Rules & Regulations | Paying or Appealing a Citation
Summary of Parking And
Traffic rules, regulations, and directive signs governing the use of motor vehicles
are in effect twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven (7), days per week, all year long.
Inclement weather does not bar their enforcement.
Maximum speed on campus is twenty-five (25) m.p.h., unless otherwise posted. Maximum
speed in parking lots is ten (10) m.p.h.
It is unlawful to remove, alter, or change any control device, sign, barricade, or
traffic cone. It is also unlawful to drive around barricades or traffic cones in the
roadway or parking lots that are closed.
The absence of parking signs does not mean that parking is allowed. Parking is permitted
only between marked spaces.
Parking on grass, sidewalks, crosswalks, service drives, loading zones, designated
truck spaces, or on streets, except where specifically marked for parking, is prohibited
and vehicles in violation shall be subject to immediate tow/immobilization.
Unauthorized parking in reserved parking spaces is prohibited 24/7. Vehicles are subject to immediate
Most Violated Offenses
Parking by yellow or red curbs
Parking on the grass
Parking in fire lanes
Parking in Handicap spaces (Without the Proper permit)
Parking in loading zones
Parking in Reserved Spaces
Parking without registration
Parking in metered spaces without paying
Fines and Pricing
Parking Out of Assigned Area
Parking in Restricted Area
Parking in Reserved Area
Parking Over the Lines
Parking on the Grass
Parking Facing Traffic
Parking on the Sidewalk
Parking in a Service Area
Parking in a No Parking Zone
Parking in a Handicapped Space w/o decal
Parking in a Fire Lane
Failure to Park Nose-in
Be aware that breaking any parking rule on campus can lead to your vehicle being towed
at the owner's expense. If your vehicle is towed from FAMU property, please contact
Parking Services office at (850) 561-2657. After 5:00 PM EST. please contact the FAMU
Department of Campus Safety & Security at (850) 561-2203.
Citations must be paid or an appeal must be submitted to our office within five (5) days of the date of the citation or a one-time $10.00 late fee shall
be assessed in addition to the fine established for the violation. The assessment
of the late fee shall not preclude the University from enforcing these regulations
through alternative means such as preventing registration, withholding transcripts,
withholding of diploma, towing and/or immobilizing the vehicle.
PAY A CITATION
Citations may also be paid in person or by mail
(money orders or cashier’s checks ONLY)
2400 Wahnish Way POM Building, 117-A Tallahassee, FL 32307
APPEAL A CITAION
Citaion Appeal decisions are based on a full explanation that you will provide.
Please attach supporting documentation when applicable.
Please allow 7-14 business days to receive appeal results.
Faculty, staff, students, and visitors can use the FAMU Parking Portal to make purchases
and manage a parking account in the FAMU Parking Services' system. Click below to
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