Parking Rules and Regulations
All parking on 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 student lots seven days
a week, 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year. Student permits are valid
in student lots only.
Display of Permit
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.
Refund 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 a
request for a refund is 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.
Citations will be issued
for violation of provisions of the California Vehicle Code as well as
the following special college regulations under Section 21113 C.V.C.:
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 when parking in college parking lots. Students with
vehicles without permits may purchase a temporary parking permit from
the permit vending machines, located in Lot #6 and the South Parking
Lot, which requires $1.00 in coins or a dollar bill for an all-day
parking permit good in any student lot.
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
4. Vehicles parked within a stall shall not overlap the lines that
designate that stall.
5. All vehicles shall be parked heading into a parking stall.
6. 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 fifteen- (15)
minute time limit for loading and unloading vehicles. Vehicles parked in
these areas must leave flashers on.
c. GREEN ZONE - indicates twenty- (20)
minute parking as marked.
d. BLUE ZONE - indicates handicapped
persons’ parking area only with special permit.
7. No person shall abandon, leave standing, any vehicle or
motorized cycle on the campus for 72 or more consecutive hours without
permission of the Security Department. Violations will result in vehicle
removal and storage.
8. 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 District-owned
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.
Special Parking Areas
Twenty-minute-time 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, located in lot #6 and South Lot, section A, which
requires $1.00 in coins or a dollar bill for an all day parking permit
good in any student lot.
HANDICAPPED - Several areas on campus are
designated for handicapped parking. Vehicles parked in these blue-lined
parking stalls are required to properly display a California Handicapped
placard or a current Special Handicapped Permit. These permits are
available in the DSP&S Office, located in C-103 (C-building).
Handicapped spaces are located in lots A, 3, 5 and 8.
- Staff members must displayed 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
lots A, B, and C are located off of the University Center Drive. Lots
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8 are located off Rockwell Canyon Road. Lot 9,
and 11 are located off West Road. Lot 12 is for ECE parking only until
5:00 p.m. After 5 p.m. staff can park in parking lot. A citation will
be issued to all vehicles that do not have the issued parking pass
displaced on the vehicle.
Please note: Staff
permits are not valid in metered stalls, handicapped areas or red zones.
- Student must display the valid student parking permit which must be
displayed clearly from the rear view mirror when parking in the student
college parking lots. The student parking lots are located in the
following areas: A, B, C, (South Parking Lot), 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8.
MOTORCYCLES - may park in designated motorcycle parking areas
located in the South Lot. They shall have a student permit. A staff
permit is required on all motorcycles parking in staff lots.