Oregon
Rule Rule 125-090-0120
General Rules; Parking for State Employees with Disabilities and Other Particular Rules


(1)

Persons operating vehicles in Parking Facilities shall be familiar with and follow these rules. Copies of these rules are available at the address listed in Exhibit 1.

(2)

Users of all Parking Facilities shall observe the following general rules:

(a)

A person may not stop or park a motor vehicle in a Parking Facility at a time or in an area not specifically designated for parking motor vehicles. Unattended vehicles are permitted only in designated parking spaces.

(b)

The basic speed rule (ORS 811.100) applies to use of all vehicles in all Parking Facilities.

(c)

Pedestrian traffic has the right of way over vehicular traffic in any place in the Parking Facilities.

(d)

The maximum speed is ten miles per hour unless otherwise posted at a lower speed.

(e)

Users shall obey all directional arrows, signs, traffic control devices and other posted instructions.

(f)

Motor vehicle maintenance and repair is prohibited in Parking Facilities without the prior approval of DAS.

(g)

A person may not use Parking Facility property for the purpose of storing an inoperable motor vehicle or other personal property, including bicycles. Vehicles that have broken down in a Parking Facility and that cannot be removed must be reported at once to DAS. Inoperable vehicles must be removed from the Parking Facility within 24 hours, or will be subject to removal at the owners expense. Bicycles stored in violation of this section are subject to the process in OAR 125-090-0150. Other personal property stored at a Parking Facility longer than five consecutive days will be considered unclaimed property under State law and subject to removal at the owners expense.

(h)

Persons may park in designated loading zones only while loading and unloading people and goods, not to exceed 15 minutes unless otherwise posted.

(i)

Use of skateboards, roller blades, roller skates, in-line skates or similar devices is prohibited in Parking Facilities. DAS may allow an exception to this rule for State-sponsored and supervised classes, programs and events.

(j)

Each Parking Facility user is individually responsible to secure that users vehicle and its contents from theft.

(k)

Except as authorized in advance by DAS, a person may not use Parking Facilities premises, including utility connections, for any purpose other than vehicle parking.

(l)

Vandalism is prohibited at all times.

(m)

Any person who trespasses in a Parking Facility may be subject to arrest for criminal trespass under ORS 164.243 or 164.245 or applicable local law or ordinance.

(n)

A person issued a permit shall display it according to the instructions DAS provides with the permit.

(o)

A person shall not display a forged or altered permit, or display a permit reported lost or stolen.

(p)

Except as DAS authorizes for statewide elected officials and for persons engaged in official DAS business and as authorized under OAR 125-090-0160(2), no State Employee may park a motor vehicle for free at any unmetered Parking Facility space in the Capitol Mall Parking Area.

(q)

State Employees may use metered visitor spaces at the employees Official Work Station with proper payment.

(3)

Users of the following types of Parking Facilities and permits shall observe these additional rules:

(a)

Parking for State Employees with Disabilities.

(A)

On request from a State Employee with a Disability otherwise eligible to park in a Parking Facility, DAS will provide a parking space in the Parking Facility as close as reasonably possible to the building entrance of the persons Official Work Station. DAS may temporarily assign a State Employee with a Disability to a visitors disabled accessible space or metered space at the monthly charge appropriate for the space assigned.

(B)

In order to receive a State Employee with a Disability parking assignment under this rule or priority assignment under OAR 125-090-0110(1), a State Employee must hold a valid disabled person parking permit issued by ODOT under ORS 811.602.

(C)

A State Employee with a Disability is prohibited from using an ODOT disabled person parking placard or decal at a Parking Facility within three blocks of the State Employees Official Work Station unless expressly otherwise authorized by DAS.

(b)

Reserved Parking Space.

(A)

A reserved space in a Parking Facility is reserved to the permit holder for parking only on weekdays, unless otherwise posted.

(B)

A permit holder or the holders designee named in writing at DAS may contact Parking and Commuting Services to report an unauthorized vehicle in the permit holders reserved space. When a reserved space is occupied by an unauthorized vehicle, DAS will authorize the displaced vehicle to park at a nearby Parking Facility and will cite the unauthorized vehicle.

(c)

Unreserved Unmetered Parking Facilities.

(A)

All persons parking in unreserved unmetered spaces in Parking Facilities must display a valid permit for the Parking Facility where the vehicle is parked. Parking permits for unreserved spaces in Parking Facilities are valid only when displayed as instructed by DAS and clearly visible at all times.

(B)

A holder of a permit to an unreserved Parking Facility that is full may park in an available space in another unreserved Parking Facility with a call or voice mail message to DAS. The call or message must include the permit holders name, permit number, vehicle license number, time of the call or message, which Parking Facility is full, and where the vehicle is parked.

(d)

Metered Spaces.

(A)

Except as otherwise authorized by DAS, a person may park at a parking meter only with proper payment.

(B)

Meters are enforced at the times and days posted on the individual meters.

(C)

Vehicles must be parked head-in at metered parking except at parallel parking spaces.

(e)

Motorcycle permits allow motorcycles, power scooters and mopeds to be parked at any time in areas designated as Motorcycle Parking in any Parking Facility. Motorcycle, power scooter, and moped parking is prohibited in spaces designated for bicycle parking.

(f)

Service Vehicles identified with the name of the company on the vehicle may park in designated service spaces for the posted time limits while providing services to State Agencies. Unmarked Service Vehicles must display a valid DAS permit to park at a designated service space. No Service Vehicle, marked or unmarked, is permitted to park for free at any other space or metered area.

(g)

Visitors may park at any metered space with proper payment. Visitor parking spaces are provided in some Parking Facilities and in posted spaces. Visitor permit holders shall not park in reserved or otherwise use-limited spaces, loading zones, fire lanes, or no-parking zones.

(h)

Bicycles.

(A)

A person shall not park a bicycle in any Parking Facility except in those areas specifically designated by the presence of racks or other devices for the parking of bicycles or by the posting of signs designating the space or area as a bicycle parking area.

(B)

Bicyclists shall secure their bicycles from theft through the use of locks or chain devices.

(C)

Bicycles may be parked with a paid permit in secure Parking Facilities and bicycle rooms and lockers. Bicycles may be parked without displaying a paid permit at racks located in the public parking areas in Parking Facilities.

(D)

Bicycles parked in any area designated for motor vehicle parking, or chained to signposts, stairwells, trees or other structures not designated for bicycle parking are subject to being removed at the owners expense, without notice and impounded according to OAR 125-090-0150.
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