The Department shall investigate and administer the application of these rules in the designated Parking Facilities, with its own personnel or it may enter into agreements with other State Agencies, public jurisdictions or private concerns to provide such services.
The Department may enter into agreements with local jurisdictions to adjudicate parking citations issued in accordance with these rules.
Such an agreement exists with the City of Salem to cover the Parking Facilities in the City of Salem, in accordance with Salem Revised Code, Chapter 102. Citations shall be processed and prosecuted in the Municipal Court of the City of Salem.
Such an agreement exists with Multnomah County to cover the Parking Facilities at the Portland State Office Building. Citations shall be processed and prosecuted in the District Court of the State of Oregon for Multnomah County.
Such an agreement exists with the City of Eugene to cover the Parking Facilities within the City of Eugene. Citations shall be processed and prosecuted in the Municipal Court of the City of Eugene.
Parking Facilities shall be subject to all local parking and traffic ordinances. Such ordinances are adopted and made a part of this rule.
Bails and penalties shall be as indicated on the citation.
Vehicles found to be in violation of these rules may be impounded in place or towed away. If, within three days after a vehicle has been impounded, no person has appeared to claim and establish ownership or right to possession thereof, the Department shall research the name and address of the person entitled to possession of such vehicle and send notice to such person by mail at his or her last known address. The notice will indicate the location of the impounded vehicle, the amount of the delinquent parking fees, fines, bail costs, penalties, impoundment costs and other accrued charges against the same, and shall ask if the owner wishes to regain possession of the vehicle by paying such costs. Release of the vehicle will be made only upon receipt of such payment. Unclaimed vehicles will be disposed of in accordance with law.