Students: Failure to properly appeal or pay the citation within the ten (10) day limit will result in the fine being added to the student’s fee statement; failure to pay the fee statement will result in a block being placed on the student’s account by the Financial Management Services department.
Faculty/Staff: Failure to properly satisfy a campus citation (pay or appeal) within the established time limits will prohibit the issuance of a new permit the following year.
Any campus member who intentionally avoids obtaining a parking permit will not be permitted to operate or park a motor vehicle on campus. Such vehicles may be towed from campus at the owners expense without additional warning or have all future citations being assigned to the Galveston County Justice Court at Law, until the account is satisfied.
Only the Chief of Police may invalidate a citation due to extraordinary circumstances.
Failure to comply with suspension, citation assessments or the findings of the Appeals Board may lead to towing, impoundment or immobilization of the vehicle at the owner’s expense. Such vehicles may not be released until all penalties, including citations, towing, impound and storage fees are met.
Municipal and County Court Appearance
Failure to resolve Municipal and/or County court appearance citations is cause for the appointed courts to issue an arrest warrant for the person named in the citation. Court appearance citations must be resolved, as the court requires.
Appealing a Citation
All appeals will also contain the issuing officer’s recollection of the situation, so that the appeal board may have access to all the facts.
Appeals that are submitted beyond the ten-day period or appeals that are incomplete will be rejected. There must be substantial and valid evidence that the violation was not committed, or that it occurred due to circumstances beyond the operators control. Valid documentation of the evidence must be provided when the appeal is submitted. Appeals not turned in to the Campus Police at Building 3025 will not be considered by the appeal board.
The following reasons are considered frivolous reason for appeal and may not be considered:
The following penalties and
regulations apply only to
Campus Parking or Moving violation fines:
If after (10) business days, the recipient has not appealed the citation, the following payment procedures should be followed:
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