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Chapter 200-200 WAC

Last Update: 2/12/20

STATE CAPITOL GROUNDS TRAFFIC AND PARKING REGULATIONS

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HTMLPDF200-200-001Promulgation.
DEFINITIONS
HTMLPDF200-200-015Definitions.
TRAFFIC REGULATIONS
HTMLPDF200-200-020Objectives of traffic regulations.
HTMLPDF200-200-030Traffic control.
HTMLPDF200-200-070Speed.
HTMLPDF200-200-080Regulatory signs, markings, barricades, and directions.
HTMLPDF200-200-085Marking.
HTMLPDF200-200-140Temporary traffic and parking regulations and restrictions authorized.
PARKING REGULATIONS—GENERAL
HTMLPDF200-200-185Knowledge of parking regulations.
HTMLPDF200-200-186Parking time limits in metered areas or areas subject to a time restriction.
HTMLPDF200-200-187Parking zones, areas, and spaces.
HTMLPDF200-200-188Tourists and visitors.
HTMLPDF200-200-189Service and delivery vehicles.
HTMLPDF200-200-190Parking within designated spaces.
HTMLPDF200-200-191Liability of state.
HTMLPDF200-200-192Use of roadways.
PARKING REGULATIONS—PERMITS
HTMLPDF200-200-200Authorization for issuance of permits.
HTMLPDF200-200-220Allocation of parking permits.
HTMLPDF200-200-235Permits for demonstrations, parades, processions.
HTMLPDF200-200-290Parking fees.
HTMLPDF200-200-295Free parking permits for carpools/vanpools.
HTMLPDF200-200-300Monthly parking fee payments.
HTMLPDF200-200-320Responsibility of person to whom permit is issued.
PARKING REGULATIONS—ENFORCEMENT
HTMLPDF200-200-350Capitol campus employees.
HTMLPDF200-200-351Impoundment without prior notice.
HTMLPDF200-200-360Parking infractions and fines—Towing.
HTMLPDF200-200-361Suspension and/or revocation of parking privileges.
HTMLPDF200-200-365Notice of redemption of towed vehicles.
HTMLPDF200-200-370Hearing rights—Suspension and/or revocation of parking privileges or removal, suspension, or revocation from parking waiting list.
HTMLPDF200-200-371Hearing procedure—Suspension and/or revocation of parking privileges and removal, suspension, or revocation from parking waiting list.
HTMLPDF200-200-372Hearing rights—Towing.
GENERAL
HTMLPDF200-200-500Violations unlawful.
DISPOSITION OF SECTIONS FORMERLY CODIFIED IN THIS TITLE
200-200-150Advertising and solicitation activities. [Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-150, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11; Order 76-2, § 236-12-150, filed 3/15/76; Order 12, § 236-12-150, filed 12/19/73; § 14, filed 8/19/64.] Decodified by WSR 19-14-004, filed 6/20/19, effective 6/20/19. Recodified as § 200-220-244.
200-200-160Intent of the director. [Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-160, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.08.150. WSR 92-09-076, § 236-12-160, filed 4/15/92, effective 5/16/92.] Decodified by WSR 19-14-004, filed 6/20/19, effective 6/20/19. Recodified as § 200-260-160.
200-200-170"Skateboard" defined. [Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-170, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.08.150. WSR 92-09-076, § 236-12-170, filed 4/15/92, effective 5/16/92.] Decodified by WSR 19-14-004, filed 6/20/19, effective 6/20/19. Recodified as § 200-260-101.
200-200-171"Skateboarding" defined. [Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-171, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.08.150. WSR 92-09-076, § 236-12-171, filed 4/15/92, effective 5/16/92.] Decodified by WSR 19-14-004, filed 6/20/19, effective 6/20/19. Recodified as § 200-260-102.
200-200-175Skateboarding prohibited. [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.19.011, 43.19.620, 43.19.985, 43.19.742, 43.19.769, 39.26.080, 39.26.090, 39.26.251, 39.26.255, and 39.26.271. WSR 15-23-062, § 200-200-175, filed 11/13/15, effective 12/14/15. Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-175, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.08.150. WSR 92-09-076, § 236-12-175, filed 4/15/92, effective 5/16/92.] Decodified by WSR 19-14-004, filed 6/20/19, effective 6/20/19. Recodified as § 200-260-175.
200-200-180Violation—Penalty. [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.19.011, 43.19.620, 43.19.985, 43.19.742, 43.19.769, 39.26.080, 39.26.090, 39.26.251, 39.26.255, and 39.26.271. WSR 15-23-062, § 200-200-180, filed 11/13/15, effective 12/14/15. Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-180, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.08.150. WSR 92-09-076, § 236-12-180, filed 4/15/92, effective 5/16/92.] Decodified by WSR 19-14-004, filed 6/20/19, effective 6/20/19. Recodified as § 200-260-180.
200-200-18003Skating prohibited. [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.19.011, 43.19.620, 43.19.985, 43.19.742, 43.19.769, 39.26.080, 39.26.090, 39.26.251, 39.26.255, and 39.26.271. WSR 15-23-062, § 200-200-18003, filed 11/13/15, effective 12/14/15. Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-18003, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.08.150. WSR 97-01-063, § 236-12-18003, filed 12/13/96, effective 12/14/96.] Decodified by WSR 19-14-004, filed 6/20/19, effective 6/20/19. Recodified as § 200-260-190.
200-200-18005Definitions. [Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-18005, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.08.150. WSR 97-01-063, § 236-12-18005, filed 12/13/96, effective 12/14/96.] Decodified by WSR 19-14-004, filed 6/20/19, effective 6/20/19. Recodified as § 200-260-100.
200-200-18007Violation—Penalty. [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.19.011, 43.19.620, 43.19.985, 43.19.742, 43.19.769, 39.26.080, 39.26.090, 39.26.251, 39.26.255, and 39.26.271. WSR 15-23-062, § 200-200-18007, filed 11/13/15, effective 12/14/15. Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-18007, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.08.150. WSR 97-01-063, § 236-12-18007, filed 12/13/96, effective 12/14/96.] Decodified by WSR 19-14-004, filed 6/20/19, effective 6/20/19. Recodified as § 200-260-200.
200-200-250Special event permits. [Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-250, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11; Order 12, § 236-12-250, filed 12/19/73; § 20, filed 8/19/64.] Decodified by WSR 19-14-004, filed 6/20/19, effective 6/20/19. Recodified as § 200-220-237.
200-200-430Demonstrations, parades—Obstructing traffic, state business—Prohibiting. [Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-430, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.19.125 and 46.08.150. WSR 09-22-059, § 236-12-430, filed 10/30/09, effective 11/30/09. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.17.060, 43.19.125 and 46.08.150. WSR 81-11-001 (Order 81-1), § 236-12-430, filed 5/7/81; Order 12, § 236-12-430, filed 12/19/73; Order 4, § 236-12-430, filed 2/10/69; Emergency Order 2, § 236-12-430, filed 12/18/68.] Decodified by WSR 19-14-004, filed 6/20/19, effective 6/20/19. Recodified as § 200-220-233.
200-200-435Camping on state capitol grounds. [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.19.011, 43.19.620, 43.19.985, 43.19.742, 43.19.769, 39.26.080, 39.26.090, 39.26.251, 39.26.255, and 39.26.271. WSR 15-23-062, § 200-200-435, filed 11/13/15, effective 12/14/15. Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-435, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.19011 [43.19.011], 43.19.125, and 46.08.150. WSR 03-24-089, § 236-12-435, filed 12/3/03, effective 1/3/04.] Decodified by WSR 19-14-004, filed 6/20/19, effective 6/20/19. Recodified as § 200-220-243.
200-200-440Permits for demonstrations, parades, processions. [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.19.011, 43.19.620, 43.19.985, 43.19.742, 43.19.769, 39.26.080, 39.26.090, 39.26.251, 39.26.255, and 39.26.271. WSR 15-23-062, § 200-200-440, filed 11/13/15, effective 12/14/15. Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-440, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.19.125 and 46.08.150. WSR 09-22-059, § 236-12-440, filed 10/30/09, effective 11/30/09. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.08.150. WSR 79-05-005 (Order 79-01), § 236-12-440, filed 4/11/79; WSR 78-05-006 (Order 78-3), § 236-12-440, filed 4/7/78; Order 12, § 236-12-440, filed 12/19/73; Order 4, § 236-12-440, filed 2/10/69; Emergency Order 2, § 236-12-440, filed 12/18/68.] Decodified by WSR 19-14-004, filed 6/20/19, effective 6/20/19. Recodified as § 200-200-235.
200-200-450Prohibiting access to areas of capitol grounds. [Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-450, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11; Order 12, § 236-12-450, filed 12/19/73; Order 3, § 236-12-450, filed 2/10/69; Emergency Order 1, § 236-12-450, filed 12/18/68.] Decodified by WSR 19-14-004, filed 6/20/19, effective 6/20/19. Recodified as § 200-220-245.
200-200-460Regulating access to capitol buildings and parking garages. [Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-460, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11; Order 76-2, § 236-12-460, filed 3/15/76; Order 12, § 236-12-460, filed 12/19/73.] Decodified by WSR 19-14-004, filed 6/20/19, effective 6/20/19. Recodified as § 200-220-247.
200-200-470Prohibiting access to state capitol buildings and grounds while armed with dangerous weapons or with devices used to disrupt state business. [Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-470, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.19.011, 43.19.125, and 46.08.150. WSR 04-24-080, § 236-12-470, filed 12/1/04, effective 1/1/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.17.060, 43.19.125 and 46.08.150. WSR 99-19-022, § 236-12-470, filed 9/7/99, effective 10/8/99; WSR 81-11-001 (Order 81-1), § 236-12-470, filed 5/7/81; Order 76-7, § 236-12-470, filed 10/18/76.] Decodified by WSR 19-14-004, filed 6/20/19, effective 6/20/19. Recodified as § 200-220-215.
200-200-600Effective date. [Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-600, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.08.150. WSR 78-05-006 (Order 78-3), § 236-12-600, filed 4/7/78.] Repealed by WSR 20-05-042, filed 2/12/20, effective 3/14/20. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.19.125, 46.08.150, 43.19.011, and 46.08.020.


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Promulgation.

Pursuant to the authority granted by RCW 43.19.011, 46.08.150, and 79.24.720, the director of the department of enterprise services hereby establishes the following regulations to govern pedestrian and vehicular traffic and parking upon state lands which are a part of the state capitol grounds. These regulations apply to all people and all vehicles.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.19.011, 43.19.620, 43.19.985, 43.19.742, 43.19.769, 39.26.080, 39.26.090, 39.26.251, 39.26.255, and 39.26.271. WSR 15-23-062, § 200-200-001, filed 11/13/15, effective 12/14/15. Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-001, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11. Statutory Authority: Chapters 46.08, 43.19, 46.55 and 79.24 RCW. WSR 92-04-036, § 236-12-001, filed 1/30/92, effective 3/1/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.08.150. WSR 78-05-006 (Order 78-3), § 236-12-001, filed 4/7/78; Order 12, § 236-12-001, filed 12/19/73; 8/19/64.]



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Definitions.

As used in this chapter, the following terms shall mean:
(1) "Building and grounds," "state capitol grounds," "capitol campus" defined. Those buildings and grounds over which the department of enterprise services exercises custody and control under RCW 43.19.125, 46.08.150, 79.24.300 through 79.24.320, and 79.24.710, which includes, but is not limited to, the west capitol campus, the east capitol campus, Sylvester Park, the Old Capitol Building, Capitol Lake, Marathon Park, Heritage Park, Centennial Park, ways open to the public, and adjoining lands and roadways, including the portion of Deschutes Parkway adjoining state lands.
(2) "Director" defined. The director of the department of enterprise services and any designee of the director.
(3) "Disabled" defined. Any person who has made application to the department of licensing and displays a valid permit under chapter 46.19 RCW.
(4) "Employee" defined. Any person assigned to a state facility, including state employees, vendors and their staff, concessionaires, contractors and consultants, who are performing duties that are similar to the duties of state employees or that are in direct support of the state agency functions performed at the facility.
(5) "Impound"/"impoundment" defined. To take and hold a vehicle, consistent with law, at the direction of a law enforcement officer, the director or designee, subject to the procedures outlined in this chapter and in chapter 46.55 RCW. Such definition includes towing of an unauthorized vehicle.
(6) "Vehicle" defined. Vehicle is defined the same as RCW 46.04.670 as amended by chapter 170, Laws of 2019, which includes bicycles among other vehicles.
(7) "Visitor" defined. Any person parking on the capitol campus or visiting a state facility who is not employed by the state or any employee whose primary duty station not located on the capitol campus at that facility.
(8) "Way open to the public" defined. Any road, alley, lane, parking area, parking structure, path, or any place private or otherwise adapted to and fitted for travel that is in common use by the public with the consent expressed or implied of the owner or owners, and further shall mean public play grounds, school grounds, recreation grounds, parks, park ways, park drives, park paths.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.19.125, 46.08.150, 43.19.011, and 46.08.020. WSR 20-05-042, § 200-200-015, filed 2/12/20, effective 3/14/20. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.19.011, 43.19.620, 43.19.985, 43.19.742, 43.19.769, 39.26.080, 39.26.090, 39.26.251, 39.26.255, and 39.26.271. WSR 15-23-062, § 200-200-015, filed 11/13/15, effective 12/14/15. Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-015, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.08.150. WSR 96-13-001, § 236-12-015, filed 6/5/96, effective 7/6/96. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.08.150 as amended by ESB 5873 in 1995. WSR 95-16-107, § 236-12-015, filed 8/1/95, effective 9/1/95. Statutory Authority: Chapters 46.08, 43.19, 46.55 and 79.24 RCW. WSR 92-04-036, § 236-12-015, filed 1/30/92, effective 3/1/92.]



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Objectives of traffic regulations.

The objectives of these traffic regulations are:
(1) To protect and control pedestrian and vehicular traffic;
(2) To make sure emergency equipment is accessible at all times;
(3) To facilitate the work of state government by assuring access for its vehicles and those of its employees and visitors and by assigning the limited parking space for the most efficient use.
(4) To promote energy conservation.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.19.125, 46.08.150, 43.19.011, and 46.08.020. WSR 20-05-042, § 200-200-020, filed 2/12/20, effective 3/14/20. Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-020, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.08.150. WSR 78-05-006 (Order 78-3), § 236-12-020, filed 4/7/78; Order 12, § 236-12-020, filed 12/19/73; § 1, filed 8/19/64.]



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Traffic control.

The motor vehicle laws and other traffic laws of the state of Washington codified under Title 46 RCW, Motor vehicles and other locations are applicable to pedestrian and vehicular traffic on the state capitol grounds, and are hereby adopted and made a part hereof by reference. In case of conflict between the provisions of the motor vehicle laws or other traffic laws of the state of Washington and these regulations, the laws of Washington shall govern.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.19.125, 46.08.150, 43.19.011, and 46.08.020. WSR 20-05-042, § 200-200-030, filed 2/12/20, effective 3/14/20. Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-030, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.08.150. WSR 78-05-006 (Order 78-3), § 236-12-030, filed 4/7/78; Order 12, § 236-12-030, filed 12/19/73; § 2, filed 8/19/64.]



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Speed.

Vehicles on the state capitol grounds may not be operated at a speed in excess of 20 miles per hour unless otherwise posted. Vehicles in parking garages and lots located on the state capitol grounds may not be operated at a speed in excess of 12 miles per hour.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.19.125, 46.08.150, 43.19.011, and 46.08.020. WSR 20-05-042, § 200-200-070, filed 2/12/20, effective 3/14/20. Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-070, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11; Order 12, § 236-12-070, filed 12/19/73; § 6, filed 8/19/64.]



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Regulatory signs, markings, barricades, and directions.

Pedestrians and drivers of vehicles shall obey regulatory signs, markings, and barricades placed by the director. Pedestrians and drivers of vehicles shall also comply with directions given in the control and regulation of traffic by uniformed state patrol officers and department of enterprise services parking controllers. No person shall move or alter any sign, barricade or other structure used for traffic and/or parking regulation, including painted stripes or marking utilized in traffic and parking control, without the authorization of the director.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.19.125, 46.08.150, 43.19.011, and 46.08.020. WSR 20-05-042, § 200-200-080, filed 2/12/20, effective 3/14/20. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.19.011, 43.19.620, 43.19.985, 43.19.742, 43.19.769, 39.26.080, 39.26.090, 39.26.251, 39.26.255, and 39.26.271. WSR 15-23-062, § 200-200-080, filed 11/13/15, effective 12/14/15. Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-080, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.08.150. WSR 78-05-006 (Order 78-3), § 236-12-080, filed 4/7/78; Order 12, § 236-12-080, filed 12/19/73; § 7, filed 8/19/64.]



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Marking.

The marking of streets, parking lots and garages shall include, but not be limited to, the following:
(1) Yellow areas—No standing.
(2) White areas—Crosswalks (no stopping in crosswalks) and parking stalls (no stopping in parking stalls without a permit or payment of fee).
(3) White areas with hash marks or stripes (ADA stall permitted use only).
(4) Red areasEmergency parking only and fire lanes (no stopping in emergency parking and fire lanes).
(5) Green areasElectric vehicle stalls for charging purposes in accordance to RCW 46.08.185.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.19.125, 46.08.150, 43.19.011, and 46.08.020. WSR 20-05-042, § 200-200-085, filed 2/12/20, effective 3/14/20. Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-085, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.08.150. WSR 78-05-006 (Order 78-3), § 236-12-085, filed 4/7/78; Order 12, § 236-12-085, filed 12/19/73.]



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Temporary traffic and parking regulations and restrictions authorized.

As determined appropriate for the management of the state capitol buildings and grounds, the director may impose temporary traffic and parking regulations and restrictions.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.19.125, 46.08.150, 43.19.011, and 46.08.020. WSR 20-05-042, § 200-200-140, filed 2/12/20, effective 3/14/20. Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-140, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.08.150. WSR 78-05-006 (Order 78-3), § 236-12-140, filed 4/7/78; Order 12, § 236-12-140, filed 12/19/73; § 13, filed 8/19/64.]



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Knowledge of parking regulations.

It is the responsibility of all persons and entities parking on state capitol grounds to read and fully understand these regulations. Lack of knowledge of these regulations will not be accepted as grounds for noncompliance.
[Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-185, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11. Statutory Authority: Chapters 46.08, 43.19, 46.55 and 79.24 RCW. WSR 92-04-036, § 236-12-185, filed 1/30/92, effective 3/1/92.]



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Parking time limits in metered areas or areas subject to a time restriction.

(1) No person or entity shall park any vehicle on the state capitol grounds or in any area designated as metered parking for a consecutive period of time longer than that period of time for which parking is permitted in such areas, irrespective of the amount of time for which parking has been paid.
(2) Vehicles moved from one parking space to another or from one lot to another shall be assumed to have been parked continuously from the time they are initially parked in any time restricted area.
(3) A showing that the time period between when a vehicle is twice found parked in any time restricted area on the same day is more than the time allowed for parking in time restricted areas shall constitute a prima facie presumption that the vehicle has been parked in violation of this section.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.19.125, 46.08.150, 43.19.011, and 46.08.020. WSR 20-05-042, § 200-200-186, filed 2/12/20, effective 3/14/20. Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-186, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11. Statutory Authority: Chapters 46.08, 43.19, 46.55 and 79.24 RCW. WSR 92-04-036, § 236-12-186, filed 1/30/92, effective 3/1/92.]



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Parking zones, areas, and spaces.

The director may formulate plans for the marking and numbering of parking zones, areas, and spaces and designate parking zones, areas, and spaces for visitors, service vehicles, employees, and others. The director may establish parking restrictions and designate zones, areas, and spaces in which parking is prohibited and vehicles are subject to impound. The director may designate and set aside specific parking and travel areas for vehicles for specific purposes and may restrict their parking or operations to specified areas.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.19.125, 46.08.150, 43.19.011, and 46.08.020. WSR 20-05-042, § 200-200-187, filed 2/12/20, effective 3/14/20. Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-187, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11. Statutory Authority: Chapters 46.08, 43.19, 46.55 and 79.24 RCW. WSR 92-04-036, § 236-12-187, filed 1/30/92, effective 3/1/92.]



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Tourists and visitors.

Tourists and visitors may park vehicles in any free or pay areas designated for their use, subject to the traffic and control regulations.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.19.125, 46.08.150, 43.19.011, and 46.08.020. WSR 20-05-042, § 200-200-188, filed 2/12/20, effective 3/14/20. Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-188, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11. Statutory Authority: Chapters 46.08, 43.19, 46.55 and 79.24 RCW. WSR 92-04-036, § 236-12-188, filed 1/30/92, effective 3/1/92.]



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Service and delivery vehicles.

Service or delivery vehicles may park in specifically designated areas on the state capitol grounds, provided, a parking permit is obtained before parking in such areas.
[Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-189, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11. Statutory Authority: Chapters 46.08, 43.19, 46.55 and 79.24 RCW. WSR 92-04-036, § 236-12-189, filed 1/30/92, effective 3/1/92.]



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Parking within designated spaces.

No vehicle shall be parked regardless of size so as to occupy any portion of more than one parking space as designated in the parking area, or so as to occupy any portion of a fire lane or other area in which parking is prohibited. No parking space shall be occupied by more than one vehicle at any given time, except as authorized by the director. Failure to comply with this rule constitutes a traffic violation pursuant to RCW 46.08.170.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.19.125, 46.08.150, 43.19.011, and 46.08.020. WSR 20-05-042, § 200-200-190, filed 2/12/20, effective 3/14/20. Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-190, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11. Statutory Authority: Chapters 46.08, 43.19, 46.55 and 79.24 RCW. WSR 92-04-036, § 236-12-190, filed 1/30/92, effective 3/1/92.]



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Liability of state.

The state assumes no liability for vehicles parked on the state capitol grounds or in state parking facilities. Only a license, not a bailment, is created by the rental of parking spaces or issuance of a permit to park on state property.
[Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-191, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11. Statutory Authority: Chapters 46.08, 43.19, 46.55 and 79.24 RCW. WSR 92-04-036, § 236-12-191, filed 1/30/92, effective 3/1/92.]



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Use of roadways.

All buses, trucks, cargo trailers and similar equipment which exceed a five-ton load limit and similar heavy duty vehicles are prohibited from traveling on the Deschutes Parkway Road and other roadways posted for restrictive use. This provision shall not apply to public transportation vehicles.
[WSR 19-14-004, recodified as § 200-200-192, filed 6/20/19, effective 6/20/19. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.19.011, 43.19.620, 43.19.985, 43.19.742, 43.19.769, 39.26.080, 39.26.090, 39.26.251, 39.26.255, and 39.26.271. WSR 15-23-062, § 200-210-060, filed 11/13/15, effective 12/14/15. Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-210-060, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.08.150. WSR 78-09-016 (Order 78-4), § 236-16-060, filed 8/8/78; § 6, filed 4/15/65.]



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Authorization for issuance of permits.

All parking on state capitol grounds shall be authorized through the issuance of valid parking permits unless otherwise authorized. These permits shall be issued by the director to state officials, state employees, state agencies for official cars, and to such other individuals as determined by the director to require parking to aid in carrying out state business. These permits shall not be transferred from one vehicle to another except as authorized by the director. All parking subject to permit on state capitol grounds shall be for official purposes only. Parking spaces may not be used for other purposes such as the conduct of private business or the storage of personal property.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.19.125, 46.08.150, 43.19.011, and 46.08.020. WSR 20-05-042, § 200-200-200, filed 2/12/20, effective 3/14/20. Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-200, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11. Statutory Authority: Chapters 46.08, 43.19, 46.55 and 79.24 RCW. WSR 92-04-036, § 236-12-200, filed 1/30/92, effective 3/1/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.08.150. WSR 85-19-001 (Order 85-02), § 236-12-200, filed 9/5/85; Order 12, § 236-12-200, filed 12/19/73; § 15, filed 8/19/64.]



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Allocation of parking permits.

Parking permits shall be allocated by the director in such manner as will best achieve the objectives of these regulations. Unless in the director's opinion the objectives of these regulations would otherwise be better served, the director shall observe the following priorities in the issuance of permits:
(1) Disabled state employees and officials;
(2) Car pools consisting of three or more persons per vehicle;
(3) Other state employees, state officials, state agencies, and nonstate parkers.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.19.125, 46.08.150, 43.19.011, and 46.08.020. WSR 20-05-042, § 200-200-220, filed 2/12/20, effective 3/14/20. Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-220, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11. Statutory Authority: Chapters 46.08, 43.19, 46.55 and 79.24 RCW. WSR 92-04-036, § 236-12-220, filed 1/30/92, effective 3/1/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.08.150. WSR 78-05-006 (Order 78-3), § 236-12-220, filed 4/7/78; Order 12, § 236-12-220, filed 12/19/73; § 17, filed 8/19/64.]



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Permits for demonstrations, parades, processions.

In order to not disrupt the orderly flow of pedestrian or vehicular traffic on the state capitol grounds, a person or group of persons desiring to conduct a demonstration, parade or procession of seventy-five or more people on the state capitol grounds shall apply to the department for a permit using the process outlined in chapter 200-220 WAC.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.19.125, 46.08.150, 43.19.011, and 46.08.020. WSR 20-05-042, § 200-200-235, filed 2/12/20, effective 3/14/20. WSR 19-14-004, recodified as § 200-200-235, filed 6/20/19, effective 6/20/19. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.19.011, 43.19.620, 43.19.985, 43.19.742, 43.19.769, 39.26.080, 39.26.090, 39.26.251, 39.26.255, and 39.26.271. WSR 15-23-062, § 200-200-440, filed 11/13/15, effective 12/14/15. Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-440, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.19.125 and 46.08.150. WSR 09-22-059, § 236-12-440, filed 10/30/09, effective 11/30/09. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.08.150. WSR 79-05-005 (Order 79-01), § 236-12-440, filed 4/11/79; WSR 78-05-006 (Order 78-3), § 236-12-440, filed 4/7/78; Order 12, § 236-12-440, filed 12/19/73; Order 4, § 236-12-440, filed 2/10/69; Emergency Order 2, § 236-12-440, filed 12/18/68.]



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Parking fees.

(1) The fees for rental parking shall be set by the director.
(a) Adjustments to the fees may be made at the discretion of the director.
(b) The director will establish a fee schedule for parking spaces/areas and will make it available on the department's website.
(2) In determining whether to adjust rental parking fees, the director will consider one or more of the following factors:
(a) Parking facility costs;
(b) Available commuting alternatives;
(c) Change in the demand for parking facilities;
(d) Transportation demand management requirements;
(e) Market rates of comparable privately owned or leased property; and
(f) Other circumstances as determined by the director, whereby a change in parking fees is necessary.
(3) The director shall provide notice to state agency stakeholders and capitol campus parkers no later than sixty days prior to any proposed rental parking fees adjustment and provide a thirty-day comment period about the proposed parking fee increases. The director shall consider the comments in adopting adjustments to the rental parking fees.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.19.011, 43.19.620, 43.19.985, 43.19.742, 43.19.769, 39.26.080, 39.26.090, 39.26.251, 39.26.255, and 39.26.271. WSR 15-23-062, § 200-200-290, filed 11/13/15, effective 12/14/15. Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-290, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.19.011 (2)(d), 46.08.150, 46.08.172. WSR 07-19-074, § 236-12-290, filed 9/17/07, effective 10/18/07; WSR 04-18-064, § 236-12-290, filed 8/30/04, effective 7/1/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.08.150 and 46.08.172. WSR 92-04-037, § 236-12-290, filed 1/30/92, effective 3/1/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.08.150. WSR 85-19-001 (Order 85-02), § 236-12-290, filed 9/5/85; WSR 78-05-006 (Order 78-3), § 236-12-290, filed 4/7/78; Order 12, § 236-12-290, filed 12/19/73; Order 11, § 236-12-290, filed 5/22/72; Order 9, § 236-12-290, filed 8/14/70; § 24, filed 8/19/64.]



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Free parking permits for carpools/vanpools.

Parking permits shall be issued to carpools and vanpools without charge subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein. To be eligible for such permits, the carpool/vanpool must consist of at least three persons per vehicle. The application must be submitted by a state employee, and shall include the names of all other persons who are members of the carpool or vanpool. Members of carpools/vanpools to which permits are issued under this section shall not be eligible for issuance of any other parking permits.
Permits issued under this section shall expire at the end of three months from the date of issuance. Application for renewal must be presented in person to the parking office at least two weeks prior to the expiration date.
It shall be the responsibility of all members of a carpool/vanpool to which a parking permit is issued hereunder to notify the parking office of any changes in the ridesharing arrangements which affect the eligibility of the carpool/vanpool for the permit.
[Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-295, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.08.150. WSR 85-19-001 (Order 85-02), § 236-12-295, filed 9/5/85.]



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Monthly parking fee payments.

Agencies and nonstate personnel will be billed by the parking office. Employee rental parking fees and any and all employee parking permit fees shall be by payroll deduction. The person to whom the permit is issued, upon termination of use of such permit, shall notify the parking office prior to such termination of use.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.19.011, 43.19.620, 43.19.985, 43.19.742, 43.19.769, 39.26.080, 39.26.090, 39.26.251, 39.26.255, and 39.26.271. WSR 15-23-062, § 200-200-300, filed 11/13/15, effective 12/14/15. Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-300, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.08.150 and 46.08.172. WSR 92-04-037, § 236-12-300, filed 1/30/92, effective 3/1/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.08.150. WSR 78-05-006 (Order 78-3), § 236-12-300, filed 4/7/78; Order 12, § 236-12-300, filed 12/19/73; § 25, filed 8/19/64.]



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Responsibility of person to whom permit is issued.

Any person or any governmental or private entity to whom a permit is issued pursuant to these regulations shall be responsible for all violations of these regulations involving that person's or entity's vehicle or permit: Provided, however, That such responsibility shall not relieve other persons or entities who violate these regulations.
[Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-320, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11. Statutory Authority: Chapters 46.08, 43.19, 46.55 and 79.24 RCW. WSR 92-04-036, § 236-12-320, filed 1/30/92, effective 3/1/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.08.150. WSR 78-05-006 (Order 78-3), § 236-12-320, filed 4/7/78; Order 12, § 236-12-320, filed 12/19/73; § 27, filed 8/19/64.]



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Capitol campus employees.

Employees assigned to a state facility located on the capitol campus may not park in spaces set aside and marked for visitors, tourists, and other special purposes unless authorized to do so by the director.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.19.125, 46.08.150, 43.19.011, and 46.08.020. WSR 20-05-042, § 200-200-350, filed 2/12/20, effective 3/14/20. Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-350, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11. Statutory Authority: Chapters 46.08, 43.19, 46.55 and 79.24 RCW. WSR 92-04-036, § 236-12-350, filed 1/30/92, effective 3/1/92.]



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Impoundment without prior notice.

A vehicle may be impounded without prior notice having been made to notify the owner of the possibility of this action in the following circumstances:
(1) When in the judgment of the Washington state patrol the vehicle is obstructing or may impede the flow of traffic;
(2) When in the judgment of the Washington state patrol the vehicle poses an immediate threat to public safety; or
(3) When otherwise allowed by law.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.19.125, 46.08.150, 43.19.011, and 46.08.020. WSR 20-05-042, § 200-200-351, filed 2/12/20, effective 3/14/20. Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-351, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.08.150. WSR 96-13-001, § 236-12-351, filed 6/5/96, effective 7/6/96. Statutory Authority: Chapters 46.08, 43.19, 46.55 and 79.24 RCW. WSR 92-04-036, § 236-12-351, filed 1/30/92, effective 3/1/92.]



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Parking infractions and finesTowing.

Any vehicle in violation of this chapter may be cited for a traffic infraction and subject to impoundment as provided by law under RCW 46.08.170.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.19.125, 46.08.150, 43.19.011, and 46.08.020. WSR 20-05-042, § 200-200-360, filed 2/12/20, effective 3/14/20. Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-360, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.08.150. WSR 96-13-001, § 236-12-360, filed 6/5/96, effective 7/6/96. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.08.150 as amended by ESB 5873 in 1995. WSR 95-16-107, § 236-12-360, filed 8/1/95, effective 9/1/95. Statutory Authority: Chapters 46.08, 43.19, 46.55 and 79.24 RCW. WSR 92-04-036, § 236-12-360, filed 1/30/92, effective 3/1/92.]



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Suspension and/or revocation of parking privileges.

Repeated use of assigned parking spaces by unauthorized vehicles or for nonofficial purposes or for the storage of personal property and/or the repeated transfer of parking permits from one vehicle to another as defined in WAC 200-200-360 may result in the suspension or revocation of parking privileges. Violations may result in suspension and/or revocation of any permits issued to the violator and/or removal, suspension, and/or revocation from the parking waiting list for parking on state capitol grounds.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.19.125, 46.08.150, 43.19.011, and 46.08.020. WSR 20-05-042, § 200-200-361, filed 2/12/20, effective 3/14/20. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.19.011, 43.19.620, 43.19.985, 43.19.742, 43.19.769, 39.26.080, 39.26.090, 39.26.251, 39.26.255, and 39.26.271. WSR 15-23-062, § 200-200-361, filed 11/13/15, effective 12/14/15. Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-361, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.08.150. WSR 96-13-001, § 236-12-361, filed 6/5/96, effective 7/6/96. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.08.150 as amended by ESB 5873 in 1995. WSR 95-16-107, § 236-12-361, filed 8/1/95, effective 9/1/95. Statutory Authority: Chapters 46.08, 43.19, 46.55 and 79.24 RCW. WSR 92-04-036, § 236-12-361, filed 1/30/92, effective 3/1/92.]



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Notice of redemption of towed vehicles.

(1) Not more than twenty-four hours after impoundment of any vehicle, the impounding towing operator shall mail a notice by first-class mail to the last known registered and legal owners of the vehicle. The notice shall contain the identity of the person or agency authorizing the tow, the name of the impounding tow company, its address and telephone number and the location and time of the tow. The notice also shall include the written notice of the right of redemption and of the opportunity for a hearing to contest the validity of the tow pursuant to RCW 46.55.120. If a vehicle is redeemed prior to the mailing of notice, the notice need not be mailed.
(2) Redemption of towed vehicles shall be in accordance with chapter 46.55 RCW.
[Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-365, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11. Statutory Authority: Chapters 46.08, 43.19, 46.55 and 79.24 RCW. WSR 92-04-036, § 236-12-365, filed 1/30/92, effective 3/1/92.]



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Hearing rightsSuspension and/or revocation of parking privileges or removal, suspension, or revocation from parking waiting list.

Any person or entity seeking to contest suspension and/or revocation of parking privileges or removal, suspension, or revocation from parking waiting list has a right to a hearing to contest the validity of those actions. Such request must be made in writing and received in the office of parking services within twenty days of the date of notice or effective date of action or such right to a hearing is forfeited. Hearing requests must be submitted to:
Office of Parking Services
Department of Enterprise Services
P.O. Box 41025
Olympia, WA 98504-1025
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.19.011, 43.19.620, 43.19.985, 43.19.742, 43.19.769, 39.26.080, 39.26.090, 39.26.251, 39.26.255, and 39.26.271. WSR 15-23-062, § 200-200-370, filed 11/13/15, effective 12/14/15. Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-370, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.08.150. WSR 96-13-001, § 236-12-370, filed 6/5/96, effective 7/6/96. Statutory Authority: Chapters 46.08, 43.19, 46.55 and 79.24 RCW. WSR 92-04-036, § 236-12-370, filed 1/30/92, effective 3/1/92.]



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Hearing procedureSuspension and/or revocation of parking privileges and removal, suspension, or revocation from parking waiting list.

Contested hearings held pursuant to WAC 200-200-370 shall be conducted as brief adjudicative proceedings according to RCW 34.05.482 through 34.05.494.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.19.125, 46.08.150, 43.19.011, and 46.08.020. WSR 20-05-042, § 200-200-371, filed 2/12/20, effective 3/14/20. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.19.011, 43.19.620, 43.19.985, 43.19.742, 43.19.769, 39.26.080, 39.26.090, 39.26.251, 39.26.255, and 39.26.271. WSR 15-23-062, § 200-200-371, filed 11/13/15, effective 12/14/15. Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-371, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.08.150. WSR 96-13-001, § 236-12-371, filed 6/5/96, effective 7/6/96. Statutory Authority: Chapters 46.08, 43.19, 46.55 and 79.24 RCW. WSR 92-04-036, § 236-12-371, filed 1/30/92, effective 3/1/92.]



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Hearing rights—Towing.

(1) Any person or entity whose vehicle has been towed pursuant to this chapter, may request a hearing in the district court for the jurisdiction in which the vehicle was towed to contest the validity of the tow or the amount of the tow and storage charges. The tow truck operator shall provide forms for requesting such hearings. All requests for hearings shall be made in writing and on the form provided and must be received by the district court within ten days of the date of redemption of the vehicle. The request for hearing also must be served upon and received by the office of parking within the above ten-day period.
(2) If the request for a hearing is not received by the district court within the ten-day period, then the right to a hearing is waived and the registered owner is liable for any towing, storage, or other tow charges permitted pursuant to chapter 46.55 RCW.
(3) The district court hearing procedure shall be as set out in RCW 46.55.120(3).
[Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-372, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11. Statutory Authority: Chapters 46.08, 43.19, 46.55 and 79.24 RCW. WSR 92-04-036, § 236-12-372, filed 1/30/92, effective 3/1/92.]



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Violations unlawful.

A violation of any of these regulations is unlawful. All violators are subject to removal from the state capitol grounds by Washington state patrol capitol detachment.
[Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. WSR 11-23-093, recodified as § 200-200-500, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.17.060, 43.19.125 and 46.08.150. WSR 99-19-022, § 236-12-500, filed 9/7/99, effective 10/8/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.08.150. WSR 78-05-006 (Order 78-3), § 236-12-500, filed 4/7/78.]