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Contractor Parking


Contractor Parking Policy

Updated 9/2015

Audience

Construction or maintenance companies under contract with the university.  Construction firms awarded the bid for a capital project. 

All subcontractors hired to assist firms under contract with the university or firms completing capital projects.

Any contractor otherwise hired to perform work on campus.

Definitions

Firms under contract with the University - construction or maintenance companies that have been awarded a price contract for specific services that will not exceed $100,000.  WKU Purchasing Department maintains a current list of firms under contract with the University.

Policy Details

Any individual parking on campus is expected to comply with all parking policies and rules established by the university.

The location of a perimeter fence must be coordinated with the WKU project manager and Parking & Transportation Services for any staging area that reduces existing campus parking.  Parking within a perimeter fence boundary does not require a parking permit.  Activity within the perimeter fence is the responsibility of the construction firm. 

When parking outside a perimeter fence, a university parking permit is required. 

When construction activities will affect traffic patterns or access to parking, contractors are to coordinate these activities with the WKU project manager and Parking & Transportation Services a minimum of 48 hours prior to the event.

Parking options available to all contractors with authorization from the WKU project manager: 

  • Annual Commercial Permit ($220/year)
    • 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM valid in all zones, expect gated lots
    • 4:30 PM – 7:30 AM valid in all zones 
    • Valid 30 minute maximum in University Service Vehicle Spaces (WS)
    • Firms are eligible for two (2) annual permits.
  • Monthly or Daily Contractor Dash Permit ($2/day)
    • Parking and Transportation Services will designate parking according to availability. 
    • PTS will limit the number of monthly or daily permits available per project to maintain adequate parking for faculty, staff, and students.
    • Valid 30 minute maximum in University Service Vehicle Spaces (WS)
  • Permits are issued to the individuals performing work on campus, or may be provided to a subcontractor by the hiring firm.

Parking fines are the responsibility of:

  • The individual or firm listed as owner of the parking permit.
  • The registered owner of the vehicle if no permit is displayed.

PTS recognizes that circumstances exist that require contractors parking access outside this written policy.

  • With approval from the WKU project manager and PTS, contractors may request a permit allowing parking on grass/grounds, sidewalks, or additional parking lots.
  • Any special access permit will be issued for a specific project and a limited time period.
  • Regardless of the special access that is granted, the following regulations are in effect:
    • The vehicle cannot block an ADA accessible route.
    • The vehicle cannot block designated disability parking.
    • The vehicle cannot block a fire lane or access for emergency vehicles.

 

 

 


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