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Parking

Responsible Department
Auxiliary Services
Effective Date
09/16/2014
Revision Date
03/30/2021
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    Policy Purpose

    It is the objective of the University of North Georgia Parking Services, a unit of Auxiliary Services, to provide safe and accessible parking corresponding with the needs of the faculty, staff and student body.

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    Definitions

    1. Faculty and Staff spaces are located in various parking lots on campus. These spaces are identified by yellow lines/red pavement markings, rectangular in shape, with F/S.

      Note:  24HR F/S spaces are reserved at all times, not just during business hours, for faculty and staff. They are located on the Dahlonega and Gainesville Campus in different lots around campus.  These spaces are identified by yellow lines/red pavement markings, rectangular in shape with 24hr F/S.

    2. Resident lots, for those students living in University housing, are identified with a sign RESIDENT Parking ONLY.

    3. Non-Resident/Commuter lots are identified with a sign NON-RESIDENT Parking ONLY.

    4. Visitor Spaces are located at several locations on campus. Visitors are considered to be persons (other than current students, staff and faculty) who occasionally visit the campus for pleasure, conferences, or business. “Visitor” spaces are identified by white lines or with a sign and are not to be used by faculty, staff, or students during business hours.

    5. Disabled Person’s Parking Spaces – The University is committed to ensuring that those who have special needs have every possible assistance in accessing University premises for the purpose of academic study and employment. Disabled person’s parking spaces are located as close as possible to the most appropriate entrance of the University building or facility. Parking in these spaces is limited to those vehicles displaying a disabled person’s license plate, placard, or Disabled Veteran license plate. Disabled person’s parking spaces are reserved at all times and strictly enforced 24/7.

    6. Combat Wounded Warrior Spaces are located on the Dahlonega and Gainesville campus. These spaces are reserved for Purple Heart recipients, combat wounded service men and women who have made a great sacrifice to ensure our freedom but often go unrecognized. These spaces are identified by purple lines on the pavement, rectangular in shape RESERVED, or with a sign. These spaces are reserved at all times and strictly enforced 24/7.
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    Policy Statement

    1. Each individual who operates a motor vehicle on the campus should know, understand, and comply with the Georgia traffic laws and University parking codes.

    2. Faculty, staff, students, visitors, and contractors/vendors must register their vehicles, including motorcycles, with Parking & Transportation Services to park on any University campus.

    3. Parking permits are virtual and not transferrable.  Up to three license plates can be registered to one permit.  All permits must be renewed annually by August 31.

    4. Parking Attendants will issue UNG citations (tickets) for parking violations. University Police will issue moving violations & some parking violations (e.g., Fire Lane, Handicapped Space, Driveway, and Curb).

    5. In addition to citations, Parking and Transportation Services may use immobilization devices.  Tampering with an immobilization device that has been placed on a vehicle, will result in additional fines and/or criminal prosecution.  Students may also be referred to the Dean of Students for potential disciplinary action.

    6. During business hours, drivers must park vehicles in the lot/space for which they have been permitted.

    7. Motorcycles must use designated motorcycle spaces which are located in several locations throughout the campuses.

    8. University of North Georgia assumes no responsibility for vehicles and/or contents while parked on and/or operated on University grounds.
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    Support Information

    Additional information can be found on the University’s Parking & Transportation Services website at: https://ung.edu/parking-transportation/index.php.

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    Procedures

    1. Parking on each campus is controlled by the use of virtual permits and regular monitoring by parking attendants using license plate recognition (LPR) hardware/software.  LPR technology connects parking permits to individual vehicle license plates.

    2. Citation/ticket information can be found on the Parking and Transportation Services page.

    3. The University assesses a parking and transportation fee to all employees via a payroll deduction and to students via a mandatory transportation fee.

    4. Any related operating procedures must comply with and should reference this policy.

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