CHAPTER 4TRAFFIC AND PARKING AT UNIVERSITIES[Prior to 4/20/88, Regents, Board of[720]]UNIVERSITY OF IOWA681—4.1(262)  Purpose.  The purpose of these rules is to provide for the policing, control and regulation of traffic and of parking vehicles on the campus of the state University of Iowa.681—4.2(262)  Definitions.  For the purpose of these rules, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly requires otherwise, and all other words shall have meaning according to their common usage.
"Bicycle" means any vehicle which has two or three wheels and fully operable pedals and which is a traditional bicycle designed solely to be pedaled by the rider. An electric/battery-powered bicycle designed not only to be pedaled by the rider but also propelled by an electric motor of less than 750 watts (one horsepower) may be treated as a bicycle and may be parked at bicycle racks.
"Director" means the director of parking and transportation at the university or any other person designated by the president of the university to perform any function or duty of the director hereunder.
"Employee" means any person regularly employed by the university who is not a student.
"Handrail" is any railing intended to provide physical support to a pedestrian.
"Immobilization" of a bicycle consists of restricting the bicycle’s use by detaining it at the point of infraction with a university locking device.
"Impoundment of a bicycle" consists of removing the owner’s locking device, transporting the bicycle to a university facility, and detaining it with a university locking device.
"In-line skates" means shoes which are attached to multiple wheels for the purpose of individual transportation.
"Motorcycle" means any vehicle which is self-propelled and has less than four wheels in contact with the ground.
"Motor vehicle" means any vehicle which is self-propelled and has four or more wheels in contact with the ground.
"Roller skates" means shoes which are attached to multiple wheels for the purpose of individual transportation.
"Skateboards" means any board or platform with attached wheels used for individual transportation.
"Street furniture" is any structure or accessory in a university pedestrian area or slow zone designed for the benefit of pedestrians. This includes, but is not limited to, benches, tables, lampposts, and trash receptacles.
"Student" means any person registered with the university for academic credit who is not employed by the university on a full-time salaried or equivalent basis.
"University" means the state University of Iowa.
"Vehicle" means any wheeled or treaded device used or designed for use as a means of transportation or conveyance of persons or property.
"Visitor" means any person who owns, operates or parks a vehicle on the university campus who is not a student or an employee.
Related ARC(s): 3877C681—4.3(262)  General traffic.    4.3(1)  The director shall establish such rules governing the safe operation of all vehicles, including motor vehicles, motorcycles, skateboards, in-line skates, roller skates and bicycles as the director deems necessary. Such traffic rules shall be available for inspection during business hours at the office of the director and the state board of regents. Such traffic violations may also be charged and prosecuted as violations of Iowa Code chapter 321 and Iowa Code section 262.68.  4.3(2)  The director shall erect speed limit signs in conformity with maps of the institutional roads and property of the university designating such speed limits as adopted by the state board of regents. The maps will be available for inspection during business hours at the office of the director and the state board of regents.  4.3(3)  The director is delegated authority to make temporary changes in traffic patterns, including establishment of one-way roads and road closures, where necessary because of construction or special events being held on university property.  4.3(4)  The director is delegated authority to erect traffic control signs and devices, and to designate pedestrian crosswalks and bicycle lanes, as well as no bicycling and no skateboard, in-line skating and roller skating areas, bicycle dismount zones and pedestrian-only areas.  4.3(5)  Pedestrians shall be given the right-of-way at all crosswalks or when in compliance with existing traffic controls.  4.3(6)  Driving of vehicles, motor vehicles, and motorcycles on university property other than roads is prohibited, unless specific areas have been designated for such use by the director or special permission has been granted by the director for emergency conditions.  4.3(7)  Driving of vehicles, motor vehicles, and motorcycles on parts of institutional roads marked as bicycle lanes is prohibited.  4.3(8)  The director is delegated authority to have the university public safety department investigate accidents which occur on university property.681—4.4(262)  Registration.  Motor vehicles and motorcycles shall be registered as follows:  4.4(1)    Students.  Every motor vehicle and motorcycle which is operated or maintained by a student on campus must be registered with the university and a registration decal must be displayed on the vehicle in the manner prescribed by the director. Any student who operates or maintains a motor vehicle or motorcycle on campus or who owns a vehicle which is so operated or maintained is responsible for the proper registration of such vehicle and the display of the registration decal thereon.  4.4(2)    Employees.  Motor vehicles and motorcycles owned or operated by employees may be registered with the university if the employee so desires, but registration of such vehicles is not required unless the employee is granted parking privileges on the campus. A registration decal may be issued for display on vehicles registered by employees.  4.4(3)    Procedure.  Applications for registration shall be submitted to the director in the manner the director prescribes. No student shall register any vehicle owned or actually maintained by another student. No fee shall be charged for registration without parking privileges.  4.4(4)    Bicycles.  Bicycle registration is optional.  a.  To register a bicycle with the university, a current registration form is to be filled out at the parking and transportation offices. Required information includes current name of owner, address, social security number, description of the bicycle, and the bicycle manufacturer’s identification number. Proof of name and address is required. Once the registration form is completed, a decal will be issued.  b.  Bicycles may also be registered with the cities of Iowa City and Coralville. If these registrations are current and the decal is affixed to the bicycle, the university will accept them in lieu of a university registration.  c.  Placement of registration decal. The registration process is completed when the registration decal is permanently and visibly affixed to the down- or seat-tube on the bicycle.  d.  An official university bicycle registration decal is valid if the address and ownership given on the registration form are current. Change in ownership of a bicycle must be reported to the parking and transportation office. Proof of change in ownership is required.681—4.5(262)  Parking facilities.  The director may set aside and designate certain areas of the university property for the parking of motor vehicles, motorcycles, and bicycles, and the use of any lot, ramp, or part of the parking facilities so established may be restricted to students, employees, or visitors. The director shall cause signs to be erected and maintained clearly identifying those areas of the university campus designated for vehicle parking, and any restrictions applicable thereto shall be conspicuously posted.  4.5(1)    Parking control devices.  Gates and other devices may be installed and maintained to control access to any parking facility.  4.5(2)    Parking meters.  Parking meters, toll houses, and other devices may be installed and maintained to regulate the use of any parking facility.  4.5(3)    Hours of operation.  Reasonable hours shall be established by the director for the normal operation of the parking facilities and a schedule of hours of operation shall be published and available for public inspection in the office of the director.  4.5(4)    Closing.  The director may temporarily close any parking facility for cleaning, maintenance or other university purpose, or may temporarily restrict or reassign the use of any facility as may be necessary or convenient. The director shall give advance notice of such temporary closing, restriction, or reassignment by posting or otherwise when practical.  4.5(5)    Restricted zones.  The director may designate areas of the campus as restricted zones, such as loading zones or service vehicle zones, and such restricted zones shall be conspicuously posted. No parking shall be permitted in such restricted zones except as authorized.  4.5(6)    No parking.  Motor vehicle and motorcycle parking on the campus shall be restricted to designated parking facilities, and no parking shall be permitted at any other place on the campus. Vehicles shall not be parked in such a manner as to block or obstruct sidewalks, crosswalks, driveways, roadways, or designated parking stalls. No parking is permitted in prohibited zones, such as in the vicinity of fire hydrants or fire lanes, and such zones shall be conspicuously posted or marked by painted curbs or other standard means. No parking is permitted on grass or other vegetation or in pedestrian areas.  4.5(7)    Motorcycle parking.  The director may designate areas of the parking facilities for motorcycle parking, and such areas shall be conspicuously posted. Motorcycles shall be parked only in areas designated for motorcycle parking, and no other vehicles shall be parked in such areas.  4.5(8)    Bicycle parking.  The director may install and maintain bicycle parking racks or designate other facilities for bicycle parking. Bicycles shall be parked only in bicycle racks or other facilities designated for bicycle parking.  4.5(9)    Violations.  Bicycles attached to, or rested against, trees, shrubs, handrails, handicapped parking meters, or limiting access to, or use of, any university facility may be impounded, the owners fined, or both. Bicycles parked inside a university building which is not designated for bicycle parking may be impounded or the owners fined, or both. Bicycles bearing proper registration decals which are attached to, or rested against, street furniture may be ticketed or immobilized and the owners fined. If the bicycles interfere with the use of the furniture, they may be impounded. Bicycles considered abandoned may be labeled for impending impoundment by placing impoundment tags on the bicycles. If the bicycles display the proper registration decals, an attempt will be made to contact the owners to remove the bicycles. If the bicycles do not display the proper registration decals, the owners have two weeks to contact the parking and transportation office from the time the bicycles are tagged until the bicycles may be impounded.681—4.6(262)  Parking privileges.  Students and employees may be granted parking privileges on the campus in accordance with these rules and upon such other reasonable terms and conditions as may be established by the university.  4.6(1)    Students.  Students may be granted parking privileges in parking facilities designated for student use. Optional plans and facilities may be offered as determined by the director. Reasonable classifications may be established on the basis of a student’s age, class, college or department, course load, proximity of the student’s residence to the campus, physical disability, employment, the availability of facilities, or any other relevant criterion to determine the eligibility of students for parking privileges or any optional plan or facility.  4.6(2)    Employees.  Employees may be granted parking privileges in parking facilities designated for employee use. Optional plans and facilities may be offered as determined by the director. Reasonable classifications may be established on the basis of an employee’s job classification, length of service, place of work or the nature thereof, physical disability, the availability of facilities, or any other relevant criterion to determine the priority of employees for assignment of parking privileges or any optional plan or facility.  4.6(3)    Visitors.  Visitors may be granted parking privileges in parking facilities designated for visitor parking. Optional plans and facilities may be offered as determined by the director. Reasonable classifications may be established on the basis of the time, duration or purpose of the visit, physical disability, the availability of facilities, or any other relevant criterion to determine the eligibility of visitors for parking privileges or any optional plan or facility.  4.6(4)    Procedure.  Applications for parking privileges shall be submitted to the director in the manner the director prescribes. No student shall apply for parking privileges for any vehicle owned or actually maintained by another student. The director shall determine the eligibility and priority of each applicant for parking privileges within the classifications established in 4.6(1), 4.6(2) and 4.6(3) and shall make all parking assignments. A parking decal or other means of identification may be issued to each applicant who is granted parking privileges, and such decal or other identification must be displayed on the vehicle in the manner prescribed by the director. Parking privileges shall not be granted to a student and to an employee for the same vehicle, and a student parking decal and an employee parking decal shall not be displayed on the same vehicle.  4.6(5)    Parking fees.  The university may assess and collect from students, employees, and visitors reasonable fees or charges for parking privileges and the use of parking facilities. The amount of such fees and charges shall be established by the university and approved by the state board of regents, and a schedule of all parking fees and charges shall be published and available for inspection during normal business hours in the office of the director and in the office of the state board of regents. Parking fees and charges may be assessed and collected on an annual, semester, monthly, or hourly basis. Parking fees and charges may be added to student tuition bills and may by agreement be withheld from the salaries or wages of employees by payroll deduction. Parking fees and charges may be collected by means of parking meters or toll houses. Use of any parking facility constitutes an implied agreement to pay the prescribed fee or charge therefor.  4.6(6)    University business.  Special parking privileges may be granted for vehicles being used on official university business on the conditions and in the manner prescribed by the director.  4.6(7)    Responsibility.  Any person who owns or operates a vehicle which is parked on the campus or in whose name the vehicle is registered or to whom parking privileges have been granted is responsible for the proper parking of the vehicle at all times when it is on the campus and for all parking violations involving the vehicle.  4.6(8)    Liability.  Parking privileges granted hereunder constitute a license to use university parking facilities and do not constitute a lease of such facilities or a bailment of the vehicle by the university. Use of university parking facilities is at the owner’s or visitor’s risk, and the university shall not be liable or responsible for loss of or damage to any vehicle parked on the campus.  4.6(9)    Revocation.  Parking privileges on the campus may be revoked by the university for good cause at any time upon five days’ written notice and refund of any advance payment of parking fees or charges on a pro rata basis for the revoked period.681—4.7(262)  Violations.  Sanctions may be imposed for violation of traffic, registration and parking rules as follows:  4.7(1)    Notice of violations.  The university shall give written notice of all parking violations. Such notice may be given by means of a notice of parking violation placed conspicuously on the offending vehicle, and such notice shall constitute constructive notice of the violation to the owner and operator of the vehicle and to any person in whose name the vehicle is registered or parking privileges have been granted.  4.7(2)    Sanctions.  Reasonable monetary sanctions may be imposed upon students, employees, and visitors for violation of university traffic, vehicle registration or parking rules. The amount of such sanctions, not to exceed $50 for each offense, shall be established by the university and approved by the state board of regents except sanctions established by statute will be imposed at the current statutory amount. A schedule of all sanctions for traffic violations, improper registration and parking shall be published and available for public inspection during normal business hours in the office of the director and in the office of the state board of regents. Traffic, registration, and parking sanctions may be assessed against the owner or operator of the vehicle involved in each violation or against any person in whose name the vehicle is registered or parking privileges have been granted and charged to the person’s university account. Registration and parking sanctions may be added to student tuition bills or may be deducted from student deposits or from the salaries or wages of employees or from other funds in the possession of the university.  4.7(3)    Impoundment and immobilization.  Any vehicle parked on the campus in violation of parking rules may be impounded, removed or immobilized. The university shall give written notice of impoundment to the owner of the vehicle or to the person in whose name the vehicle is registered or parking privileges have been granted. A reasonable fee may be charged for the cost of impoundment and storage, which fee must be paid prior to the release of the vehicle. Impounded vehicles which are not claimed within 60 days will be deemed abandoned property and may be sold under procedures set forth in Iowa Code chapter 579 and the proceeds of the sale will be applied to the payment of the costs of impoundment, storage and sale. The balance, if any, shall be sent to the owner.  a.    Immobilization.  Immobilized bicycles bearing proper registration decals may be claimed by proving ownership and payment of immobilization fees and any fines. Immobilized bicycles not bearing proper registration decals may be claimed by proving ownership, registering the bicycle under a valid name and address, and paying the appropriate fines and immobilization fees. Immobilization fees for first-time offenders may be waived after immobilized bicycles have been registered. Immobilized bicycles not reclaimed after two working days may be impounded.  b.    Impoundment.  Impounded bicycles bearing proper registration may be claimed by proving ownership and paying the impoundment fees and any fines. Impounded bicycles not bearing proper registration decals may be claimed by proving ownership, registering the bicycles under a valid name and address, and paying the appropriate fines and impoundment fees. Impoundment fees for first-time offenders may be waived after impounded bicycles have been registered. All impounded bicycles will be held for 60 days, during which time they may be claimed by the owners upon payment of all outstanding fines and charges. After 60 days, all unclaimed impounded bicycles will be deemed abandoned property and sold pursuant to Iowa law, and the proceeds applied to the costs of impoundment, storage, and sale. The balance, if any, shall be sent to the owner, if known.  4.7(4)    Administrative hearing.  Students and employees may request a hearing and administrative ruling concerning a controversy, based on the imposition of a sanction for a registration or parking violation, or an impoundment procedure, by the appropriate hearing body as set forth in the motor vehicle and bicycle regulations published by the university. Visitors may request the director to conduct a hearing and issue an administrative ruling in such cases.681—4.8(262)  Administration of rules.  The president of the university shall be responsible for the proper administration of these rules. The president is authorized to establish procedures not inconsistent with these rules as may be reasonably necessary and convenient for the effective administration of presidential duties hereunder, and any procedure so established shall be published and available for public inspection during normal business hours in the office of the director and in the office of the state board of regents. The president may delegate presidential authority under these rules to the director or to any other person designated by the president to perform any function or duty hereunder.Rules 681—4.1(262) to 681—4.8(262) are intended to implement Iowa Code section 262.69.681—4.9    Reserved.681—4.10    Reserved.681—4.11    Reserved.681—4.12    Reserved.681—4.13    Reserved.681—4.14    Reserved.681—4.15    Reserved.681—4.16    Reserved.681—4.17    Reserved.681—4.18    Reserved.681—4.19    Reserved.681—4.20    Reserved.681—4.21    Reserved.681—4.22    Reserved.681—4.23    Reserved.681—4.24    Reserved.IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY681—4.25(262)  Purpose.  The purpose of these rules is to provide for the policing, control and regulation of traffic and of parking vehicles on the campus of Iowa State University.681—4.26(262)  Definitions.  For the purposes of these rules, the following definitions shall apply unless the context requires otherwise, and all other words shall have meaning according to their common usage.
"Bicycle" means any vehicle having two or three wheels and fully operable pedals which is either a traditional bicycle designed solely to be pedaled by the rider or an electric bicycle designed not only to be pedaled by the rider but also propelled by an electric motor of less than 750 watts (one horsepower).
"Campus" means all property under the control of the university.
"Employee" means any person regularly employed by the university who is not a student.
"Guest" means any person other than the person living at the designated residence hall.
"Manager" means the person(s) designated by the president of the university to perform any function or duty of the manager hereunder. At Iowa State University, that person is the director of public safety, who further delegates the duties and responsibilities to the manager of the parking division within the university’s department of public safety.
"Motorcycle" "moped” or “motorized bicycle" means any vehicle which is self-propelled and has fewer than four wheels in contact with the ground and is not a bicycle or an electric bicycle. For purposes of these rules, a moped or motorized bicycle is considered a motorcycle.
"Motor vehicle" means any vehicle which is self-propelled and has four or more wheels in contact with the ground.
"Roller blades" means any frame or shoe with a single row of wheels that is used for gliding or skating. Roller blades are also known as in-line skates.
"Roller skates" means any frame or shoe with a pair of small wheels near the heel and near the toe that is used for gliding or skating.
"Skateboard" means a board with small wheels that is usually ridden by a person. For purposes of these rules, a nonmotorized scooter (a board with a handle) is considered a skateboard.
"Student" means any person registered with the university for academic credit who is not employed by the university on a full-time salaried or equivalent basis.
"University" means Iowa State University of science and technology.
"Vehicle" means any wheeled or treaded device used or designed for use as a means of transportation or conveyance of persons or property.
"Visitor" means any person who owns, operates or parks a vehicle on the university campus who is neither a student nor an employee.
Related ARC(s): 8874B, 0185C681—4.27(262)  General traffic.    4.27(1)  These rules shall not apply to moving traffic violations on institutional roads and property of the university. Such violations will be charged and prosecuted as violations of Iowa Code chapters 262 and 321. All state of Iowa motor vehicle laws are in effect on campus.  4.27(2)  The manager shall erect speed limit signs in conformity with maps of the institutional roads and property of the university designating such speed limits as adopted by the board of regents, state of Iowa. The maps will be available for inspection during business hours at the office of the manager and the board of regents, state of Iowa.  4.27(3)  The manager is delegated authority to make temporary changes in traffic patterns, including establishment of one-way roads and road closures, where necessary because of construction or special events being held on campus.  4.27(4)  The manager is delegated authority to erect traffic control signs and devices, and to designate pedestrian crosswalks and bicycle lanes. All vehicle operators must obey all signs directing traffic flow on campus.  4.27(5)  Pedestrians shall be given the right-of-way at all crosswalks or when in compliance with existing traffic controls.  4.27(6)  Driving of vehicles, motor vehicles, and motorcycles on university property other than roads is prohibited, unless specific areas have been designated for this use by the manager or special permission has been granted by the manager for emergency conditions.  4.27(7)  Driving of vehicles, motor vehicles, and motorcycles in parts of institutional roads marked as bicycle lanes or on designated bicycle paths is prohibited.  4.27(8)  Every person riding a bicycle on a street or highway on campus is granted all the privileges and is subject to all the regulations applicable to a driver of any motor vehicle on that street or highway and to the special regulations of this subrule. A bicycle rider on campus must:  a.  Obey the instructions of official traffic control devices, signs and signals applicable to motor vehicles, unless otherwise directed by a peace officer or other authorized traffic director;  b.  Obey the direction of any sign whenever authorized signs are erected indicating that no right, left or U-turn is permitted;  c.  Obey the regulations applicable to pedestrians when the bicycle rider dismounts from the bicycle;  d.  Yield the right-of-way to all vehicles approaching on a street whenever a rider is on a separate bicycle path that intersects the street;  e.  Not use campus sidewalks except those specifically designated as bicycle paths;  f.  Yield the right-of-way to any pedestrian in a designated crosswalk;  g.  Not ride on lawns.This subrule does not apply to peace officers of the university’s department of public safety while they are acting within the scope of their regularly assigned duties.  4.27(9)  Roller skates, roller blades and skateboards are permitted on campus sidewalks. Roller skates, roller blades and skateboards are not permitted on or in university structures or buildings, on stairways, sub-walks, elevated sidewalks, access ramps, steps, retaining walls, handrails or other architectural elements, on or in planting, grass or seeded areas, or where otherwise prohibited by sign, peace officer or other authorized traffic director. Any person on roller skates, roller blades or a skateboard must yield the right-of-way to any wheelchair or other mobility assistance device for the disabled, pedestrian or bicycle.681—4.28(262)  Registration.  Motor vehicles, motorcycles, mopeds and bicycles shall be registered as follows:  4.28(1)    Students.  Any student who operates, maintains or owns a vehicle on university property is responsible for the proper registration of the vehicle and the display of the registration identification thereon in the manner prescribed by the manager. A student must register the vehicle within 48 hours of initial operation of the vehicle on campus.  4.28(2)    Employees.  Vehicles owned or operated by employees may be registered with the university if the employee so desires, but registration of these vehicles is not required unless the employee desires parking privileges on the campus. A registration identification shall be displayed on vehicles registered by employees in the manner prescribed by the manager.  4.28(3)    Visitors.  Vehicles owned or operated by visitors may be registered with the university if the visitor so desires, but registration of these vehicles is not required unless the visitor desires parking privileges on campus. A registration identification shall be displayed on registered vehicles by visitors in the manner prescribed by the manager.  4.28(4)    Bicycles.  Any person who rides, parks or propels a bicycle on any university property must display a bicycle identification sticker issued by Iowa State University.  4.28(5)    Procedure.  Applications for registration shall be submitted in the manner prescribed by the manager. No student shall register any vehicle owned or actually maintained by another student.681—4.29(262)  Parking facilities.  The manager may set aside and designate certain areas of the campus as parking facilities for vehicles and the use of any part of the parking facilities so established may be restricted to students, employees or visitors. The manager shall cause signs to be erected and maintained clearly identifying those areas of the campus designated for vehicle parking, and any restrictions applicable thereto shall be conspicuously posted.  4.29(1)    Parking control devices.  Gates and other devices may be installed and maintained to control access to any parking facility.  4.29(2)    Parking meters.  Parking meters, toll houses, and other devices may be installed and maintained to regulate the use of any parking facility.  4.29(3)    Hours of operation.  Reasonable hours shall be established for the normal operation of the parking facilities, and a schedule of hours of operation shall be published and available for public inspection in the office of the manager. Overnight parking is prohibited except in residence hall and vehicle storage parking facilities. Parking regulations remain in effect during semester breaks and seasonal holidays.  4.29(4)    Closing.  The manager may temporarily close any parking facility for cleaning, maintenance, or other university purpose, or may temporarily restrict or reassign the use of any facility as may be necessary or convenient. The manager shall give advance notice of such temporary closing, restriction, or reassignment by posting or otherwise when practical. No parking fees will be refunded during the temporary closing of a parking facility.  4.29(5)    Restricted areas.  The manager is delegated authority to restrict access to campus streets, parking lots and other facilities by means of gates or other barriers. Streets or portions of streets may be closed to vehicle traffic or limited to specific vehicles. Access to restricted areas is limited to established gate openings or designated entrances, and no other means of access is permitted. Moving or driving around authorized barriers is prohibited.  4.29(6)    Restricted zones.  The manager may designate areas of the campus as restricted zones, such as loading zones or service vehicle zones, and the restricted zones shall be conspicuously posted. No parking shall be permitted in restricted zones except as authorized.  4.29(7)    No parking.  Vehicle parking on the campus shall be restricted to designated parking facilities, and no parking shall be permitted at any other place on the campus.  a.  Vehicles shall not be parked in such a manner as to block or obstruct sidewalks, crosswalks, driveways, roadways, or designated parking stalls.  b.  No parking is permitted in prohibited zones, such as in the vicinity of fire lanes, and these zones shall be conspicuously posted or marked by painted curbs or other standard means.  c.  Motor vehicles are not allowed in university buildings except:  (1)  Where a shop or garage is designated as a vehicle repair or storage area;  (2)  Where there is a designated vehicle loading area; or  (3)  Where there is a parking ramp or deck.  d.  Illegal parking is parking in any place on campus other than those areas designated for parking.  e.  Improper parking is parking incorrectly in designated parking areas. Improper parking includes, but is not limited to:  (1)  Parking in an area restricted by signs;  (2)  Parking without an appropriate permit;  (3)  Parking in an area designated for persons with disabilities;  (4)  Parking in a loading zone over the time limit; and  (5)  Parking over a stall marker line.  4.29(8)    Motorcycle and moped parking.  The manager may designate areas of the parking facilities for motorcycle parking, and these areas shall be conspicuously posted. Motorcycles shall be parked only in areas designated for motorcycle parking, and no other vehicles shall be parked in these areas. The university may require that a parking permit be displayed on all motorcycles and mopeds.  4.29(9)    Bicycle parking.  The manager may install and maintain bicycle parking racks or designate other facilities for bicycle parking. Bicycles shall be parked only in bicycle racks or other facilities designated for bicycle parking. Improperly or illegally parked and abandoned bicycles may be impounded. Locking devices may be cut and removed when necessary. Bicycles may not be taken inside university buildings except as approved by the manager.681—4.30(262)  Parking privileges.  Students and employees may be granted parking privileges on the campus in accordance with these rules and upon reasonable terms and conditions as may be established by the manager. An application for parking privileges may be denied if the applicant has fines for parking violations that are unpaid and past the appeal date set by these rules.  4.30(1)    Students.  Students will be granted parking privileges in parking facilities designated for student use. Optional plans and facilities may be offered as established by the manager. Reasonable classifications may be established on the basis of a student’s age, class, college or department, course load, proximity of residence to the campus, physical disability, employment, the availability of facilities, or any other relevant criterion to determine the eligibility of students for parking privileges or any optional plan or facility.  4.30(2)    Employees.  Employees will be granted parking privileges in parking facilities designated for employee use. Optional plans and facilities may be offered as established by the manager. Reasonable classifications may be established on the basis of an employee’s job classification, length of service, place of work or the nature thereof, physical disability, the availability of facilities, or any other relevant criterion to determine the priority of employees for assignment of parking privileges or any optional plan or facility.  4.30(3)    Visitors.  Visitors may be granted parking privileges in parking facilities designated for visitor parking. Optional plans and facilities may be offered as established by the manager. Reasonable classifications may be established on the basis of the time, duration or purpose of visit, physical disability, the availability of facilities, or any other relevant criterion to determine the eligibility of visitors for parking privileges or any optional plan or facility.  4.30(4)    Persons with disabilities.  Persons with disabilities will be granted parking privileges in parking facilities designated for use by persons with disabilities. Persons must present a currently valid department of transportation parking permit for persons with disabilities to obtain the campus permit. Parking facilities designated for persons with disabilities shall be so regulated all hours of all days.  4.30(5)    Procedure.  Applications for parking privileges shall be submitted in the manner prescribed by the manager. No student shall apply for parking privileges for any vehicle owned or actually maintained by another student. The manager shall determine the eligibility and priority of each applicant for parking privileges within the classifications established in 4.30(1), 4.30(2) and 4.30(3) and shall make parking assignments. A parking permit will be issued to each applicant who is granted parking privileges, and the permit shall be displayed on the vehicle in the manner prescribed by the manager. Parking permits are not transferable. The unauthorized possession, use, alteration, forging or counterfeiting of a parking permit, or any portion thereof, is prohibited. Parking privileges will not be granted to a student and to an employee or visitor for the same vehicle, and a student parking permit and an employee or visitor parking permit shall not be displayed on the same vehicle. Temporary parking permits may be issued to accommodate special situations. The manager shall adopt a procedure to replace lost, stolen and destroyed parking permits and controlled access entry cards.  4.30(6)    Parking fees.  The university may assess and collect from students, employees, and visitors reasonable fees or charges for parking privileges and the use of parking facilities. The amount of these fees and charges shall be approved by the state board of regents. A schedule of all parking fees and charges shall be published and available for inspection during normal business hours in the office of the manager and in the office of the state board of regents. Parking fees and charges may be assessed and collected on an annual, semester, monthly, daily, or hourly basis. Parking fees and charges may be added to student tuition bills and may by agreement be withheld from the salaries or wages of employees by payroll deduction. Parking fees and charges may be collected by means of parking meters or toll houses. Use of any parking facility constitutes an implied agreement to pay the prescribed fee or charge therefor.  4.30(7)    University business.  Special parking privileges may be granted for vehicles being used on official university business on the conditions and in the manner prescribed by the manager.  4.30(8)    Responsibility.  Any person who maintains, operates, or owns a vehicle which is on the campus or in whose name the vehicle is registered or parking privileges have been granted is responsible for the proper parking of the vehicle at all times and for all parking violations involving the vehicle.  4.30(9)    Liability.  Parking privileges granted hereunder constitute a license to use university parking facilities and do not constitute a lease of the facilities or a bailment of the vehicle by the university. Use of university parking facilities is at the owner’s or applicant’s risk, and the university shall not be liable or responsible for loss of or damage to any vehicle parked on the campus.  4.30(10)    Revocation.  Parking privileges on the campus may be revoked by the manager for good cause at any time upon five days’ written notice and refund of any advance payment of parking fees or charges on a pro rata basis for the revoked period.Related ARC(s): 3877C681—4.31(262)  Violations.  Sanctions may be imposed for violation of these parking rules as follows:  4.31(1)    Notice of violations.  The university shall give written notice of all parking violations. Such notice may be given by means of a notice of parking violation placed conspicuously on the offending vehicle, and the notice shall constitute constructive notice of the violation to the owner and operator of the vehicle and to any person in whose name the vehicle is registered or parking privileges have been granted.  4.31(2)    Sanction.  Reasonable monetary sanctions may be imposed for violation of these rules. The amount of the sanction approved by the board of regents, state of Iowa, is as follows:OffensesSanctions for Each OffenseAltering, forging or counterfeiting any parking permit (4.30(5))$150Unauthorized possession and use of a parking permit (4.30(5))$150Failure to comply with signs regulating campus traffic flow (681—4.27(262))$30Driving on campus walks or lawns (4.27(6), 4.27(8))$30Driving on closed streets (4.27(3))$30Driving on bike paths (4.27(7))$30Access to restricted areas by means other than established gate openings (4.29(5))$30Moving or driving around a barricade (4.29(5))$30Improper use of gate card (681—4.29(262))$20Illegal parking (4.29(7)) $50Improper parking (4.29(7)) $25Overtime parking at meters (4.29(2)) $15Parking without an appropriate permit in a reserved lot or space (681—4.29(262)) $50Improper affixing or failure to display a permit (681—4.28(262))$5Failure to purchase a parking receipt (4.29(2)) $15Improper parking in a space or stall designated for persons with disabilities (681—4.29(262), 4.30(4))$200Failure to display a current bicycle registration (4.28(4))$5Bicycle improperly parked (4.29(9))$7.50Improper use of roller skates, roller blades or skateboard (4.27(9))$25All other violations$15Violations that continue for more than one hour may receive additional sanctions.Sanctions may be assessed against the owner or operator of the vehicle involved in each violation or against any person in whose name the vehicle is registered or parking privileges have been granted and may be charged to the violator’s university account. Sanctions may be added to student tuition bills or may be deducted from student deposits or from the salaries or wages of employees or from other funds in the possession of the university.  4.31(3)    Impoundment.  Any vehicle parked on the campus in violation of these rules may be either impounded or removed, or both. A reasonable fee may be charged for the cost of impoundment and storage, which fee must be paid prior to the release of the vehicle by the university or by contract with private operators. Impounded vehicles which are not claimed within 60 days will be deemed abandoned property and may be sold under procedures set forth in Iowa Code chapter 579, and the proceeds of the sale will be applied to the payment of the costs of impoundment, storage, sale, and amounts due the university. The balance, if any, shall be sent to the owner.  4.31(4)    Appeal of sanction or impoundment decisions.  A person may request a hearing and administrative ruling concerning a controversy, based on the imposition of a sanction for a registration or parking violation, or an impoundment procedure, by the appropriate university official or hearing body. A written request for a hearing and administrative ruling shall be made at the office of the university’s department of public safety within ten business days of the imposition of the sanction. The manager is delegated the authority to establish a procedure, appoint an appropriate official or board, and to adopt forms and schedules to facilitate the provisions of this subrule.  4.31(5)    Judicial review.  Judicial review of an administrative ruling may be sought in an Iowa district court in accordance with the terms of the Iowa administrative procedure Act.Related ARC(s): 7904B, 0185C, 1599C, 3877C681—4.32(262)  Administration of rules.  The president of the university shall be responsible for the proper administration of these rules. The president is authorized to establish traffic and parking procedures not inconsistent with these rules as may be reasonably necessary and convenient for the effective administration of the duties hereunder, and any procedure so established shall be published and available for public inspection during the normal business hours in the office of the manager and the office of the board of regents, state of Iowa. The document in which such rules are published shall be known as the Department of Public Safety Parking Division Manual. The president may delegate the authority under these rules to the manager to perform any function or duty hereunder.Rules 681—4.25(262) to 681—4.32(262) are intended to implement Iowa Code section 262.69.681—4.33    Reserved.681—4.34    Reserved.681—4.35    Reserved.681—4.36    Reserved.681—4.37    Reserved.681—4.38    Reserved.681—4.39    Reserved.681—4.40    Reserved.681—4.41    Reserved.681—4.42    Reserved.681—4.43    Reserved.681—4.44    Reserved.681—4.45    Reserved.681—4.46    Reserved.681—4.47    Reserved.681—4.48    Reserved.681—4.49    Reserved.681—4.50    Reserved.681—4.51    Reserved.681—4.52    Reserved.681—4.53    Reserved.681—4.54    Reserved.681—4.55    Reserved.681—4.56    Reserved.681—4.57    Reserved.681—4.58    Reserved.681—4.59    Reserved.681—4.60    Reserved.681—4.61    Reserved.681—4.62    Reserved.681—4.63    Reserved.681—4.64    Reserved.681—4.65    Reserved.UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA681—4.66(262)  Purpose.  The purpose of these rules is to provide for the policing, control and regulation of parking of vehicles on the campus of the University of Northern Iowa.681—4.67(262)  Definitions.  For the purpose of these rules, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly requires otherwise, and all other words shall have meaning according to their common usage.
"Bicycle" is any two-wheeled vehicle which is not self-propelled and which is designed to be pedaled by the rider.
"Committee" refers to the traffic and safety committee at the university.
"Employee" is any person regularly employed by the university who is not a student.
"Motorcycle" is any vehicle which is self-propelled and has less than four wheels in contact with the ground.
"Motor vehicle" is any vehicle which is self-propelled and has four or more wheels in contact with the ground.
"Student" is any person registered with the university for academic credit or for short courses or workshops for more than a one-week period.
"Supervisor" refers to the supervisor of security at the university or to any other person or persons designated by the president of the university to perform any function or duty of the supervisor hereunder.
"University" refers to the University of Northern Iowa, located in Cedar Falls, Iowa.
"Vehicle" is any wheeled device used or designed for use as a means of transportation or conveyance of persons or property.
"Visitor" is any person who owns, operates, or parks a vehicle on the university campus who is not a student or an employee.
681—4.68(262)  Registration.  Vehicles shall be registered as follows:  4.68(1)    Students.  Every motor vehicle and motorcycle which is operated or maintained by a student within Black Hawk County, Iowa, which may, at any time, use university parking facilities, must be registered with the university and a registration permit be displayed on the vehicle in the manner prescribed by the supervisor. Any student who operates or maintains a motor vehicle or motorcycle in Black Hawk County or who owns a vehicle which is so operated or maintained and which may, at any time, use university parking facilities, is responsible for the proper registration of such vehicle and the display of the registration permit thereon.  4.68(2)    Employees.  Motor vehicles and motorcycles owned or operated by employees may be registered with the university if the employee so desires, but registration of such vehicles is not required unless the employee desires parking privileges on the campus. A registration permit may be issued for display on vehicles registered by employees.  4.68(3)    Procedure.  Applications for registration shall be submitted to the supervisor in the manner prescribed by the supervisor. No student shall register any vehicle owned or actually maintained by another student.681—4.69(262)  Parking facilities.  The university may set aside and designate certain areas of the campus for the parking of motor vehicles, motorcycles, and bicycles, and the use of any lot, ramp, or part of the parking facilities so established may be restricted to students, employees, or visitors. The supervisor shall cause signs to be erected and maintained clearly identifying those areas of the university campus designated for vehicle parking, and any restrictions applicable thereto shall be conspicuously posted.  4.69(1)    Parking control devices.  Gates and other devices may be installed and maintained to control access to any parking facility.  4.69(2)    Parking meters.  Parking meters, toll houses, and other devices may be installed and maintained to regulate the use of any parking facility.  4.69(3)    Hours of operation.  Reasonable hours shall be established for the normal operation of the parking facilities and a schedule of hours of operation shall be published and available for public inspection in the office of the supervisor.  4.69(4)    Closing.  The supervisor may temporarily close any parking facility for cleaning, maintenance, or other university purpose, or may temporarily restrict or reassign the use of any facility as may be necessary or convenient. The supervisor shall give advance notice of such temporary closing, restriction, or reassignment by posting or otherwise when practical.  4.69(5)    Restricted zones.  The supervisor and committee may designate areas of the campus as restricted zones, such as loading zones or service vehicle zones, and such restricted zones shall be conspicuously posted. No parking shall be permitted in such restricted zones except as authorized.  4.69(6)    No parking.  Vehicle parking on the campus shall be restricted to designated parking facilities, and no parking shall be permitted at any other place on the campus. Vehicles shall not be parked in such a manner as to block or obstruct sidewalks, crosswalks, driveways, roadways, or designated parking stalls. No parking is permitted in prohibited zones, such as in the vicinity of fire hydrants or fire lanes, and such zones shall be conspicuously posted or marked by painted curbs or other standard means.  4.69(7)    Motorcycle parking.  The supervisor and committee may designate areas of the parking facilities for motorcycle parking, and such areas shall be conspicuously posted. Motorcycles shall be parked only in areas designated for motorcycle parking, and no other vehicles shall be parked in such areas.  4.69(8)    Bicycle parking.  The supervisor and committee may install and maintain bicycle parking racks or designate other facilities for bicycle parking. Bicycles shall be parked only in bicycle racks or other facilities designated for bicycle parking.681—4.70(262)  Parking privileges.  Students and employees may be granted parking privileges on the campus in accordance with these rules and upon such reasonable terms and conditions as may be established by the university.  4.70(1)    Students.  Students may be granted parking privileges in parking facilities designated for student use. Optional plans and facilities may be offered as determined by the supervisor and committee. Reasonable classifications may be established on the basis of a student’s age, class, college or department, course load, proximity of the student’s residence to the campus, physical disability, employment, the availability of facilities, or any other relevant criterion to determine the eligibility of students for parking privileges or any optional plan or facility.  4.70(2)    Employees.  Employees may be granted parking privileges in parking facilities designated for employee use. Optional plans and facilities may be offered as determined by the supervisor and committee. Reasonable classifications may be established on the basis of an employee’s job classification, length of service, place of work or the nature thereof, physical disability, the availability of facilities, or any other relevant criterion to determine the priority of employees for assignment of parking privileges or any optional plan or facility.  4.70(3)    Visitors.  Visitors may be granted parking privileges in parking facilities designated for visitor parking. Optional plans and facilities may be offered as determined by the supervisor and committee. Reasonable classifications may be established on the basis of the time, duration or purpose of the visit, physical disability, the availability of facilities, or any other relevant criterion to determine the eligibility of visitors for parking privileges or any optional plan or facility.  4.70(4)    Procedure.  Applications for parking privileges shall be submitted to the supervisor in the manner the supervisor prescribes. No student shall apply for parking privileges for any vehicle owned or actually maintained by another student. The supervisor shall determine the eligibility and priority of each applicant for parking privileges and shall make all parking assignments. A parking permit or other means of identification may be issued to each applicant who is granted parking privileges, and such permit or other identification must be displayed on the vehicle in the manner prescribed by the supervisor.  4.70(5)    Parking fees.  The university may assess and collect from students, employees, and visitors reasonable fees or charges for parking privileges and the use of parking facilities. The amount of such fees and charges shall be established by the university and approved by the state board of regents, and a schedule of all parking fees and charges shall be published and available for inspection during normal business hours in the office of the director and in the office of the state board of regents. Parking fees and charges may be assessed and collected on an annual, semester, monthly, or hourly basis. Parking fees and charges may be added to student tuition bills and may by agreement be withheld from the salaries or wages of employees by payroll deduction. Parking fees and charges may be collected by means of parking meters or toll houses. Use of any parking facility constitutes an implied agreement to pay the prescribed fee or charge therefor.  4.70(6)    University business.  Special parking privileges may be granted for vehicles being used on official university business on the conditions and in the manner prescribed by supervisor and committee.  4.70(7)    Responsibility.  Any person who owns or operates a vehicle which is parked on the campus or in whose name the vehicle is registered or parking privileges have been granted is responsible for the proper parking of the vehicle at all times when it is on the campus and for all parking violations involving the vehicle.  4.70(8)    Liability.  Parking privileges granted hereunder constitute a license to use university parking facilities and do not constitute a lease of such facilities or a bailment of the vehicle by the university. Use of the university parking facilities is at the owner’s or applicant’s risk, and the university shall not be liable or responsible for loss of or damage to any vehicle parked on the campus.  4.70(9)    Revocation.  Parking privileges on the campus may be revoked by the university for good cause at any time upon five days’ written notice and refund of any advance payment of parking fees or charges on a pro rata basis for the revoked period.681—4.71(262)  Violations.  Sanctions may be imposed for violation of registration and parking rules as follows:  4.71(1)    Notice of violations.  The university shall give written notice of all parking or registration violations. Such notice may be given by means of a notice of parking violation placed conspicuously on the offending vehicle, and such notice shall constitute constructive notice of the violation to the owner and operator of the vehicle and to any person in whose name the vehicle is registered or parking privileges have been granted.  4.71(2)    Sanctions.  Reasonable monetary sanctions may be imposed upon students, employees, and visitors for violation of vehicle registration or parking rules. The amount of such sanctions, not to exceed $50 for each offense, shall be established by the university and approved by the state board of regents except sanctions established by statute will be imposed at the current statutory amount. A schedule of all sanctions for improper registration and parking shall be published and available for public inspection during normal business hours in the office of the supervisor and in the office of the state board of regents. Registration and parking sanctions may be assessed against the owner or operator of the vehicle involved in each violation or against any person in whose name the vehicle is registered or parking privileges have been granted and charged to their university account. Registration and parking sanctions may be added to student tuition bills or may be deducted from student deposits or from the salaries or wages of employees or from other funds in the possession of the university.  4.71(3)    Impoundment.  Any vehicle parked on the campus in violation of parking or registration rules may be impounded and removed. The university shall give written notice of impoundment to the owner of the vehicle or to the person in whose name the vehicle is registered or parking privileges have been granted. A reasonable fee may be charged for the cost of impoundment and storage, which fee must be paid prior to the release of the vehicle. Impounded vehicles which are not claimed within 60 days will be deemed abandoned property and may be sold, under procedures set forth in Iowa Code chapter 579, and the proceeds of the sale will be applied to the payment of the costs of impoundment, storage and sale. The balance, if any, shall be sent to the owner.  4.71(4)    Hearing.  Students and employees may have a hearing on any registration or parking violation. A hearing request shall be submitted to the supervisor in writing within seven days after notice of the violation was given and shall state the grounds of the hearing request. The supervisor may allow additional time within which to request a hearing for good cause shown. Hearings shall be conducted by an impartial committee to be chosen in a manner approved by the president of the university. The person requesting said hearing shall be afforded the opportunity for an administrative hearing by the hearing committee and shall be given reasonable notice of the time and place of the hearing. The decision of the hearing committee shall be final and may be reviewed de novo by the district court as provided by law.681—4.72(262)  Effect of rules.  These rules constitute a condition of registration as a student at the university and a condition of employment as an employee of the university. Registration as a student or acceptance of employment constitutes an acceptance of these rules and an agreement to pay all prescribed fees and monetary fines imposed in accordance with these rules.681—4.73(262)  Administration of rules.  The president of the university shall be responsible for the proper administration of these rules. The president is authorized to establish procedures not inconsistent with these rules as may be reasonably necessary and convenient for the effective administration of presidential duties hereunder, and any procedure so established shall be published and available for public inspection during normal business hours in the office of the supervisor and in the office of the state board of regents. The president may delegate presidential authority under these rules to the supervisor or to any other person designated by the president to perform any function or duty hereunder.Rules 681—4.66(262) to 681—4.73(262) are intended to implement Iowa Code section 262.69.681—chapter 4 cumulative historyFor history of traffic and parking for each university, see history at end of each division of this chapter.
Related ARC(s): 7904B, 8874B, 0185C, 1599C, 3877C, 7904B, 8874B, 0185C, 1599C, 3877C