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Saddleback College    
 
    
 
  Oct 20, 2017
 
2017-2018 College Catalog

Rules and Regulations


Academic Regulations

Students’ Rights and Responsibilities


Parking

Complete parking rules and regulations are available in the Campus Police Department (Parking Lot 2).

The following portion of these parking regulations provides important information.

Article III: Speed Regulations

Section 301: No person shall operate a motor vehicle or bicycle within the confines of Saddleback College campus at a speed greater than 15 miles per hour or as posted, except for emergency vehicles.

Section 302: No person shall operate a motor vehicle or bicycle at a speed greater than is reasonable or prudent.

Article IV: Parking Regulations

Section 401: Painted curbs are an indication of restricted parking and the color denotes the type of parking allowed. The following color code is adopted:

  1. Red Zone — indicates no parking or stopping anytime whether the vehicle is attended or not.
  2. Yellow Zone — indicates an area for loading and unloading of vehicles and the parking of service vehicles.
  3. Green Zone — indicates a parking time limit of 15 minutes.
  4. Blue Zone — indicates handicapped person’s parking area only by permit.

Section 402: No person shall park in an area posted or marked “Handicapped Parking by Permit Only” unless a valid handicapped permit is properly displayed on the vehicle.

Section 403: No person shall park in an area posted or marked “Parking by Permit Only” unless a valid parking permit is displayed on the vehicle.

Section 404: No student, faculty or staff member shall park in an area posted or marked “Visitor Parking Only.”

Section 405: No person shall stop, park, or leave standing any vehicle in any area posted or marked “No Parking,” regardless of whether or not the vehicle is attended.

Section 406: No person shall stop, park, or leave standing any vehicle in any area where the curb is painted red, regardless of whether or not the vehicle is attended.

Section 407: When signs or markings which prohibit or limit parking are erected on any street, road, or area, no person shall park or leave standing any vehicle upon such a street, road, or area.

Section 408: No person shall park or leave standing a motor vehicle on the interior of any campus or on any sidewalk, pathway, landscaped area, or field that is not designed for parking.

Section 409: No person shall park or leave standing on any campus a motor vehicle that blocks any traffic lane, roadway, or parking lot.

Section 410: Motorcycles and bicycles must be parked in designated areas.

Section 411: All vehicles shall be parked clearly within a designated parking stall.

Section 412: All vehicles shall be parked heading into a parking stall.

Section 413: Meter payment is required for parking in metered spaces during the hours posted on the meters. Parking permits do not authorize parking in metered spaces.

Section 414: No vehicle shall be left parked on campus after 11p.m. or before 6 a.m., except by special permit

Article V: Abandoned Vehicles

Section 501: No person shall abandon or leave standing any vehicle on any campus for 72 or more consecutive hours. All such vehicles will be stored under authority of Section 21113A of the California Vehicle Code.

Section 502: Any person who abandons a motor vehicle on any campus will be responsible for all towing and storage charges.

Parking Permits

Section 601: All parking permits will be issued under the authority of the Department of Campus Safety and Security.

Section 602: A valid parking permit must be visibly displayed and securely attached on any vehicle parked in a numbered parking lot (metered spaces excepted) during posted hours: Sunday through Saturday, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Section 603: Staff Parking Permits for automobiles and motorcycles will be issued to employees of the South Orange County Community College District, excluding student help and college work/study students. All employees who qualify for Staff Parking Permits will be required to renew their staff parking permits annually/semester, not later than the first day of classes each semester. These parking permits will allow parking in areas posted or marked “Staff Parking by Permit.” These permits are not valid in metered areas. Staff Parking Permits may be purchased from the Department of Campus Safety and Security at Saddleback College or from the Office of Student Services at Irvine Valley College.

Section 604: Student Parking Permits will allow parking in areas posted or marked “Student Parking by Permit.” These permits are not valid in metered areas. Student Parking Permits may be purchased during the student registration process or from the Department of Campus Safety and Security at Saddleback College or from the Office of Student Services at Irvine Valley College.

Section 607: Disabled Parking Permits — Persons who are disabled will be issued a disabled parking permit. The disabled parking permit will allow persons to park in the restricted handicapped areas or in any other legal parking stall on campus. Application for a disabled parking permit may be obtained from the Special Services department. Applications or renewal of these permits shall be supported by a statement of the physician indicating probable time of disability. Upon the approval of an application by the Special Services department of Saddleback College, the Special Services department will issue a disabled parking permit. Application for this permit must be made each semester and a new parking permit obtained by the first day of class each semester.

Section 608: Medical Parking Permits — Persons who are not disabled, but have medical problems that would require special parking, may apply for a medical parking permit at the Student Health Center of Saddleback College. Applications or renewal of these permits must be supported by a statement of the physician indicating probable time of the medical problem. Persons who are disabled may apply to Special Services for parking accommodations. Upon the approval of such an application by the Special Services department of Saddleback College, Special Services will provide documentation for Campus Security to issue a parking permit. This medical parking permit allows parking in areas posted “Staff Parking by Permit”. Application for this permit must be made each semester and a new parking permit obtained by the first day of class each semester. These permits are not valid in metered areas.

Section 609: Parking Permits — Every vehicle which occupies a space designated for an automobile, motorcycle or motor scooter must display a valid permit during posted hours of control.

For students who have a convertible or open top jeep vehicle, go to Campus Police and your vehicle will be recorded on our ‘auto soft top’ list. You must purchase a valid parking permit, but will not be required to display your permit when the top is down. Permits must be available if requested by an officer.

Section 611: Permit Issuance — There is a charge for parking permits. Applications for permits are available in the Department of Campus Safety and Security at Saddleback College or in the Office of Student Services at Irvine Valley College. Permits will be issued upon receipt of a completed parking application and the appropriate fee by the Department of Campus Safety and Security at Saddleback College or the Office of Student Services at Irvine Valley College. Parking fees are subject to change.

Article VII - Schedule of Parking Fees

  1. Student vehicles:
    1. Automobiles
      Please visit www.saddleback.edu/spo/fees for a current list of parking fees.

      Annual Permits — Only available for purchase during the Fall semester. If a student plans to enroll for the Fall and Spring semesters and for the Summer session within the same academic year, the student may elect to purchase an annual parking permit. Annual parking permits are valid throughout the academic year.
    2. Motorcycles
      Please visit www.saddleback.edu/spo/fees for a current list of parking fees.
    3. Short-term Parking — all motor vehicles
      Please visit www.saddleback.edu/spo/fees for a current list of parking fees.
  2. Parking Meters — Available for 2 hour maximum.

Day parking permits can be purchased at any one of the yellow permit dispenser machines currently located at the Medical Center Drive campus entrance next to the flag pole; at the north end of parking lot 10, at lot 5A (Near Tennis Courts); and at parking lot 1. Timed metered parking is available at the north end of lot #9.

Public Transportation

The Orange County Transit District operates several bus routes to and from Saddleback College. Monthly passes may be purchased from the college bookstore. Special rates are available for persons with physical disabilities.