Parking Regulations

151528834.jpgGeneral Information:

  • All lots are parking by permit only.
  • Hours of enforcement are Monday through Friday 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM.
  • Parking permits are not required on weekends.
  • All other parking violations apply 24/7

Parking Permit Refunds: 

To obtain a refund for a parking permit, bring the parking permit to the District Police Department. A check will be mailed to you within 2-3 weeks.

No refunds will be made after the second week of each semester.

Additional Permits

Additional Permits may be purchased online at the reduced cost of $10.00 per permit.   To obtain a second permit, provide proof to District Police that the additional vehicle/s are registered to the same address as the first permitted vehicle.

Non Operating Vehicles

In the event that your permitted vehicle is non-operative, you may contact  District Police for a special two-week temporary pass.

Daily permits 

May be purchased for $2.00 from any of the Permit machines at the following locations:Visalia Campus:   Lot s #1, #3, #4, #6 #7, and Lot #9.Hanford Campus:  Inside the Vocational Education Building/Under the breezeway between the Public Safety and Educational BuildingA grace period is given for five minutes to obtain the permit. In the event a citation was issued, it must be time stamped within five minutes after the issued time of the permit.

Non-operating Permit Machine  In the event a permit machine is not functioning, you may obtain a permit from a permit machine in another lot or by going to the District Police Office in Visalia or the receptionist at the Hanford Center. 

It is still your responsibility to obtain a permit prior to parking.

Parking Areas

The college campus has six parking lots with the following designated areas:

  • Reserved:    COS Staff parking only.   (Yellow Curb)
  • Handicapped:    Handicapped placard, license plate or COS Permit with accompanying DRC endorsement.   (Blue Curb)
  • Mopeds-Motorcycles:    To be parked in the designated (orange) areas only.   Permits are not required.
  • 20 minute zone:   Visitor parking.   (Green Curbs)
  • General Parking:   Remaining parking areas of the campus with white painted spaces open to general and day permits.

Lost Permits

Lost/destroyed permits

Lost or destroyed permits may be replaced for the same price as the original permit. 

Stolen Permits

Report stolen permits to the District Police Department immediately.

Free replacement permits provided upon police report.   Parking Violation will not be dismissed unless the police report is made prior to issuance of citation.

Head in Parking

Campus Parking is head in parking in all parking spots.   You must pull into a spot leaving your vehicle facing inward.

Driver responsibilities:

  • It is the responsibility of every driver to know and obey the College of the Sequoias parking regulations, and the California Vehicle Code.
  • It is the drivers responsibility to provide a parking permit for any vehicle on the College of the Sequoias campus
  • The College of the Sequoias Parking Regulations and the California Vehicle Code are enforced at all times
  • All vehicles must be parked within allotted spaces
  • Issuance of a permit does not guarantee a parking space.
  • Permits must be properly displayed.

Motor Assistance 

District Police can jump-start your vehicle if your battery is dead. District Police cannot change your tire or provide gas.

To get assistance, you need to have your identification and be prepared to sign a damage waiver.   During peak periods you may have to wait.

Violations and Fines

Section 102 Disobedience of DISTRICT Police $40.00
Section 103 Speed Limit (10mph IN ALL PARKING LOTS) $75.00
Section 104 No Visible PERMIT VISIBLE $35.00
Section 105           Unauthorized/Altered Permit $100.00
Section 107 Reserved Parking $35.00
Section 108 Motorcycle not in designated parking $35.00
Section 109 Bicycle Parking $35.00
Section 110 Loading Zone $35.00
Section 111 Green Curb (20 Min) $35.00
Section 112 Red Zone $50.00
Section 113 Head-in parking $35.00
Section 114 Not Within Allotted Spot $35.00
Section 115 Parking/Driving in Unauthorized Area $35.00
Section 116 Abandoned Vehicles Towed
Section 117 Blocking traffic/Driveway Towed
Section 118 5 unpaid parking violations Towed
Section 119 Sleeping in Vehicle (10PM-8AM) $35.00
Section 120 Pedestrian right-of-way $35.00
Section 121 Prohibited methods of conveyance $35.00
Section 122 Loud Music $35.00
Section 123 Handicap Parking $330.00
Section 124 Littering $35.00
Section 125 Posting Handbills $35.00
Last Updated: 2/8/2013 7:42 AM