For more information on Transportation Services operations, please click here. In response to the Yolo County Shelter in Place order and the Chancellor’s guidance to reduce campus operations,
Transportation Services offices and Kiosks will be closed until further notice. We will have a staff member responding to emails Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Enforcement and Citations

Parking Enforcement Information

In response to the Yolo County Shelter in Place order and the Chancellor’s guidance to suspend campus operations, regular permit requirements will not be enforced on campus until further notice.  Please note that restricted spaces are subject to enforcement 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

 

Regular Parking Enforcement Hours

  • September 15–June 15 | 7 a.m.–10 p.m. | Monday - Friday
  • June 16 - September 14 | 7 a.m.–5 p.m. | Monday - Friday

Purchase of a permit is not required on weekends or University holidays, except during special events when parking attendants are present. Restricted Spaces are enforced 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Parking Citation Information and Payment Options

In response to the Yolo County Shelter in Place order and the Chancellor’s guidance to suspend campus operations, the Transportation Services office will be closed until further notice.  PLEASE NOTE that citation payment and appeal due dates will remain in effect according to established schedules.  Payments and appeals may be submitted online or by mail (postmarks will be honored) if preferred.

 

Payment Options
 

Click here to Pay Citation Online

Transportation Services
University of California, Davis
1 Shields Avenue

Davis, California  95616

Accepted Payment Options

  • Visa or Mastercard (Online or at Transportation Services)
  • Check (made out to "UC Regents")
  • Cash (At Transportation Services or the Cashier's office) *

* Payment made with coins in excess of $2.00 must be rolled with the individual's name, address and phone number printed on each roll.

  • See more information about citation notifications and failure to pay
  • Notice of an outstanding fine will be mailed to the registered owner of the vehicle for any citation that is not paid or appealed with seven calendar days of issuance.
    This notice will provide an additional fourteen day period within which the fine must be paid or appealed.
    Failure to pay or file an appeal by the due date provided will result in a doubling of the original fine amount and submission of the outstanding balance to the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) as a hold against the registration renewal.
    Any vehicle with five or more delinquent parking violations outstanding is subject to immobilization, towing or impound at the owner’s expense (CVC 22651).

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Restricted Spaces

Please note that restricted spaces are subject to enforcement 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Restricted spaces may be designated and identified by the presence of posted signs, curb markings, parking space markings or other similar devices commonly used to indicate vehicle parking spaces. Campus housing areas require permits 24 hours a day and are issued by the respective housing office.

Parking is allowed in marked spaces only that are designated for parking. Unless you have the appropriate permit or authorization from Transportation Services, please do not park in the following areas:

  • Red zones or Reserved spaces
  • Loading zones or time zones, beyond the posted maximum time
  • Chancellor/Vice Chancellor/Deans areas
  • Disabled, D, H, TH, Vendor, Exempt vehicle and Special Permit spaces
  • Carpool/Vanpool Spaces (until after the posted time)
  • Any other restricted space/area
  • Meters, beyond maximum time purchased with coin (until after 5pm with a valid permit)
  • Housing areas (as posted)
  • Bike or pedestrian pathways
  • Unpaved or unmarked parking areas

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FAQ: Parking Enforcement

  • What are the hours of parking enforcement?
  • September 15-June 15, Monday-Friday, 7a.m.-10p.m.
    June 16-September 14, Monday-Friday, 7a.m.- 5p.m.
    Restricted spaces are enforced 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • What motorist assistance services are offered?
  • Transportation Services provides on-campus patrons battery jump, vehicle entry (to assist the registered owner in gaining access to a locked vehicle), tire inflation and gasoline retrieval services. These services are provided at no cost to campus patrons when parked on the UC Davis campus/property.

    To request Motorist Assistance, call 530-752-8277.

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FAQ: Parking Citations

  • Where can I pay a citation fine?
  • Online: at the Transportation Services' website
    By mail:  Send a check or money order made payable to UC Regents, and mail to UC Davis Transportation Services, One Shields Avenue, Davis CA 95616.
    In person (or use the after hours drop box) at the following locations: 
  • If I feel I have received a citation without cause, what can I do?
  • You may appeal a citation within 21 days of the issue date of the citation or 14 days from the date a delinquency notice is mailed. To appeal your citation, visit the Transportation Services' Parking Portal by clicking here.
  • What are my options if I receive a parking citation?
  • Within 21 days of receiving a parking citation or 14 days from the date a delinquency notice is mailed, the recipient may:
    1. Pay the citation fine, using the options noted above
    2. Appeal the citation by completing a Request for Citation Review form available at Transportation Services, or online
  • What happens if I do not pay the fine or request a citation review within 21 days?
  • If the fine is not paid or the Request for Citation Review submitted within 7 days from the citation issuance date, a delinquency notice is sent to the registered owner of the vehicle. If the fine is not paid within 14 days of the delinquency notice, the parking fine will double and notice will be sent to the Department of Motor Vehicles to place a hold on the vehicle's registration.
  • How do I contest the decision made by the appeals review committee?
  • A person may request an administrative hearing, either in person or by mail, when a citation appeal is denied. If one wishes to pursue an Administrative Hearing, the full amount of the citation fine must first be paid and a "Request for Administrative Hearing" form submitted to Transportation Services within 21 days of the date of the denial of the appeal. A blank copy of the "Request for Administrative Hearing" form is included with the citation appeal denial.

    Note: A request can be made for a waiver of payment of the parking citation fine for the Administrative Hearing due to financial hardship. Documented evidence of financial hardship must be provided to Transportation Services at least two business days before the fine is due. Each request will be considered on its own merits. Please contact Transportation Services at 530-752-6843 or by email for assistance with this process.
  • Is the Administrative Hearing conducted in person or by-mail?
  • A person may request either an in-person hearing or a by-mail hearing. If a hearing is scheduled and the appealing party is unable to attend the hearing, they must call Transportation Services at 530-752-6843 to reschedule no later than 2 business days prior to the hearing.
  • How is the Administrative Hearing conducted?
  • The Administrative Hearing is an opportunity for you to present your case to the Parking Citation Hearing Officer. The Hearing Officer will listen to why you believe the citation should be dismissed, receive any evidence you wish to present, and ask questions about what happened. Keep in mind that the parking citation is considered "prima facie" evidence that the violation occurred (sufficient evidence to uphold the citation unless disproved).

    In addition, the issuing officer shall not be required to be present at the hearing (see California Vehicle Code 40215[b][4]). After presenting your evidence, the Parking Citation Hearing Officer, based upon a preponderance of the evidence, will either uphold the citation or dismiss it. If the hearing is by mail, the decision will be mailed to the individual. If the hearing is in-person, the decision may either be given at the conclusion of the hearing, or it may be sent at a later date.
  • How can I best prepare for the Administrative Hearing?
  • It is to your benefit to prepare for the hearing carefully. Provide all evidence that supports your case. This may include, but is not limited to, photographs, documents, your own testimony, or the testimony of witnesses. Please notify Transportation Services in advance if you wish to bring a witness.

    If you or your witness(es) present written testimony, the following statement should appear at the end of the testimony. "I, (name of person testifying), state that the testimony I have given is true under penalty of perjury." (signature of person testifying) Please keep in mind that the parking citation will not be dismissed, nor will a fine be reduced, simply because it has been appealed. If you wish to prove that your vehicle was not in the location indicated on the citation, please provide evidence to that fact. An unsupported statement is generally not persuasive. Also provide documentation to support any medical excuse or claim of mechanical issues.
  • If my appeal is denied at the Administrative Hearing, can I appeal the citation further?
  • If the citation is upheld as a result of the Administrative hearing, the appealing party may ask for review of the decision by the Yolo County Superior Court within 30 days of the date of the Administrative Hearing decision. (If a waiver of the citation fee was granted earlier, the citation must be paid prior to the request, but no later than 14 days after the notification of the Administrative Hearing decision.) There is a $25 filing fee for review by the Court, however the filing fee and citation amount would be refunded by Transportation Services if the Court dismisses the citation. All materials presented or heard at the Administrative Hearing are forwarded to the Court if an appeal is submitted.

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