; and/or

(d) Referral to collection agency.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.10.528 and 28B.35.120(12). 02-18-077, 106-116-603, filed 8/30/02, effective 9/30/02; 98-23-022, 106-116-603, filed 11/9/98, effective 12/10/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.10.528, 28B.10.560 and 28B.35.120. 94-20-074 (Order CWU AO 74), 106-116-603, filed 10/3/94, effective 11/3/94; 94-10-049 (Order CWU AO 72), 106-116-603, filed 5/2/94, effective 6/2/94. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.40.120. 90-01-006, 106-116-603, filed 12/7/89, effective 1/7/90. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.35.120(12). 87-23-012 (Order 61), 106-116-603, filed 11/9/87. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.35.120(11). 86-23-007 (Order 59), 106-116-603, filed 11/7/86. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.35.120(11). 84-08-044 (Order 55), 106-116-603, filed 4/2/84; 83-13-034 (Order 53), 106-116-603, filed 6/9/83, effective 7/24/83. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.35.120. 81-22-051 (Order 47), 106-116-603, filed 11/3/81; 81-08-010 (Order 46), 106-116-603, filed 3/23/81; 80-11-027 (Order 45), 106-116-603, filed 8/14/80. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.19.050 and 28B.40.120. 79-06-046 (Order 43), 106-116-603, filed 5/16/79; 78-02-023 (Order 37), 106-116-603, filed 1/13/78; Order 34, 106-116-603, filed 4/21/77; Order 32, 106-116-603, filed 3/1/77; Order 24, 106-116-603, filed 7/30/75; Order 19, 106-116-603, filed 8/22/74; Order 15, 106-116-603, filed 8/17/73.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 19, filed 8/22/74)

WAC 106-116-801   Motorcycle regulations.   Motorcycle operators will be expected to obey the same traffic, parking, and registration regulations as automobile operators on campus.

Motorcycle operators should use designated motorcycle parking areas when provided.

[Order 19, 106-116-801, filed 8/22/74; Order 15, 106-116-801, filed 8/17/73.]

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