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Car Parking Procedures

4. PERMIT DESCRIPTIONS

4.1 Disability Permits

Staff and students with a Disability Permit issued by the Department of Transport can park short-term, three (3) hour limit maximum, on North Terrace campus, provided that their Disability Permit is clearly displayed in the windscreen.

If the user parks all day on a weekly basis, per annum, a University permit must be purchased and clearly displayed on the vehicle dashboard, along with the Department of Transport permit.

Disability Permit holders are able to park in any disability access parking bay or plain white lined area, provided their Disability Permit from the Department of Transport is clearly displayed.

The permit is not valid in yellow lined parking bays such as, 15-minute bays, loading zones, or reserved spaces.

4.2 Short Term Permit

Short Term Permits are available to The University of Adelaide staff, students and authorised contract providers.
Short Term Permits are issued for a maximum of three months only.
If issue is required for a medical condition, a Registered Doctor (GP) must authorise the Short Term Permit application form available from Maintenance Service Centre, Ground Floor, Oliphant Building.
Students requesting a Short Term Permit for medical reasons must contact the Disabilities Liaison Office (DLO) for assessment.
Both Staff and Students will be charged for a Short Term Permit at the current premium rate.
Short Term Permit enables holder to park in any plain white lined area provided the permit is displayed clearly on the vehicle’s driver’s side windscreen.
The permit does not allow parking in disability access or reserved bays, loading bays longer than 30 minutes or blue lined areas. The permit does not allow parking in 15-minute spaces longer than 15 minutes.
Failure to comply with any of the above will result in issue of an Expiation Notice.
If a health condition is permanent, please contact The Department of Planning, Transport & Infrastructure regarding applications for an Australian Disability Permit.

Disabilities Liaison Office – procedure

All students requiring a Short Term parking permit will be advised to visit the DLO to discuss their requirements.
Short Term permits are issued for a maximum of three months.
Students requiring a permit longer than three months are encouraged to apply for an Australian Disability Parking Permit from the Department of Planning, Transport & Infrastructure.

Pregnancy Parking

As part of its family friendly provisions, the University will make best endeavours to provide temporary reserved parking spaces for women who are 30 weeks into their pregnancy, or have pregnancy complications at any other time in their pregnancy.
Requests to the Director, Infrastructure will be considered on a case-by-case basis, taking into account availability of parking at particular sites.
The temporary parking permit, if approved, would be charged at the standard permit rate (pro rata). Staff already paying parking fees for a general parking space will continue to do so.

4.3 Temporary Permit

Temporary permits are issued from:

  • Maintenance Service Centre - Reception
  • National Wine Centre - Reception

Temporary permits are not for staff and students within The University of Adelaide, including the Adelaide Union unless approved by Campus Services.
Temporary Permits may be issued for a maximum of two weeks upon approval by Campus Services.
Dates are to be written in black ink on all temporary permits.
Charges apply if temporary permit required for non-University occasions, such as weddings and conferences. Charges also apply if three (3) or more permits are requested.
Areas issuing temporary permits are to keep a register of the temporary permit number, name of person issued to, vehicle registration, date issued, contact number and who issued the temporary permit.
Areas issuing temporary permits are responsible for ensuring the permit user is conversant with The University of Adelaide parking rules.
A Temporary Permit enables the permit holder to park in any plain white lined area, provided the permit is clearly displayed on the vehicle’s side dashboard. The permit does not allow parking in disability access or reserved bays, loading bays longer than 30 minutes or blue lined areas.
The permit does not allow parking in 15-minute spaces longer than 15 minutes.
Failure to comply with any of the above will result in issue of an Expiation Notice.
Any area may lose the right to issue temporary permits if rules are not complied with.

4.4 Commercial Permit

Commercial permits may be issued to commercial organisations providing regular services to the University of Adelaide or who conduct regular business on the North Terrace campus.
A Commercial Permit enables the permit holder to park in any plain white lined area on North Terrace Campus, provided the permit is clearly displayed on the vehicle’s dashboard.
Commercial permits are valid for one (1) calendar year.
Maximum of five permits per business can be issued.
Commercial Permits are not for permanent parking on Campus unless approved by Campus Services.
The permit does not allow parking in disability access or reserved bays, loading bays longer than 30 minutes or blue lined areas.
The permit does not allow parking in 15-minute spaces longer than 15 minutes.
Failure to comply with any of the above will result in the issue of an Expiation Notice.

4.5 Departmental Permit

A Departmental Permit enables the permit holder to park in any plain white lined area on North Terrace Campus, provided the permit is clearly displayed on the vehicle’s dashboard.
Departmental permits are issued to allow visitors to departments to park on North Terrace campus.
Departments issuing Officers are responsible to ensure that visitors are issued with parking permit and are aware of the department’s parking rules.
Departmental permits are not for use by staff members.
Staff members may use the permit from time to time for specific purposes, if authorised by the Head of Department and Tenix Solutions is informed.
Departments must maintain a log on usage of the permit, recording date of issue and return, name and vehicle registration.
Departmental permits are issued to Departments teaching and business units at the discretion of Campus Services.
Maximum number of Departmental permits per unit is six.
The permit does not allow parking in disability access or reserved bays, loading bays longer than 30 minutes or blue lined areas. The permit does not allow parking in 15-minute spaces longer than 15 minutes.
Failure to comply with any of the above will result in issue of an Expiation Notice.

4.6 Child Care Permit

Available to parents who are dropping off and collecting children from The Observatory Child Care Centre.
Permits are obtained from staff at the Child Care Centre and are valid for use between the hours of 8.00am and 10.00am, and 4.30pm and 6.30pm.
Permit is valid for use in white lined parking bays between Gates 13 and 15 when no 15 minute parks are available and is to be used only on the vehicle for which it is issued.
The permit does not allow parking in disability access or reserved bays, loading bays longer than 30 minutes or blue lined areas.
The permit does not allow parking in 15-minute spaces longer than 15 minutes.
Failure to comply with any of the above will result in issue of an Expiation Notice.

4.7 After Hours Permit

Available to staff and students of The University of Adelaide.
An After Hours permit enables the permit holder to park in any plain white lined area after 4.30pm weekdays, weekends and any SA public holiday, provided the permit is clearly displayed in the vehicle’s windscreen. This does not include the University Christmas shutdown period.
Available full year and semesters 1 or 2 at nominated fee.
The permit does not allow parking in disability access or reserved bays, loading bays longer than 30 minutes or blue lined areas.
The permit does not allow parking in 15-minute spaces longer than 15 minutes.
Failure to comply with any of the above will result in issue of an Expiation Notice.
After Hours Permits are valid for the calendar year only and expire on December 31 of the year they are issued.

4.8 University Vehicle Permit

Issued to all University owned vehicles.
Department charged for University Vehicle permit.
A University Vehicle Permit enables the user of the vehicle to park in any plain white lined area on The University of Adelaide.
The permit does not allow parking in disability access bays, or loading bays longer than 30 minutes.
The permit does not allow parking in 15-minute spaces longer than 15 minutes.
The permit must be clearly displayed in the vehicle’s windscreen.
Failure to comply with any of the above will result in issue of an Expiation Notice.

4.9 Blue Permit

Available to Senior Management and Council members upon approval.
Allows permit holder to park in blue zone on the Upper Level of the Underground Carpark.
If the blue zone is full, blue permit holders are to use white lined parking bays.
The permit must be clearly displayed in the vehicle’s windscreen.
Blue permits are not valid in yellow lined reserved parking bays.
The permit does not allow parking in disability access or reserved bays, or loading bays longer than 30 minutes.
The permit does not allow parking in 15-minute spaces longer than 15 minutes.
Failure to comply with any of the above will result in issue of an Expiation Notice.

4.10 Yellow Permit

Available to permanent University of Adelaide staff on contract for more than 3 months.
Yellow permits are only issued as a renewal or at the discretion of Campus Services Manager. New applicants are subject to off campus parking.
A Yellow Permit enables the permit holder to park in any plain white lined area provided the permit is clearly displayed in the vehicle’s windscreen.
The permit does not allow parking in disability access or reserved bays, loading bays longer than 30 minutes or blue lined areas.
The permit does not allow parking in 15-minute spaces longer than 15 minutes.
Failure to comply with any of the above will result in issue of an Expiation Notice.

4.11 251 North Terrace (Wilson’s Carpark)

Issued to permanent University of Adelaide staff on contract for more than 3 months.
Issued to all new applicants provided space is available.
Parking station off campus.
The permit must be clearly displayed in the vehicle’s windscreen.
Operational hours - 8am - 6pm Monday to Friday.
Key available upon request for after-hours access to Parking Station.
Also enables permit holder to park on North Terrace Campus in any plain white lined area after 4.30pm weekdays, weekends and any SA public holiday only. This does not include the University Christmas shutdown period.
The permit does not allow parking in disability access or reserved bays, loading bays longer than 30 minutes or blue lined areas.
The permit does not allow parking in 15-minute spaces longer than 15 minutes.
Failure to comply with any of the above will result in issue of an Expiation Notice.

4.12 Frome Street Permit

Please note it is Business as Usual for the Frome Street parking facility throughout 2017!
Issued to permanent University of Adelaide staff on contract for more than 3 months.
Issued to all new applicants provided space is available.
Parking station off campus.
The permit must be clearly displayed in the vehicle’s windscreen.
Usage electronically monitored by parking station equipment.
Enables holder to park in Frome Street Parking Station.
Enables permit holder to park on North Terrace Campus in any plain white lined area after 4.30pm weekdays, weekends and any SA public holiday only. This does not include the University Christmas shutdown period.
The permit does not allow parking in disability access or reserved bays, loading bays longer than 30 minutes or blue lined areas.
The permit does not allow parking in 15-minute spaces longer than 15 minutes.
Failure to comply with any of the above will result in issue of an Expiation Notice.
The parker will, if not in possession of a valid access swipe card when entering or leaving the Frome Street Carpark, be liable to pay the daily parking tariff charged by Wilson Parking.

4.13 Hindley Street Permit

Issued to permanent University of Adelaide staff on contract for more than 3 months.
Issued to all new applicants, located at the AHMS Building, provided space is available.
Parking station off campus.
The permit must be clearly displayed in the vehicle’s windscreen.
Usage electronically monitored by parking station equipment.
Enables holder to park in Hindley Street Parking Station, 24/7, seven days a week.
Enables permit holder to park on North Terrace Campus in any plain white lined area after 4.30pm weekdays, weekends and any SA public holiday only. This does not include the University Christmas shutdown period.
The permit does not allow parking in disability access or reserved bays, loading bays longer than 30 minutes or blue lined areas.
The permit does not allow parking in 15-minute spaces longer than 15 minutes.
Failure to comply with any of the above will result in issue of an Expiation Notice.
The parker will, if not in possession of a valid access swipe card when entering or leaving the Hindley Street Carpark, be liable to pay the daily parking tariff charged by Wilson Parking.

4.14 Motor Cycle Permit

Motorcycle parking on North Terrace Campus is available to The University of Adelaide Staff during the day and to Students after hours.
Physical permits are not issued but Autocite equipment used by Tenix Solutions Parking Services is able to verify the validity of a registration.
Motorcycles must park in the designated spaces allocated to motorcycles around the Campus.

4.15 Alumni Permit

Available to University Alumni. Alumni means:
(a) all Graduates of the University;
(b) all former students of the University who have completed at least one year of study at the University, or, in the case of study abroad, students who have completed at least one semester of study; and
(c) all former academic or professional staff members of the University who completed at least 3 years’ service at the University.
An Alumni Permit enables parking after hours only.
Permits are issued from the External Relations Branch, located at Level 1, 230 North Terrace, Adelaide, during the hours 9am to 4:30pm.
All Alumni permit enquiries are to be addressed to the External Relations Branch, in the first instance.
The permit does not allow parking in disability access, reserved bays, or blue lined areas.
The permit does not allow parking in 15-minute spaces longer than 15 minutes or loading bays longer than 30 minutes.
The permit must be clearly displayed in the vehicle’s windscreen.
Failure to comply with any of the above will result in issue of an Expiation Notice.

4.16 Committees and Council Members

Blue, yellow or after hours permits may be issued to Committee and The University of Adelaide Council members at the discretion of the University.

Committees included are:

  • University Council - organiser Office of Vice Chancellor
  • Animal Ethics Committee - organiser Office of Vice Chancellor -Secretary Animal/Human Ethics
  • Finance Committee - organiser Finance and Infrastructure, Office of Executive Director

Permits are only issued free of charge to committee members who are not University staff members.
Permits are to be returned when a person leaves a committee.
The permit does not allow parking in disability access or reserved bays, loading bays longer than 30 minutes or blue lined areas.
The permit does not allow parking in 15-minute spaces longer than 15 minutes.
The permit must be clearly displayed in the vehicle’s windscreen.
Failure to comply with any of the above will result in issue of an Expiation Notice.

4.17 Cleaners

Cleaning contract staff employed by Campus Services, The University of Adelaide, are provided with on campus Cleaners permits free of charge.
Up to three cleaning contractor’s staff are provided with Commercial permits free of charge if duties require them to be on campus later in the day than the Cleaners permit allows.
All correspondence should be through the Manager of Cleaning.
The Manager of Cleaning will provide a list of names each year for checking against applications for these permits.
All applications must be authorised by the Manager of Cleaning.
Cleaners working for other organisations such as CSIRO and AUU do not qualify for University of Adelaide Cleaners permits under this section. After Hours Full Year permits are available.
The permit does not allow parking in disability access or reserved bays, loading bays longer than 30 minutes or blue lined areas.
The permit does not allow parking in 15-minute spaces longer than 15 minutes.
The permit must be clearly displayed in the vehicle’s windscreen.
Failure to comply with any of the above will result in issue of an Expiation Notice.

4.18 Security Officers

University Security Officers are provided with Yellow on campus permits free of charge in line with strict compliance with the requirements of the Enterprise Agreement.
Yellow on campus permits are not to be available to Security Officers hired from external providers.
All correspondence should be through the Manager of Security.
The Manager of Security Services will provide an annual listing of Security Officers approved for issue of free permit/s.
All new applications must be authorised by the Manager of Security.
Security personnel hired for particular events must make their own parking arrangements with the organisers of that event and do not qualify for permits under this section.
The permit does not allow parking in disability access or reserved bays, loading bays longer than 30 minutes or blue lined areas.
The permit does not allow parking in 15-minute spaces longer than 15 minutes.
The permit must be clearly displayed in the vehicle’s windscreen.
Failure to comply with any of the above will result in issue of an Expiation Notice.

4.19 Special Issue

Parking permits may be issued at the discretion of the Office of the Vice Chancellor and President for use by ex-senior management.
Cost to be charged to area requesting permit.

4.20 Duplicate Permits

Duplicate permits are available for yellow and blue permits. This enables the nominated permit holder to register two vehicles which are linked to the duplicate permit. One vehicle is eligible to be parked on campus at any given time. If a duplicate set of permits is found on campus an expiation notice will be issued. In the event a duplicate permit holder misuses the permit the University reserves the right to reject the renewal application for the next permit issue. Duplicate Permits are not transferable and strictly apply to the nominated permit holder only. Duplicate permits are not yet available for 251 North Terrace, Frome Street, or Hindley Street Parking Stations (off campus). However, another vehicle can be nominated by contacting Tenix Solutions Parking office on 1300 106 065. Off campus permit holders must ensure that the current single permit is displayed at all times to avoid issue of an expiation notice.

4.21 Part-Time Permits

For parking permit purposes, a part-time staff member is one that is employed for three days or less per week. Staff members working more than the part-time maximum of three days are required to apply for a full-time permit.