Police Department
Parking and Traffic Citations

 Parking and Traffic Violations, Traffic Fines and Administrative Sanctions

The regulation of traffic enforcement by the EPCC Police Department within the El Paso County Community College District consists of the following categories: Parking Violations and Moving Violations.


 Parking Violations

The parking violations and their appropriate fines include, but are not limited to:

Minor Violations
$10
Red Zone Parking
$25
Loading Zone Parking
$25
Crosswalk Parking
$25
Fire Hydrant Parking
$30
Handicapped Parking
$193
Visitor Parking
$20
Stop or Park at Sidewalk
$20
Parking in Yellow or Striped Zone
$20
College Vehicles Parking Only
$25
Display Expired License Plate
$20
Illegal Parking (not a parking space)
$20
Improperly Parked (taking two spaces)
$20
Boot Removal
$25
Faculty and Staff Parking
$30
No Parking Permit/Expired Parking Permit
$50
Displaying (old) Expired Parking Permit(s)
$20
Parking Permit Improperly Displayed
$20
Expired Temporary Parking Pass
$20
Parking Permit on Wrong Car
$25
Fraudulent Use of Stolen Parking Permit
$25
Tampering With Enforcement Device
$55
Littering
$25

 Due Process

Upon receipt of a parking or traffic violation citation, the recipient of the citation has ten (10) work days to make payment or request to appeal the citation.

 

A. Citation payment is made at any Campus Cashier Office.

The citation(s) must be submitted to the cashier with payment.

 

B. Individuals requesting an appeal of a citation should complete a "Traffic/Parking Citation Appeals" form within ten (10) work days from the date of the citation. The completed form must be returned to the EPCC Police Department; a hearing date will then be assigned. For additional information, refer to College procedure 5.01.01.14, Traffic Court Committee and Traffic Court Appeal Process.

  

 Students

Failure to pay a citation(s) by students will result

1. Prohibited to register

2. Have official record withheld

3.Tow of vehicle at owner's expense

 Moving Violations

Moving violations will be enforced with a warning or a citation being issued by the officers. Moving violations and fines include, but are not limited to the following:

Moving Violations/Other
$25
Failed to Stop at Stop Sign
$35
Failure to Yield Right-of-Way
$25
Reckless Driving
$45
UNR-Child 1-Safety Seat Required-under 4 yr. 36"
$35
UNR-Child 2 - Safety Belt Required - 4 yrs. - 17 yrs.
$35
Driving on Sidewalk
$25
Failed to Yield at Intersection
$25
Speeding - Unsafe
$25
Striking Unattended Vehicle
$25
Failed to Use Due Care at Pedestrian Zone
$25
Illegal Turn
$25
Driving One Way
$25
Speeding at School Zone
$35
Driving in the Wrong Direction of Arrow
$25
Leaving Child Unattended in Vehicle
$25
Operate Motorcycle Without Head Gear
$25

 Employees

Failure to pay a citation(s) by employees will result:

1. A non-payment notice will be sent to the employee and the employee's supervisor 30 calendar days after the citation has been issued. A final notice will be sent to the employee, the employee's supervisor, and the employee's vice president 30 calendar days after the issuance of the first non-payment notice.

 

2. Administrative actions may include:

a. Counseling Record

b. Written Reprimand

c. Performance Evaluation Notation

d. Non Re-Employment

e. Other Disciplinary Actions

f. If the employee is also a student, action (A) will also apply.

 

3. In addition, failure to properly resolve citations can result in suspension or revocation of all campus parking privileges and removal or booting of the employee's  vehicle from EPCC property at owner's expense.

 

C. Visitors who receive a citation on any  College campus can take the citation to any EPCC Police Department Office or the Traffic Office at the Valle Verde Campus and request the citation be voided. Or they can mail the ticket to the EPCC Police according to the instructions on the back of the ticket.