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Citations & Sanctions

CITATIONS & SANCTIONS

  • Citations
    • Group A - $0
      • Warning
    • Group B - $25.00
      • Blocking dumpster or another vehicle
      • Parking in violation of snow removal policy
      • Driving the wrong way on a one-way street
      • Failure to stop at a stop sign, for security attendant or pedestrian in a crosswalk
      • Parking or driving on sidewalk or grounds
      • Unlicensed individual or unregistered motor vehicle
    • Group C - $50.00
      • Not parked in a lined space
      • Exceeding time limit
      • Unauthorized overnight parking
      • Impeding emergency vehicles
      • Parking or driving on a sidewalk
      • Speeding
      • Damaging a parking violation
      • Failure to stop for a Police Officer
      • Using fictitious, falsely made, or altered University permit
      • Removing a barricade or crossing a barricaded area
    • Group D - $75.00
      • No permit or wrong permit
      • Parking in restricted area without proper permit
    • Group E - $100.00
      • Altered University permit
      • Obstructing fire lane or crosswalk
      • Transferred permit or falsification of vehicle information
      • Using fictitious, falsely made, or altered University permit
      • Removing a barricade or crossing a barricaded area
    • Group F - $125.00
      • Parked in an accessible parking space
  • Vehicle Towing
    • An illegally parked vehicle is subject to tow at the owner’s expense and fees are set by the state.
    • Occasionally, a vehicle may be relocated via towing, without warning to vehicle owner, for unforeseen traffic control reasons. Such a tow would be at the expense of BC.
  • Sanctions
    • Payment of fines is required within 14 calendar days of violation date unless a formal appeal is submitted and received through our online appeal system within 14 calendar days of violation date. Please wait two business days before paying or appealing a citation online.
    • Employee citation payment may be made through our online payment system or by personal check written to “Boston College” and mailed to Transportation & Parking, Boston College, 140 Commonwealth Ave., Chestnut Hill, MA 02467. Please wait two business days before paying or appealing a citation online.
    • Student citation payment is automated via billing to their student account.
    • Fines not paid within 60 days may result in towing at the expense of the vehicle owner.
    • Vehicles towed will not be allowed back onto Boston College properties until the fines have been paid.
    • Permits will not be granted or renewed if outstanding unpaid citations are on record.
    • Permits may be revoked or suspended for committing multiple Group C offenses.
    • Permits may be revoked if a person accrues 3 or more separate warnings and/or citations within 30 calendar days.
  • Administrative Action
    Boston College employees and students who are offenders of the following may be referred for administrative action up to and including dismissal:
    • Repeat offenders
    • Revoked permit status
    • Offenders in excess of 3 or more unpaid citations
    • Group C offenders
    • Improper use or use without permission of Boston College vehicles and equipment
    • Using Boston College owned or leased equipment not allowed by Massachusetts General Laws on roadways/sidewalks and grounds off campus
    • Group A and B offenders using Boston College vehicles and equipment