Parking Rules and Regulations
SECTION 7 - HEARINGS
Article 1 - General Provisions
Paragraph 1 - Any person desiring to contest a ticket may request a hearing. The hearing request must be submitted in writing to Parking Services within ten (10) calendar days after the violation date. All matters relating to a parking notice may be disputed, with the exception of the amount of the fine(s). Parking Services will provide hearing request forms and will schedule hearings at the convenience of the Hearing Officer.
Paragraph 2 - Subject to the provisions of 7-1-3, 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.
Paragraph 3 - If a hearing request is made after the time period prescribed in 7-1-1, a hearing may be granted by the Manager of Parking Services.
Paragraph 4 - The Hearing Officer will be scheduled, at his convenience, on a regular basis by Parking Services. 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.
Paragraph 5 - 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.
Paragraph 6 - Parking Services shall administer the hearing program and may have a member of Parking Services serve in a representative capacity. Parking Services 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.
Paragraph 7 - A $10 per notice hearing cost fee will be assessed to all parking notices which are upheld in the hearing process.
Paragraph 8 - 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 Parking Services 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 PER PARKING NOTICE BILLING FEE AND billed through regular University of Northern Colorado Parking Services channels.
Paragraph 9 - The Hearing Officer's decision is final.
Article 2 - Hearing Officer
Paragraph 1 - The Hearing Officer may be a member of the University community or of the community at large.
Paragraph 2 - The Hearing Officer will be approved by the Director of Parking Services.
Paragraph 3 - The Hearing Officer shall hear all classes of violations and shall have the authority to uphold or dismiss the fine.