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INTRODUCTIONBy the authority vested in the Kansas Board of Regents through the provisionof Kansas Statutes 74-3209 - 74-3216, regulations pertaining to the operation andparking of vehicles are hereby established and set forth.Students, Faculty, Staff, and Visitors, as well as Foundation Affiliates, are expectedto be familiar with and abide by these regulations. The vehicle operator is responsiblefor knowing all applicable laws and regulations.The Fort Hays State University parking system receives no direct funding from theState of Kansas; therefore, a system of service charges for all motor vehicles utilizingUniversity parking facilities is mandatory to maintain those facilities.
I. GENERALREQUIREMENTSDefinition of Parking: A stoppage with intent of permitting a vehicle to remainstanding whether occupied or not.1. With the exception of government owned vehicles with State of Kansas Official,County, Municipal, or School District tags and Emergency Vehicles, ParkingPermits are required for all motorized vehicles (including MOPEDS) parked onthe main campus during the University term. Times requiring parking permits aredefined within each of the 3 sections and include Zone 1, Zone 2 and RestrictedParking stalls. A permit does not guarantee the holder a parking space, but only anopportunity to park within a specified Zone or Restricted Parking Stall.2. Parking permits are not required for Non-Main campus areas and includes theFarm, Rodeo Grounds, Pavilion, Sternberg Museum, Foundation/Alumni Center,FHSU Soccer Stadium and Wetlands Educational Center.3. Parking permits are not required on University Holidays when the Universityis closed or not in session. Restricted parking stalls are enforced.4. During special events, University Police Department has the authority to closeselected lots and parking stalls to regular permit holders and to collect fees for theuse of parking facilities.5. A vehicle may be re-ticketed for the same violation if the violation has not beencorrected by the next calendar day or the vehicle has moved to a different location,within the same date, and committed a separate or similar offense.6. All parking fines assessed to a vehicle are the responsibility of the FHSUpermit holder.7. All traffic control signs and devices are in effect 24 hours, 7 days a week,unless otherwise stated.8. ZONES & RESTRICTED STALL DEFINITIONS: Parking is controlled by Zones1 and 2, as defined within Section II -“Parking Permit Definitions” and Restricted ParkingStalls. Restricted Parking Stall is defined as any parking stall with stenciling and/or signagethat specifically identifies the type of parking stall or lot and time limitations imposed. Refer toSection II for eligibility.9. Violations: University Police Department controls parking by enforcing variousparking zones, restricted parking stalls, permit display requirements, improper parkingand administrative violations. Each of which are defined within Section III.
UNIVERSITY LIABILITY1. The University assumes no duty for the care or protection of vehicles or theircontents while the vehicle is on property owned, leased, or otherwise controlledby the University.2. Failure of the University to strictly enforce any parking regulation shall not beconstrued as a waiver for the future enforcement of regulations.
AUTHORITY1. As established by University Policy and current practice, the Parking Committeewill adopt and enforce rules and policies governing the issuance of permits, allocationof parking space, fees, appeals, and the parking of vehicles upon the roads, streets,driveways and parking facilities of the institution as granted by Kansas Statute.2. Parking privileges may be modified or pre-empted by authority of the Presidentof the University.3. The Director of the University Police Department may alter, suspend, or modifyparking regulations, fines and/or fees as necessary to promote public safety or enhancementof the University, subject to review by the V.P. of Administration and Finance.
II. PARKING PERMIT ELIGIBILITYGENERAL REQUIREMENTS1. A parking permit for the current period will not be issued if the applicant hasany unpaid parking fines.2. Permits may be purchased only for use by the purchaser and are non-transferable.A parking permit will be issued to an INDIVIDUAL, not a vehicle, and grantsthe privilege of parking on University property by the permit holder and spouse.Ownership of the permit remains with the University. Permit holders may registermultiple vehicles owned by the permit holder and other vehicles registered to theirimmediate family. It is illegal to give false information on a permit application.3. Only one hang tag permit per person will be sold.4. Students required to complete a course at an off-site location (50 miles ormore) may apply for a “shared permit” allowing several non-related students to usea single permit. Failure to register a “shared permit” and the vehicles associated willsubject the permit holder to fines.
PARKING PERMIT DEFINITIONS/FEE SCHEDULEKansas Board of Regents Parking Permit - Granted permit.1. Issued by the Kansas Board of Regents.2. Regent Permit holders may park in any parking areas on campus, except forhandicapped stalls, unless they are also a holder of a handicapped placard.Faculty/Staff – Granted permit.1. Any person engaged by FHSU for teaching, extension, research, administration,service, or any person employed by a business connected with or employed by theUniversity is eligible.2. Faculty/Staff permits are valid from August 1 through July 31 and faculty/staffare required to register each school session with University Police Department andpermit shall be properly displayed during the required times.3. Faculty/Staff parking permits allow parking in any of the following restrictedparking stalls on campus: Staff, Zone 1, Zone 2, and Handicap, providing a handicapplacard is also displayed.Zone 1 Permit - $25.00 per academic year or $5.00 summer only.1. Non-Residential Life Students currently enrolled or pre-enrolled in one or moreacademic credit hour of classes through Fort Hays State University are eligible.2. Students residing in a Residential Life area do not qualify for a Zone 1 parkingpermit.3. Zone 1 includes parking on College Drive, North Campus Drive, SouthCampus Drive, Park Street, and Lyman Drive north of the junction with AgnewLane between 7:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays.4. Zone 1 parking permits are required to park in Lots A-1, A-2, D, and Nbetween 7:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays.5. Zone 1 parking permits are valid in Zone 2 areas, but not valid in Staff orother Restricted Stalls.Zone 2 Permit - $13.00 per academic year or $5.00 summer only.1. Both Residential and Non-Residential Life Students currently enrolled orpre-enrolled in one or more academic credit hour of classes through Fort HaysState University are eligible.2. Zone 2 permits are not valid in Staff, Zone 1 or Restricted Stalls. Zone 2permits are valid in Zone 2 areas as herein defined.3. Zone 2 is herein identified by 5 sub-sections concerning time limitations.a. Zone 2 includes parking in Lots K, L & M and Elm Street (from Main Streetto Lewis Drive) and Lewis Field dirt lots from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on weekdaysand only when school is in session.b. Zone 2 includes the parking stalls directly in front of the Hays Area ChildrenCenter (HACC) on South Lewis Drive and is controlled from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00p.m., weekdays.c. Zone 2 also includes Lots E, G, H1, H2, I and J, and are enforced 24 hoursa day, 7 days a week when school is in session.d. Zone 2 also includes Lot F2 from 2:30 p.m. to 7:00 a.m., M-F and 24 hoursa day during the weekends.e. Zone 2 Residential Life Street parking is herein defined and enforced 24 hoursa day, 7 days a week when school is in session.(1) Lewis Drive, on the West Side from Dwight Drive to the island in front ofthe HACC.(2) Dwight Drive, Custer Drive and Lyman Drive south of Agnew Lane.(3) Agnew Lane East of Custer Drive and any other marked or unmarked streetswest of, and including, Lewis Drive.(4) East & West Custer Hall Circle.Cycle Permit - $10.00 annually. Valid August 1 through July 31.Motorcycles and mopeds with Cycle or MBYC license plates are required todisplay a cycle parking permit and can only park in cycle stalls.Foundation Permit – Granted permit.1. Issued with the approval of the traffic office administrator, based upon a writtenlisting from the Foundation.2. Foundation permit holder may park in staff, student parking stalls, andhandicap providing a handicap placard is also displayed. Permit can only be usedby the recipient and/or spouse ONLY.Special Services Permit – Granted permit.1. Applicant must apply and obtain permit at the University PoliceDepartment.2. Issued to individuals and/or businesses that frequently provide services to theUniversity with the approval of the traffic office administrator.3. Special Services permit holder may park in designated Service and Delivery stalls, Staff,Zone 1, Zone 2 stalls and handicap providing a handicap placard is also displayed.Honorary Faculty/Staff Permit – Granted permit.1. Applicant must apply and obtain permit at the University PoliceDepartment.2. Issued with the approval of the traffic office administrator based uponconfirmation that the applicant is a retired member of the FHSU Faculty/Staff.3. Honorary Faculty/Staff permit holder may park in Staff, Zone 1, Zone 2,Visitors, and handicap providing a handicap placard is also displayed.Construction Permit – Granted permit.1. Applicant must apply and obtain permit at the University PoliceDepartment.2. Issued with the approval of the traffic office administrator based upon theconfirmation that applicant is working on a FHSU construction site.3. Construction permit holder may park in designated Construction stalls andat their construction site. Staff, Zone 1 or Zone 2 stalls around their constructionsite may be used as overflow parking if necessary.Temporary Permit – Granted permit.1. Applicant must apply and obtain permit at the University PoliceDepartment.2. Issued to current permit holders who are unable to properly display theiroriginal permit for various reasons during a limited time frame.3. Issued to a person with a temporary disability with written verification froma doctor.4. Temporary permit holder may park in the Zone designated by their originalpermit or in Zone 1 for those issued due to a temporary disability.Visitor Permit – Granted permit.1. Distributed by University Police Department to various University Departmentsas a temporary permit for a maximum of 5 days to individuals who are not currentlyenrolled or employed at the University and are visiting campus on official businessor visiting campus residents.2. Departments may obtain and issue “Visitor Permits” by requesting fromUniversity Police Department the number of permits required and the justificationfor issuance. The requesting department shall maintain a log of the issued permit,using the preprinted number assigned to the permit. The log shall include thename of the person who the permit was issued, the tag number, make of vehicle,the expiration date of the permit and the name of the person and department whoissued the “Visitor Permit.” Any person or department who fails to adhere to thisissuance requirement will forfeit their ability to issue permits.3. Visitors parking on campus may park in designated Visitor stalls and Meterparking stalls without a visitor permit.4. Visitors parking on campus may park in 15- and 30-Minute, Zone 1 or Zone2 areas with a visitors permit.5. Visitors parking on Campus are required to observe the parking rules andregulations.6. Visitors receiving 5 or more violations per semester will be subject to tow-offat the OWNER’S EXPENSE.Replacement Permits – $5.00Any lost or stolen permit must be reported to the University Police Departmentto relieve the purchaser of any further responsibility.Refunds: After the first day of classes, a refund for a parking permit willonly be considered by appeal.
III. ENFORCEMENT/VIOLATIONS ANDFINES/PENALTIES/APPEALSENFORCEMENT1. FHSU Police Officers are appointed by the Kansas Board of Regents andhave authority to halt motor vehicles, issue citations for violations, order vehiclesimpounded by towing, and enforce traffic regulations.2. FHSU Police Department reserves the right to employ students to enforceparking regulations and issue parking violations.
VIOLATIONS AND FINESTypes of Violations: There are five defined violation categories that are associatedwith Parking Violations. Each category may have a sub-category defining a specificviolation within the category and are herein defined with the accessed fine. Theyinclude “Zone Violations, Restricted Violations, Improper Permit Display, ImproperParking and Administrative Violations.”Citations for zone violations or restricted stalls (excluding handicap or fire hydrantstalls) will be issued citations beginning the sixth day of classes of each semester.Violations related to improper parking are subject to immediate citation. The firstparking violation of each semester for a zone violation, lack of permit or restrictedstall (other than handicap or fire hydrant stall) violation is a warning. Subsequentviolations during each semester are subject to fines and /or towing.
ZONE VIOLATIONS (3)(1.1) Zone 1 Violation: Parked in an unrestricted stall, lot or in a “CompactOnly” stall within Zone 1 without a current and valid Zone 1, Faculty/Staff, SpecialServices, Honorary, Foundation, or Visitor parking permit properly displayed duringthe times prescribed for that location is a violation. $45.00(1.2) Zone 2 Violation: Parked in an unrestricted stall or lot within Zone 2without a current and valid Zone 2, Zone 1, Faculty/Staff, Special Services, Honorary,Foundation, or Visitor parking permit properly displayed during the times prescribedfor that location is a violation. $45.00(1.3) Other Zone Violation: Any other act that is deemed a zone violation of apermit usage. $45.00
RESTRICTED STALL VIOLATIONS (24)(2.1) 15-Minute Time Restriction: Parked in a stall or lot designated as a “15Min” stall for more than 15 minutes with or without a valid parking permit is aviolation (KS S.T.O. Sec. 97). $15.00(2.2) 15-Minute Time Restriction: Hays Area Children Center (HACC): Parkedin a stall designated as a “15 Min” stall in front of HACC from 7:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.,Monday through Friday, for more than 15 minutes with or without a valid parkingpermit, is a violation (KS S.T.O. Sec. 97). $15.00(2.3) 30-Minute Time Restriction: Parked in a stall or lot designated as a “30Min” stall for more than 30 minutes with or without a valid parking permit is aviolation (KS S.T.O. Sec. 97). $15.00(2.4) 2-Hour Visitor Time Restriction: Only individuals who are not currentlyenrolled or employed at the University and are visiting campus on official businessor visiting on campus residents may park in the 2-Hour Visitor Parking restrictedstalls. Parked in a stall designated as a “2 Hr Visitor” by painted curb or signage,for more than 2 hours, is a violation (KS S.T.O. Sec. 97). $15.00(2.5) Cart: Parking in a stall designated as “Cart” by any vehicle other than aUniversity utility/golf cart is a violation. $15.00(2.6) Clinic: Parking in a stall designated as “Clinic” by any vehicle not properlydisplaying a current and valid Herndon Clinic visitor’s permit from 8:00 a.m. to5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, is a violation. $15.00(2.7) Compact: Parking a vehicle in a stall designated as “Compact Only” that areasonable person would consider to be blocking the view of pedestrians or motoristentering the roadway is a violation. Must have valid permit. $15.00(2.8) Construction: Parking in a stall designated as “Const” by any vehicle otherthan a vehicle properly displaying a current and valid construction permit or acontractor /company logo is a violation. $15.00(2.9) Cycle: Parked in a stall designated as “Cycle” without a current and validCycle permit properly displayed during the times prescribed for that location is aviolation. $15.00(2.10) Emergency Vehicle: Parking in a stall, lot, or area designated as“Emergency Vehicle” by any vehicle not authorized in K.S.A. 8-2010 is aviolation. $75.00(2.11) Fleet Parking: Parking in a stall or lot designated as “Fleet Parking” byany vehicle other than FHSU Motor Pool or FHSU Athletic Department vehiclesis a violation. A parking permit is not required. $15.00
(2.12) Handicapped: Parked in a stall or lot designated as “Handicapped” withouta valid official state issued handicapped or disabilities placard or license plate properlydisplayed is a violation (K.S.A. Supp. 8-1125:8-1130). $100.00(2.13) Meter Time Restriction: Parked in a stall or lot designated as a “Metered”or one with a parking meter positioned before it, during the times prescribed for thatlocation, where the time remaining indicates expired or out of time is a violation. Nopermit is required to park in a metered stall, and possession or display of a permitdoes not negate the requirement to pay the meter. Metered stalls that have the meterscovered will be considered unrestricted stalls and will require the appropriate zonepermits during the times prescribed for that zone (KS S.T.O. Sec. 97). $15.00(2.14) No Parking – Loading/Unloading: Circle Drive Memorial Union. Parkedin a area designated as “No Parking: Loading/Unloading” and not engaged in loadingor unloading items for that building, is a violation. (K.S.A. 8-1571/KS S.T.O. Sec.85(a)11; KS S.T.O. Sec. 96; KS S.T.O. Sec. 99). $15.00(2.15) President: Parking in a stall designated as “President” by a vehicle otherthan the president or designee is a violation. $45.00(2.16) Provost: Parking in a stall designated as “Provost” by a vehicle other thanthe provost or designee is a violation. $45.00(2.17) Res Life: Parked in the yellow curb area in Lot G near the center entranceto McMindes Hall, or in Lot I directly to the north of Wiest Hall between the timesof 6:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. is a violation (KS S.T.O. Sec. 97). $15.00(2.18) Res Life Time Restriction: Parked in the yellow-marked curb area in LotG near the center entrance to McMindes Hall, or in Lot I directly to the north ofWiest Hall for more than 30 minutes between the times of 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m.is a violation (KS S.T.O. Sec. 97). $15.00(2.19) Service and Delivery: Parking in a stall designated as “Service/Delivery” bya vehicle other than a delivery service vehicle, FHSU service/maintenance vehicle,or a vehicle properly displaying a current and valid Special Service permit, duringthe times prescribed for that location is a violation. $15.00(2.20) Staff: Restricted to a current Faculty/Staff permit properly displayedbetween 7:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays (except where otherwise posted),without a current and valid Faculty/Staff, Special Services, Honorary, or Foundationparking permit properly displayed during the times prescribed for that location isa violation. $45.00(2.21) Staff: An area with signage of “Staff parking only” is a 24-hour Faculty/Staff parking area in a Restricted Parking Stall or lot without a current and validFaculty/Staff, Special Services, Honorary, or Foundation parking permit properlydisplayed during the times prescribed for that location is a violation. $45.00(2.22) Staff: An area with signage of “24-Hour Staff ” is a 24-hour Faculty/Staffparking area in a Restricted Parking Stall or lot without a current and valid Faculty/Staff, Special Services, Honorary, or Foundation parking permit properly displayedduring the times prescribed for that location is a violation. $45.00(2.23) Visitor: Only individuals who are not currently enrolled or employed atthe University and are visiting campus on official business or visiting on campusresidents may park in the Visitor restricted stalls. Parked in a stall or lot designated as“Visitor” when the operator of the vehicle is enrolled or employed at the Universityis a violation. $15.00(2.24) Other Violations: Any other act that is deemed a restricted parkingviolation. $15.00
IMPROPER PERMIT DISPLAY VIOLATIONS (7)(3.1) Blocked View: Displaying a permit where the view of either side of thepermit is fully or partially blocked by other items hanging within the vehicle, windowtint, or being mutilated or altered in such a way that it is unreadable, or positionedin such a way that the permit is not fully visible is a violation. Individuals using sunprotectors need to display the permit nearest the windshield. $15.00(3.2) Multiple Permits: Displaying of more than one permit at a time, includingbut not limited to, other FHSU permits, permits from other institutions,organizations, events, or locations is a violation. This violation does not includethe displaying of a handicapped placard. $15.00(3.3) Hanging Parking Permit: This style of permit must be displayed from theinterior rear view mirror. When the design of the mirror will not permit display, itis acceptable to utilize other means (string, rubber band, etc…) to display permit. Inabsence of a rearview mirror, taping the permit to the windshield in the approximatearea of the rearview mirror or placing the permit on the dash directly in front of thedriver’s seat where the front of the permit is fully displayed is acceptable. $15.00(3.4) Cycle Display: Adhesive cycle permits must be displayed by affixing thesticker the left front fork. $15.00(3.5) Construction Permit Display: Adhesive construction permits must bedisplayed by affixing the sticker to the rear window in the lower left hand corner(behind the driver). $15.00(3.6) Honorary Permit Display: Adhesive honorary permits must be displayedby affixing the sticker to the rear window in the lower left hand corner (behind thedriver). $15.00(3.7) Other Improper Permit Display: Any other act that is deemed a violationof a permit display. $15.00
IMPROPER PARKING VIOLATIONS (12)(4.1) Parked On/Over Lines: Parking a vehicle with any part of the vehicle onor over the lines of the stall is a violation (KS S.T.O. Sec. 89). $15.00(4.2) Parallel Parking Stalls/Angled Stalls: Vehicles shall be oriented in parallelparking spaces and angled parking spaces in a manner consistent with the fl ow oftraffic when leaving. $15.00(4.3) Curb Stall Parking: Vehicles are prohibited from backing into parkingstalls when there is a curb or parking block or if this action is contrary to the fl owof traffic. The front bumper must face the curb or parking block. $15.00(4.4) Parked Too Far From Curb: Parking a vehicle in a parallel stall where thereis greater than twelve inches distance between the curb and either curb side tire isa violation (K.S.A. 8-1572 / KS S.T.O. Sec. 86). $15.00(4.5) Parked Outside a Stall: Parking a vehicle outside the limits of a stall, orwhere no stall exists is a violation (KS S.T.O. Sec. 89). $15.00(4.6) Parked in No Parking: Parked in an area designated as “No Parking” either bybeing marked, signed or otherwise indicated, including street curbs without parkingstalls and yellow painted curbs other than those designated as loading/unloadingzones, is a violation. The lack of a “No parking” signs and/or yellow painted curbsdoes not imply a legal parking space. (K.S.A. 8-1571/KS S.T.O. Sec. 85; KS S.T.O.Sec. 96; KS S.T.O. Sec. 99). $15.00(4.7) Parked Blocking a Crosswalk or Curb Cut: Parking a vehicle so that anypart of the vehicle blocks any part of a pedestrian crosswalk or handicap curb cutis a violation (K.S.A. 8-1571 / KS S.T.O. Sec. 85(a)4). $15.00(4.8) Parked on Grass or Sidewalk: Parking a vehicle on any grass orsidewalk other than when directed to by law enforcement is a violation(K.S.A. 8-1571). $15.00(4.9) Parked Blocking Traffic: Parking a vehicle in any manner that blocksor restricts the safe or normal fl ow of traffic other than when directed to by lawenforcement is a violation (K.S.A. 8-1571). $75.00(4.10) Parked Blocking Fire Hydrant: Parking a vehicle in an area marked as “NoParking,” painted yellow, or within 15 feet of a fi re hydrant is a violation (K.S.A.8-1571). Subject to tow. $75.00(4.11) Other Improper Parking Violation: Any other university, municipal,county or state violation not covered that would be deemed an improperly parkedvehicle. $15.00(4.12) Bicycle Violations: Bicycles shall be parked at and attached to bicycle racks.Parking or securing bicycles to structures such as handrails, door guards, statues,pillars, trees, outside seating or other similar items not designed for the parking ofbicycles is prohibited. Parking of bicycles on sidewalks or a vehicle parking stallis prohibited. Bicycles found to be parked in a prohibited manner are subject toremoval and impoundment at the owner’s expense. A $25.00 release fee shall beassessed to the owner. $25.00
ADMINISTRATIVE VIOLATIONS (5)(5.1) Illegal Permit: Use of an illegal, altered, forged, or otherwise unauthorizedparking permit is prohibited and is a violation. $75.00(5.2) Unauthorized Use: Use of someone else’s permit other than as prescribedin the parking regulations of Fort Hays State University is prohibited and is aviolation. $75.00(5.3) Ineligible Permit Holder: Failure to surrender a permit after becomingotherwise ineligible to possess the permit is prohibited and is a violation. $45.00(5.4) Illegal Signage: The posting, removing or altering of traffic signageon the campus without the approval of the University Parking Committee is aviolation. $75.00(5.5) Other Administrative Violations: Any other act deemed a violation of theregulations of Fort Hays State University governing parking. $75.00
PAYMENT OF FINES1. All fines incurred by students are payable on Tiger Tracks or at Student FiscalServices located in Picken Hall Room 317. In addition, all reasonable collection costs,including attorney fees and other charges necessary for collection of any amountnot paid when due, will be charged to the student. A $25.00 administrative feeis assessed each time a payment due date has been missed until the balancehas been satisfied.2. All fines incurred by Faculty/Staff are payable at the University PoliceDepartment located in the Center of Public Safety, Custer Hall 112.
OTHER PENALTIES1. Students-Students having outstanding fees/fines will not be permitted to re-enroll,drop/add, or receive a transcript or records.2. Faculty/Staff-Parking Permits must be returned to the University PoliceDepartment and any outstanding fees paid upon termination of employment.Failure to comply may result in legal action.3. Any motor vehicle operator who receives five or more violations, with fourcarrying fines, will be notified by certified mail to pay fines within 14 days fromthe date of the letter. Failure to pay fines within the14 day period will result in his/her vehicle being towed off campus at the owner’s expense.4. Vehicles may be removed from campus streets, drives, zones, lawns or parkingareas if allowed to stand in violation of campus regulations or state laws governingvehicles. The owner of the vehicle will pay tow-off costs.5. Delinquent accounts may be forwarded to a collection agency and/or theSet-off program as created in K.S.A. 75-6201.6. Abandoned property will be sold by University Police Department if notclaimed and removed.
APPEALSThe University Parking Committee shall have immediate jurisdiction over all issuesdealing with campus parking, and shall have the power to assess fines as deemednecessary. The University Parking Committee is composed of students, faculty andstaff, and is a part of the judiciary branch of the Student Government Association.Appeals must be made to the Chairman of the University Parking Committeeat www.fhsu.edu/university-police/parking/ or call 785-628-5304, within 14 calendar days of the violation.After fi ling the written statement, an appellant may also make a personal appearancebefore the University Parking Committee.Failure to appeal within the above time period is considered prima facie evidencethat the violation will not be appealed.
IV. DRIVING REGULATIONS1. Motor Vehicle Accidents: Any accident involving a vehicle on campus mustbe reported to the University Police Department at 785-628-5304 immediately.Evenings and weekends call the Hays Police Department at 785-625-1011 and theywill contact the FHSU On-Duty Officer.2. All state driving laws are in effect on campus. Citations issued for moving violationsare processed by the Hays Municipal Court and/or Ellis County District Court.3. Motorized vehicles driven on the campus must be operated with caution,compatible with existing weather, pedestrian and vehicle traffic conditions. Speed inaccess of 20 m.p.h. on roadways and 15 m.p.h. in parking lots is a moving violation.Speeds may be checked by radar.4. Motorized vehicles (except wheelchairs), motor bike, scooters, motorcycles,or MOPEDS shall not be operated on the grass, sidewalks, or pedestrian walkwaysof the campus.5. Snow Emergency Routes: When so declared by the President of the Universityor the designated representative, all campus streets and drives are designated assnow emergency routes. Vehicles blocking those routes are subject to fines and/or towing charges.
V. BICYCLES1. No parking permit is required to park bicycles at on campus bicycle racks.For security purposes, free bicycle registration cards are available at the UniversityPolice Department Office.2. Bicycles shall be parked at and attached to bicycle racks.3. Parking or securing bicycles to structures such as handrails, door guards, statues,pillars, trees, outside seating or other similar items not designed for the parking ofbicycles is prohibited. Bicycles found to be parked in a prohibited manner are subjectto removal and impoundment at the owner’s expense.4. Bicycles are not allowed in University academic buildings unless used forinstruction by University Staff.5. In the event that a bicycle has been impounded for a violation, a $25.00 releasefee shall be assessed to the owner. The release fee will not apply if the bicycle