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Parking Permit  Visitor Parking Citations & Appeals


 Visitor Citations & Appeals

The following link is for use by non-FAU affiliates.  If you are Student, Faculty or Staff member you must login through your MYFAU account creating a visitor account may create difficulties with your parking account and cause a hold to be placed on your student account delaying your ability to register for classes or obtain transcripts.

Visitor Appeals Overview

Parking citations issued by Parking and Transportation Services can be appealed if you feel that the citation was issued in error or that there were extenuating circumstances associated with the citation. The appeal for the citation must be submitted within fourteen (14) calendar days of the issue date of the citation. Appeals for citations are submitted online through your Parking and Transportation account. Tow fees and Boot fees are not eligible for appeal. 

First Appeal

The first appeal is reviewed by the Assistant Director of Parking and Transportation Services or designee. The appellant will be notified in writing by email of the decision. If the citation is sustained, the fine must be paid within fourteen (14) calendar days of the date of the Committee’s decision, unless a final appeal is timely filed.

How to File a First Appeal

1. Click on the link found below. Per the instructions you will need to create an account. Click on "create one" which you will find is highlighted in red.

2. After you submit your "log in" information the system will bring you back to appeal page where you will now need to insert your username and password.

3. From here you will then fill out all the appeal information.

The results of the appeal submitted will be sent to your preferred method (postal mail or e-mail). On average, it takes about two weeks to get a response. While your citation is under appeal a hold is placed on the citation so that you can not accumulate any late fees. If the appeal is denied, you have fourteen days from the date of response to either file a second appeal or to pay the citation before a late fee is assessed.

Visitors click here to pay or appeal a citation.

 

Second (Final) Appeal

A final appeal of the citation may be made by requesting a hearing before the Parking Violations Appeal Board. The Board is composed of seven (7) members: two (2) faculty, three (3) staff members from the University community, two (2) students and two (2) alternates. The Chief of Police or designee will act as advisor to the Board. The Board must establish a quorum to hear appeals. A quorum shall be defined as a minimum of five (5) members of the Parking Violations Appeal Board.

The final appeal must be submitted within fourteen (14) calendar days of the Committee’s decision on the first appeal. The documentation that was reviewed by the Committee will be forwarded to the Board, however the Board will make an independent determination of the case. The individual will be notified of the date, time, and location of the hearing and may present evidence. If the individual elects not to attend the hearing, the written appeal will be read aloud for the Board to review. The individual will be notified in writing of the decision of the Board. If the citation is sustained, the fine must be paid within fourteen (14) calendar days of the Board’s decision. The Parking Violations Appeal Board is the final appeal authority; no further appeals are permitted.

How to File a Second Appeal

If your first appeal is denied then you have the opportunity to file a second appeal. The second appeal is filed the same way you filed for your first appeal (steps are above). By filing a second appeal you will have the chance to meet with the appeals board on an appointed date to have your appeal reviewed again. Second appeals are scheduled in advance and you will be notified via e-mail of your scheduled hearing time and location. Your attendance at the Second Appeal Hearing is encouraged by not required. Please note that the decision of the Board is final; no further appeals are permitted.

 
Additional Information

Appeals should only be filed if a legitimate basis exists. Reasons for appeal that are not considered legitimate and will result in your appeal being denied include, but are not limited to:

1. Disagreement with the parking regulation.

2. Ignorance of the regulation.

3. Stated inability to find a permitted parking space.

4. Operation of the vehicle by another person.

5. Failure to issue citations previously for similar violations.

6. Tardiness to class and/or appointment

7. Inability to pay fine.

8. Displayed wrong or expired permit.

9. Traffic congestion.

10. Received bad verbal information.

11. Perception that designated parking area is not safe

 

FAU Visitors Click here for Citation Look-up

 

Student Permit  Student Parking Citations & Appeals


Student Citations & Appeals

The below information relates to the Parking and Transportation Services operated by Florida Atlantic University, on the Boca Raton, Ft. Lauderdale, Jupiter and HBOI campuses. Please note that on the Davie campus, all parking citation fees are issued by and paid to Broward College. They can be paid in person at BC or by mail. For more information, call 954-201-4357 and select option 1.

Student Permit   Student Parking Citations

Any person in violation of any State of Florida traffic law shall be subject to the applicable state fines.  An individual charged with an infraction must either pay the prescribed fee or appeal the citation within 14 calendar days of issuance of the citation. If payment of the fine is not received in the Parking and Transportation Services Office within fourteen (14) days, a $25.00 late fee will be imposed. Any student with an unpaid parking or other citation will not be permitted to register for classes nor receive a transcript of academic achievement, grades or a diploma until all fines and fees are paid in full. 

Schedule of fines and fees.

Violations

 

Fines

No Permit or expired permit

 

$25

Improper display of permit

 

$25

Failure to display a valid permit (must already have valid permit)

 

$25

Parking out of assigned area  

$25

Parking in reserved space  

$50

Parking in service vehicle space

 

$35

Overtime Meter

 

$25

Parking at a meter with a permit

 

$25

Parking at a malfunctioning meter

 

$25

Backed into parking space

 

$25

Hazardous Parking

 

$25

Parking in disabled access aisle

 

$250

Parking in disabled accessible space without valid parking permit

 

$250

Failure to display valid disabled parking permit registered to vehicle user

 

$25

Defaced or stolen permit

 

$100

Replacement permit

 

$15

Inappropriate parking of motorcycle or bicycle  

$25

All other violations (except otherwise noted in this regulation)  

$25

Late Fees

 

$25

Overnight parking in the Garage

 

$25

Tow Fee

 

$75

Boot Fee

 

$85

Parking over lines or double parked

 

$25

Parking on grass/ sidewalk/ crosswalk /no parking space

 

$25

Parking in wrong direction

 

$25

Parking in fire lane

 

$50

 

Fines and Fees Information

 

owlheadIf a vehicle accumulates three (3) unpaid parking violations, regardless of type, the vehicle will be immobilized or towed and stored at the owner's expense.
owlheadAll towing and storage authorized under this rule will be done at the registered owner or operator's expense. Charges for towing or storage may vary according to type of vehicle, type of equipment needed and costs charged by towing or storage companies. Immobilized, towed or stored vehicles will be released when all unpaid fines and fees have been paid to the University.
owlheadPayment of fines and fees shall be made by cash, check, money order or credit card. Payments can be made in the office, by sending a check or money order by mail, or by going online through your MyFAU.  


Citation Payments


Citation payments must be made within 14 calendar days of issuance of the citation. On the 15th day a late fee of $25.00 will be added on to the outstanding balance owed. Please follow the steps below to pay citation(s):

1. Go to your MyFAU account. (myfau.fau.edu)
2. Click on the "Money Matters Tab".
3. Click on the "FAU Parking and Transportation Services" link.
4. Click on the link "Pay Citations".
5. Search for citation by either Citation number or license plate.

Students click here to pay your citations.

Student Permit   Student Appeals Overview


Parking citations issued by Parking and Transportation Services can be appealed if you feel that the citation was issued in error or that there were extenuating circumstances associated with the citation. The appeal for the citation must be submitted within fourteen (14) calendar days of the issue date of the citation. Appeals for citations are submitted online through your Parking and Transportation account. Tow fees and Boot fees are not eligible for appeal.

First Appeal

The first appeal is reviewed by the Assistant Director of Parking and Transportation Services or designee. The Assistant Director or designee will review the appeal and upon determining the outcome, notify the appellant in writing by email of the decision. If the citation is sustained, the fine must be paid within fourteen (14) calendar days of the date of the Committee’s decision, unless a final appeal is timely filed. 

Second (Final) Appeal

A final appeal of the citation may be made by requesting a hearing before the Parking Violations Appeal Board. The Board is composed of seven (7) members: two (2) faculty, three (3) staff members from the University community, two (2) students and two (2) alternates. The Chief of Police or designee will act as advisor to the Board. The Board must establish a quorum to hear appeals. A quorum shall be defined as a minimum of five (5) members of the Parking Violations Appeal Board.

The final appeal must be submitted within fourteen (14) calendar days of the decision on the first appeal. The documentation that was reviewed will be forwarded to the Board, however the Board will make an independent determination of the case. The individual will be notified of the date, time, and location of the hearing and may present evidence. If the individual elects not to attend the hearing, the written appeal will be read aloud for the Board to review. The individual will be notified in writing of the decision of the Board. If the citation is sustained, the fine must be paid within fourteen (14) calendar days of the Board’s decision. The Parking Violations Appeal Board is the final appeal authority; no further appeals are permitted.

How to File a First Appeal

1.  Go to your MyFAU account. (myfau.fau.edu)

2. Students Click on the "Money Matters Tab". (Faculty/Staff click on the "Staff Tab"

3. Click on the "FAU Parking and Transportation Services" link.

4. Click on the link "Appeal Citations".

5. Fill out the information correctly.

The results of the appeal submitted will be sent to your FAU e-mail. On average, it takes about two weeks to get a response. While your citation is under appeal a hold is placed on the citation so that you can not accumulate any late fees. If the appeal is denied, you have fourteen days from the date of response to either file a second appeal or to pay the citation before a late fee is assessed.

 

How to File a Second Appeal

If your first appeal is denied then you have the opportunity to file a second appeal. The second appeal is filed the same way you filed for your first appeal (steps are above). By filing a second appeal you will have the chance to meet with the appeals board on an appointed date to have your appeal reviewed again. Second appeals are scheduled in advance and you will be notified via e-mail of your scheduled hearing time and location. Your attendance at the Second Appeal Hearing is encouraged but not required. Please note that the decision of the Board is final; no further appeals are permitted.

Additional Information

Appeals should only be filed if a legitimate basis exists. Reasons for appeal that are not considered legitimate and will result in your appeal being denied include, but are not limited to:

Car Bullet Disagreement with the parking regulation.
Car Bullet Ignorance of the regulation.
Car Bullet Stated inability to find a permitted parking space.
Car Bullet Operation of the vehicle by another person.
Car Bullet Failure to issue citations previously for similar violations.
Car BulletTardiness to class and/or appointment.
Car Bullet Inability to pay fine.
Car Bullet Displayed wrong or expired permit.
Car BulletTraffic congestion.
Car Bullet Received bad verbal information.
Car Bullet Perception that designated parking area is not safe.

 

Blue Permit Staff Parking Citations & Appeals

Faculty, Staff, Employee Citations & Appeals

Any person in violation of any State of Florida traffic law shall be subject to the applicable state fines.  An individual charged with an infraction must either pay the prescribed fee or appeal the citation within 14 calendar days of issuance of the citation. If payment of the fine is not received in the Parking and Transportation Services Office within fourteen (14) days, a $25.00 late fee will be imposed.

Blue Permit   Staff Parking Citations

 

Schedule of fines and fees:

Violations

 

Fines

No Permit or expired permit

 

$25

Improper display of permit

 

$25

Failure to display a valid permit (must already have valid permit)

 

$25

Parking out of assigned area

 

$25

Parking in reserved space  

$50

Parking in service vehicle space

 

$35

Overtime Meter

 

$25

Parking at a meter with a permit

 

$25

Parking at a malfunctioning meter

 

$25

Backed into parking space

 

$25

Hazardous Parking

 

$25

Parking in disabled access aisle

 

$250

Parking in disabled accessible space without valid parking permit

 

$250

Failure to display valid disabled parking permit registered to vehicle user

 

$25

Defaced or stolen permit

 

$100

Replacement permit

 

$15

Inappropriate parking of motorcycle or bicycle  

$25

All other violations (except otherwise noted in this regulation)  

$25

Late Fees

 

$25

Overnight parking in the Garage

 

$25

Tow Fee

 

$75

Boot Fee

 

$85

Parking over lines or double parked

 

$25

Parking on grass/ sidewalk/ crosswalk /no parking space

 

$25

Parking in wrong direction

 

$25

Parking in fire lane

 

$50

Fines and Fees Information

Car BulletIf a vehicle accumulates three (3) unpaid parking violations, regardless of type, the vehicle will be immobilized or towed and stored at the owner's expense.
Car BulletAll towing and storage authorized under this rule will be done at the registered owner or operator's expense. Charges for towing or storage may vary according to type of vehicle, type of equipment needed and costs charged by towing or storage companies. Immobilized, towed or stored vehicles will be released when all unpaid fines and fees have been paid to the University.
Car BulletPayment of fines and fees shall be made by cash, check, money order or credit card. Payments can be made in the office, by sending a check or money order by mail, or by going online through your MyFAU.

Citation Payments

Citation payments must be made within 14 calendar days of issuance of the citation. On the 15th day a late fee of $25.00 will be added on to the outstanding balance owed. Please follow the steps below to pay citation(s):

1. Go to your MyFAU account. (myfau.fau.edu)
2. Click on the "Staff".
3. Click on the "FAU Parking and Transportation Services" link.
4. Click on the link "Pay Citations".
5. Search for citation by either Citation number or license plate. 

Blue Permit   Staff Appeals Overview

Parking citations issued by Parking and Transportation Services can be appealed if you feel that the citation was issued in error or that there were extenuating circumstances associated with the citation. The appeal for the citation must be submitted within fourteen (14) calendar days of the issue date of the citation. Appeals for citations are submitted online through your Parking and Transportation account. Tow fees and Boot fees are not eligible for appeal.

First Appeal

The first appeal is reviewed by the Assistant Director of Parking and Transportation Services or designee. The Assistant Director or designee will review the appeal and upon determining the outcome, notify the appellant in writing by email of the decision. If the citation is sustained, the fine must be paid within fourteen (14) calendar days of the date of the Committee’s decision, unless a final appeal is timely filed.

Second (Final) Appeal

A final appeal of the citation may be made by requesting a hearing before the Parking Violations Appeal Board. The Board is composed of seven (7) members: two (2) faculty, three (3) staff members from the University community, two (2) students and two (2) alternates. The Chief of Police or designee will act as advisor to the Board. The Board must establish a quorum to hear appeals. A quorum shall be defined as a minimum of five (5) members of the Parking Violations Appeal Board.  

The final appeal must be submitted within fourteen (14) calendar days of the Committee’s decision on the first appeal. The documentation that was reviewed by the Committee will be forwarded to the Board, however the Board will make an independent determination of the case. The individual will be notified of the date, time, and location of the hearing and may present evidence. If the individual elects not to attend the hearing, the written appeal will be read aloud for the Board to review. The individual will be notified in writing of the decision of the Board. If the citation is sustained, the fine must be paid within fourteen (14) calendar days of the Board’s decision. The Parking Violations Appeal Board is the final appeal authority; no further appeals are permitted.

How to File a First Appeal 

1. Go to your MyFAU account. (myfau.fau.edu)
2. Click on the "Money Matters Tab".
3. Click on the "FAU Parking and Transportation Services" link.
4. Click on the link "Appeal Citations".
5. Fill out the information correctly.

 
The results of the appeal submitted will be sent to your FAU e-mail. On average, it takes about two weeks to get a response. While your citation is under appeal a hold is placed on the citation so that you can not accumulate any late fees. If the appeal is denied, you have fourteen days from the date of response to either file a second appeal or to pay the citation before a late fee is assessed.

How to File a Second Appeal  

If your first appeal is denied then you have the opportunity to file a second appeal. The second appeal is filed the same way you filed for your first appeal (steps are above). By filing a second appeal you will have the chance to meet with the appeals board on an appointed date to have your appeal reviewed again. Second appeals are scheduled in advance and you will be notified via e-mail of your scheduled hearing time and location. Your attendance at the Second Appeal Hearing is encouraged but not required. Please note that the decision of the Board is final; no further appeals are permitted.

Additional Information


Appeals should only be filed if a legitimate basis exists. Reasons for appeal that are not considered legitimate and will result in your appeal being denied include, but are not limited to:
Car Bullet Disagreement with the parking regulation.  
Car Bullet Ignorance of the regulation.
Car Bullet Stated inability to find a permitted parking space.
Car Bullet Operation of the vehicle by another person.
Car Bullet Failure to be issued citations previously for similar violations.
Car Bullet Tardiness to class and/or appointment
Car Bullet Inability to pay fine.
Car Bullet Displayed wrong or expired permit.
Car BulletTraffic congestion.
Car Bullet Received bad verbal information.
Car Bullet Perception that designated parking area is not safe.

 Last Modified 9/9/14