YVCC Security Parking Citation Process
If you have received a parking citation from Yakima Valley Community College, please review the following process so that you can avoid additional fees and/or interrupted privileges for college business.
Violation of Yakima Valley Community College's parking and traffic regulations are subject to fines. We sincerely urge you to pay this fine promptly to prevent future delays of college services, revoked parking privileges, vehicle impoundment, or additional fees attached to your fine.
*You must make contact with the Campus Security office within 14 calendar days from the date of the citation to either appeal or pay the fine. If you do not contact Campus Security within 14 calendar days you forfeit your right to appeal and the following process will be implemented.
Non-payment after30 calendar days:
A $25 dollar service fee will be added to your fine and payment of the total amount will be due within 7 calendar days.
Non-Payment after45 calendar days:
Your citation will be forwarded to a collection agency for further action. All additional fines or costs to resolve this matter will be the responsibility of the vehicle owner.
Appeals hearings are held on Wednesdays. If you choose to be present at the hearing bring your citation to the Security Office and make an appointment for the next hearing date.
If you choose to submit a letter in your defense bring your citation and letter to the Security Office to be recorded for submittal at the next hearing date. Results are posted in the Security Office Friday afternoon.
Contacting Campus Security:
If you have questions concerning this citation, please call Campus Security immediately at 509.574.4610 between the hours of 7:30am and 4:30pm, Monday through Friday, or visit our office located in Palmer Hall. If you choose to write, please mail your response to:
Yakima Valley Community College
PO Box 22520
Yakima, WA. 98907-2520
Payments may be made in person at the cashier counter located in the Deccio building, or mail your payment to the address listed above. Please make checks payable to Yakima Valley Community College. It is extremely important to mail a copy of your citation or include the citation number with your payment so that proper credit will be posted to your account. Thank you in advance for your prompt attention to this matter. Click here for the Washington State Parking WAC codes.
The Following Are The Recently Approved Parking Citation Infractions And Associated Fines. These Approved Parking Infractions Will Go Into Effect Beginning Fall Quarter 2014.
No Parking Permit Displayed - $20.00 WAC-132P-116-180
Parked in a Prohibited Area - $40.00 WAC-132P-116-170
Blocking Traffic - $40.00 WAC-132P-116-170
Occupying More than One Stall - $20.00 WAC-132P-116-140
Parked in a Restricted Area - $20.00 WAC-132P-116-130/140
Parked in Grass - $40.00 WAC-132P-116-140
Enter/Exit Wrong Way - $20.00 WAC-132P-116-140
Disabled Parking Infraction - $250.00 State & City Code
Altered or Fraudulent Permit - $100.00 WAC-132P-116-250
*Issuance of Traffic Citations (5) Permit Violations. Parked in designated permit areas with a fraudulent permit.