Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code
Title 8. Education
Agency 105. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
7/22/2019

Chapter 11. Parking and Traffic

8VAC105-11-10. Definitions.

The following words and terms when used in this chapter shall have the following meanings unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

"Parking and Traffic Procedures" means the Parking and Traffic Operational Manual, Virginia Tech Parking Services, effective August 1, 2018.

"Virginia Tech" means Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

"University owned or leased property" means any property owned, leased, or controlled by Virginia Tech.

Statutory Authority

§ 23.1-1301 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 29, Issue 19, eff. April 30, 2013; amended, Virginia Register Volume 30, Issue 5, eff. October 15, 2013; amended, Volume 31, Issue 5, eff. October 7, 2014; Volume 34, Issue 2, eff. September 18, 2017; Volume 35, Issue 2, eff. September 7, 2018.

8VAC105-11-20. Procedures.

A. Parking and Traffic Procedures, as published by Virginia Tech, will be administered by the Virginia Tech Parking Services and the Virginia Tech Police Department.

B. This chapter applies to all Virginia Tech faculty, staff, students, contractors, vendors, businesses, visitors, and all other persons who use university owned and leased parking facilities and spaces.

C. Parking and Traffic Procedures pursuant to this chapter are available on the website of Virginia Tech Parking Services. Limited numbers of hardcopies are available upon request at Virginia Tech Parking Services.

Statutory Authority

§ 23.1-1301 of the Code of Virginia

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 29, Issue 19, eff. April 30, 2013.

8VAC105-11-30. Permits required.

A. All motor vehicles parked on university owned or leased property are required to properly display a valid Virginia Tech parking permit as defined by Parking and Traffic Procedures or other notice pursuant to this chapter.

B. Visitors are required to park in (i) designated areas with the appropriate permit obtained from Virginia Tech Parking Services or Virginia Tech Visitor Information Center or (ii) pay areas. If parked in a pay area, visitors are required to pay the prevailing rate.

Statutory Authority

§ 23.1-1301 of the Code of Virginia

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 29, Issue 19, eff. April 30, 2013.

8VAC105-11-40. Damage and loss.

Virginia Tech is not responsible for loss or damage to any vehicle or the loss of contents while parked or operated on university owned or leased property.

Statutory Authority

§ 23.1-1301 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 29, Issue 19, eff. April 30, 2013.

8VAC105-11-50. Parking.

A. Parking is permitted in authorized, clearly identified spaces only with a valid permit or other authorization. Parking is not allowed on (i) turf; (ii) at loading docks or loading zones; or (iii) in or on pedestrian crosswalks, handicap access ramps, services areas, sidewalks, and unmarked areas without specific authorization.

B. Virginia Tech Parking Services may designate specific parking areas, issue special permits, or issue notices related to special events. Parking related to these special events shall be in accord with said specific parking areas, special permits, or notices.

Statutory Authority

§ 23.1-1301 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 29, Issue 19, eff. April 30, 2013.

8VAC105-11-60. Enforcement.

A. All laws and regulations enacted by the Commonwealth of Virginia and regulations and policies enacted by Virginia Tech are duly enforced. Motor vehicles in violation may be subject to penalties in accord with university parking procedures including but not limited to citations, fines, immobilization, towing, or impoundment, at the owner's risk and expense.

B. If a vehicle is displaying a valid Virginia Tech parking permit and incurs a citation for violation of this chapter or Parking and Traffic Procedures, the registered owner of the permit will be held responsible for all citations and fines.

C. If a vehicle is not displaying a valid Virginia Tech parking permit and incurs a citation for violation of this chapter or Parking and Traffic Procedures, the registered owner of the vehicle will be held responsible for all citations and fines. However, the registered owner of a vehicle is ultimately responsible for all violations issued to that vehicle, regardless of who is operating the vehicle.

Regardless of Parking and Traffic Procedures, any person shall abide by instructions of Virginia Tech Police Officers or Parking Services Enforcement Personnel. When in conflict with this chapter or Parking and Traffic Procedures, the instructions of the enforcement personnel shall supersede.

Statutory Authority

§ 23.1-1301 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 29, Issue 19, eff. April 30, 2013.

8VAC105-11-70. Appeals.

All individuals who receive a violation under this chapter have a right to appeal the violation as set forth in the Parking and Traffic Procedures.

Statutory Authority

§ 23.1-1301 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 29, Issue 19, eff. April 30, 2013.

8VAC105-11-80. Procedural changes, amendments, and notices.

Changes, amendments, and notices related to Parking and Traffic Procedures shall be effective when posted on the Virginia Tech Parking Services website and shall become part of this chapter upon adoption and filing pursuant to § 2.2-4103 of the Code of Virginia.

Statutory Authority

§ 23.1-1301 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 29, Issue 19, eff. April 30, 2013.

Documents Incorporated by Reference (8VAC105-11)

Parking and Traffic Operational Manual, Volume 25, 2018‑2019 Academic Year, Virginia Tech Division of Operations, Parking and Transportation (rev. 8/2018)



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