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PARKING OFFICE

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Clark Atlanta University Parking Deck
Phone: (404) 880-6295
E-mail: lazpark@cau.edu

Parking 

The CAU Parking Office is located in the Parking Deck near the Mildred Street entrance.

Parking at Clark Atlanta University provides a professional atmosphere and parking to address the needs of the faculty/staff and student body. Campus parking areas vary in terms of location and proximity to campus facilities. Official campus signs, maps and markings are designated to facilitate a more organized parking experience.

Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday          8 a.m.- 6 p.m.

Saurday and Sunday  CLOSED

The parking office and cashier's booth are located in the parking deck on the first floor near the Mildred Street entrance. The parking office is open from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. The parking booth is staffed from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday-Friday.

Summer hours for the parking office is from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. and the cashier's booth is from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Visitor’s parking is located at the Parking Deck on Fair Street, across from the Student Center.

IMMOBILIZATION/IMPOUNDMENT OF VEHICLE

1. Clark Atlanta University's Campus Police Officers and Parking staff may remove, impound, or immobilize, at the owner's expense, vehicles from institutionally controlled property under the following circumstances:

a. When the vehicle is in a designated tow zone; b. When the vehicle is illegally parked, unattended, and constitutes a safety

hazard or obstruction of traffic; c. When the vehicle is left unattended on a street or in a parking area

continuously for more than threendays under circumstances which tend to indicate that it has been abandoned. The vehicle will be towed to a private wrecker company;

d. When the vehicle remains in a space or area after time stipulated to vacate the space or area (by posted sign or written notice) due to a special campus event;

e. When the vehicle is parked in a posted fire lane, accessible parking space, marked “reserved” space, or other areas reserved for special use;

f. When the vehicle is parked on lawn, sidewalk or grass area;

g. When the vehicle remains in a parking lot after the posted time stipulated to vacate the lot;

h. When authorized by Georgia Code 40-6-206 or Georgia Code 32-6-2.

2. Clark Atlanta University's Campus Police Officers may remove, impound, or immobilize at no expense to the owner, vehicles from institutionally controlled property under the following circumstances:

a. When the vehicle is unattended and legally parked but constitutes a safety hazard or obstruction of traffic;

b. When a vehicle must be removed in the interest of safety of persons or property because of fire, flood, snow, or emergency reasons.

3. The University assumes no liability for damages to vehicles operated or parked on University controlled property or to vehicles during impoundment or immobilization.

4. Fines are hereby established for violations involving motor vehicles parked within Universities boundaries.

5. All fines shall be paid at the Parking Office, located at the corner of Fair Street and Mildred Street, directly behind Clark Atlanta University’s Henderson Student Center.

Inquiries regarding impounded vehicles should be directed to the Parking Office at (404) 880-6295.

IMMOBILIZATION/IMPOUNDMENT RECLAIM FOR VEHICLE

Procedures for reclaiming immobilized vehicles:

Report to the Parking Office, Monday- Friday, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. The fine is $50.00 or $75.00, methods of payments credit cards (Visa or MasterCard), cash, PAW Card or Money order.

The Parking Office maintains a record of every vehicle immobilized/towed, fines paid, location vehicle immobilized/towed on a daily basis. The immobilization/towing log will be provided to the university officials as part of the month end report.

VIOLATIONS/APPEALS

Anyone who feels that their vehicle is immobilized or towed in error or unfairly must complete a written apeal to the Parking Appeals Committee after the fine is paid in full. After review, if the appeals committee rules in the favor of the appellant the fine will be refunded. Appeal forms are available on the Auxiliiary services webpage. 

Appeals are to be made to the proper authorities by completing the Appeals Form within five (5) days of vehicle immobilization.

Note: IF AN APPEAL IS NOT MADE WITHIN FIVE (5) DAYS, THE RIGHT TO APPEAL IS FORFEITED. 

Submit appeals to:

The Office of Campus Services
Haven Warren, Room 300
223 James P. Brawley Drive
Atlanta, GA 30314