Students must purchase a parking
permit to park on the Porterville College campus. Parking permits may be
purchased at Admissions and Records and in the Business Office in the Academic
One day parking permits can be purchased at the Information
Desk for $1.00.
Students possessing a valid State Disabled Person Placard and/or temporary
campus disabled parking permit do not require a parking permit. Those students may
park within any student or disabled parking stall on campus.
Parking permits are valid only when displayed in the proper manner in/on the
vehicle. Proper posting of permits is as follows:
- Hanging from the rear view mirror,
facing forward, in no way obscured from view.
Parking on the Porterville College
campus is in marked parking slots. Vehicles must be parked face forward, within
the two (2) painted lines and not over the front painted limit line.
Limited time (30 minute) visitor parking is provided at the front of the
College. Porterville College staff and/or students are NOT visitors or guests.
Guest/Visitors using limited time parking do not require parking permits.
In case of extended visits, Guest & Visitor parking permits may be obtained
at the Information Desk in the Academic Center. The completed Guest/Visitor
parking permit shall be placed in plain view atop the driver's side of the dash.
All parking permits are the responsibility of the holder and/or purchaser and
will not be replaced if lost or stolen. Report lost/stolen permits to Campus
Security and complete an Incident Report, available from Campus Security or the
No person shall drive, park or leave standing any motor vehicle, motorcycle,
moped or motor driven cycle upon any area not designated for motor vehicle use
including any lawn, athletic field, practice area, or sidewalk.
Read and obey all traffic and parking signs and markings.
Anyone receiving a citation is allowed to file an appeal contesting the action, decisions resulting from written appeal are final.
Appeal forms are available at the Information Center in the Academic Center or
at the Maintenance & Operations Office and the Security Office.
Minimum fine for citations issued is $25.00.
Parking Defined: To park or leave standing any type vehicle, whether occupied
or not, other than for the purpose of, or while actually engaged in, loading or
unloading passengers and/or equipment. Vehicles shall not be parked or left
standing, even though occupied by driver and/or passenger in a loading zone,
disabled zone, limited-time zone or any other limited or restricted parking
zone, other than that time specified by sign and/or curb markings, or areas not
designated for use.
Porterville College will not be responsible for vehicles,
contents, and/or damages incurred while driving or parked on college property.
and/or call 911
and/or call evening security
Porterville College Parking Permits
Orange Curbed Zone: District Parking Zone for “E” (exempt) District Vehicles only.
Yellow Curbed Zone: Reserved for the exclusive use of public carriers and/or school buses.
Yellow Posted Zone: Reserved for the exclusive use of District Vehicles; & loading/unloading passengers (3 minutes); loading/unloading of materials only (30 minute maximum). May be used by employees, students, visitors and/or vendors.
Green Zone: For the exclusive use of guests and visitors only, limited to 30 minutes. Other special parking permits may be requested at Admissions and Records.
Red Zone: No parking anytime. Tow away zone.
Blue Zone: Reserved for the exclusive use of disabled parking.