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Traffic or Parking Citations

Sometimes we have to issue citations to protect the people and property of Chemeketa.

Traffic Violations

  • Vehicles parked in violation of the college traffic code are subject to a citation or warning; the citation may be issued on a form approved by the college for administrative enforcement, or a form approved by the state for local, justice or municipal court adjudications
  • Drivers of vehicles being operated in violation of the Oregon Vehicle Code may be issued citations that are processed through a local or state court
  • Vehicles parked in a manner that impedes the normal flow of traffic may be towed at the owner's expense
  • Vehicles abandoned on college property may be towed under ORS 98.830
  • Four or more unpaid citations issued on a college–approved form to a vehicle, or college parking permit, used or owned by a student, faculty, staff member, guest or visitor will result in a vehicle immobilizing device (boot) being placed on the vehicle. An additional boot fee of $30 will be assessed for installation and removal of the vehicle-immobilizing device


  • Appeals of citations issued for a violation of the college traffic code written on a college–approved citation form are governed by procedures adopted by Chemeketa's administration
  • Traffic citation appeals can be heard Monday-Friday, 8 am-6 pm at the Public Safety Office Bldg. 2 Lobby, Rm. 173
  • Appeals of citations issued on a state–approved form are governed by the local or state court process
  • Schedule of Fines

    The College fine schedule is –

    • $25 for failure to display a valid parking permit, or improperly displaying a parking permit
    • $30 for displaying an altered or misused parking permit
    • $10 for head–in parking violations
    • $300 for a disabled parking space violation
    • $20 for all other violations

    Fines on campus issued citations are subject to doubling if not paid within 14 days of date on the citation.