If you have received a citation (parking ticket) you can either pay the citation or appeal it. See below for more information.
IMPROPER PARKING ON UNIVERSITY PROPERTY TO INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO: parking without a valid virtual permit, parking placard, or parking hang-tag in restricted lots; parking multiple vehicles on campus that are assigned to a single virtual permit; back-in parking without authorization; back-in parking in a campus parking garage or parking lot with angled parking; parking in an access lane; blocking access to spaces, lots, facilities, drive aisles, or streets; parking without the appropriate virtual permit, parking placard, or parking hang-tag for the space, lot, or facility used; obstructed license plate; virtual permit vehicle information entered incorrectly; improper parking in a loading zone; parking on lawns, landscape or sidewalks; parking in a "No Parking" or non-designated parking area; overtime parking in an hourly space or time-limited space.
|02||BOOT FEE: Administrative charge for a vehicle immobilized for unpaid parking citations.||$50.00|
|03||PARKING IN A FIRELANE: Any portion of the vehicle.||$100.00|
|04||DISABLED PARKING VIOLATION: Parking in a disabled space without a proper permit, fraudulent use of a disabled permit, or blocking disabled access areas.||$250.00|
|05||FALSE REGISTRATION: Falsification of proof of status to obtain an FSU virtual permit, motorcycle permit, parking placard, or parking hang-tag by an authorized individual for use by or resale to an unauthorized individual. Failure to provide correct vehicle information within seven working days. Use of a parking permit, placard, or hang-tag listed as stolen or lost. Use of an altered or forged parking permit, placard, or hang-tag. Misuse and fraudulent use of a virtual permit, motorcycle permit, parking placard, or parking hang-tag or unauthorized use or possession of a gate opening device.||$100.00|
|06||RESERVED AREA VIOLATION: Parking in a designated reserved space.||$100.00|
|07||BUS AREA VIOLATION: Parking in a designated bus loading zone.||$100.00|
Citations may also be paid in person or by mail at:
Student Business Services
University Center A-1500
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL 32306-2394
*Decisions are based on your full explanation of circumstances supporting your appeal.
If your appeal is denied at the first stage, you may go before the Transportation Violation Appeals Board to state your case. The appeals board is made up of students, faculty, and staff with no voting members from the TAPS office. To schedule a hearing before the Appeals Board please fill out the Transportation Violations Appeals Board Form and email to the TVAB Coordinator at TVAB@fsu.edu
Interested in serving on the Appeals Board? Contact the TVAB Coordinator at TVAB@fsu.edu. All applicants must be recommended by a Dean, Department Head, Director, or SGA representative.
NOTE: Citations must be paid or an appeal must be filed with our office within thirty (30) calendar days of issuance. Failure to pay or appeal a citation within thirty (30) calendar days of issuance will result in the assessment of a $10 late fee. Students will also be blocked from registering for classes until a citation has been paid or cleared.
Be aware that breaking any parking rule on campus can lead to your vehicle being towed at the owner's expense.
If your vehicle is towed from FSU property, please contact our office at (850) 644.5278. After 5:00 PM please contact FSU Police Department at (850) 644.1234.