Welcome to California State University, East Bay! CSUEB has approximately 4,600 parking spaces for 14,000 students, employees, and visitors. Because parking spaces are a limited resource, parking policies are in effect Mondays-Thursdays from 7:00am to 11:00pm and Fridays from 7:00am to 5:00pm on the Hayward and Concord campus. Since a credible enforcement program is necessary part of the parking program, we urge you to familiarize yourself with these regulations.
Parking facility construction, operation, and maintenance in the California State University system is self-supporting. No general fund tax dollars are spent building, operating, staffing, and maintaining parking facilities. It is the responsibility of everyone who drives a vehicle to campus to pay their fair share.
Responsibility for establishing rules and responsibilities regarding the operation and parking of vehicles on CSUEB property is given to the University President pursuant to Section 21113 (a) of the California Vehicle Code (CVC). Collection of fees for parking on CSUEB property is pursuant to Section 42200, Title V Article 7 of the CVC. Administration and daily operations of the CSUEB parking program is the responsibility of University Parking Services. All information regarding fees and policies is accurate of the Winter 2012 Quarter. All information contained is subject to change without notice.
Title 5, Article 7, Section 42201(a) of the California Code of Regulations specifies that the University President may grant permission for the parking of vehicles on campus to those persons who have paid a parking fee.
Valid parking permits are required on the CSUEB campus: Mondays-Thursdays from 7:00am to 11:00pm and Fridays from 7:00am to 5:00pm. Unless specifically exempted as described in this policy, parking fees are required of all persons, including patrons to special events such as cultural exhibitions, musical/theatrical performances, sporting events, conferences, etc.
For maximum convenience of the community, the University provides various options for payment of required parking fees by persons wishing to park vehicles on campus.
1. Student Parking Permits (Hang Tag)
2. Faculty/Staff Parking Permits (Hang Tag)
3. Motorcycle Parking Permits (Hang Tag)
4. Day/Hourly Permits
5. Visitor One-Day Parking Permits
6. Temporary Parking Permits are available to the following:
7. Parking Meters
8. Disabled Students
Title 5, Article 7, Section 42201(b)(2) of the California Code of Regulations stipulates that parking fees shall not be required of "Persons not employed by the campus, visiting the campus for the purpose of transacting State business with the campus."
1. Limited time access:
Medical Parking Permits
1. Parking Permit Ownership: While possession of a valid and current University parking permit entitles the possessor to parking privileges as specified in this policy, the University retains ownership rights and permits may be revoked, canceled or recalled for cause at the discretion of University Parking Services.
2. Parking Permit Manufacture: Unauthorized manufacture or possession of an altered or forged permit is prohibited and punishable by law and University administrative action.
3. Parking Permit Display
4. Lost/Stolen/Damaged Parking Permits
All applicable provisions of the California Vehicle Code pertaining to the parking of vehicles shall apply anywhere on the university or upon any of the grounds or parking facilities owned or controlled by the university. Regulations contained within this policy are primarily promulgated by the authority of Section 21113 (a) of the California Vehicle Code. These regulations and all other provisions of the Code pertaining to the parking of vehicles will be enforced by University Parking Services.
The provisions of this policy prohibiting the stopping, standing or parking of a vehicle shall apply except when it is necessary to stop a vehicle to avoid conflict with other traffic or in compliance with direction of a public safety officer or official traffic control devices.
All vehicles, unless exempted by University Parking Services, must be parked within marked parking spaces or designated areas.
1. Vehicles shall be parked within parking stalls, designated by parallel white boundary lines in parking lots and by "T" markings on roadways.
2. Reserved Parking Stalls - are provided for the exclusive use of a person or entity based on specialized needs that cannot be fulfilled through the application of any other provision of this policy.
3. Restricted Parking Stalls.
4. Faculty/Staff Parking Lots.
5. General Parking Lots.
6. Parking Meters.
7. Motorcycle Parking Areas.
8. Bicycle Parking.
9. No person shall loiter or remain within a parking facility except to park or retrieve a parked vehicle.
10. Overnight lodging in any vehicle on the grounds or roadways of the university without specific authorization from University Parking Services is prohibited.
11. No vehicle shall be parked or left standing as to interfere with or impede the normal flow of traffic.
12. No vehicle shall be parked or left standing as to interfere with or impede the normal movement of wheelchairs upon ramps installed for the purpose of assisting the movement of persons with disabilities.
13. Parking Prohibited.
1. The following is a list of the violations that University Parking Services cites to help ensure a safe and orderly parking program:
|EXPIRED PARKING METER||
|EXPIRED DAILY PARKING PERMIT||
|IMPROPERLY DISPLAYED PERMIT||$49.00|
|EXPIRED HOURLY PARKING PERMIT||$49.00|
|NO FRONT LICENSE PLATE||$49.00|
|NO MOTORCYCLE PARKING||$49.00|
|NO PERMIT DISPLAYED||$49.00|
|OVERTIME PARKING, GREEN ZONE||$49.00|
|OVERTIME PARKING, YELLOW ZONE||$49.00|
|PARKED AT A FAILED METER||$49.00|
|PARKED IN A CHARGING STATION||$49.00|
|PARKED IN RESERVED STALL||$49.00|
|PARKED IN UNAUTHORIZED AREA||$49.00|
|PARKED MORE THAN 18" FROM CURB||$49.00|
|PARKED OUTSIDE OF A STALL||$49.00|
|PERMIT NOT VALID IN STAFF LOT||$49.00|
|PARKED IN OVERFLOW LOT AFTER 5PM||$49.00|
|PARKED IN FRONT OF FIRE HYDRANT||$90.00|
|PARKED IN RED ZONE||$90.00|
|UNAUTHORIZED USE OF PERMIT||$90.00|
|USE OF LOST/STOLEN PERMIT||$49.00|
|USE OF ALTERED PERMIT||$90.00|
|USE OF FORGED PERMIT||$150.00|
|IMPROPER USE OF DISABLED PERSON PLACARD||$275.00|
|OBSTRUCTING ACCESS TO HANDICAPPED STALL||$275.00|
|OBSTRUCTING ACCESS TO HANDICAPPED||$275.00|
|PARKED IN HANDICAPPED SPACE||$275.00|
2. Parking and traffic policies enacted by the University are applicable to all students, faculty, staff and visitors.
3. All Vehicles parking on campus must have a license plate and a Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) correctly displayed or you will be subjected to towing.
4. Per CVC 22651 repeated violations may result in the towing impound of the vehicle. Vehicles with five or more unpaid citations on the CSUEB campus are subject to towing at the owner's expense. Vehicles that are towed for repeat violations may be released to the registered owner once all outstanding citations are paid and towing/storage fees are paid to the towing agency.
5. Parking enforcement is conducted by officers of University Parking Services.
California Vehicle Code Section 40200.8 specifies that an individual who receives a parking citation must pay a parking citation penalty within 21 days of the date of citation issuance without accruing delinquent payment service fees as specified in Section 40220.
1. Payment should be made in the amount listed on the citation in the form of check or money order to:
Or payments (most major credit cards accepted) can be made via the Internet at PMB Solutions.
The Citation Appeal Process is provided for the review and processing of contested parking citations involving violations of the California Vehicle Code and California State University, East Bay Parking Policies relating to the parking of vehicles within the area of jurisdiction of California State University, East Bay. The University Parking Services acknowledges that it is important that the adjudication process be fair and convenient from the viewpoint of those contesting alleged parking violation, while at the same time being efficient, centralized a uniform.
The policies and procedures that have been established for the operation of the Citation Appeal Process are designed to be fair and efficient. It is the primary goal of the Citation Appeal Process to provide all individuals issued a parking violation a forum in which the facts of their case may be reviewed fairly and a disposition rendered in a timely manner.
Individuals who have received a parking citation have the right to appeal the citation under a three-step process outlined by the Vehicle Code Section 40215.
Step 1 "Initial Review" California Vehicle Code Section 40215(a)
1. Within 21 calendar days of the California State University, East Bay, University Parking Services issuance of a Notice of Parking and/or Registration Violation, or within 21 calendar days of the citation processing agency's (Parking Management Bureau/CSUEB) mailing of Notice of Delinquent Parking Violation, the parking violation respondent may request University Parking Services to conduct an "initial review" of the citation notice.
2. A request for initial review may be initiated online via the PMB Solutions; followed by clicking on the "Dispute Citation" link. Next, enter either the ticket number or vehicle license plate. Fill out the "Respondent's Information" form and with as much detail as possible, fill out the "Statement of Appeal" form.
Step 2 "Administrative Hearing" California Vehicle Code 40215(b,c)
Within 21 calendar days following UPS's decision not to grant a citation dismissal, a parking violation respondent may request by telephone that an "administrative hearing" be conducted by the citation processing agency (Parking Management Bureau/CSUEB) Examiner. The respondent may choose to have the hearing conducted by telephone, mail, or in person; however, the respondent will be required to deposit the amount of the parking penalty with the processing agency before commencement of the hearing. The Parking Management Bureau will notify the respondent in person, or via mail, of its decision to grant or deny the citation dismissal request.
The Parking Management Bureau will notify the respondent in person, or via mail, of it's decision to grant or deny the citation dismissal request.
Step 3 "Court Appeal" California Vehicle Code 40230(a)
Within 30 calendar days following the parking management Bureau/CSUEB Examiner's decision not to grant a citation dismissal, the respondent may file an appeal to be heard by the Municipal Court. The Court requires a $25 fee for the filing of the appeal, and will retain the fee regardless of the outcome of the appeal decision. If the Court finds in favor of the respondent, the Parking Management Bureau/CSUEB will reimburse the respondent that fee.
As specified in California Vehicle Code Section 40202 (f) "Under no circumstances shall a personal relationship with any officer, public official, or law enforcement agency be grounds for cancellation".
Circumstances that may provide reason for cancellation of a parking citation generally includes the following categories.
1. Administrative error.
2. Failure of the parking/traffic environment.
3. Emergent circumstances.
5. When the citation is the result of obvious confusion in regards to parking regulations, lot or stall markings and/or signage However, ignorance of the law is not a valid defense.
6. An individual cited for improper use of a disabled placard and who can show that he/she is the holder of, or authorized to use a disabled placard.
7. In the Interest of Justice - After reviewing all information, the Parking Administrator may determine that justice would not be served by imposing a penalty.
University Parking Services endeavors to provide assistance for the special parking needs of individuals or groups in order to facilitate the business operations of the University and/or to provide for the welfare of the community. University Parking Services is available to assist with planning parking resources for events. It is the desire of the Department to work in collaboration with event sponsors and promoters in order to assure that our visitors to campus special events are accommodated.
1. The State of California, CSU East Bay (and its employees) shall not be held responsible or liable for any damage or loss by theft, fire, accident, or any other cause whatsoever to any vehicle, or contents thereof, that occurs on University property.
2. Any vehicles used by CSU East Bay Facilities Management, or firms under contract to the University for construction or maintenance work upon the grounds of the University, or any vehicle used by the United States Postal Service or the campus mail service for the collection, transportation or delivery of United States mail, may be exempted from some or all of the provisions of this policy by the University Parking Services.
3. The provisions of this policy relating to the operation, parking and standing of vehicles shall not apply to any vehicle or to the operator of any vehicle of police or fire departments, any public ambulance or any public utility vehicle, when such vehicle is operated in the manner specified in the California Vehicle Code in response to an emergency.
4. The foregoing exemptions shall not protect the driver of any vehicle from the consequences of his/her willful disregard for the safety of others.