- Staff permit parking is enforced Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM during the calendar year including semester breaks and summer sessions.
- Commuter permits parking is enforced Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM during the academic year.
- Residence hall permit parking is enforced 24 hours a day, from 6pm, Sunday through Friday noon during the academic year.
- Anyone may use the parking meters.
- All meters are enforced 24/7
- Maximum time on meters is 4 hours
- Parking permits are NOT valid at meters.
- Metered parking in staff & commuter lots is restricted between 2AM-6AM every night.
General Enforcement Information
- Vehicular traffic on streets and highways including university roadways and drives are subject to the provisions of Wisconsin Statutes, Chapter 346, entitled "Rules of the Road."
- Vehicles in violation of the parking regulations hearkens constituting a traffic hazards shall be cited and possibly towed and stored at the owners expense.
- Bicycles parked in violation of the parking regulations may be secured by chain and locked, or confiscated by the University Police until contacted by the owner.
- The possession and use of bicycles on university ground is governed by the Wisconsin Statutes, Chapter 346, Administrative Code and university policy. The use of bicycles on public streets and walks within the City of Platteville is further governed by Chapter 34 of the Municipal Code.
- Parking violations may be enforced by issuing a parking citation or a Wisconsin Traffic Citation, depending on the seriousness of the violation, or the number of repeated violations by the driver/owner of the vehicle.
Schedules of the University Parking Fines and Forfeitures and The Uniform State Traffic Deposit Schedule
(Fine/forfeiture amounts are subject to change without notice)
Possession of a stolen parking permit
Misuse of Parking Services
Motor vehicle repair/servicing on university lands
- $50 to $120 (the vehicle may also be towed)
Parking in an area reserved for handicapped
- $20 to $100 (the vehicle may also towed)
Parking on lawns or other non -- designated parking areas
Any violation which requires the vehicle to be towed
Parking in a loading zone
Use of more than one parking stall
Failure to clear lots posted for snow removal or maintenance
Staff vehicle parked in the Commuter or Residence Hall Lot
Parked on the sidewalk
Yellow or no park area
Violation of posted/restricted hours
Improper display or non-display of parking permits
- $10 to $100
Expired parking meter
Parking Citation Payments
- All parking citations issued by the University Police will be paid at the University Police Department. (Checks should be made payable to the University of Wisconsin -- Platteville Police.) A parking citation payment box is located in the north lobby of Brigham Hall for payments of University and City of Platteville Parking Citations.
- Fines are increased if payment is delinquent, and may also result in vehicle registration suspension and student record holds for nonpayment.
- Anytime a vehicle is towed by the University Police the owner or driver of the vehicle is required to pay all towing and storage fees prior to the vehicle being released. Payment of the citation shall also be required prior to the release of the vehicle.
- If you are not certain of the number of university citations received or have a question concerning payment, please contact the University Police Department.
- Anyone who feels a parking citation was issued in error or unfairly must complete the appeal process. permitsales.net/uwplatt/violations.
- Please note that you have SEVEN days to appeal a citation. Failure to resolve the matter prior to the end of the seven days may result in a higher fine, a traffic citation being issued, suspension of your vehicle registration, or student record hold.
- If an individual wishes to pursue the matter through court appearance, the original parking citation will be voided, and a Administrative Code Violations Citation or Wisconsin Traffic Violation Citation will be issued providing a court date. Anyone wishing to pursue a parking citation through the court system should be warned that the original fine amount will be raised due to the additional court costs. If found guilty, the Circuit Court judge may lower or raise the fine/forfeiture amount quoted on the citation.