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Parking fees and fines.

(1) Schedules for parking fees, parking administrative fees, late payment fees, parking fines and sanctions, parking meter rates, prorate and refund schedules, and the effective date thereof are submitted to the president or his/her designee and to the board of regents for approval by motion, provided, however, that increases in fees and fines do not exceed limits established by the board of regents. Increases in fees and fines that do not exceed limits established by the board of regents are not submitted to the board of regents so long as the board of regents has delegated authority to the president or his designee to approve all such fees and fines. The schedules described above for all parking fees and fines are thereafter posted in the public area of the parking department office and posted on the parking department's web site.
(2) Before purchasing a permit, the balance of any fees and fines owed to the parking department must be paid in full.
(3) Payments. Parking fees and fines may be paid at the parking department by cash, check, approved payment card, or money order. A payroll deduction plan is available for eligible university employees and eligible graduate students.
(4) The annual fee for any shorter period relative to all permits shall be prorated according to the published schedule.
(5) The proper fee must be paid for all vehicles parked in parking meter spaces unless otherwise authorized.
(6) Staff members whose work schedules qualify them for nighttime differential pay may purchase a permit for one-half the regular fee. Verification is required.
(7) Refunds. Annual permits being relinquished may be returned to the parking department for a pro rata refund in accordance with university policy. Identifiable remnants of the permit must be returned. The balance of any fees and fines owed the parking department is deducted from any refund due. Refunds for temporary permits are not granted. Refunds for pretax payroll deductions cannot be granted pursuant to federal tax laws.
(8) The parking department makes a wide array of options available in advance to university departments for use by their visitors, guests, and employees for the purpose of conducting departmental business. However, when necessary, university departments that can establish in writing that a parking ticket issued by the parking department was received as a result of parking any vehicle for the purpose of conducting official state business, or while conducting official business with the university or an entity located at the university are assessed a parking fee assessment (PFA) in lieu of the parking fine. Such requests for PFAs are signed by a department fiscal custodian. A PFA consists of the maximum daily parking fee plus an additional administrative fee for failing to purchase and provide the necessary parking permit or fee in advance or at the time of parking. University departments are encouraged to avoid additional administrative fees associated with PFAs by purchasing and storing prepaid parking permits and by making them available as the department deems necessary. Nothing in this regulation allows a university employee to receive, or attempt to receive, any benefit associated with his or her personal expenses in violation of the State Ethics Act. All questionable employee conduct regarding the application of this section is reported to, and investigated by, the university internal auditor. This section applies only to parking tickets issued pursuant to this chapter.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.30.150. WSR 15-11-036, § 504-15-650, filed 5/14/15, effective 6/14/15; WSR 08-08-050, § 504-15-650, filed 3/27/08, effective 7/1/08; WSR 02-14-071, § 504-15-650, filed 6/28/02, effective 7/29/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.30.095, [28B.30].125, [28B.30].150. WSR 01-13-102, § 504-15-650, filed 6/20/01, effective 7/21/01; WSR 95-13-003, § 504-15-650, filed 6/8/95, effective 7/9/95. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.30.125, 28B.30.150, 28B.10.560 and chapter 34.05 RCW. WSR 90-11-078 (Order 90-1), § 504-15-650, filed 5/16/90, effective 7/1/90.]
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