Parking Guidelines

  1. Any and all vehicles driven on CPTC property by students, faculty, and staff must have a decal (either permanent or temporary).
  2. All new students must obtain a parking permit (decal) during the first week of their first semester.
  3. The parking decal must be prominently displayed on the exterior of the rear windshield (driver side) of the vehicle and must be visible at all times while on College property.
  4. Students driving more than one vehicle will need to purchase an additional permit for each vehicle that will be parked on the CPTC property.
  5. Temporary decals may be obtained at the front office for emergencies. Temporary passes are available for a maximum of two weeks.
  6. Trucks, motorcycles, and mopeds must follow the same parking rules and procedures as cars.
  7. Student parking is marked with white lines.
  8. Students may NOT park:
  • In parking spaces reserved for Faculty, Staff, and Visitors
  • On unpaved surfaces
  • In fire lanes or driveways
  • In HANDICAPPED spaces unless their vehicle displays a current handicapped permit marked with the blue and white symbol (Driver of vehicle must be the person for which the handicap permit is issued)

Parking Decals: All students and employees are required to obtain and display a Coastal Pines Technical College parking decal. Parking decals can be obtained in the Student Affairs division at each location.

Tickets, Additional Decals, Fines and Penalties

CPTC students, faculty and staff are issued one free parking permit (decal). Additional permits (decals) are $5.00 each. Students obtaining a parking permit (decal) after the first week of their college semester will be charged $5.00.

A parking ticket will be issued to those who violate the above rules. Violations will result in fines as described below:

$15.00 Vehicle not displaying a current parking decal
$5.00 Decal not displayed in correct location
$10.00 Parking in fire lane or blocking driveway
$5.00 Parking in VISITOR, RESERVED, or unpaved areas
$5.00 Parking backwards in any space including pulling through open space
$50.00 Parking in a HANDICAPPED space without a permit

Paying Fines

  1. Fines must be paid at the cashier’s office within 14 calendar days from the date a ticket was issued, or an additional $5 fine per violation will be imposed.
  2. Continual violations will result in towing of the vehicle at the owner’s expense and revocation of parking privileges.
  3. Fines must be paid by the end of each semester. Unpaid fines will result in the student’s records being placed on HOLD. Students on HOLD are not allowed to receive grades or transcripts, participate in graduation exercises, or register for the next term.
  4. Written appeals for parking citations should be addressed to the Campus Police Chief within 3 business days of the violation. Appeal forms may be obtained from Student Affairs, returned to Student Affairs upon completion and then forwarded to the CPTC Police Chief. The result of an appeal will be communicated within 7 business days in writing.