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The materials below consist of regulations of the State University of New York Board of Trustees. However, it is not the Official Compilation of the Codes, Rules, and Regulations of the State of New York. Readers are advised to refer to the Official Compilation ( 8 NYCRR Part et seq )in case of questions.

PART 575





Statement of purpose


Application and jurisdiction




Vehicular regulations and procedures




Adjudication procedures


Penalties and remedies

§ 575.1 Statement of purpose.

This Part is intended to govern vehicular traffic and parking on the campus of the College of Environmental Science and Forestry at Syracuse. They are designed to allow safe and convenient movement and parking of motor vehicles in compliance with the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York. They shall be applicable to all college community members and visitors whether or not their presence is authorized on the campus of the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry.

§ 575.2 Application and jurisdiction.

Section 360 of the Education Law authorizes the State University to develop its own rules regulating traffic and parking, not inconsistent with the Vehicle and Traffic Law of New York State. This law provides that punishment for offenses of such campus rules be administered by the institution. Transgressions of the provisions of the New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law shall be adjudicated by the local court of jurisdiction.

§ 575.3 Definitions.

(a) College community member. Every person who is officially affiliated with the College of Environmental Science and Forestry.

(b) Student. Any person who is registered at the College of Environmental Science and Forestry for the purpose of attending classes.

(c) Subject premises. The Syracuse campus of the State University College of Environmental Science and Forestry.

(d) Motor vehicle, vehicle. Every device in, upon, or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn on a highway except devices moved by human power.

§ 575.4 Vehicular regulations and procedures.

(a) Registration of vehicles. Every college community member shall register any motor vehicle, to be operated or parked on the subject premises, with the public safety department.

(b) Vehicular parking.

(c) Vehicular operation.

(d) Miscellaneous provisions.

§ 575.5 Enforcement.

(a) Uniform traffic tickets issued for any offense of the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York shall be processed in compliance with the requirements of such law and shall be returnable in a court of competent jurisdiction.

(b) Parking tickets issued for violations of the campus parking rules or regulations shall adhere to the following procedure:

§ 575.6 Adjudication procedures.

(a) A hearing officer or board, as designated by the administrative officer of the college, shall hear appeals for violations of campus traffic and parking regulations. Such officer or board shall not be bound by the rules of evidence and may receive any testimony or evidence deemed material to the issue.

(b) At the conclusion of the hearing or within five days thereafter such officer or board shall file a decision and report. Notice of the decision shall be given to the accused and a report transmitted to the public safety department and the business office.

(c) The report of the hearing shall include:

§ 575.7 Penalties and remedies.

(a) Fines.

(b) Parking privileges may be revoked upon a finding that more than 10 violations have occurred during one academic year from the first violation date. The privilege of parking may be revoked for all vehicles registered in the name of the offending individual for the balance of the academic year.

(c) In addition to the penalties prescribed herein, the public safety department may immobilize vehicles parked in violation of these regulations by means of wheel locks or may remove or cause vehicles to be removed by towing at the owner's expense.