Rules & Fines


Basic Parking Enforcement on Campus

Please don't hesitate to ask enforcement officers for directions or assistance - they are happy to help you.

Permit parking areas and pay-by-space metered spaces are enforced -
Monday - Friday: 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. except on Official University Holidays.

Resident parking areas ("RC," "RE," "RW") are enforced -
Monday - Thursday: 7:00 a.m. to Midnight; Friday: 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Evening reserved lots are enforced per signage posted at individual lot/space.

 

 

Review "How Not to Get a Parking Ticket" on Manage My Parking page.
Modified Enforcement dates and meaning are item 5 in that section.

Enforcement officer writes ticket

Parking Violations & Fines


Violations and Associated Fines
Violation Code Violation Description Amount of Fine
01 No parking permit or expired permit. $40
02 Permit improperly displayed $10
03 Parking outside authorized permit area $40
04 Encroachment of two spaces $20
05 Unauthorized parking in any reserved space, lot or area $50
06 Overtime parking at a meter or loading / unloading space $20
07 Unauthorized parking in a "UV" or "SV" space $50
08 Failure to pay in a pay lot $40
09 Parking in a No Parking Area $50, plus repair costs
10 Parking in a fire lane $50
11 Parking in an accessibility space; Blocking an accessible aisle, path or curb cut $250
12 Displaying an unauthorized permit; Altering or forging a parking permit $250, plus loss of parking privileges*
Other Boot Removal Fee, first booting $50
Other Boot Removal Fee, each additional booting $100
Other Towing Relocation Fee Contract Rate
Other Damages to Transportation Facilities Amount of Repairs*
*Plus administrative judicial action

Towing & Immobilization Policy


Vehicle Towing Policy

Vehicles may be towed if they are illegally parked in accordance with the North Carolina State University Parking and Traffic Ordinance for the following reasons:

  1. Parking in a "No Parking" area (driving lanes, traffic lanes, yellow curbs, driveways, sidewalks, dumpster spaces, intersections, grass, lawns, etc.).

  2. Upon receiving the sixth (6) violation (ticket) within any six (6) month period, the vehicle will be placed on the tow / immobilization list and subject to immobilization (booting) or towing. Note: A maximum of one (1) parking meter violation per day counts in the total ticket count.

  3. Abandoned vehicles.

  4. Parking in handicapped spaces.

  5. Parked in reserved spaces, areas, or lots.

  6. Parked in a space marked "24 Hour Towing."

  7. Unauthorized parking at 1570 Main Campus Drive.

  8. Parked in fire lanes.

  9. Overnight parking at any park and ride lot.

Vehicle Immobilization Policy

Vehicles may be immobilized for any of the following reasons:

  1. Appearing on University tow list and found in violation.

  2. Checks returned to Transportation for any reason.

  3. Display of a lost, stolen or revoked permit.

  4. Non-registered vehicle appearing on University tow list.

  5. Non-payment of accrued fines.

  6. Unsatisfactory payment for a permit.

Removal of the boot requires a payment of $50 for first boot; $100 for each additional boot plus payment of all accrued fines and late fees.

Vehicles immobilized for longer than 36 hours will be towed or relocated to a designated storage facility. Payment of towing fee, booting fee and accrued fines must be made prior to release of vehicle.

Questions and comments concerning Parking Enforcement should be directed to Parking Enforcement Manager, Melissa Watkins at 919-515-1604.

Is there a way to dispute a ticket?

Are there official University Transportation Ordinances or NC General Statutes?