Violations and Citations

Parking Violations and Citations

If the fine on a citation is greater than the amount indicated by the accumulation record, the greater fine will be levied against the violator.

PARKING VIOLATIONS

 

Improper Zone - Parking Decal Violation

$20.00

Improper Parking

$25.00

Parking on Red Curb/Fire-lane

$20.00

Parking on Yellow Line

$20.00

Parking in No Parking Space

$20.00

Parking on Grass

$25.00

Double Parking

$20.00

Exceeding Time Limit

$15.00

Parking at Fire Hydrant

$25.00

Blocking Ramped Sidewalk

$50.00

Parking in Handicap Space (1st offense)

$50.00

Parking in Handicap Space (2nd offense)

$100.00

Parking in Tow Away Zone

$25.00

Obstructing Dumpster - Tow Away Zone

$50.00/Tow

Improperly Affixed Permit

$15.00

Improper Registration

$15.00

Improper Use of a Permit

$25.00

Failure to Register

$15.00

Failure to Register/Improper Parking

$15.00

Use of a Lost/Stolen Permit

$50.00

Driving or Parking in a transit lane

$50.00

Wheel Lock/Towed Vehicle Charge

$50.00

Removing or tampering with a Wheel Lock

$100.00

Driving or Parking in a bike lane

$50.00

Improper Parking/Relocation Fee

$50.00

Parking of a motorcycle or motorized scooter in a space intended for an automobile

$15.00

Parking of a motorcycle or motorized scooter in a pedestrian area (Sidewalks, grassy areas etc.)

$25.00

Motorcycle or motorized scooter parked in a pedestrian area and impede the flow of pedestrian traffic or create a safety hazard

Towed and impounded

Use of a deactivated permit by original purchaser - A wheel lock will be placed on the vehicle, which will be removed at no cost once the permit is returned. Only the $25.00 fine will be assessed

$25.00

Speeding

$30.00

Boot/Wheel Lock Damage & Replacement

$179.95

Failure to stop at security checkpoint

$20.00

3rd Failure to register vehicle - citation & wheel lock

$50.00

Failure to claim impounded vehicle after third school day (Storage Fee)

$5.00 per day

5th and subsequent violations $50.00 or higher value of citation

$50.00 minimum

10th and subsequent violations $100.00 or higher value of citation

$100.00 minimum

20th citation referred to Discipline Committee

 

Late Fee - Unpaid violation more than 14 days

$5.00

Reckless Driving

$75.00

  • All vehicles impounded or towed are subject to a release fee in addition to all outstanding citations. (Storage fee of $5.00 after the third school day also will apply)
  • All citations are reflected in the accumulation record of violator. The accumulation period for violators is one (1) year beginning the first day of the fall semester of the academic year and ending the first day of the fall semester of the following year.

Moving Violations

Anyone cited for a moving violation may be issued a State of Arizona Uniform Traffic Citation.

Payment of Fines

Payment of any fines or parking penalties may be paid online.  

Students - Fines not paid after 14 days may result in a hold being placed on the student account. Holds will prevent students from registering in future terms or obtaining transcripts. Late fees may be applied to any fine that is not paid within 14 days. 

Visitors - Fines not paid after 14 days may result in the vehicle being denied access to Campus until the fine is paid.

Citation Appeals

If you believe you received a citation in error, you may appeal online.

All Appeals are subject to the following stipulations:

  • The citation being appealed must be listed on the appeal form. Visit www.gcu.edu/parking for directions on completing the online appeal form.
  • Denied appeals will be assessed a $5.00 processing fee.
  • The following reasons are NOT acceptable for appealing a parking ticket:
  • Lack of knowledge of regulations.
  • No space available, inability to find a legal space, or parking illegally due to other cars parked illegally.
  • Inclement weather.
  • Tardiness to class or an appointment.