Parking

Security Information

(360) 992-2133
rsecurity@clark.edu

Student parking at the Clark College campus does not require a permit.

You may park in open parking spaces which are identified as marked (lined) spaces; spaces marked F/S are reserved for faculty and staff with permits.
Those spaces are open to everyone from 5:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

Traffic Offenses


When safety considerations warrant, security officers may issue a citation for any of the following traffic offenses:

Failure to yield right of way (posted)

$50.00

Failure to yield right of way to pedestrian

$50.00

Failure to yield right of way to vehicle

$50.00

Failure to obey one-way directional arrows

$50.00

Failure to yield right of way to emergency vehicle

$50.00

Driving with excessive speed

$50.00

Failure to stop at traffic signal/sign

$50.00

Failure to use due care and caution

$50.00

Driving without lights after dark

$50.00

Having a passenger or animal outside of vehicle while in motion

$50.00

Driving with an obstructed view

$50.00

Driving on shoulder, or sidewalk, or intra-campus sidewalk or lane without authorization

$50.00

Disobeying flagger, peace officer, security officer, fire fighter, or other agent of the College

$50.00

Damaging College property including, but not limited to, landscape and plant material, curbs, sidewalks, utilities, etc.

$50.00

Driving while under the influence of intoxicants or with an open container of intoxicants

$50.00

Allowing an unattended vehicle to roll, obstruct traffic, or damage property

$50.00

 Illegal Parking

No person may stop, place, or park a vehicle at any place where official signs, curbs, or pavement markings prohibit parking, or within fifteen feet of a fire hydrant, or at any place for which the vehicle does not have a valid parking permit. Any vehicle not parked in a parking stall will be considered illegally parked.

Security officers may issue citations resulting in fines if the vehicle is found in the commission of any of the following parking violations:

Parking in a faculty/staff parking zone without a valid permit

$20.00

Parking a disabled or inoperable vehicle on campus in excess of twenty-four hours without appropriate permission

$20.00

Parking any vehicle in such a manner as to obstruct, impede, hinder, or prevent the use of another parking space. This violation includes, but is not limited to, parking over the line, parking an oversized vehicle in a space too small, allowing part of a vehicle to protrude into another space, and parking too close to another vehicle

$20.00

Parking in a space not designated for parking

$20.00

Parking in an area not authorized

$20.00

Blocking vehicular or pedestrian traffic

$20.00

Parking within fifteen feet of a fire hydrant

$20.00

Parking in a fire lane, sidewalk, or intracampus avenue

$20.00

Parking in a "No Parking" zone

$20.00

Parking on the grass

$20.00

Parking overnight without Security/Safety permission and/or permit

$20.00

Parking of a bicycle illegally

$20.00

Parking in a physically disabled persons parking zone without an authorized parking permit

$50.00

Use of a vehicle for habitation without permission

$20.00

Illegal use of or failure to display permit

$20.00

Creating a safety hazard in the opinion of the security officer

$20.00

Allowing a vehicle alarm to sound repeatedly or for an extended period of time (false alarm)

$20.00

Parking in a metered parking spot without payment of the meter fee stated on the meter during the posted time limits.

$20.00

Complete Traffic Rules and Regulations are available at the Security Office in Gaiser Hall, or found online here. Parking at off-campus sites is administered by the facility operator.