Parking Regulations 2012/2013
~~~ ALL PREVIOUS PARKING
CITATIONS MUST BE PAID OR ARRANGEMENTS MADE BEFORE THE
2012/2013 PERMIT CAN BE PURCHASED ~~~~
These regulations establish standards for
the administration and the enforcement of all campus parking
at Lewis-Clark State College under the authority of the
State Board of Education and in accordance with the Idaho
Vehicle Code. City streets are under the jurisdiction of the
city of Lewiston unless vacated for a Lewis-Clark State
College event. Being unfamiliar with these regulations shall
not constitute a defense for the violation of a regulation.
These regulations shall be effective as of July 1, 2012,
unless indicated by official college notice.
Purpose of the Regulations:
To regulate parking on the campus of
Lewis-Clark State College and to provide maximum safety and
convenience for faculty, staff, students, and visitors, to
protect college property and to expedite college business
Priority is given to:
for emergency vehicles and equipment.
Services to the college.
for those who have a valid Parking Permit.
word “campus“, for the purpose of these regulations includes
all property owned or leased by Lewis-Clark State College in
and around the City of Lewiston.
This includes the streets and alleys under the
jurisdiction of the City of Lewiston.
word “staff” as it appears herein includes faculty and
staff, as well as employees of non-college organizations who
work on the campus or are assigned office, laboratory or
equivalent space within a college building.
word “warning” applies to any and all verbal or written
instructions from LCSC Parking officials.
period” is defined as the 10 business days following the
issuance of an official notice by the LCSC Security
Official Notices are defined as any official document
pertaining to parking enforcement, regulation, or
collections such as tickets, late notices, appeal
notifications, letters, or e-mails.
The Vice President for Finance and
Administration is responsible for the administration and
enforcement of the campus parking program with the authority
delegated to the Campus Security Office to issue parking
permits, issue parking tickets and to collect penalties for
violations of these regulations [with the cooperation of the
Controller’s Office] to maintain the records of permits and
Lewis-Clark State College does not assume
any liability for the protection of any vehicle or its
contents while on campus or any property owned or leased by
the college. LCSC encourages everyone to lock their vehicles
when leaving them unattended.
The Motor Vehicle Laws of the State of
Idaho, the Traffic Ordinances of the City of Lewiston, and
the following parking regulations of Lewis-Clark State
College shall apply:
are to be adhered directly (not packaged or laminated) to
the inside, lower left hand corner of the windshield. Permit
has a mild adhesive that sticks without the use of any other
adhesive then what is on the permit, such as tape or glue.
Permit is easily removed but assistance will be provided by
Security if needed (with the exception of car pool, vendor,
or visitor passes).
on the LCSC Campus is permitted in areas marked by parking
space lines or signs. All other areas are officially
declared no parking zones.
persons operating a motor vehicle on the LCSC Campus or
property owned by the college shall not exceed a 10 miles
per hour speed limit.
Students, faculty and staff are not allowed in visitor
will be no parking in spaces that are barricaded or coned,
“Authorized Vehicle Only” spaces or areas on grass or lawns,
double parking, or blocking entrances and exits unless
authorized by Physical Plant or Security.
in areas designated as a loading zone or at yellow curbs for
legitimate unloading or loading of equipment or supplies is
limited to 20 minutes. Additional time may be arranged only
by contacting the Campus Security Office in advance.
in areas marked with red fire curb is prohibited.
vehicle left parked or standing in any no parking area is
subject to a fine.
Vehicles, which are not in compliance with these
regulations, and are left with hazard flashers engaged are
still considered illegally parked and are subject to
is prohibited in handicapped zones or spaces without the
proper permits. State Handicap Permits are required in
conjunction with an LCSC Parking Permit. All state handicap
permits shall be assigned to the person using the handicap
space and in accordance with Idaho Statute, Title 49-410 &
a motor vehicle, motorcycle, or any motorized device, on
campus property other than on an authorized road, driveway,
or parking area is prohibited.
parking of a disabled or inoperative vehicle on campus for a
period in excess of 48 hours is prohibited. The owner(s) of
all vehicles in violation of this regulation will be
notified with a notice placed on their windshield to move
the vehicle. The vehicle may then be towed away, after 48
hours, at the owner(s) expense.
vehicles will be parked within the lines of a parking space
and only one vehicle shall be parked in a parking space.
special occasions and during emergencies, parking
limitations or revisions may be imposed by Administration
and/or Campus Security.
Such events include, but are not limited to: Dogwood
Festival, Athletic Events, NAIA Parking, and organized
into or facing the wrong direction in a diagonal parking
space constitutes an illegal parking violation. (Located in
Spalding Hall, Library and Administration parking lots)
the wrong way in a campus parking lot when directed by
traffic signs or arrows is prohibited.
vehicles (not belonging to the college) parked on the
campus, or in a college controlled parking area, shall
display a valid LCSC Parking Permit, VIP Pass, Visitors
Pass, or Vendors Pass in the lower left corner (driver’s
side) inside of the windshield. (If the vehicle is an open
jeep/type vehicle, convertible or motorcycle, the vehicle
owner shall contact Campus Security for display directions).
to display a valid parking permit or failure to display it
properly on the vehicle is a violation resulting in a $10
fine regardless if a permit is owned or purchased at the
time of the citation.
display of a lost or stolen parking permit is a violation
resulting in a $50 fine and subject to further disciplinary
vehicles parked on campus more than 48 hours while staff,
students, or owners are away must have the proper parking
permits and authorization from Campus Security.
The owner/operator shall leave a key in the Security
Office and allow the vehicle to be moved in case of
emergency or vandalism and additionally leave a contact
phone number for notification purposes.
Any vehicle found parked in violation of this
regulation is subject to being towed at the owner’s expense.
Parking Permits are enforced Monday thru Friday 7:00 am to
fire zones, handicap parking spaces, and no parking zones
are enforced at all times.
Warnings-Any warning issued, whether verbal or in writing is
subject to action by the LCSC Security Department. Failure
to act upon a warning may result in fines or citations
issued after the fact, and/or a student code violation.
Vehicles parked in spaces marked “Reserved Parking” are
subject to fines as these spaces are reserved for official
Handicap parking spaces require both an LCSC Parking Permit
and a valid State issued Handicap license plate or placard
that is displayed at all times.
you be mobility impaired, but do not use a wheelchair,
please park in any available space before taking a handicap
helps maintain oversized parking spaces for those with
Temporary handicap parking placards must be displayed where
a valid expiration date can be seen or fines may apply.
displaying a valid handicap parking placard may park in
metered parking areas. Per state law, meter fees are not
Vehicles utilizing these spaces for extended time periods,
multiple days, or in place of the purchase of a valid LCSC
parking permit are subject to fines.
Motorcycles / Bicycles / Skateboards
purpose of these regulations, any motorized two-wheeled
vehicle is considered to be a motorcycle. The parking of
motorized vehicles at bicycle racks is prohibited. LCSC
Parking Permits are not required for motorcycles in
designated white “crosshatched” areas, however is required
when parking in a regular vehicle parking space.
Bicycles are not required to be registered or display a
parking permit; however everyone is encouraged to register
them (No charge) at the Security Office as a precaution, in
case of theft.
Bicycles are required to be parked in the bicycle rack
provided by the college.
Bicycles are prohibited from being parked or left in areas
that impede the means of access or egress from a building or
effectively obstructs or constricts emergency access routes,
driveways, loading zones, or walkways.
Prohibited locations for bicycles include, but are not
limited to, stairways and hallways, classrooms in buildings,
or access ramps for persons with disabilities.
Chaining or in some other manner connecting bicycles to
handrails, trees and shrubbery is prohibited.
parking infractions can result in a parking fine.
Motorcycles or bicycles parked or left so that they
constitute a safety hazard on campus may be impounded
without warning. The college will not be responsible for any
damage incidental to the removal process.
Motorcycles parked in metered parking spaces are subject to
meter rates and conditions.
riding or use of skateboards on the LCSC Campus or any
property owned or leased by the college is prohibited.
Violators of this regulation may be trespassed from LCSC by
Campus Security and the Lewiston Police Department [I.C.
18-7008 (A) (8)]
LCSC Parking Permit Information
vehicles, including trailers, parked on the LCSC Campus must
purchase and display a valid LCSC Parking Permit from the
Controller’s Office Cashier in the Administration Building
or the Information Desk in the Student Union Building. A
vehicle registration or other form of proof of ownership may
be required at the time of purchase.
failure to display a valid parking permit shall constitute a
violation of these regulations.
Parking Permits are assigned to the person and to the
vehicle listed on the LC Vehicle Registration form and are
change in ownership of the registered vehicle occurs, it is
the responsibility of the person to whom a permit has been
issued, to remove the permit at the time of sale and return
it to the Security Department.
person using an LCSC Parking Permit that was not issued to
them is a violation of these regulations.
change of ownership, license plate number, address or sale
of licensed vehicle shall be reported to the Security Office
in Meriwether Lewis Hall 110 on the next business day or by
Purchase of an LCSC Parking Permit does not guarantee an
individual parking space.
Please contact the Security office immediately to
report unauthorized vehicles in campus lots.
responsibility of finding a legal parking space rests with
the vehicle operator. Lack of space is not considered to be
a valid reason for violation of these regulations.
fact that other vehicles are parked improperly does not
constitute a valid justification for parking in violation of
Pre-paid Short Term Parking Passes:
Please see the Security Office for
eligibility and regulations.
Division Parking Passes:
Division passes are available to all
divisions for a nominal fee for guest use. Any faculty,
staff or student found using the permit is subject to a fine
and revocation of the division pass.
Vendor Parking Passes:
Vendor passes are available through the
Security Department office. Special regulations apply.
Contact Security for more information.
lots at the Clark Hall are reserved for residents’ parking
only with a valid permit
lots at College Place are private and not patrolled by LCSC
Place students must purchase LCSC parking permit to park in
Students will refrain from parking overnight in the Library
parking lot without special arrangements through the
Clearwater Hall “No Parking” on the south side of the
building is strictly enforced.
instructions concerning Moped parking, please contact the
Security Department for safety precautions.
meters are available for the use of students, faculty, staff
and visitors with the conditions that the meter is running
and paid. All
vehicles parked in parking meter spaces will be ticketed for
Multiple tickets may be issued in one day; no more than one
ticket every 2 hours.
Vehicles which use parking meters on a regular basis for
extended time periods without feeding the meter will be
subject to wheel booting and towing.
asked that malfunctioning meters be reported to the LCSC
Security Department at the time of failure. Notes will not
Meter citations are canceled only if the meter is confirmed
to have malfunctioned and is investigated by the reporting
party and an officer.
Inoperable or Borrowed/Rental Vehicles:
Inoperable Vehicles- Vehicles which are inoperable due to
mechanical issues, car accidents, or body work may be
eligible for a temporary permit.
Temporary permits are issued on a case by case basis
to permit holders while their car is being repaired.
Borrowed/Rental vehicles- Should a student, staff, or
faculty member have occasion to borrow/rent a vehicle for
any reason a temporary permit may be issued for the borrowed
Temporary permits are not to be used as a replacement for a
second vehicle permit. If a temporary vehicle pass is issued
to a permit holder and both the original vehicle and the
temporary vehicle are found on campus, parking citations
will be issued.
Dead Battery/Lockout Assistance:
LCSC Security Department has available
several tools to assist the campus in the case of a dead
battery or vehicle lock-out. *
jump start unit (Limited power, best for compact vehicles).
Toolkit- Must be administered or accompanied by a trained
Security Officer. (Not advised/available for vehicles with
automatic door locks)
Daddy Lockout Kit (may be used with electric locks)
~The college does not accept
responsibility for any damages that may occur when services
All those utilizing these services must sign a damage waiver
before services may be administered. ~
*These services are available upon
request at the discretion of the officer on duty at the time
and their availability.
~~~ ALL PREVIOUS PARKING
CITATIONS MUST BE PAID OR ARRANGEMENTS MADE BEFORE THE
CURRENT PERMIT CAN BE PURCHASED ~~~~
2012/2013 Parking permit fee for Tuition paying students:
Short Term Pass See Security Office
permit fee Faculty, Staff, Dual Credit, and GED Students:
Short Term Pass See Security Office
** Second vehicle permits will be issued
only to persons with proof that both vehicles are registered
in their name/are in the same family household. **
Pool Permit (up to four vehicles)
There will not be any refunds issued for
Single vehicle parking permits are not
transferable from one vehicle to another. Failure to obey
this rule will constitute a violation and make the operator
subject to a citation.
Car/Van Pool Permit
Applicants need to apply in the Security office with a copy
of the registrations for the applicable vehicles.
need to be displayed on rear view mirror or on dash on
not clearly displayed will be subject to $10 fine (Failure
moveable pass can be used for up to four different vehicles.
one vehicle can be on campus at any time.
Violators will be ticketed and the pass revoked for misuse.
Penalties for violation of parking regulation are as
Improper/Failure to Display Properly
Restricted Parking- Expired Meter, visitor parking, Reserved
Parking-Double parking, crosswalk violation, obstructing
into a diagonal space.
Parking Zone-Fire lane, red curb, blocking entrance/exit,
walkway, parking in
red/blue/yellow/orange) hash marks.
of Lost or Stolen Permit
Vandalism of Wheel Boot- Cost of or replacement of equipment
Fee (After 10 business days)
(will be assessed by Security according to safety and may
include driving too safe for conditions and the citation
will be mailed to the vehicle's registered owner)
Vehicles parked in unauthorized spaces or
areas are subject to towing at the owner’s expense.
Parking permits or parking privileges may
be recalled, revoked, or suspended for any of the following
or more citations during a school year.
permit on a vehicle that it is not registered to.
Falsification of information on a permit application.
All Penalties are due and payable to the
Controller’s Office within ten days of the issuance of the
citation. Failure to comply constitutes an additional
violation with a minimum penalty of $25.00 in addition to
the original penalty.
Assessment of Fines and Student Holds
Fines will be assessed to ticketed
vehicles as follows:
person who purchased the permit if a permit was displayed
Spouses, children, roommates, relatives of registered
person(s) residing at the same location which would have
access to the vehicle.
Drivers-vehicles which are under the care, custody and
control of someone other than the registered owner(s).
Company, corporation or firm whose name appears on the
vehicle registration with the Idaho Department of Licensing
or the corresponding agency of another state or nation.
fees, fines and holds will be applied to any/all of the
above parties after the lapse of the 10 day grace period.
is no statute of limitations on citation billing.
All fines are due and payable to the
Security Department within 10 business days or a late fee
may be added. If
payment or an appeal is not received during the 10 day
“grace period” a late fee will be added, and a hold will be
placed on your student account.
Late fees may be extended by contacting the Security
Office within the 10 day grace period; all extensions are
made on a case by case basis.
Holds will be removed only after all
fines have been paid or satisfactory arrangements have been
made with the Security Office
Once a fine is 30 days old it is eligible
for wheel booting.
Security Department may ticket, immobilize, impound, or tow
any nuisance vehicles on LCSC property.
The decision to immobilize or impound will be made on
a case by case basis. Vehicles may be immobilized, impounded
or towed for the following reasons:
three or more parking tickets, at least one of which is 30
days past due.
Continuing to park in spaces reserved for persons with
disabilities and not displaying a valid disability access
permit. (Having received 2 previous warnings)
in a fire lane or on a sidewalk. (Having received 2 previous
If you feel that a citation has been
issued in error, you have the option of appealing the
citation to the Ticket Appeals Committee within 10 days of
All tickets that are currently going through the
appeals process will not be accessed a late fee until 10
days after the process is complete. Appeals submitted after
the 10 grace period will not be heard, and the citation will
stand. For more
information or to begin an appeal please visit our website:
Ticket Appeal Committee
The Ticket Appeal Committee is comprised
of persons from the following groups on campus: Faculty,
Professional Staff, Classified Staff and the Student Body.
The group meets as necessary with a person from the Security
Department available for any questions or clarifications.
They discuss and make the determinations on the appeals that
have been submitted for consideration.
Guests and Visitors
facilitate parking control and to avoid penalties for
parking violations, visitors wishing to park on the campus
are requested to obtain a complimentary parking permit from
the Administrative Services Office in the Administration
Building Room 106 or from a Security Officer.
Handicap individuals may make previous arrangements by
calling the Security Department at 208 792-2226.
Faculty/Staff who invite guests to campus need to make prior
arrangements at least three days in advance for passes.
Faculty, staff, and students are not eligible for a
consisting of more than 15 people must make Special Event
Parking arrangements through Events and Campus Card
Parking Permits are reciprocal with the University of Idaho
Parking Permits are valid at the University of Idaho only in
red and blue parking areas.
THE ABOVE REGULATIONS SHALL APPLY TO ALL
VEHICLES ON THE LEWIS-CLARK STATE COLLEGE CAMPUS BY FACULTY,
STAFF, STUDENTS, AND VISITORS.
THESE REGULATIONS SHALL APPLY TO BOTH
PRIVATE AND OFFICIAL VEHICLES.
For more information
at 792-2226 or via e-mail: