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NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
REGULATION 37/19

Memorial University Traffic Regulations (Amendment)
under the
Memorial University Act

(Filed June 12, 2019)

Under the authority of section 35 of the Memorial University Act, the Board of Regents makes the following regulations.

Dated at St. John’s, June 3, 2019.

Tina Scott
Secretary, Board of Regents

REGULATIONS

Analysis


        1.   S.2 Amdt.
Definitions

        2.   S.8 R&S
Pay-per-use parking

        3.   S.15 Amdt.
Designated areas

        4.   S.23 Amdt.
Persons with disabilities

        5.   S.24 Amdt.
Special occasions

        6.   S.25 Amdt.
Departmental permits

        7.   S.32 Amdt.
Alternative designated areas

        8.   S.34 Amdt.
Alternate parking for permit holders

        9.   S.40.1 Added
Prohibited parking – pay-per-use parking

      10.   General amendment


NLR 87/09
as amended

        1. (1) Section 2 of the Memorial University Traffic Regulations is amended by adding immediately after paragraph (s) the following:

          (s.1)  "pay-per-use parking" includes

                      (i)  a mobile phone parking app,

                     (ii)  licence plate recognition technology,

                    (iii)  a control gate with ticket at entry,

                    (iv)  pay and display, or

                     (v)  any other method of tracking the length of time during which a vehicle is parked and charging a designated fee based on that time;

          (s.2)  "pay-per-use space" means any area or portion of any highway, street or parking area marked out under these regulations for the accommodation of a vehicle that, through the use of signs or other means of communication, utilizes pay-per-use parking;

             (2)  Section 2 of the regulations is amended by adding immediately after paragraph (x) the following:

         (x.1)  "Signal Hill site" includes all land owned, occupied or leased by the university on Signal Hill in the City of St. John's;

             (3)  Paragraph 2(bb) of the regulations repealed and the following substituted:

          (bb)  "traffic control device" means a parking meter, mechanical gate, pay-per-use parking method or other device used for the control of traffic or parking;

 

        2. Section 8 of the regulations is repealed and the following substituted:

Pay-per-use parking

        8. The Vice-President (Administration and Finance) is authorized to designate areas on university land as pay-per-use parking areas and to mark out and designate by suitable lines, marking or signs within those areas, designated parking spaces adapted for the parking and accommodation of a vehicle, whether on the roadways or other university land and to designate the pay-per-use-parking method applicable for each designated area.

 

        3. (1) Section 15 of the regulations is amended by adding immediately after subsection (6) the following:

         (6.1)  Graduate students living at the Signal Hill site may apply for a parking permit, on a semester basis, for an area of a Signal Hill site lot as determined by Campus Enforcement and Patrol.

             (2)  Subsection 15(8) of the regulations is repealed and the following substituted:

             (8)  Full-time and part-time day students not residing on campus, and who have acquired a minimum of 48 credit hours, may apply for a permit, on a semester basis, for area 16A or 36, or in those other areas in which Campus Enforcement and Patrol has determined that space is available, and those permits will be issued as space is available on the basis of a computerized random draw.

             (3)  Subsection 15(11) of the regulations is repealed and the following substituted:

          (11)  Students not residing on campus while attending summer semester or intersession, and who have a acquired a minimum of 48 credit hours, may apply for a permit for area 16A or 36, or in those other areas in which Campus Enforcement and Patrol has determined that space is available, and those permits will be issued as space is available on the basis of a computerized random draw.

             (4)  Subsection 15(12) of the regulations is repealed and the following substituted:

          (12)   In the event that an applicant does not receive the preferred parking area indicated on the application form, a written request may be sent to Campus Enforcement and Patrol, indicating a continued interest in the preferred area as space becomes available.

 

        4. (1) Subsection 23(1) of the regulations is repealed and the following substituted:

Persons with disabilities

      23. (1) Persons physically disabled or having some other health disability who require special consideration regarding parking may make requests in writing to Campus Enforcement and Patrol:

             (a)  when submitting their application form; or

             (b)  regarding particular parking problems.

             (2)  Subsection 23(3) of the regulations is repealed and the following substituted:

             (3)  Medical verification of disability may be required for an application under subsection (1) by Campus Enforcement and Patrol.

 

        5. Subsections 24(1) and (2) of the regulations are repealed and the following substituted:

Special occasions

      24. (1) Persons organizing conferences, seminars, or inviting guest lecturers may contact Campus Enforcement and Patrol concerning desired parking arrangements.

             (2)  Where circumstances warrant special temporary permits may be issued for those designated areas, the duration and upon the conditions as determined appropriate by Campus Enforcement and Patrol.

 

        6. Subsection 25(2) of the regulations is repealed and the following substituted:

             (2)  Applications giving full details of special requirements shall be submitted in writing by the dean, director, or department head to Campus Enforcement and Patrol.

 

        7. Section 32 of the regulations is amended by adding immediately after subsection (2) the following:

         (2.1)  Where the assigned area is in a lot at the Signal Hill site and the area is fully occupied, alternative parking for valid permit holders is Area S-6.

 

        8. Subsection 34(2) of the regulations is repealed and the following substituted:

             (2)  Subsection (1) does not apply to parking areas 1, 1A, 2, 8, 9B (East), 9H, 10, 10A, 11, 12, 13, 14, 24, 25, and 56A on campus, all parking areas at the Signal Hill site and parking areas with control gates or parking meters.

 

        9. The Act is amended by adding immediately after section 40 the following:

Prohibited parking – pay-per-use parking

   40.1 (1) All vehicles parked in designated pay-per-use parking areas shall be parked in a manner complying with these regulations. 

             (2)  A person shall not park any vehicle in any pay-per-use space that requires pre-payment at any time unless the driver or operator of that vehicle, immediately after parking the vehicle in the pay-per-use space, makes payment of the designated fee, using the payment method designated and posted for that pay-per-use area, for the time during which the vehicle is to be parked in the pay-per-use space.

             (3)  Upon compliance with subsection (2), the person shall be entitled to use the pay-per-use space for parking purposes for the interval of time indicated by the designated traffic control device.

             (4)  A person shall not allow a vehicle to remain parked in any pay-per-use space that requires pre-payment for a period longer than that for which payment has been made by the driver.

             (5)  A person shall not park any vehicle in any pay-per-use space that requires post-payment at exit unless the driver or operator of that vehicle, before or immediately after parking the vehicle in the pay-per-use space, has completed the steps required to track the time parked in the pay-per-use space. 

             (6)  A person shall not remove any vehicle from a pay-per-use space or area that requires post-payment at exit unless the driver or operator of that vehicle, before removing the vehicle, makes payment of the designated fee, using the payment method designated and posted for that pay-per-use area, for the time during which the vehicle is parked in the pay-per-use space.  

             (7)  A person shall not park a vehicle in a pay-per-use space other than in the direction of normal traffic flow.

             (8)  A person shall not allow a vehicle to remain parked in any pay-per-use space for a period longer than the maximum period of time indicated by a sign in place for that space or lot.

             (9)  A person shall not park any vehicle in such a manner that it is not wholly within the area designated or marked under these regulations as a pay-per-use space and, if a vehicle's length or width prevents it from being parked within one pay-per-use space and it occupies part of the adjoining pay-per-use space, the person parking that vehicle shall pay for each adjoining pay-per-use space occupied in whole or in part using the payment method designated and posted for that pay-per-use area as if that person had parked multiple vehicles in the adjoining pay-per-use spaces. 

 

      10. The regulations are amended by deleting the words "Director of Facilities Management" wherever they occur and by substituting the words "Vice-President (Administration and Finance)".