STATE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE AT POTSDAM
§ 567.1 Introduction.
(b) Operation of motor vehicles on campus and other State University of New York property must conform with all State, municipal and college regulations. Vehicle and traffic laws of the State of New York are applicable and enforceable on the campus and other State University property. Campus public safety officers are empowered to enforce all of these statutes.
(c) These regulations shall govern vehicular and pedestrian traffic and parking upon the streets, roads, parking lots, sidewalks and premises owned, controlled or maintained by State University of New York.
(d) Parking fees as approved by the Chancellor, or designee, shall be charged for motor vehicles parked within designated lots, consistent with applicable collective bargaining agreements and in accordance with guidelines established by the chancellor or designee. Such guidelines shall provide that the determination of the amount of the fee be substantially based on an analysis of the costs attributable to the operation and maintenance of the parking facilities owned and operated by the College at Potsdam.
(e) No person shall drive a vehicle on university streets or roads at a speed greater than is reasonable and prudent under the conditions and having regard to the actual and potential hazards then existing, but in no event shall a person drive a vehicle in excess of the speeds authorized and indicated by the State University of New York. Consult the campus parking fee guidelines for the current schedule of parking fees.
(i) The State University College at Potsdam assumes no responsibility or risk for any vehicle, its occupants or property contained therein or thereon, while parked or driven on college property.
(j) Veterans. Any veteran, as defined in section 360 of the New York State Education Law, in attendance as a student at the college shall be exempt from regis-tration and parking fees upon submission by the veteran of a written request for exemption together with written certification by the veteran that such veteran was honorably discharged or released under honorable circumstances from such service.
§ 567.2 Registration of vehicles.
(a) All members of the college community who operate a motor vehicle on campus shall register the vehicle with the department of public safety by paying the appropriate fee at the bursar's office. Upon registration, an appropriate parking permit will be issued which must be affixed to the vehicle in accordance with the instructions provided.
(b) Such registration shall be completed within the first week of any given semester for students, or within one week from the date of employment for employees, and is valid for the period indicated on the parking permit.
§ 567.3 Parking regulations.
(b) Parking or standing in posted, restricted or reserved areas on campus streets or roads and in parking lots is prohibited. Parking or standing on lawns and in driveways is likewise prohibited as is the blocking of walkways or crosswalks.
(c) No person shall park a vehicle on the premises of the college in such a manner as to interfere with the use of a fire hydrant, fire lane or other emergency zone, create any hazard or unreasonably interfere with the free and proper use of a roadway or pedestrian way.
(e) No person shall park a vehicle in such a way that it is not completely in a lot, or to block an entrance or exit, driveway or any other vehicles in a lot or so as to prevent access to a parking space.
(f) Overnight parking is restricted to parking lots 6, 9, 18, 19, 20A, 22, 23, 24, 25, 25A, 26 and 27. Vehicles parked in lots other than the above between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m. are in violation of these regulations.
(i) Special parking designation may be granted for extraordinary circumstances, upon written request from a building administrator after consultation with and the approval of both the director of public safety and the parking committee.
(k) Visitors who wish to park on campus must obtain temporary parking permits. Permits are available at the department of public safety and selected campus offices as designated by the director of public safety.
(l) Handicapped parking spaces will be used by handicapped persons only. An individual with a physical disability may be issued a handicapped decal following his or her written application to the director of public safety. The application must be supported by a physician's written statement certifying such need. The State University College at Potsdam will also honor a handicapped person status officially designated by any other appropriate governmental agency and indicated as such by authorized handicapped symbol on the vehicle.
§ 567.4 Enforcement.
(2) The complaint shall indicate the amount of the fine assessable, and advise that if the person charged does not contest the violation, the fine must be paid at the college bursar office within five school/business days of the date the violation is issued.
(3) The complaint shall state that a hearing may be requested within a period of 72 hours after service of the charges. This may be by personal appearance or by written request at the public safety office.
(4) The complaint shall state that should the alleged violator fail to appear at the time fixed for the hearing or should no hearing be requested within the period of 72 hours, as cited above, the complaint is proved and shall warrant such action as may then be appropriate.
(c) Unpaid fines shall be deducted from the salary or wages of any employee of the college (Education Law, section 360) and grades and transcripts shall be withheld from students until all fines or fees are paid.
§ 567.5 Appeals board.
(b) At the conclusion of the hearing or not later than five days thereafter, such appeals board shall file a report with the department of public safety. A notice of the decision shall be promptly transmitted to the appellant. The report shall include:
(c) An individual who is granted an appeal and fails to appear without notifying the department of public safety at least two hours in advance of the scheduled hearing will be deemed guilty and assessed the maximum fine.
§ 567.6 Traffic control.
(a) 15 MPH is established as the maximum speed at which vehicles may proceed on or along all roadways on the grounds of the State University College at Potsdam, Village of Potsdam, St. Lawrence County, except on the following roadways:
(b) 25 MPH is established as the maximum speed limit at which vehicles may proceed on or along the following roadways on the grounds of the State University College at Potsdam, Village of Potsdam, St. Lawrence County:
(c) Standing is prohibited on or along either side of all highways on the grounds of the State University College at Potsdam, Village of Potsdam, St. Lawrence County.
(d) Stop intersections. The following intersections on the grounds of the State University College at Potsdam, Village of Potsdam, St. Lawrence County, are designated as stop intersections as indicated below:
Intersection of With stop sign on Entrance(s) from
(1) Bay Street PotsdamDrive Southeast
(2) Main Street BarringtonDrive West
(3) Barrington Drive Ogdensburg Drive Southeast
(4) Pedestrian Crosswalk
at College Union Building
Drive East and West Barrington
(5) Lake Placid DriveMaintenance Area Southerly
Exit Driveway North and S.E.
(6) Bay StreetMaintenance Area Northerly
Exit Driveway South
(7) Barrington Drive Lake Placid Drive North
(8) Pierrepont Avenue PotsdamDrive East
(9) Potsdam DriveParking Lot 1, Southerly Drive North
(10) Potsdam DriveParking Lot 1, Northerly Drive West
(11) Potsdam DriveParking Lot 2, Northerly Drive East
(12) Potsdam Drive Lake Placid Drive Southeast
(13) Lake Placid DriveParking Lot 2, Easterly Drive North
(14) Canton Drive Saranac Lake Drive South
(15) Main Street Tupper Lake Drive West
(16) Pierrepont Avenue BarringtonDrive East
(17) Pierrepont Avenue Gouverneur Drive East
(18) Pierrepont Avenue CantonDrive East
(19) Watertown Drive BarringtonDrive East and West
(20) Massena Drive BarringtonDrive East and West
(21) Pierrepont AvenueParking Lot18, Southerly Drive East
(22) Ogdensburg Drive Malone Drive West
(23) Massena Drive Malone Drive East
(24) Watertown Drive Gouverneur Drive West
(25) Barrington Drive WatertownDrive South (26) Barrington Drive Massena Drive South
(e) Yield intersections. The following intersections on the grounds of the State University College at Potsdam, Village of Potsdam, St. Lawrence County, are designated as yield intersections as indicated below:
§ 567.7 Statutory authority.
This Part is drawn under the authority of section 360 of the Education Law and the State University Board of Trustees Resolution 72-186 adopted on August 17, 1972, as last amended by Resolution 90-14 adopted January 23, 1990.