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Traffic Violations

Traffic violators are issued citations by Public Safety officers. Traffic violations consist of the following actions:

$50 Violation
Running a stop sign
Failing to stop for pedestrians
Wrong way on a one way street
Blocking or obstructing traffic
Driving/Parking on grass or sidewalk
Making illegal turn

$30 Violation
Unsafe vehicle operation

Parking Citations

Parking violators are issued citations by the Department of Transportation Services. Parking violations consist of the following actions:

$100 Violation
Parking in Handicap Accessible Space
Parking in Fire Lane
Handicap Accessible and fire lane parking violations are non-appealable, $100 fines. Regulations are mandated by the City of Homewood and the State of Alabama; they are not at the discretion of any department on campus to be voided at any time.

$50 Violation
No decal
Blocking trash dumpster
Blocking or obstructing traffic
Parking on grass or sidewalk
Parking in reserved space
Parking in unauthorized color zone
Parking in unmarked area
Parking on yellow curb

$25 Violation
Parking in loading/service zone
Visitor/15-minute zone

$20 Violation
Improperly Displayed Decal

$15 Violation
Parking on street
Double parking street/lot
Mutilated or defaced decal

Fines and Payment

Irrespective of the operator of the vehicle, the person in whose name the vehicle is registered is responsible for all parking and traffic violations. Student fines will be posted to the registrant’s account. A hold will place on the student’s account for all outstanding fines.

Payment options include the following:

1. Pay in person at the Bursar’s office.
2. Pay online via eBill link on Banner.

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