NOTICE OF CHANGE
PROPOSED REGULATION AMENDMENT
Date: February 18, 2008
REGULATION TITLE: REGULATION NO.:
Traffic & Parking; Parking Registration 6C1-3.007
SUMMARY OF CHANGE: The University of Florida has changed the decal prices for
motorcycles, mopeds and motor scooters in paragraph (12) from $122 to $64 for annual decals
and from $61 to $32 for semester decals.
THE FULL TEXT OF THE PROPOSED REGULATION IS ATTACHED TO THIS
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
6C1-3.007 Traffic & Parking; Parking Registration.
(1) Transportation and Parking Services is responsible for issuing decals and permits for
parking on campus and for collecting parking fees.
(2) To purchase a decal, students and employees must present a current title or motor
vehicle registration certificate issued to the individual, his or her guardian, or to some person in
his or her immediate family and a valid University identification card. Students must also
present a current proof of address document.
(3) Students and employees may purchase no more than one (1) decal at any one time
except as provided in subsections 6C1-3.007(9)(g)-(12) and (13).
(4) Any person applying for or receiving a parking permit or decal by showing or giving
false information or by other fraudulent means, which shall include reproducing, altering or
defacing a decal, a permit, or any other document, shall be guilty of false registration.
(5) The registrant must park in accordance with his or her decal assignment and the
decal is not transferrable and may only be used by the registrant. The receipt of a parking permit
or decal does not guarantee that a parking space will be available at all times.
(6) Annual,-er-semester, monthly, weekly or daily-teq decals may be purchased. For
faculty and staff, annual-term decals shall be effective from May 1 through April 30 of the year
for which purchased. For students, annual-term decals shall be effective from September 1
through August 31 of the year for which purchased. Semester-term decals shall be effective for
one of the following semesters for which purchased:
(a) Summer -- May 1 through August 31.
(b) Fall -- September 1 through December 31.
(c) Spring -- January 1 through April 30.
(NOTE: Registration fee may be higher when purchased by semester, month, week or day. All
fees include the required 6.25% state sales tax.)
(7) Reserved spaces: Employees who register to park at the University and have a valid
Official Business or a Restricted Area decal may purchase an individually reserved parking
space, as approved by the President, upon payment of the appropriate fee shown below.
(8) Annual or semester decals for reserved parking areas may be purchased upon
payment of the appropriate fee shown below. (NOTE: Health Science Center reserved parking
decals are not valid in other Blue lots.)
Decals $828.00. 56-. $276.00-252.-
Decals $924.008940.0 $308.002890.0
Decals $360.00342.00 $120.001-4.00
(9) Parking decals are sold under the following guidelines:
(a) Faculty, Technical, Executive, Administrative, and Managerial Support (TEAMS)
and University Support Personnel System (USPS) employees are eligible for an Official
Business decal, authorizing parking in GreenGemmtLte and Restricted Area lots except where
signs prohibit it. An Official Business decal is issued upon payment of the appropriate fee
$342.003 20-0 $114.00404-.0
(b) Faculty, TEAMS and USPS employees are eligible for Restricted Area Orange and
Blue decals, authorizing parking in designated restricted lots near his or her place of work and
GreenGemmtter lots. A Restricted Area decal is issued upon payment of the appropriate fee
(c) Disabled employees possessing a State of Florida issued Disabled Persons Parking
Placard are eligible for a University of Florida Disabled Parking decal upon approval efthe
University's ADA office and payment of the appropriate fee shown below. This decal is
required to park in any designated disabled space on campus. This decal also will 4tse-allow
parking in any Restricted Area parking lot or garage on campus. If requested, the disabled
employee is eligible to receive a reserved parking space in a Restricted Area parking lot or
garage-near their work site at no extra charge.
(d) Any employee is eligible for commuter parking. A Staff Commuter decal is issued
upon payment of the appropriate fee shown below:
(e) Any student of the University of Florida is eligible to register for parking as
authorized on campus upon payment of the appropriate fee shown below.
(f) Disabled students possessing a State of Florida or out-of-state Disabled Persons
Parking Placard are eligible for a University of Florida Disabled Parking decal upon approval of
th University's ADA office and payment of the appropriate fee shown below. This decal is
required to park in any designated disabled space on campus. This decal will also allow parking
in any Restricted Area parking lot or garage on campus.
(g) In cases where an individual lives in family housing and also works for the
University, he or she may purchase two decals for the same vehicle. In these cases, the full price
for the higher-priced decal must be paid, and the price for the second decal is $5.00.
(h) Individual monthly, weekly and daily parking permits may be sold to those requiring
parking privileges on a short term basis upon approval of Transportation and Parking Services
and payment of the appropriate fee shown below:
Monthly Weekly Daily
Staff Restricted Area $50.00 $20.00 $5.00
Staff Commuter $20.00 $7.006-40 $3.00
Student $20.00-5-00 $7.00-5-0
Commercial $60.00 $25.00
(i) Additional parking policies affecting students include the following:
1. Eligibility requirements for the various student decals will be established each year
by Transportation and Parking Services prior to May 1st.
2. Eligibility for student decals will be determined by an annual analysis of the
capacity of parking facilities, projected enrollment levels of students, the anticipated mix of
students by class and credit hour designations, and the appropriate demand/supply ratios that will
occur from the proposed eligibility standards.
3. Eligibility requirements will be established with the goal of providing the most
efficient and effective management of student parking facilities. Assignment of parking
eligibility for facilities close to the core of campus will be made to graduate and professional
students up to the level that those parking facilities can provide reasonable accommodation.
4. Officials of University groups and organizations, as defined in paragraph 6C1-
2.004(3)(a), may be issued Restricted Area permits during their terms of office upon request and
approval by the Transpertatin-- and Parking and Transportation Advisery Committee.
(10) Decal sales and refunds:
(a) The purchase price of a staff decal will be prorated on a bi-weekly basis over the
term of the decal. The prorated price will be determined at the time of purchase.
(b) A full refund is issued on parking decals when requested within fifteen (15) calendar
days from the purchase or effective date.
(c) One twenty-fourth (1/24) of the annual price for each unused payroll deduction
period may be given on an annual decal, based on when the decal is returned.
(d) For employees on payroll deduction, payments made in excess of the amount due
will be refunded.
(e) No refunds will be issued unless the decal or remains of the decal is returned to
Transportation and Parking Services.
(11) Any person may operate a bicycle on the University of Florida campus. Bicycles
are-net-required to may be registered with the University Police Department.
(12) Any student or employee having a valid operator's license; is eligible to register a
motorcycle, moped, or motor scooter and purchase a decal for parking in designated motorcycle
parking spaces only, upon payment of the appropriate fee shown below:
(13) Any commercial visitor engaged in official business with the University of Florida
is eligible to register and purchase a Commercial decal for each vehicle brought on campus.
This entitles the holder to park in GreenGemmut.er or Restricted Area lots. The decals may not
be used by the registrant or by members of the registrant's family or others to conduct personal
business on campus. A Commercial decal may be purchased upon payment of the appropriate
fee shown below:
(NOTE: Students whe-do not qualify for a Commercial decal and must register and purchase a
student decal in accordance with paragraph 6C1-3.007(9)(e). Both decals mutt bo properly
affixed to the vehicle in accordance with the instructions supplied with the decal. Commercial
d.cals are valid for parking to conduct commercial business only.)
(14) Any appropriately-_marked vendor, delivery or commercial vehicle engaged in
official business with the University of Florida may be permitted to go about that business
without obtaining a permit or paying a fee. The vehicle must be clearly and permanently marked
on both sides.
(15) Designated parking spaces will be reserved for: (1) deans and assistant vice
presidents or higher positions when the employee's office is not near a gated parking lot, (2)
employees having sufficient medical reasons, and (3) full-time professional resident staff living
in the residence halls.
(16) Official Business parking permits are issued to University departments or other
appropriate administrative units upon approval of a written request submitted by the department
chairperson or unit director to Transportation and Parking Services and upon payment of the
appropriate fee shown below:-
These permits are to be used by employees who perform duties at several locations on campus,
and may also be used on any decaled vehicle for parking to load and unload in Service Areas for
up to one hour. A decal may or may not be required, as specified on the permit.
(17) Temporary parking permits to employees and students, may be issued at no charge
upon approval of Transportation and Parking Services.
(18) The Transportation and Parking and TransportationAdvisery Committee shall have
authority to approve special parking requests as needed.
(19) Decals must be properly displayed on vehicles.
(a) A decal evidencing registration is issued to the registrant and must be immediately
affixed in accordance with the instructions supplied with the decal. No grace period is allowed.
(b) A vehicle bearing an illegal or improperly attached decal is not entitled to the
privileges normally afforded by such decal.
(c) Lost, misplaced, or defaced decals must be replaced immediately.
(d) Changes in affiliation or address affecting the validity of the decal issued must be
reported immediately to Transportation and Parking Services and a replacement decal purchased.
The former decal must be surrendered.
(20) A replacement decal is $20.00-15.0 regardless of whether the original was an
annual or semester decal.
Specific Authority: BOG Resolution dated January 7, 2003.
History--New 9-29-75, Amended 8-15-78, 8-19-79, 8-4-80, 8-26-81, 8-12-82, 3-6-85, 5-9-
85, 10-14-85, Formerly 6C1-3.07, Amended 5-19-86, 5-14-87, 4-27-88, 4-23-89, 4-17-90, 5-7-
92, 5-19-93, 4-30-95, 5-1-96, 7-15-97, 5-3-98, 5-10-99, 6-7-00, 5-22-01, 7-19-01, 5-20-02, 6-3-
03, 7-19-05, 4-13-06, 3-13-07,