Bicycles on Campus
SECTION 8 - HEARINGS
Any person desiring to contest a ticket may request a hearing. The hearing request must be made by submitting a completed UNC Parking Services Hearing Petition form to Parking Services Office in person within ten (10) calendar days after the citation issuance.
All matters relating to a parking notice may be disputed, with the exception of the amount of the fine(s). The Parking Services Office will provide hearing request forms and will schedule hearings at the convenience of the Hearing Officer. Hearing Petition forms may be obtained via the quick link to “Forms” on UNC Parking Services web site. The petitioner must convey the completed Hearing Petition form to Parking Services Office in person within ten (10) calendar days after the citation issuance.
Any person who fails to request a hearing within the prescribed time waives his right to a hearing and subjects himself to the monetary fine and penalties.
The Hearing Officer will be scheduled, at his convenience, on a regular basis by the Parking Services Office. Any person who requests a hearing will be afforded the option to present evidence and witnesses. When a person requesting a hearing does not desire to be present, or cannot be present at the hearing, his case will be heard on the basis of his written statement only.
Witnesses, friends, spouses, children, and other family members shall remain in the waiting area until the Hearing Officer deems it necessary to see, and talk, to them.
The Parking Services Office shall administer the hearing program and may have a member of the Parking Services Department serve in a representative capacity. The Parking Services Department will provide notice to petitioners of the date, time and location of hearings and will provide the petitioner with a disposition notice of the findings of the Hearing Officer.
B. UPHELD APPEALS
A $10.00 hearing cost fee will be assessed to all parking notices that are upheld in the hearing process.
The amount of the fine on each parking notice upheld and due, as a result of a hearing, and the hearing cost fee, should be paid at the Parking Services Office within ten (10) calendar days of the date of the disposition notice. Any fines due and unpaid after ten (10) days from the date of the disposition notice will be increased by a $10.00 PER PARKING NOTICE BILLING FEE AND billed through regular University of Northern Colorado Parking Services channels.
The Hearing Officer's decision is final.
C. LATE APPEALS
If a hearing request is made after the time period prescribed, a hearing may be granted by the Director of Parking Services only after the person requesting the hearing signs an affidavit stating that he did not receive actual notice of either the parking notice or the courtesy reminder.
D. HEARING OFFICER
The Hearing Officer may be a member of the University Community or of the community at large and will be approved by the Vice President for Administration.The Hearing Officer shall hear all classes of violations and shall have the authority to uphold or dismiss the fine.