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Traffic Violations

$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 e-bill link on Banner.