Parking Regulations

1.00 General

1.01

The purpose of these Parking and Traffic Regulations (the “Regulations”) is to ensure maximum use of available parking space on the property and grounds of Red River College, and to facilitate movement of traffic on College roads and property in a safe manner. The College grounds are under the control and management of Red River College (the “College”) for the purposes of regulating parking and traffic, and the College reserves the right to regulate and control all traffic and parking on its grounds and to take action for violations of these Regulations.

Authority

1.02

Authority for these Regulations, and for their enforcement, is contained in the following:

  1. The Red River College Act C.C.S.M. c. R 31pursuant to s 13(g) as amended or replaced from time to time; and
  2. Parking By-Law No. 3/93 of the Board of Governors of Red River College

Definitions

1.03

  1. “Vice-President” is the Vice-President, Finance and Administration for the College.
  2. “Board” is the Board of Governors of Red River College;
  3. “College” is Red River College;
  4. “College Enforcement Staff” is the Parking Manager and/or other College Staff Members assigned to the office of Commuting & Parking and any persons hired under contract by the College who are assigned responsibility to enforce these Regulations by the College;
  5. “College Parking Ticket” is a document issued by a member of the College Enforcement Staff for a violation of these Regulations;
  6. “College Property” includes any and all property owned and/operated by the College where parking is offered.
  7. “College Staff Member” is a person employed by the College;
  8. “Fine” is a fine as specified in Schedule “B” hereto;
  9. “Highway Traffic Act” means The Highway Traffic Act of Manitoba, C.C.S.M. c.H60, and any regulations under that Act, as amended or replaced from time to time;
  10. “Motor Vehicle” includes, but is not limited to automobiles, buses, motorcycles, mopeds and motor scooters;
  11. “Parking Fee” is a parking fee specified in Schedule “A” hereto;
  12. “Parking Permit” is a permit issued by the College that authorizes the holder of the permit to park a Motor Vehicle on the College property specified in the permit and includes Virtual Parking Permits; Temporary Parking Permits and any kind of Parking Permit that may be issued by the College from Time to time;
  13. “Virtual Parking Permit” is a permit, which authorizes the holder of the permit to park a Motor Vehicle on College property specified in the permit;
  14. “Parking Permit Dispenser” is a machine located on College property that dispenses temporary Parking Permits for casual/hourly parking
  15. “Registered Motor Vehicle” is a Motor Vehicle registered for the purposes of parking on College property under subsection 4.05 of these Regulations;
  16. “T2 Flex” is the online parking system software used by the College; and
  17. “Paybyphone app” is the software that allows parkers to purchase casual parking on the College property

Amendment to Regulations

1.04

These Regulations may be amended by the College from time to time. Notice of any amendments to these Regulations shall be deemed to have been given to the College community and the public by publishing such amendment on the College’s website found at: www.rrc.ca/parking

Responsibility for Administration and Enforcement

1.05

The Vice-President, Finance and Administration is responsible for the overall administration and enforcement of these Regulations and may delegate or assign responsibilities respecting the administration and enforcement to other College Enforcement Staff.

Scope of Regulations

1.06

These Regulations apply to;

  1. all persons using, operating or parking a Motor Vehicle within the boundaries of College Property;
  2. all Motor Vehicles operating or parked within the boundaries of College Property, unless specifically stated otherwise;
  3. all persons using, operating or parking bicycles within the boundaries of College Property; and,
  4. any and all visitors or persons on College property using a prohibited devise as outlined in Sections 3.03 and 3.04 of these Regulations.

Responsibility to Know and Comply with Regulations

1.07

All persons to which these Regulations apply, are responsible for complying with these Regulations. Copies of these Regulations are available for inspection at the Commuting & Parking office (D100), and on the College website.

Personal Information

1.08

The College shall collect such personal information of individuals parking pursuant to these Regulations, including without limitation name, vehicle information and payment information for the purposes of facilitating parking on College Property or enforcing the College’s rights under these Regulations. Individuals that park on College property consent to the collection, use and disclosure of information by the College as set out herein for the purposes identified and where required by law.

2.00 College Not Liable For Injury, Loss or Damage

2.01

Any Motor Vehicle or bicycle, operated, used or parked on College property including any contents within such Motor Vehicle or bicycle, shall be solely at the risk of the owner or operator.

2.02

The College, the Board and their officers, employees and agents are not liable for any injury to any person (including death) or for any damage to or loss of property (including damage to or loss of a Motor Vehicle or a bicycle or its contents) arising from the use, operation, parking or standing of any Motor Vehicle or bicycle on College property.

2.03

The College, the Board and their officers, employees and agents are not liable for any inconvenience, loss or damage resulting, directly or indirectly, from:

  1. the use of an electrical outlet in a parking stall;
  2. the supply, lack of a supply, or fault in the supply of electricity to the parking stall, it being understood and acknowledged by all users of electrified parking stalls that such use shall be at their own risk;
  3. the removal or impoundment of a Motor Vehicle that was towed as a result of a breach of these Regulations;
  4. any inconvenience suffered as a result of temporary or permanent stall closure.

3.00 Bicycles and Skateboards

3.01

No person shall leave or park a bicycle on College property except in racks, bicycle lockers provided or in designated areas set aside by the College for this purpose.

3.02

No bicycle traffic or Motor Vehicle traffic of any kind is permitted on areas commonly used as pedestrian walkways.

3.03

Riding skateboards is prohibited on College property.

3.04

With the exception of designated areas assigned to the RRC Early Childhood Centre Inc., no person shall ride upon or use any coaster, sleigh, skis, skates, toy vehicles or similar devices on College property.

4.00 Motor Vehicle Parking Permits

Requirement for a Parking Permit

4.01

Any person wanting to park a Motor Vehicle on College property must apply for, pay the appropriate fees as outlined in Schedule “A” to these Regulations, and/or obtain a Parking Permit.

Motorcycles, Mopeds and Motor Scooters

4.02

Any person wishing to park a Motor Vehicle that is a motorcycle, moped or motor scooter on College property is required to obtain a special Parking Permit for this type of Motor Vehicle and to park in accordance with instructions issued or posted by the College.

Priorities in Issuing Parking Permits

4.03

Priority in issuing Parking Permits is given to College employees and to students attending the College. The College may also provide Parking Permits to College associates including employees of any subtenant of the College or of any other person, business or corporation permitted by the College to carry on business or other activities on College property. A person applying for a Parking Permit may be required to provide confirmation of his or her eligibility.

Persons with Disabilities

4.04

In the event that a member of the College Community lives with a documented disability, where the disability creates a need for priority assignment of parking location, that individual may apply for an Accessible Parking Permit. Any individual making application for priority assignment on the basis disability may be required to provide supporting documentation satisfactory to the College demonstrating the need for priority assignment and the expected duration of the said need.

Registration for Parking of Motor Vehicles

4.05

Every eligible person requiring a Parking Permit shall create a profile on T2 Flex and complete a vehicle registration in their profile that identifies each Motor Vehicle (including but not limited to model, year, colour and license plate) to be registered under these Regulations and containing such other information as may be required by the College.

Only one valid Parking Permit shall be issued to each eligible applicant, regardless of the number of Motor Vehicles registered under these Regulations.

Parking Permit Issued for Specified Term

4.06

A Parking Permit shall be issued to the holder for a specified period of time, and is not subject to automatic renewal.

Parking Permit

4.07

The holder of a Parking Permit shall not resell or assign the Parking Permit to any other person without the consent of the College;

Parking Where Accessible Parking Area Occupied

4.08

A holder of a valid Accessible Parking Permit who finds accessible parking stalls illegally occupied or blocked, shall contact (204-632-3755), a member of the College Enforcement Staff, for directions on where to park on the College property.

Cancellation of Parking Permit

4.09

The College may cancel a Parking Permit at any time:

  1. if the holder of the Parking Permit does not pay any parking fee or fine imposed by or under these Regulations; or
  2. if the holder of the Parking Permit does not comply with any provision of these Regulations or with the terms and conditions of the Parking Permit; or
  3. if the College determines that the parking area is required for College purposes, in which case, if alternative parking cannot be provided to the holder, the College shall provide a refund to the holder with respect to the unused period of the Parking Permit.

5.00 Parking Permit Dispenser Parking

5.01

Any person wishing to temporarily park a Motor Vehicle in a parking area shall first purchase a Temporary Parking Permit from the Parking Permit Dispenser or the Paybyphone app.

5.02

A valid Temporary Parking Permit purchased from a Permit Parking Dispenser authorizes the holder of the Temporary Parking Permit to park a Motor Vehicle subject to the holder observing and complying with all the terms and conditions specified on the signage located at or near the Parking Permit Dispenser.

6.00 Monthly Employee, Student and Casual Parking

6.01

  1. College employees and students may purchase a monthly Parking Permit on-line at https://rrcparking.t2hosted.ca or in-person at the Commuting & Parking office (D-100).

6.02

  1. A Parking Permit issued to a student is valid from the date it is indicated on the students’ parking profile until the expiry date of the permit, between the hours of 07:00 hours and 23:59 hours.
  2. All parking is on a scramble basis. A valid Parking Permit authorizes the holder to park his or her Registered Motor Vehicle in any stall in the parking area.

Employees of Subtenants and Others

6.03

Employees of any subtenant of the College or of any other person, business or corporation permitted by the College to carry on business or other activities on College grounds or property may apply for a monthly Parking Permit.

Casual Parking: Visitors

6.04

Visitors to the College may, subject to payment of the applicable parking fee, park in any stall in the parking areas on College property, or any other area, as directed by College Enforcement Staff.

Casual Parking: Contractors and Tradespeople

6.05

Contractors or tradespeople carrying out authorized construction, maintenance or repair work on College property shall make prior arrangements for parking on College grounds or property with the Commuting & Parking office.

Casual Parking: Conferences, Seminars and Meetings

6.06

The organizer of a conference, seminar or meeting on College property shall make prior arrangements for parking of invited guests on College property with the Commuting & Parking office (D-100).

7.00 Parking Stalls Equipped with Electrical Outlets

Supply of Electricity

7.01

Electricity is supplied to powered parking stalls on a seasonal basis, depending on climatic conditions and may be powered down at the sole discretion of the College at any time based upon operational needs.

Use of Electrical Outlet

7.02

An electrical outlet in a parking stall is for the sole use of the holder of a Parking Permit authorized to use that parking stall. The holder of the Parking Permit shall only use the electrical outlet for the block heater of a Registered Motor Vehicle.

Restriction on Use

7.03

No person shall use an electrical outlet in a parking stall for anything other than a block heater. Without limiting the foregoing, no person shall use an electrical outlet in a parking stall for an interior car warmer, battery blanket or other device.

Faulty Plugs

7.04

Any person who has reason to believe that the electrical outlet is faulty must report this as soon as possible to College Enforcement Staff.

8.00 Parking Fees

8.01

The holder of a Parking Permit and any other person parking a Motor Vehicle on College property shall pay the applicable fee(s) set out in Schedule “A” attached to these Regulations.

Refunds to Employees

8.02

The College may refund the fee paid by an employee for a Parking Permit in proportion to the unexpired period of the Parking Permit less the Administration fee of $30.00. A permit with an unexpired period of two weeks will not be refunded.

  1. the employee permanently leaves the employ of the College; or
  2. the employee is assigned to another job location off campus, on a full-time basis or part-time basis; or
  3. at the discretion of the Commuting & Parking office.

Refunds to Students

8.03

The College may refund the fee paid by a student for a Parking Permit in proportion to the unexpired period of the Parking Permit less the Administration fee of $30.00. A permit with an unexpired period of two weeks or less will not be refunded.

The College, in its discretion, may partially refund a fee paid by a Student for a Parking Permit. Any refund under this provision shall be payable to the person to whom the Parking Permit was originally issued. No refunds will be made with respect to daily Parking Permits.

Refunds to Employees of Subtenants or Others

8.04

The College shall refund a fee paid by an employee of a subtenant of the College or of any other person, business or corporation permitted to carry on business or activities on College property by the College, in proportion to the unexpired period of the Parking Permit less the Administration fee of $30.00. A permit with an unexpired period of two weeks or less will not be refunded.

Refunds for Temporary Parking Permits

8.05

If a Parking Dispenser is faulty, users will receive a voucher for the equivalent parking time.

Refunds less Outstanding Fees and Fines

8.06

Outstanding fees and/or Fines shall be deducted and retained by the College for any refund provided as per Sections 8.02 to 8.05.

9.00 Parking Prohibitions and Restrictions

General Parking Prohibition

9.01

No person shall park, or stand a Motor Vehicle upon any part of College property, including any roadway, driveway or approach in or on College property, except as specifically authorized by a valid Parking Permit issued under these Regulations or as otherwise authorized under these Regulations.

Right to Remove and Impound

9.02

The College has the right to remove and/or impound a Motor Vehicle or bicycle on College property if such Motor Vehicle or bicycle is parked or used in contravention of these Regulations. This right also extends to Motor Vehicles that have unpaid fines.

No Parking Areas

9.03

No person shall park or stand a Motor Vehicle upon any part of College property which is designated as a fire lane, a no parking area, alongside any building on College property, except as authorized by a valid Parking Permit issued under these Regulations or as otherwise authorized by the College.

No Parking on Sidewalks, etc.

9.04

No person shall park or stand a Motor Vehicle except as authorized by the College:

  1. on sidewalks, paths, loading zones or landscaped areas; or
  2. within three metres of a fire hydrant; or
  3. within nine metres of a traffic control device, including a traffic sign or signal.

Accessible Parking Areas

9.05

No person shall park in a designated accessible (handicap) parking stall without displaying a legally issued placard indicating a right to park in such a stall, which includes an Accessible Parking Permit issued by the College. A vehicle parked in a designated accessible spot without a legally issued placard will be subject to immediate removal.

Casual Parking Areas

9.06

No person shall park or stand a Motor Vehicle in Visitor/Casual Parking area except:

  1. as directed by the signage governing the parking area or stall; or
  2. as directed by College Enforcement Staff.

24 Hour Reserved-Parking Areas

9.07

No person shall park a Motor Vehicle in a 24 hour reserved parking area on College property unless authorized by the College.

Performing Vehicle Maintenance, etc.

9.08

With the exception of training related to Motor Vehicles, no person shall wash, clean, or perform maintenance services on a Motor Vehicle on College property, other than emergency maintenance services required by reason of a sudden malfunction of the Motor Vehicle or as authorized by the College.

Overnight Parking

9.09

No person shall park or stand a Motor Vehicle on College property between the hours of 00:01 hours and 07:00 hours of any day unless authorized to do so by the College (including weekends and statutory holidays).

Obstruction of Parking Space

9.10

No person shall obstruct, temporarily or otherwise, the movement of vehicular traffic within, entering into or exiting from a parking area or parking stall on College property.

Defacing Parking Citations

9.11

No person shall, add to, deface, damage, destroy, remove from a Motor Vehicle or obliterate any portion of a College Parking Tick or offence notice other than the owner or operator of the relevant Motor Vehicle for the purpose of the owner or operator holding the College Parking Ticket in safekeeping and for the prompt payment of any fine specified in such College Parking Ticket.

10.00 Temporary Parking Restrictions

Temporary Parking Restrictions

10.01

The College may, at any time, erect temporary “Lot Closed for Maintenance” signs in areas (normally allotted for parking under these Regulations) for the purpose of snow removal, cleaning, construction, special events, or for such other purpose as the College may consider reasonable at its sole discretion absolutely. Such “Lot Closed” signs shall have priority over any and all other parking privileges. Where reasonably possible, the Vice-President or his or her delegate will endeavour to assign persons temporarily displaced by the temporary “Lot Closed” restriction to other locations on the College’s property as may be available and will attempt to provide reasonable notice.

Prohibition

10.02

No person shall park or stand a Motor Vehicle on College property in any area which has been designated as a temporary “Lot Closed” area in accordance with subsection 10.01 of these Regulations.

11.00 Traffic Regulations

Compliance with The Highway Traffic Act

11.01

All persons using, operating or parking a Motor Vehicle or bicycle on College property shall comply with the provisions of The Highway Traffic Act and with any other applicable legislation.

Registered Vehicle

11.02

Without limiting the generality of Section 11.01, the owner or operator of any Motor Vehicle used or operated on College property shall ensure that the Motor Vehicle is registered, licensed and insured for the current year, and that a valid license plate is displayed on the vehicle, as required by The Highway Traffic Act.

Licensed Driver

11.03

Without limiting the generality of Section 11.01, the operator of any Motor Vehicle used or operated on College property shall be a licensed driver under The Highway Traffic Act.

No Snowmobiles or All Terrain Vehicles

11.04

No person shall operate a snowmobile or all terrain vehicles on College property unless specifically authorized by the College.

Traffic

11.05

No person using or operating a Motor Vehicle on College property shall disobey any traffic control device, including a traffic or parking sign, posted or erected on College property.

Disfiguring Traffic Devices, etc.

11.06

No person shall move, deface, alter, or in any way tamper with any traffic control device, including traffic or parking signs, posted or erected on College property.

Speed Limit On College Property

11.07

No person shall operate a Motor Vehicle on College property at a rate of speed greater than is reasonable and prudent in the circumstances, having regard for actual and potential hazards, but in no event shall the rate of speed exceed 30 km per hour.

Pedestrian Right of Way

11.08

Every owner or operator of a Motor Vehicle or bicycle on College property shall at all times give pedestrians the right-of-way.

Duty to Report Accidents

11.09

In addition to complying with the requirements of The Highway Traffic Act and any other applicable law, any person involved in an accident or collision occurring on College property involving a Motor Vehicle and resulting in personal injury or damage to property shall immediately report such accident to College Enforcement Staff.

12.00 Penalties and Enforcement

College Parking Tickets

12.01

A member of the College Enforcement Staff may issue a College Parking Ticket with an assessed fine consistent with these Regulations to any owner or operator of a Motor Vehicle who has violated or who is found to be violating any provision of these Regulations.

Fines

12.02

Fines shall be paid to the College for a violation of these Regulations in accordance with the rates and procedures set out in Schedule “B” attached to these Regulations. The College reserves the right to amend, increase or institute additional fines to those set out at Schedule “B” to these Regulations.

Payment of College Parking Tickets

12.03

Where a College Parking Citation has been issued in respect of a Motor Vehicle, the owner or operator of such Motor Vehicle shall pay the applicable amount of the Fine shown on the Citation either on-line at https://rrcparking.t2hosted.ca or in-person at the Commuting & Parking office (D-100).

Criteria for vehicle removal for non-payment of fines

12.04

The criteria for the removal of a vehicle is listed below:

  1. The vehicle in question has accumulated a minimum of three (3) outstanding citations that have reached the maximum value of $70.00 each.
  2. A warning letter or warning email has been sent to the registered owner or driver.
  3. A vehicle cannot be removed for at least seven (7) days (response period) of the warning notification being sent.
  4. If owner/driver of the vehicle in question has not responded to the warning letter/email during the response period, the vehicle is subject to removal.

12.05

As per Section 9.02, in addition to any other penalty or action, the College may, in accordance with City of Winnipeg By-law No. 6549/95 (or any by-law replacing it) have any Motor Vehicle which is parked or standing in contravention of these regulations removed and impounded. The owner or driver of the Motor Vehicle shall be required to pay all charges associated with the towing, storage and impoundment of the vehicle, along with all outstanding parking tickets associated with the vehicle, before the vehicle will be released.

Information and Complaint under City of Winnipeg By-law

12.06

In addition to any other penalty or action, members of the College Enforcement Staff are hereby authorized to initiate a complaint under City of Winnipeg By-law No. 6549/95 (or any by-law which may replace it) against the owner or driver of a Motor Vehicle parked or standing on College property in violation of these Regulations, or to report such a violation to a police officer for proceedings under the City By-law.

Failure to Pay Fees or Fines by Students

12.07

Failure by a student to pay a Parking Fee or Fine shall result in the cancellation of his or her parking privileges in accordance with Section 4.09. It may also result in the student’s mark transcripts, diplomas or certificates being withheld until such time as the amount due under the Fee is paid in full. A student may also be subject to disciplinary action as per College policy for non-payment. Unpaid parking fines will be sent to a collections agency for resolution.

Failure to Pay Fees or Fines by Employees

12.08

Failure by an employee to pay a Parking Fee or Fine shall result in the cancellation of his or her parking privileges in accordance with subsection 4.09, and may result in disciplinary action in accordance with the provisions of any applicable collective agreement, employment agreement or College policy.

Appeal of Fees or Fines

12.09

Appeals related to the assessment and payment of parking fees or Fines may be submitted on-line at https://rrcparking.t2hosted.ca. Appeals must be submitted with-in 15 days from the date of issue of the ticket. The ticket to be appealed must be paid prior to the appeal submission. A re-appeal may be submitted within 15 days of notification of the first appeal.

13.00 Effective Date

13.01

These Regulations come into effect on June 21, 2021 and will remain in effect until changed by resolution of the Board of Governors of the College.

Schedule “A” Traffic and Parking Regulations

Parking Fees

1.0 PARKING FEES for students, staff, employees of subtenants

(Fees include GST and may change without notice)

Notre Dame Campus

  • Power Monthly Permit: $63.00
  • Non-power monthly permit: $55.65
  • Motorcycle monthly permit: $36.75

Stevenson Aviation (Wpg) Campus

  • Power monthly permit: $38.01
  • Non-power permit: $32.34

2.0 VISITOR/CASUAL PARKING (Notre dame & Stevenson campuses)

  • 1 hour or portion thereof: $2.00
  • Daily Maximum Parking: $8.00

Schedule “B”

1.0 – Fines Payable

Infraction Cost
1.1 No Stopping – Bus Stop $30
1.2 No Stopping – Anytime $30
1.3 No Stopping – Fire Lane $30
1.4 Parking in No Parking area $30
1.5 Failure to update profile $30
1.6 Parking so as to Obstruct Traffic $30
1.7 Parking in a Crosswalk $30
1.8 Parking in a Restricted Zone $30
1.9 No Parking – Loading Zone $30
1.10 Parking on Boulevard $30
1.11 Unauthorized Parking $30
1.12 Parking Overtime $30
1.13 Improperly Parked $30
1.14 Other $30
1.15 Parking Overnight $30
1.16 Warning $0
1.17 Parking in a handicap area without authorization $150

2.0 – Payment and Appeal Information

2.1

For infractions 1.1 to 1.15 listed above, if the fine is paid after 15 calendar days of the date the violation occurred, Parking Ticket cannot be appealed and the fine increases to $70.00

2.2

Warning (1.16) an opportunity to correct a behavior. No dollar value associated.

2.3

For infraction 1.17 listed above, if the fine is paid after 15 calendar days of the date the violation occurred, the Parking Ticket cannot be appealed and the fine increases to $300.00

2.4

Parking Tickets may be paid online at https://rrcparking.t2hosted.ca or in person at the Commuting & Parking office.

2.5

Appeals/re-appeals may be submitted online only at https://rrcparking.t2hosted.ca