Student Parking Procedures

I. Policy Statement

The policies regarding the use of streets, roads, alleys, driveways, and parking lots of the College, as established in Policy 4.05 Student Parking Policies and these procedures, are applicable to students enrolled at Central Piedmont Community College. Accompanying procedures are applied consistent with Chapters 20 and 115D-21 of the North Carolina General Statutes. This policy is intended to maintain College parking spaces and lots for the benefit of students on every campus and at each facility owned, operated, or leased by Central Piedmont. The College will enforce parking regulations and procedures to ensure that all permitted and authorized student vehicles have maximum access to suitable parking on and adjacent to campus properties.

II. Procedures

The following procedures regulate the parking of students on the College’s campuses:

  1. Copies of Parking Guides and Regulations will be available to students at multiple locations at the College.
  2. Student Parking Areas will be designated with posted signage. Students must display a current academic year permit. Students shall park only within lined parking spaces in areas designated for student parking.
  3. Parking is specifically prohibited for all vehicles in fire lanes, yellow-marked areas, in loading zones, beside dumpsters, on sidewalks, and in unmarked spaces on streets, driveways, or adjacent to buildings.
  4. A permit or placard must be displayed on any vehicle parked in a space reserved for parking by handicapped persons. These permits are issued only by the North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles.

III. Violations of Student Parking Policy or Procedures

  1. A Central Piedmont citation will be issued for a student's vehicle that:

    1. Is parked in an area designated for employees or visitors; or,
    2. Is improperly parked.
  2. Parking Citations must be paid within 10 days of issue date to the Parking Services Manager to avoid penalty. Any student vehicle receiving more than three parking citations within a term may be towed or booted at the owner's expense.
  3. A City of Charlotte citation may be issued for any student vehicle parked in a space reserved for handicapped, unless the vehicle displays a handicapped permit or placard. The fine for each violation is payable to the City of Charlotte.
  4. A student’s vehicle that is improperly parked in a manner that impedes traffic or blocks emergency or commercial access will be towed or booted at the user's expense.
  5. A student who wishes to protest a Central Piedmont citation and/or towing charge shall file a written appeal within five work days of the infraction. The appeal must be addressed to
  6. A student who does not pay a fine will not be allowed to register for a subsequent academic term or obtain official College transcripts until the fine and any penalty due is paid.

Related Policies

Policy 4.05 Student Parking