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Citations & Codes

Parking 101: An Introduction to Campus Parking is designed to provide a brief overview of parking information for new students, faculty and staff. Please search our website or contact us for detailed information on any topic included in this file. Parking 101

Parking citations may be issued to vehicles parked in violation of the UL Traffic Code on UL Lafayette properties by Transportation Services enforcement personnel. Enforcement times are from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Residence Halls are enforced 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

Citation Fines

  • Citations are $35.00 each for the majority of violations.
  • Parking in the Wrong Zone: $50
  • No Active Permit or Non Registered Vehicle: $50
  • Illegally blocking access to a handicapped stall: $100
  • Illegally parking in a handicapped spot: $300

A vehicle may be either immobilized or towed at the owners expense if there are three or more outstanding citations on the vehicle. An immobilization (boot) citation is issued which adds a $100 fine to the total due on the vehicle.  

If you feel a citation has been issued improperly, you may file an appeal within 4 class days of the issuance. Citation Appeal

Boot/ Immobilization Process

Vehicles may be immobilized if:

  • The vehicle has 3 or more outstanding citations
  • The vehicle removes or changes plates on the same vehicle
    • University Police will be notified as well

Booted/Immobilized vehicles will receive an additional $100 immobilization citation that will be included in the total amount due.

Pictures will be taken before and after the immobilization device is placed on the vehicle. If device is moved or tampered with, an additional $200 Tampering with Immobilization Device Citation will be issued

All fees must be paid priorto close of business in order to remove the immobilization device. Fees may be paid online through the Parking Portal or at the Transportation Services Office located at 619 McKinley in the Olivier Parking Tower prior to 4 p.m. At 4:30 p.m. a Tow Service will be contacted and the vehicle will be towed. Additional charges will be due to the Towing Company for their service and will not be included in the amount due to the University.

Temporary Handicapped Parking Needs. The Office of Transportation Services will strive to help students, faculty and staff with temporary mobility issues. If you require handicapped parking accomodations, you MUST first have the handicapped license plate and placard/hang tag from the State of Louisiana. We cannot issue temporary permits to park in handicapped parking spaces.

We are, at this time, unable to provide parking for any temporary medical issues. We will not accept doctor's notes or anything other than the appropriate credentials from the State of Louisiana OR the state in which you reside. If you have questions, please contact us at 482-6858.