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ADMINISTRATIVE GUIDELINE

Disabled Parking

Guideline Contents

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

PURPOSE AND SCOPE

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

GUIDELINE STATEMENT

CSULB Faculty, Staff, and Students

All disabled faculty and staff parking with a DMV issued Disabled Persons (DP) placard or distinguishing license plate must possess a valid CSULB virtual parking permit at all times when parking in any employee, disabled or short-term parking stall.

Disabled students parking with a DMV issued Disabled Persons (DP) placard or distinguishing license plate must also possess a valid CSULB virtual student parking permit at all times when parking in a general, disabled or short-term parking stall.  Disabled students may utilize employee spaces only if the virtual student parking permit is accompanied by a Disabled Student Services (DSS) permit available through the Disabled Student Services (DSS) Department. Title 5 Article 7 42200(a) (1) California Code of Regulations.

Visitors

A disabled person or disabled veteran visiting campus is allowed to park in any short-term parking stall without payment provided a valid DMV issued Disabled Persons (DP) placard or distinguishing license plate is displayed.  Disabled visitors are not allowed to park in any employee spaces.

Disabled visitors may park in general spaces and disabled parking spaces if the Disabled Persons (DP) placard/plate is displayed and a CSULB virtual daily permit is purchased through a pay station.  Disabled visitors may also visit the Visitor Information Center (VIC) during normal business hours to obtain a daily permit at no charge.  Outside of time limited parking stalls, a valid CSULB permit (virtual or paper) is required at all times when parking on campus. California Vehicle Code (CVC) 22511.5.

Visitors during Special Events

Disabled visitors are required to pay the requisite parking fee when attending special events, provided Parking and Transportation Services has taken control of the parking lot for event facilitation and services. Title 5 Article 7 42200(a)(1) and Subsection 42201(a) California Code of Regulations. Disabled visitors must display a Disabled Persons placard and/or license plate in conjunction with the valid CSULB paid parking permit.

PROCEDURES

Faculty, Staff, and Students

Parking permits may be obtained online at http://parking.csulb.edu or from a parking pay station.  Students requesting individual parking accommodations may also contact Disabled Student Services at (562) 985-5401 or DSS@csulb.edu.

Disabled Visitors

Disabled visitors may visit the Visitor Information Center (VIC) Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sat.-Sun., 9 a.m.-2 p.m. for permit and parking information.

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 when parking in a disabled stall.  Permits may be obtained through the event parking staff controlling the parking lot or from a parking pay station.

FORMS AND INSTRUCTIONS

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ADDITIONAL CONTACTS

Subject Contact Phone Email
Primary Guideline Contact Ellie Christov (562) 985-8328 Ellie.christov@csulb.edu
Subject Matter Expert Amy Gerety (562) 985-1473 Amy.Gerety@csulb.edu

APPENDICES AND RELATED INFORMATION

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Related Chancellor’s Office Policies:

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Other Related Information:

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)

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HISTORY

Issue Date: August 18, 2002

Last Review Date: March 7, 2016

Amended Date: August 29, 2016; March, 2015; January 15, 2014; August 17, 2015; March 7, 2016

Amended Description: 08/29/2016 - Updated descriptions for metered and pay-by-space to short-term paid parking.