Parking Permit Fee Increase
PARKING PERMIT FEE INCREASE
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
When will the permit fees be increasing?
Effective August 1, 2014 fees are scheduled to increase for students for the Fall Quarter 2014.
Effective July 1, 2014, parking fees will increase according to the information listed below.
Who is affected by this permit fee increase?
- Units 2, 5, 7, and 9 (CSUEU) will see a $3.00 per month increase, as allowed by Article 21.14 for the 2013/2014 FY in the collective bargaining agreement.
- Unit 4 (APC) will see a $3.00 per month increase, as allowed by Article 32.5 for the 2013/2014 FY in the collective bargaining agreement.
- Any Unit not identified in the groups above are not subject to this increase.
- All employees not represented by a bargaining unit and all students will have their permit fee increased by $12 per quarter
Why are parking permit fees going up?
Parking permit fees must cover the expenses associated with operating and maintaining the parking facilities on campus, which have continued to increase. Regular increases were planned prior to the opening of the parking structure and this increase will allow us to continue to provide clean, safe parking for the campus community. In addition, these funds provide for free services to all permit holders including safety escorts in the evenings, free battery jumps and vehicle unlock services.
What will the money be used for?
Education Code §89701 states,
“All revenues received by the trustees from parking facilities,
to the extent not pledged in connection with bonds or notes issued
pursuant to the State University Revenue Bond Act of 1947, are hereby
appropriated, without regard to fiscal years, to the trustees for
the acquisition, construction, operation, and maintenance of motor
vehicle parking facilities on real property acquired hereunder or on
real property otherwise under the jurisdiction of the trustees, and
for the study, development, enhancement, operation, and maintenance
of alternate methods of transportation for officers, students, and
employees of the California State University.”
The money collected from parking permit sales is used strictly for parking-related expenses including maintenance and repair, lighting, signage, and administrative costs. These funds also partially fund the Bronco Express Shuttle system (along with money collected from parking citations). By law parking permit funds cannot be transferred to the University for funding of programs unrelated to parking.
Who should I contact if I want more information about this increase?
You may call the Parking & Transportation Services Department at (909) 869-3061, or visit their office in Building 109.