WSR 17-19-070
[Filed September 15, 2017, 8:37 a.m.]
Original Notice.
Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 17-16-071.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Revise WAC 132N-156-550, parking and traffic rules and regulations, illegal parking.
Hearing Location(s): On October 25, 2017, at 5:00 p.m., at Gaiser Hall, Room 213, Clark College, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver, WA 98663.
Date of Intended Adoption: October 25, 2017.
Submit Written Comments to: Mr. Bob Williamson, Vice President of Administrative Services, Clark College, Mailstop BRD 159, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver, WA 98663, email, fax 360-992-2884, by October 18, 2017.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Megan Jasurda, phone 360-992-2065, fax 360-992-2879, TTY video phone 360-991-0901, email, by October 18, 2017.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Revision is necessary to enforce parking in a metered parking spot without paying the fee stated on the meter as a parking violation.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: To be able to enforce a parking violation for parking in a metered spot without paying the appropriate fee.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28B.50.140.
Statute Being Implemented: RCW 28B.50.140.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: Clark College, governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation, and Enforcement: Bob Williamson, Clark College, Mailstop BRD 159, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver, WA 98663, 360-992-2123.
A school district fiscal impact statement is not required under RCW 28A.305.135.
A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. Costs associated with implementing and enforcing these rules are already accounted for in the college's budget.
The proposed rule does not impose more-than-minor costs on businesses. Following is a summary of the agency's analysis showing how costs were calculated. No impact on small business if proposed code is adopted.
September 15, 2017
Bob Williamson
Vice President of
Administrative Services
AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 00-20-034, filed 9/28/00, effective 10/29/00)
WAC 132N-156-550 Illegal parking.
No person shall stop, place, or park a vehicle at any place where official signs, curbs, or pavement markings prohibit parking, or within fifteen feet of a fire hydrant, or at any place for which the vehicle does not have a valid parking permit. Any vehicle not parked in a parking stall shall be considered illegally parked.
Drivers who are instructed by a security officer to either move an illegally parked vehicle or not to park in violation of this section, and refuse, will have their vehicle immediately impounded or immobilized.
Security officers may issue citations resulting in fines if the vehicle is found in the commission of any of the following parking violations:
(1) Parking in a faculty/staff parking zone without a valid permit.
(2) Parking a disabled or inoperable vehicle on campus in excess of twenty-four hours without appropriate permission.
(3) Parking any vehicle in such a manner as to obstruct, impede, hinder, or prevent the use of another parking space. This violation includes, but is not limited to, parking over the line, parking an oversized vehicle in a space too small, allowing part of a vehicle to protrude into another space, and parking too close to another vehicle.
(4) Parking in a space not designated for parking.
(5) Parking in an area not authorized.
(6) Blocking vehicular or pedestrian traffic.
(7) Parking within fifteen feet of a fire hydrant.
(8) Parking in a fire lane, sidewalk, or intracampus avenue.
(9) Parking in a "No Parking" zone.
(10) Parking on the grass.
(11) Parking overnight without security office permission and/or permit.
(12) Parking of a bicycle illegally.
(13) Parking in physically disabled persons parking zone without an authorized parking permit.
(14) Use of a vehicle for habitation without permission.
(15) Illegal use of or failure to display permit.
(16) Creating a safety hazard in the opinion of the security officer.
(17) Allowing a vehicle alarm to sound, repeatedly or for an extended period of time (false alarm).
(18) Parking in a metered parking spot without payment of the meter fee stated on the meter during the posted time limits.
All parking citations carry a twenty-dollar fine, with the exception of physically disabled persons parking violations which carry a fifty-dollar fine.
Illegally parked vehicles which require removal will be done so at the owner's or operator's expense.