WSR 23-14-010
[Filed June 22, 2023, 10:35 a.m., effective July 23, 2023]
Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.
Purpose: Updates Eastern Washington University's parking rules to clarify requirements for parking overnight and charging vehicles.
Citation of Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 172-100-120.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28B.35.120(12).
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 23-08-055 on April 3, 2023.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at the Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Date Adopted: June 22, 2023.
Annika Scharosch
Associate Vice President for Civil Rights
Compliance and Enterprise Risk Management
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 20-12-060, filed 5/29/20, effective 6/29/20)
WAC 172-100-120Parking rules.
(1) Emergency access areas: Parking is prohibited in:
(a) Emergency access areas;
(b) Fire lanes;
(c) Within ((fifteen))15 feet of a fire hydrant.
(2) No parking/restricted parking areas: Parking is prohibited in any area that is not specifically designated for parking, unless explicitly authorized by parking services or university police. No parking and restricted parking areas include, but are not limited to:
(a) Yellow curb areas;
(b) Bus zones;
(c) Driveways;
(d) Sidewalks; and
(e) Any grassy area.
(3) Loading zones: Parking is permitted in loading zones according to the restrictions and time limits posted for the zone. If no restrictions are posted, users shall:
(a) Display a department permit issued under WAC 172-100-230; or
(b) Obtain and display a permit from parking services.
(4) Service drives/areas: Driving or parking in a service drive without displaying a department or service permit is prohibited.
(5) Visitor spaces: Campus visitors may park in any visitor parking space on campus subject to any posted restrictions.
(6) Reserved spaces: Parking in a reserved parking space, without proper authorization, is prohibited.
(7) Permit-required lots: Except as provided herein, parking is prohibited in any campus parking lot that requires a parking permit unless the vehicle has a valid parking permit for that lot. The university uses license plate recognition technology to manage parking on its campus. Owners purchase parking permits for particular lots on campus and are required to provide the license plate numbers for any vehicles they are requesting a permit for. To be considered valid, parking permits must be issued by the university's parking services office, be current, and be for the license plate associated with the vehicle parked in a parking lot.
(a) All permit-required lots have designated days and times during which a permit is required.
(b) Motorcycles parked in a permit-required lot must have a valid parking permit.
(8) Disabled parking spaces: Any vehicle that is parked in a disabled parking space in a university owned or leased parking lot must register with parking services and provide evidence of a valid, state-issued disabled parking permit, license plate, or year tab. The vehicle must also have a valid EWU disabled parking permit if parking in a permit-required parking lot during the designated days and times that a permit is required for parking.
(9) Metered/mobile payment parking: A person who parks a vehicle in a metered or mobile payment parking space must pay for time used during posted times of operation.
(10) Vehicle size limits: Vehicles longer than ((twenty))20 feet, campers, trailers, buses, and pickup trucks with a camper may not be parked on university property without prior authorization from parking services.
(11) Bicycles: Bicycles must be parked in bicycle racks.
(12) Parking space violation: Vehicles may only occupy one parking space or stall as designated within a parking area.
(13) Disabled, and inoperative vehicles: A disabled or inoperative vehicle may not be parked on the university campus for more than ((twenty-four))24 hours without prior authorization from parking services.
(14) Overnight parking: Vehicles cannot be parked overnight in university parking lots or surrounding service drives owned by the university unless approved in advance by parking services for the purpose of special events or if the lot is designated for overnight use for students residing on campus.
(15) Electrical outlets: Vehicles may not be plugged into electrical outlets on campus unless the specific parking space has been designated as an electric vehicle charging space by parking services.