Vendor Parking at UVM
This document outlines the expectations of the University of Vermont regarding the impact of construction and maintenance projects on the operation of the institution. All contractors are expected to understand and abide by these guidelines.
What We Need to Achieve
- Maintain the maximum number of parking spaces available for University community parking;
- Maintain adequate access to spaces needed to meet ADA requirements;
- Maintain access to loading docks and loading areas;
- Maintain roadway access for emergency vehicles, shuttles, and service vehicles to surrounding buildings;
- Assure contractor's vehicles are legally parked either on or off campus during the duration of the project;
Parking outside of staging areas is permitted in designated parking spaces only. All vehicles parked on campus require a University permit. Vehicles parked in roadways, on lawns, or sidewalks are subject to citations and towing at owner's expense.
Construction Staff With Offices On Campus
Contractor and sub-contractor employees with a full time office on campus will be eligible for affiliated employee permits and offered parking in the same manner and rate as University affiliated employees.
Sub-Contractor Company Vehicles
Unless otherwise authorized by Parking Services, one company vehicle per sub-contractor is authorized to park in lots adjacent to the construction site if a staging area is not available. Permits are offered at the regular rate for vendors in the area.
All other vehicles associated with a project will be offered parking at the most convenient location available after the needs of the regular University community are met. This may or may not be on campus. Each permit will be charged at the same rate a University affiliated employees assigned to park in the same location.
Projects may establish a staging area when appropriate for health or safety reasons or when the scope of a project requires staging materials to support day-to-day work. Every effort must be made to minimize the impact on parking, handicapped/ disabled accessibility, and traffic patterns.
Staging areas used specifically to accommodate parking are not allowed.
Staging Areas Impacting Parking Or Traffic
Establishing a staging area that impacts parking or traffic circulation requires at least two weeks' notice to Transportation and Parking Services to assure proper communication to current users.
Additional Parking Spaces Needed To Support Work
Additional parking spaces needed to support work, such as locating a dumpster, construction equipment, or supply staging, shall be arranged through Transportation and Parking Services who will be responsible for barricading and signing the area. A minimum of three days' notice is needed. The project will be charged the visitors rate for use of the space for the duration of the need.
Transportation and Parking Services is the only authorized agent allowed to block off parking or roadways.
Contractor Impact Requisition
All parking requests must be approved by the University project manager before Transportation and Parking Services will issue a permit. Once we have an e-mail notice or signed copy from the project manager, we can issue permits in one of two ways:
- Permits may be issued in bulk to the construction manager or sub-contractor who may use the permits on different vehicles as sub-contractors or workers join the project.
- Permits may be issued to each person needing parking. In this case, vehicle information including the license plate(s) assigned to the permit will need to be provided to Parking Services. Permits will not be transferable between vehicles under these circumstances.
Contractors are subject to the same rules as the remainder of the University Community.
Contractors are expected to make every effort to avoid unnecessary impact to the University community regarding traffic circulation and parking.
Citations written to vehicles belonging to contractors or members of their workforce are the responsibility of the contractor. Fines on all associated vehicles must be paid before permits are renewed. Excessive citations written to any contractor may result in the removal of their vehicle(s) by towing and/or the revocation of campus parking privileges.
Vendor Permit Types