The Board of Trustees of the Los Angeles Community College District,
in compliance with the laws of California, have established regulations
regarding traffic and parking on campus, including, but not limited
to, the following:
1. Any motor vehicle parked
at LAPC between the hours of 7:00am to 11:00pm (Mon - Thurs)
and 7:00am - 3:00pm (Fri) must display a valid parking permit
on the outside of the rear window, lower right hand side. Failure
to properly display a valid parking permit will result in the
issuance of a citation pursuant to California Vehicle Code
(CVC) Section 21113(A).
2. It is the responsibility of the
student/instructor to properly display their permit.
3. Purchasing a permit does not
exempt a student from receiving citations.
4. Board Rule #7401 “The Board
of Trustees or the District will not be responsible
for damage, loss of vehicle or its contents unless
the District is liable under the Government Codes
810 or 966.6 inclusive.”
5. Vehicles parked in violation
of campus or CVC regulations may be cited and/or
towed at owner's expense.
6. Parking permits may be obtained
at the Business Office.
7. Failure to display a valid permit
will result in the issuance of a parking citation
8. Handicapped students are allowed
to park in all lots. There are designated handicapped
parking stalls in every one of these
parking areas. To park in these stalls, vehicle must
display a valid handicapped placard, along with a
valid parking permit. Any vehicle parked in a handicapped
stall without displaying a handicapped placard will
be fined (CVC Section 22507.8(A)).
9. All faculty/staff lots are restricted
to Faculty and Staff only. Students are prohibited
from parking in these designated lots (excluding
handicap students displaying a valid handicap placard).
10. College fire roads are restricted
from vehicle traffic or parking unless authorized
by the Sheriff’s Station.
11. Parking along city streets is
subject to regulations of the City of Los Angeles.
12. Lost, stolen, or damaged permits
will not be replaced. Students are responsible for
13. Parking on campus is a privilege
and permission to park may be revoked at any time.
14. THERE ARE NO FREE PARKING AREAS
ON CAMPUS. ALL PARKING ON CAMPUS REQUIRES A PERMIT.
DECALS ARE TO BE PERMANENTLY AFFIXED TO THE REAR
WINDOW AT THE LOWER RIGHT SIDE CORNER.
15. METERED PARKING STALLS ARE TO
BE USED FOR VISITORS. STUDENTS WITH A PERMIT MAY
USE THE METER, BUT THEY MUST PAY.
16. A VALID PERMIT MUST BE DISPLAYED
AT ALL TIMES. Parking permits must
be displayed on the rear view mirror, with the front of the
permit facing the front of the vehicle.
17. IF A PERMIT IS FORGOTTEN, LOST
OR STOLEN; YOU MAY PURCHASE A TWO ($2.00) DOLLAR
DAY PASS FROM THE DAY PASS MACHINE LOCATED IN LOT
7, ROW C. (Day passes must be displayed on the dashboard
of the vehicle, date stamp face up and clearly visible.)
18. Curbs painted red indicate NO
PARKING zones. Curbs painted yellow indicated loading
and unloading zones for passengers and business deliveries.
Curbs painted green indicate special parking or limited
time parking. Curbs painted blue indicate handicapped
parking and require a DMV placard or a permit obtained
by Special Services. Parking in red and yellow zones,
loading docks, entrance to buildings and driveways
constitutes illegal parking.
19. No vehicle shall back into a
stall. Vehicles must park clearly within marked stall.
Failure to do so will constitute illegal parking
20. The responsibility of finding
a legal parking space rests with the motor vehicle
operator. LACK OF SPACE IS NOT CONSIDERED A VALID
EXCUSE FOR THE VIOLATION OF ANY OF THESE REGULATIONS.
21. Motorcycles, motor scooters,
and motorized bicycles may not be parked in bicycle
racks nor may they be driven on sidewalks or pedestrian
paths. Motorcycles, motor scooters and motorized
bicycles must park in designated motorcycle areas
of lot 1.
22. Always lock your car and set
the parking brake.
To avoid parking citations students must simply:
1. Properly display a valid
permit. Parking permits must be displayed on
the rear view mirror, with the front of the permit facing the
front of the vehicle.
2. Park in the appropriate lot.
3. Legally park in a designated stall.
1. The maximum speed limit is
eight (8) miles per hour on all parking facilities and twenty-five
(25) miles per hour on campus roads.
2. All persons driving a vehicle
on the campus are required to comply with the traffic
laws of the State of California and the rules and
regulations pursuant to Section 21113 (A) of the
California Vehicle Code. Violations of any of the
regulations set forth below may result in a citation
3. Section 21113(A) CVC grants the
President of Pierce College authority to regulate
and impose special conditions regarding traffic and
parking regulations, which include the authority
to have vehicles which block traffic flow and pose
a safety hazard, or are abandoned with no license,
towed away at the owner’s expense.
4. Vehicles parking in areas designated
as tow-away zones will be towed away, no exceptions.
Please check fences and curbs for tow-away signs.
ALL POSTED CAMPUS, TRAFFIC AND PARKING REGULATIONS
WILL BE ENFORCED.
5. The person in whose name the
vehicle is registered will be responsible for any
violations involving the vehicle.
6. Yield the right of way to pedestrians
at all times.
7. Driving or parking a vehicle
on pedestrian paths, sidewalks, or safety zones is
prohibited. ALL VIOLATORS WILL BE CITED.
8. Any area on campus that has been
closed off by barricades or other traffic control
devices shall not be entered by any vehicle.
9. Motorcycles are not permitted
on inner campus roadways.
If you need to pay a parking citation use the address listed below. If
you have lost your ticket, you may call the 800 number listed below
to verify ticket status or you may mail a check with the citation number
L.A. Pierce College
Parking Citation Service Center
P.O. Box 958
Torrance, CA 90508-0958
Do not be late paying for your citation
or it will become delinquent.
After it becomes delinquent the fine will increase and be turned into
the DMV. No payments will be received at the Pierce College Sheriff Station.
All payments must be mailed to the citation service center to be processed.
All appeals must be submitted to the Pierce College Sheriff’s Station,
in the form of an official administrative review form, within 21 days
of citation issuance. These forms are available at the Pierce College
Sheriff’s Station. No forms or letters mailed to the citation service
center will be processed.