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Disabled Parking

Guideline Contents

  • Responsible University Officer:
    Associate Vice President, Financial Management
  • Guideline Contact:
    Director of Parking and Transportation Services


The purpose of this policy is to make distinction of a disabled person (s) parking needs, based on their campus affiliation.


CSULB Faculty, Staff, and Student

All disabled faculty, staff and students parking with a DMV issued Disabled Persons (DP) placard or distinguishing license plate must display a valid CSULB parking permit at all times when parking in a handicap, metered or pay by space parking stall. See: Title 5 Article 7 42200(a) (1) California Code of Regulations.

Visitor Disabled Parking

A valid CSULB permit is required at all times in all parking stalls on campus including handicap stalls. However, as per CVC 22511.5 a disabled person or disabled veteran is allowed to park in any meter or pay by space parking stall without being required to pay parking fees if in possession of a DMV issued Disabled Persons placard or distinguishing license plate.

Disabled Visitor Parking during Special Events

As per Title 5 Article 7 42200(a)(1) and Subsection 42201(a) California Code of Regulations disabled visitors are required to pay requisite parking fees when attending special events, provided Parking Services has taken control of the parking lot for event facilitation and services.


Faculty, Staff, and Students

Permits may be obtained at the Cashier’s Office during regular business hours Monday through Friday 9 A.M. – 5 P.M. or from a pay station.

Disabled Visitors

All disabled visitors may visit the Visitor Information Center (VIC) for information on applicable parking requirements during hours of operation. The VIC is open Monday through Friday 7 A.M. - 5 P.M. and Saturday and Sunday from 9A.M. – 2 P.M.

Disabled Visitors Parking during Special Events

Disabled visitors must display a Disabled Persons placard and/or license plate in conjunction with a valid CSULB paid parking permit. Permits may be obtained through the event parking staff controlling the parking lot or from a pay station during the event.


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Subject Contact Phone Email
Primary Guideline Contact Amy Gerety (562) 985-1473
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Related Chancellor’s Office Policies:

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Issue Date: August 18, 2002

Last Review Date: August 17, 2015

Amended Date: March, 2015, January 15, 2014, August 17, 2015

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