Parking Rules and
All parking on the Valencia and Canyon Country campus property requires possession and
proper display of a valid parking permit at all times.
Possession of a parking permit does not guarantee the
availability of a parking space. Parking is authorized
only in the areas designated for the type of permit
issued. Parking must be in full accordance with the
signs posted and/or these written regulations. Permits
are required in all lots seven days a week, 24
hours a day, 365 days of the year. Student permits are
valid in marked stalls in student lots only.
Permits must be displayed clearly from the rear view
mirror when parking in the college parking lots.
Failure to display a valid permit may result in a
parking citation for the amount of $25.
of Parking Fees
A student must request
a refund at the Student Business Office prior to the
refund deadline printed on their class schedule
printout. Parking permits must be returned at the time
of the request before a refund can be made. The refund deadline
printed on his/her class schedule printout also applies
to parking permits. Refund checks are mailed
approximately six weeks after the refund deadline.
The Campus Safety Department receives its authority
to enforce the traffic and parking regulations from the
California Penal Code, the California Vehicle Code and
the Municipal Court. Ignoring a citation will result in
immediate legal action in the form of additional
penalties and a hold being placed on your vehicle
registration with the Department of Motor Vehicles.
will be issued for violation of provisions of the
California Vehicle Code as well as the following
special college regulations under Section 21113 CVC.
1. Any vehicle parked in a regular stall shall
have displayed a valid Student Parking Permit which must
be displayed clearly from the rear view mirror. Vehicles
without permits may purchase a temporary parking permit
from the permit vending machines. The cost is $2.00 for
an all day permit, good on both campuses. These
machines are located in lot #6, #8 and
the South Parking lot #13 and #15 on the Valencia campus
and lot # 2 on the Canyon Country campus.
2. No person shall fail to obey any sign or signal
erected to carry out these regulations or any section of
the California Vehicle Code.
3. Parking is not allowed in any area that does not
have clearly marked stall.
4. Vehicles parked within a stall shall not overlap
the lines that designate that stall.
5. Painted curbs are in indication of restricted
parking and the color denotes the type of parking
allowed as follows.
a. RED ZONE - indicates no
parking or stopping anytime, whether the vehicle is
attended or not.
b. YELLOW ZONE
- indicates a 15 minute parking zone.
c. GREEN ZONE -
indicates 30 minute parking zone.
d. BLUE ZONE
- indicates handicapped persons' parking area. Must
display a valid DMV issued disabled parking
placard and a College of the Canyons staff or student
permit . Disabled drivers must carry valid disabled
permit paper work and be available upon request.
WHITE ZONE - drop off or pick up only.
Unattended vehicles will be cited.
6. No person shall
abandon, leave standing, any vehicle or motorized cycle
on the campus for 24 or more consecutive hours without
permission of the Campus Safety
Department. Violations will result in vehicle removal
7. No person shall drive any unlicensed vehicle,
nor shall any person stop, park or leave standing any
vehicle, whether attended or unattended, upon driveways,
paths, or the grounds of College of the Canyons without
permission. Any unidentifiable vehicle on campus is
subject to removal and storage. Exception is made for
Campus Speed Limit - No vehicle other that
emergency equipment shall be operated on District
facilities at a speed in excess of fifteen (15) miles
per hour and, where signs indicate a lesser speed, that
speed will be the maximum. Violator's may be referred to
the Dean of Students for possible disciplinary action.
VISITORS - Thirty-minute-timed areas are
designed with green curbs. If any visitor is going to be
in a space for longer than the designated time limit,
he/she should purchase a temporary parking permit from
the permit vending machines. Students are not allowed to use the
Visitor Parking area.
HANDICAPPED - Several areas on
campus are designated for handicapped parking. For
the location of Handicapped parking please see the
Campus Maps listed below. Vehicles parked in these
blue-lined parking stalls are required to properly
display a California Handicapped placard and a College
of the Canyons staff or student parking permit. You can obtain
information about Handicapped Placards at this web page:
STAFF LOTS - Staff members must display a
valid Staff Parking Permit which must be displayed
clearly from the rear view mirror when parking in the
college parking lots. Staff may park in staff or
student lots. Parking lot 12 is for Early Childhood Education
parking only until 5:00 p.m. After 5 p.m. staff can
park in the parking lot. A citation will be issued to
all vehicles that do not have a Early Childhood
Education parking pass displayed in their vehicle.
STUDENT LOTS - Student parking permits must be
clearly displayed from the rear view mirror when parking
in the student college parking lots.
MOTORCYCLES - shall park in designated motorcycle
parking areas located in lot's 4, 13 and 15. They shall have
a student motorcycle permit clearly displayed.
How to File a Citation Appeal
Be Safe On Campus
- Be especially aware of your surroundings at all
- Use discretion and caution when taking shortcuts
through isolated parts of campus. Always walk in a
group or with a buddy.
- Keep personal belongings with you at all times
while in class, the library or lab.
- Program your cell phone with the on duty Campus
at (661) 510-3882 for faster assistance with on
- Learn self-defense techniques by enrolling in a
- Use the Escort service by calling Campus Escort
at (661) 259-7800 ext. 0