NOTICE OF PROPOSED REGULATION AMENDMENT
Date: February 12, 2008
REGULATION TITLE: REGULATION NO.:
Traffic & Parking; Violations 6C 1-3.013
SUMMARY: The amendment clarifies that motor vehicles may be removed or impounded
when parked or left illegally in a bicycle lane.
AUTHORITY: BOG Resolution dated January 7, 2003
COMMENTS CONCERNING THE PROPOSED REGULATION SHOULD BE
SUBMITTED WITHIN 14 DAYS OF THE DATE OF THIS NOTICE TO THE
CONTACT PERSON IDENTIFIED BELOW. The comments must identify the regulation
you are commenting on.
THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED REGULATION
IS: Rebecca J. Holt, Administrative Assistant, 123 Tigert Hall, Post Office Box 113125,
University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611, 352-392-1358 office, 352-392-4387 facsimile,
NAME OF PERSON WHO APPROVED THE PROPOSED REGULATION: Ed Poppell,
Vice President for Business Affairs
THE FULL TEXT OF THE PROPOSED REGULATION IS ATTACHED TO THIS
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
6C1-3.013 Finance and Administration; Traffic & Parking; Violations.
(1) Any person operating or parking a vehicle in violation of these rules and regulations
may beis issued a citation and/or becomes subject to arrest. In addition, the vehicle may be
subject to impoundment.
(2) The person in whose name the decal or vehicle is registered may beis issued a
citation in the event such vehicle is found parked or standing in violation of these rules and
regulations and such vehicle is unattended by a driver. (NOTE: decals must be removed if the
vehicle is sold.)
(3) The University of Florida police have the authority to cause motor vehicles to be
removed and impounded or impounded in place when left unoccupied on the University of
Florida campus under any of the following circumstances:
(a) when parked or left standing illegally in a no-parking zone, service area, fire lane, or
in a space reserved for disabled persons;
(b) when parked or left standing illegally in an individually-reserved parking space or
any reserved or restricted parking area;
(c) when parked or left standing illegally in a manner so as to obstruct traffic or create a
hazard to safety;
(d) when parked or left standing illegally in any bus stop or bicycle lane;
(e) when parked or left standing continuously for an extended period of time;
(f) when the use of the vehicle is in violation of the decal registration regulations of the
University of Florida;
(g) when a motor vehicle against which there is one or more citations in default as
provided in subsection 6C1-3.014(3), F.A.C., is parked or left standing on campus; or
(h) when the motor vehicle of a person whose driving and parking privileges have been
suspended under the provisions of subsection 6C1-3.014(4), F.A.C., is parked or left standing on
(4) All University vehicles shall pass an annual safety inspection conducted by the
University of Florida Motor Pool. The University of Florida Police have the authority to
impound any University of Florida owned vehicle that does not have a current University safety
(5) Any and all charges or fees involved in impounding a motor vehicle are charged
against the vehicle and the owner, and such fees and all unpaid fines must be paid before the
vehicle is released unless it has been determined pursuant to subsection 6C1-3.015(98), F.A.C.,
that the motor vehicle must be released without payment of such charges. In the case of
University of Florida owned vehicles, the charges or fees shall be paid by the department to
which the vehicle is assigned.
(6) The maximum impound fee shall be $50.00.
Specific Authority: BOG Resolution dated January 7, 2003 001.7(1), 1006.66(2) FS.
Law implemented 1001.71(35), 1006.66 FS.
History: New 9-29-75, Amended 3-6-85, Formerly 6C1-3.13, Amended 5-14-87, 4-27-88,
4-23-89, 5-19-93, 4-30-95, 5-1-96, 6-28-98, 6-3-03,