Policy

Car Parking Regulations

Updated on 1 December 2022

These regulations shall be cited as the University of Dundee Parking Regulations 2020, and shall come into operation on the first day of May 2021

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Regulations

Commencement & citation

  1. These regulations shall be cited as the University of Dundee Parking Regulations 2020, and shall come into operation on the first day of May 2021.
  2. These regulations supersede all other regulations and any local or historical arrangements.

Definition

  1. The University of Dundee manages its car parks as a private landlord.
  2. These regulations apply to the City Campus car parks as listed in Appendix A, the parking provision at the Botanic Gardens and Riverside, the Mackenzie Building and Wilson House on the Ninewells Campus, and University managed properties on the Dundee Technopole.
  3. All other parking at the Ninewells Campus and Kirkcaldy campus are not covered by these regulations but are instead managed by our landlord Health Boards. Local regulations in those locations should be followed at all time and separate charging is applicable.
  4. The DUSA car park (Airlie Terrace) is separately managed by DUSA and is not included in these regulations.
  5. The car parks associated with the Residences are not included in these regulations. They are separately managed by Sanctuary Student Housing.
  6. The Incubator Building and the Innovation Hub (completing in 2023) are subject to separate arrangements under specific tenant agreements.
  7. These regulations do not cover any private domestic tenant parking at University owned and managed residences.
  8. Any other property that has been leased in by the University will not be covered by these regulations.
  9. The University of Dundee manages its car parking through the issuing of permits and/or local charges. The application of times and restrictions is detailed in this regulation. Refer to Section 1.3 for more information.
  10. All car parks have signage displaying the rules for using the car park which reflects the specific uses as described in these Regulations.
  11. When a user parks a vehicle on land belonging to or under the explicit management of the University of Dundee, they are entering into a contract with the University of Dundee and are expected to adhere to the rules and regulations set out. The University of Dundee will take steps to enforce these rules if they are broken. Failure to comply with these regulations will result in a Parking Charge Notice (PCN) being issued.
  12. Any motorist who does not agree to the terms and conditions of the regulations as set out in this document should not park in a University of Dundee owned and/or managed car park and should leave immediately.
  13. There are number of spaces which have a designated vehicle use (for example parking of minibuses, commercial vehicles for Estates and Campus services, loading bays). These are clearly marked and should not be used unless authorised to do so via the permit displayed.
  14. Where a system that the University of Dundee has put in place to manage, administrate, and facilitate car parking is not functioning, the motorist must follow any local signage. If there is no local signage, the motorist should urgently advise the University of Dundee Estates and Campus Services directorate on helpdesk@dundee.ac.uk immediately or immediately leave the car park. A motorist cannot park and leave their vehicle with no appropriate action being taken.
  15. All parking bays are considered ‘Standard Parking Bays’ unless they are demarcated for a specific group or user type. See section 3 for information.

Hours of enforcement

  1. The University of Dundee Parking Regulations shall remain in force at all time on the sites noted in Appendix A and are enforced seven days a week, at all times of the year.

Non-permit holder

 

00:00-07:59

08:00-17:30

17:31-23:59

Monday

No charges

NO PARKING

Local charges

Tuesday

No charges

NO PARKING

Local charges

Wednesday

No charges

NO PARKING

Local charges

Thursday

No charges

NO PARKING

Local charges

Friday

No charges

NO PARKING

Local charges

Saturday

No charges

Local charges

Sunday

No charges

Local charges

 

Permit holder

 

00:00 – 07:59

08:00-17:30

17:31-23:59

Monday

No charges

Parking permitted as per conditions of permit

Tuesday

No charges

Parking permitted as per conditions of permit

Wednesday

No charges

Parking permitted as per conditions of permit

Thursday

No charges

Parking permitted as per conditions of permit

Friday

No charges

Parking permitted as per conditions of permit

Saturday

No charges

Parking permitted as per conditions of permit

Sunday

No charges

Parking permitted as per conditions of permit

  1. Between the hours of 08:00 and 17:30, Monday to Friday, all car park users must display a valid permit. Non permit holders are not permitted to park in a University of Dundee Managed Car Park.
  2. Between the hours of 17:31 to 00:00 Monday to Sunday, permit holders can continue to use the car parks subject to the conditions of their permit. Non permit holders must pay a local fee via the RingGo app. Refer to local signage for details.
  3. Between the hours of 00:01 to 07:59 there are no additional charges and parking is free for any person.
  4. Blue Badge Holders may park on the campus without a University issued permit in any designated accessible car parking bay and should refer to Regulation 5.4 for detailed information about specific on site restrictions.
  5. There are separate regulations related to electric charge points in detailed under regulation 3.3.

Suspension of parking spaces

  1. From time to time, the University may have to suspend the use of a set of car parking spaces to ensure the safety of our community - for example: during construction works, during maintenance or landscaping.
  2. Wherever possible, the Estates and Campus Services team will endeavour to notify car parking users in advance if there will be disruption to car parking space availability via the Staff Newsletter or other email communications. However, for emergency works this may not always be possible and users may suffer disruption with little to no notice.

Parking charge enforcement

Infringement

  1. The University of Dundee Parking Regulations is a member of the International Parking Community (IPC) Accredited Operations Scheme (AOS) and complies with their standards. Through this scheme the University of Dundee has regulated access to information held by the DVLA which enables the registered owner of a vehicle to be traced where necessary.
  2. A Parking Charge Notice (PCN) will be issued for any breach of these regulations including:
    • Failure to display a valid permit or display so it can be seen clearly by a member of the Precinct Services teams.
    • Using a permit in the wrong vehicle (without a reasonable advance notice to the Parking Team).
    • Failure to pay additional charges required locally with pay by phone using the RingGo App for the duration of the vehicle stay.
    • Failure to park in an appropriate designated car parking bay.
    • Failure to park without due care and attention within a designated parking bay.
    • Failure to adhere to parking times as described in each parking bay type.
    • Failure to comply with other restrictions such as specific designations permitted for particular parking bays in a car park (e.g. Car Share exclusivity, disabled parking bays).
  3. The University of Dundee will not issue more than one Parking Charge Notice within the enforcement period.
  4. A Parking Charge Notice will be notified in writing with a PCN being fixed to the windscreen of the vehicle.
    • All charges are issued at a cost of £85 per Parking Charge Notice which is payable within 30 days.
    • If the charge is paid within 14 days from the date of issue, the charge will be reduced to £30.
  5. If after 14 days the charge has not been paid, the Motorist is required to pay the full amount and the registered vehicle owner will be sent a notification in the post.
  6. Failure to pay the charge in 30 days will result in the case being sent to the University of Dundee internal Debt Collection team managed within the Finance Directorate. If this approach fails to result in payment being made, the University of Dundee may pass the debt to a registered External Debt Collection Agency and additional external charges may apply. Motorists should note that failure to deal with a charge can lead to enforcement of the debt and ultimately action through the civil courts to recover it.

Dispute – Windscreen Fixed Notifications

  1. If a motorist feels that a PCN affixed to their windscreen and it has been issued incorrectly they should take immediate action and:
    • Obtain evidence – keep the payment receipt or the parking permit and compile photographic evidence which supports their case.
    • Follow the appeals procedure on the Notice.
    • Identify themselves as the Driver.
    • Provide their name and address.
    • Produce their evidence and send this to parking@dundee.ac.uk.
    • Keep the University of Dundee Car Parking Team up to date with any address changes.

Dispute – Postal Notifications

  1. If a motorist receives a postal notification, and they believe that it has been incorrectly issued they should undertake the following action:
    • If they were not the driver:
      • Identify the Driver and provide the University of Dundee Parking Team with the name and address of the person driving the vehicle at the time of the parking event following the details on the PCN.
    • If they were the driver:
      • Obtain evidence – keep the parking payment receipt or the parking permit and compile photographic evidence which supports their case.
      • Follow the appeals procedure on the Notice.
      • Identify themselves as the Driver.
      • Provide their name and address.
      • Produce their evidence and send this to parking@dundee.ac.uk.
      • Keep the University of Dundee Car Parking Team up to date with any address changes.

Appeals Process

  1. The University of Dundee will not accept an appeal for any PCN that has been paid.
  2. The internal appeals process will be outlined on the PCN and in any subsequent notice sent by post to the registered keeper's house.
  3. In brief, the University of Dundee Parking Team will receive all appeals information via the parking@dundee.ac.uk email address within 21 days of the initial date of the PCN being issued. This appeal must include all of the information outlined in section 2.2 or 2.3 above, relevant to the dispute being made.
  4. The Parking Team will acknowledge receipt of the appeal and will respond to the person appealing within 28 days via email.
  5. Appeals that are lodged outside the 21 day period will only be reviewed if there is evidence of exceptional circumstances. Where there have been exception reasons for the failure to lodge an appeal in time, these must be fully explained in the appeal application.
  6. If an appeal is upheld, the University of Dundee will cancel the PCN and confirm in writing via email.
  7. If an appeal is dismissed and the PCN is upheld the University of Dundee will confirm in writing that a Charge is payable.
    • Where the appeal was submitted within the correct timescale for appeals, the University will reduce the PCN charge to £30 for 14 days. If this is not paid within 14 days the full charge of £85 will be payable. If this is not paid within 30 days of the appeal decision, the debt will be referred and follow the process outlined in section 2.16 above.
    • Where an appeal was submitted out with the correct timescale for appeals, the University will require full payment of £85. If this is not paid within 30 days of the appeal decision, the debt will be referred and follow the process outlined in section 2.16 above.
  8. If the University of Dundee rejects the appeal and the Motorist still wishes to contest, they should appeal to the Independent Appeals Service within 21 days of receiving the outcome of the University appeal . This process will be advised in the notification of any rejected appeal. The Independent Appeals Service is fully independent of the University, and their decision is binding. If the Motorist appeals to the independent adjudicator, they will lose their ability to pay at the reduced rate and the full rate would be applicable and must be paid within 14 days if the PCN charge is upheld.

Complaints

  1. The University of Dundee has a robust complaint handling procedure. If a Motorist wishes to make a complaint about how a PCN has been issued they must follow the appeals process first, and then they are able to appeal to the independent governing body as noted above.
  2. If the Motorist has a complaint about another aspect of the management, administration, and enforcement of the Parking Regulations, they can follow the University of Dundee Complaints Handling Procedure.

Helping staff with flexible working

  1. The University of Dundee recognises that new ways of working may lead to more flexible working for some roles and affect working patterns and hours. In addition, many people have caring duties which may affect their working hours, or a part time role that does not fit with a traditional working day. At other times, staff may only require a short period of access to their workplace or eligible students with Green Badges may only require to attend a short period of teaching or study.
  2. To support this type of working the University has made several provisions as set out below to help support staff when at work, and eligible students access study spaces as required.
  3. In the first instance, the University has a range of Car Parking Permit types which are designed to give Staff and eligible students flexibility to suit their circumstances and needs. The range of pass types can be found in section 5 and is summarised in Appendix B.
  4. In addition, the following spaces have designated timings to enable a greater flexibility in finding a car parking spaces when coming to campus out with the traditional full-time working hours:
  • Nursery Car Drop Off
    • These spaces are designated for those who hold a Nursery Permit which is valid on Balfour Street and Airlie Place in designated spaces for free parking.  
  • Car Share Spaces
    • Car Share Spaces are available to registered Car Share Users and can be found in the Heathfield Car Park. Carshare uses have priority in the Car Share Spaces up until 0930 each day and other users, regardless of permit type, are excluded. Registrations are checked to ensure they are properly registered with the Car Share Scheme and member codes have been exchanged that day. Failure to comply with the Care Share scheme regulations will result in a Parking Charge Notice.
    • From 09:30 to 07:59 the following day, the Car Share Spaces can be used by other valid Permit Holders including Standard Parking Permits, Pay As You Go Permits, Contractors Permits and Visitor Day Permit holders.
    • Car Share Spaces are available to all persons outwith the standard operating hours and at weekends.
  • Flexible Working Spaces
    • Flexible working spaces are to be allocated across the campus in a variety of car parks as standard parking bays.
    • These will be restricted to 4 hours of use at a time. This is designed to allow cover for half days of working on campus and in support of flexible working hours between the workplace and the Parking beyond four hours will incur a Parking Charge Notice.
    • Flexible Working Spaces are available to all persons out with the standard operating hours and at weekends.

Electric Charging Points

  1. The University of Dundee provides a range of electric vehicle charging points across the campus which can be found on the Charge Places Scotland website..
  2. Access to the points is chargeable  as per details here: Charge your electric car on campus | University of Dundee.
  3. All charging points have a time limit on their use. If a vehicle exceeds the time limit there will additional charges applied via the Charge Places Scotland system and you will be issued with a parking charge notice. If a vehicle is not plugged in to be charged and is not displaying a valid permit, a parking charge notice will be issued.
  4. Users without a permit cannot park on the campus and must move their vehicle to another location.
  5. Permit holders can move their vehicles to the dedicated Electric Car Park spaces which are available on Park Wynd. This area is not available for use by any other permit holders with non-electric cars.

ISE Users Parking

  1. The ISE Car Park is for the exclusive use of ISE users for a maximum of 2 hours. The allocation of parking permits is managed by the ISE. Please refer to the ISE web pages for more information.

Permitted vehicles

Private motor vehicle types

  1. Any vehicles parked in a University of Dundee managed car park must be properly licensed. Motor Vehicles unlicensed in terms of the Vehicles (Excise) Act or derelict motor vehicles are not permitted to be parked on the Campus and may be removed at the Motorists expense.
  2. The City Campus parking areas are designed for general car vehicles with separate designated areas for motorbikes, minibuses and other types of vans. Vehicles must not be towing trailers or other items when parked on the campus unless by prior arrangement with the Security Team.
  3. Camper Vans and other such camping type vehicles (e.g. caravans, trailer tents etc) are not permitted on campus to park at any time under any circumstances. The University reserves the right to take steps for removal at the registered keeper’s expense.

Multiple / alternative vehicle use by permit holder 

  1. It is recognised that a permit holder may own more than one vehicle and that they may wish to swap between the two. In other cases, a permit holder may be using a temporary vehicle if their primary vehicle is being repaired etc.
  2. People wishing to use the campus car park must apply for a permit for their primary vehicle and may add a secondary vehicle so long as this is registered with the DVLA at the same address. At all times the permit MUST be displayed appropriately in the windscreen of the vehicle that is parked on a University managed car park.
  3. When using an alternative vehicle such as a courtesy car from the garage, the permit holder must display their normal permit in the temporary car AND notify the Parking Team on parking@dundee.ac.uk to explain the duration of the change. Failure to do this may result in a Parking Charge Notice. 

Changing cars part way through a permit cycle

  1. If a Permit Holder changes their Vehicle part way through a Permit cycle period, they should notify the Parking Team on parking@dundee.ac.uk. Parking will make arrangements to issue a new permit once the old one is surrendered. Failure to do this may result in a Parking Charge Notice. 

University Vehicles

  1. All University owned vehicles can be parked on the campus and should be returned to a designated car parking bay when not in use or being used for a specific activity relating to a call out or works project. They must not be parked on Double Yellow lines at any time. Failure to park appropriately may lead to disciplinary action.
  2. Electric vehicles should be returned to an electric vehicle bay and plugged in at the end of any use period.  
  3. Commercial vans and vehicles used by Estates and Campus Services should be returned to the designed areas at Smalls Wynd, Ewing Building and Park Place Car Park at the end of every day. Grounds and Gardens team vehicles should be returned to the relevant compounds at the City Campus or the Botanic Garden.
  4. Any staff using an Estates and Campus Services trades vehicle overnight due to on call rota duties, may park their vehicle in the Ewing or Park Place Car park overnight. Security will be made aware of such arrangements via the normal ECS rotas.
  5. All other terms and conditions relating to use of University vehicles can be obtained by contacting parking@dundee.ac.uk.

Emergency vehicles

  1. Emergency Vehicles (police, fire, ambulance services) are wholly exempt from these regulations at all times.

Abandoned vehicles / dangerous parking / overnight parking 

  1. Any Motorist that has to abandon their vehicle on campus (for example due to a breakdown) must inform Campus Security on +44(0)1382 385850 immediately. This number is available 24/7, all days of the year. Campus Security can help make any access and egress safe for the vehicle and other road users.
  2. Any abandoned vehicles found on campus that have not been notified in this way may be removed at the expense of the Registered Owner.
  3. Any vehicle that is not parked in a designated car parking bay and in the University’s opinion is causing an obstruction or a potentially dangerous situation may be removed at the expense of the Registered Owner.
  4. Overnight parking is only permitted in exceptional circumstances where the motorist holds a valid permit and has gained permission from the Security Team. If a Motorist requires to leave their vehicle on campus over night, they must contact Security in advance. Trades Staff on call out rotas should refer to section 4.4.

Deliveries

  1. The definition of a Delivery Vehicle is any vehicle which comes to campus to delivery goods and services or make collections in relation to the on-going business operations of the University. This definition excludes fast food and taxi services – refer to regulation 4.8 below for limitations for these activities.
  2. Any vehicles parked on the University of Dundee City Campus must be properly licensed. Motor Vehicles unlicensed in terms of the Vehicles (Excise) Act or derelict motor vehicles are not permitted to be parked on the Campus.
  3. Delivery vehicles up to 3.5 tonnes are permitted on site when parked responsibly for a maximum of 30mins.
  4. If Delivery vehicles are found out with a designated area (e.g. on double yellow lines or blocking access to, for example, disabled parking bays), or exceeding relevant time limits without a relevant permit, the University of Dundee reserves the right to issue a parking charge notice.  
  5. Delivery Vehicles over 3.5 tonnes not related to a Construction related delivery should contact the Security office 48hrs in advance on +44 (0)1382 385850 to check access routes and make special arrangements prior to arrival on site. The University reserves the right to refuse access to campus where appropriate arrangements have not been made.
  6. Construction related deliveries to planned building work and project sites will be approved by separate arrangement specifically detailed through Estates and Campus Services. See regulation 4.9 below.

Taxis and fast food or other non-university delivery services

  1. The definition of a non-university delivery services is any vehicle which comes to campus to deliver goods and services or make collections which are not in relation to the on-going business operations of the University. This definition includes any orders placed by students, including to residences, or relating to the personal activities of University Staff.
  2. Any vehicles parked on the University of Dundee City Campus must be properly licensed. Motor Vehicles unlicensed in terms of the Vehicles (Excise) Act or derelict motor vehicles are not permitted to be parked on the Campus.
  3. Taxis are allowed to wait for their pre-arranged fares for up to 10 minutes in a designated parking space without their engine running. Taxis should not idle or park on double yellow lines at any time at all and may be issued a parking charge notice if they do so.
  4. There are no Taxi Driver ranks on campus and Taxis are not permitted to wait or queue for passing trade in any location on the campus.
  5. Fast food delivery services and other non-university delivery drivers are permitted to wait for the person ordering to collect their orders for up to 10 minutes in a designated parking space without their engine running or park and deliver their parcels within ten minutes. Delivery drivers should not idle or park on double yellow lines at any time at all and may be issued a parking charge notice.

Contractors, construction and works vehicles

  1. A contractor is any person or organisation that is coming to the campus to undertake a works package that has been ordered or instructed by a member of University staff. This can range from servicing a small piece of equipment, to a new build construction site. All contractors – regardless of the works being undertaken – must be registered on the Contractor Tracker system and have completed all approvals before they arrive on campus or they will be asked to leave immediately.
  2. Parking for any Contractors on the campus is limited and must be identified as part of the submission to the Contractor Tracker. Where more than one vehicle is required (e.g. a building works project), locations for parking must be agreed in advance with the Estates and Campus Services Team. These may form part of the site compound which the contractor can manage themselves – see below). The person leading or coordinating the works will be responsible for ensuring that relevant arrangement and submissions are completed a minimum of 1 week in advance. Estates and Campus Services reserve the right to insist on postponing works where there is inadequate planning and solutions for parking for contractors.
  3. Contractors Permits may be issued on a daily, weekly, or other specific time period subject to the needs of individual projects and can be obtained from the Estates and Campus Services office in the Ewing Building on the first day of works commencing.

Capital works / long projects of 2 days or more

  1. For Capital Project works, details of any allowable parking within a specific area of the University Campus will be defined in the Main Contract. Contractor Permits to allow parking in designated bays for Capital Works (out with a site compound) will be approved by the Project Coordinator in advance of the Start on Site date. The Main Contractor must collect the issued permits from Estates and Campus Services office in the Ewing Building before the Start on Site date and ensure that they are displayed appropriately at all times. 
  2. Capital projects may also have a designated site compound area which should be managed and secured by the Main Contractor and must not impede the use of any areas out with the compound for all other University users. This should be identified as part of the pre-site Health and Safety processes.  
  3. The main contractor will take full responsibility for management of deliveries and sub-contractor vehicles and make all necessary arrangements to coordinate significant deliveries, road closures and to minimise disruption in discussion with their Project Coordinator. Where appropriate additional RAMS will be submitted, and specific access routes will be planned in advance.
  4. Any breach in compliance with the designation of the car parking management plan will be followed up through our H&S teams. Failure to comply with the plan may result in parking charge notices for vehicle parking inappropriately.

Day works

  1. For day works and minor projects, all contractors should report the Estates and Campus Services offices at the Ewing Building before 08:00 hours to receive a relevant permit to park on campus. There is designated car parking for visiting Contractors on Smalls Lane for Contractors to park in whilst permits are issued. Out of working hours or at weekend, they should contact Security on +44 (0)1382 385850.
  2. Any contractor vehicle found without the relevant permit will be issued with a parking charge notice and may be subject to further disciplinary action if the problem persists.

Permit types

Permit overview

  1. The University of Dundee operates a car parking permit system across the City Campus and within all its designated car parking areas and spaces. All vehicles must display a valid permit, except for those who will be in a parking bay for less than ten minutes if the motorist falls into regulation 3.11 and 4.8.5 designation.
  2. A summary of permit types is provided in Appendix B.

A: Standard Parking Permit

Validity

12 months from 1 May each year

Cost of purchase due at point of purchase

100% or spread over 10 payments by standing order

Refund available

Partial, pro-rata refunds available depending on time left

  1. A Standard Parking Permit is available to any member of staff at the University working full or part time, including temporary contacts and associate members of staff. It is not valid for students or visitors. Where appropriate, these permits are also available to tenants in City Campus Properties (depending on location of workplace address and tenancy agreement).
  2. The Standard Parking Permit will allow access to park at any of the City Campus designated car parking spaces, as well as parking at University managed properties on the Dundee Technopole, Wilson House and the Mackenzie Building. To be valid in an Accessible Bay it must be accompanied by a Green Badge (see section 5.5). It does not permit access to any parking areas with a specific designation (e.g. visitor parking, contractor parking, delivery parking, University Vehicle Parking etc).
  3. The Standard Parking Permit can be purchased via the online shop. It can be purchased in full or the cost can be spread across ten months with a standing order. The permit can be purchased part way through a charging period, with a pro-rata costs, and a minimum charge of two months. The converse is true for a refund. Note – if standing orders are not paid on time or lapse, the permit will be invalid and may receive a penalty notice for parking at a University managed car park.

B: Pay As You Go Permit (PAYG)

Validity

12 months from 1 May each year

Cost of purchase due at point of purchase

100% of cost

Refund available

No

  1. A Pay As You Go Permit is available to any member of staff at the University working full or part time, including those on temporary contracts and associate members of staff. It is not valid for students or visitors. Where appropriate, these permits are also available to tenants in City Campus Properties (depending on location of workplace address or tenancy agreement).
  2. The Pay As You Go Permit will allow access to park at any of the City Campus designated car parking spaces, as well as parking at University managed properties on the Dundee Technopole, Wilson House and the Mackenzie Building. To be valid in an Accessible Bay it must be accompanied by at Green Badge (see section 5.5). It does not permit access to any parking areas with a specific designation (e.g. visitor parking, contractor parking, delivery parking, University Vehicle Parking etc).
  3. The Pay As You Go Permit can be purchased via the online shop. The Permit is only available at one price at all times and is only valid when accompanied by additional charges to be paid on site by the RingGo App. There is no refund available on the Pay As You Go Permit.

C: Blue Badge Accessible Parking for Disabled People

  1. The University of Dundee aims to provide car parking for disabled users using the International parking Community (IPC) recommended guidance, statutory minimum sizing requirements, and in line with our responsibilities to make reasonable adjustments for disabled staff and students under the Equality Act (2010).
  2. Provision for car parking and the total number of disabled bays may also be stipulated by Dundee City Council when the University makes a Planning Application for building works and this will be adhered to.
  3. The current locations of Accessible Parking Bays can be found on our website to help visitors, staff and students find an appropriate place to park.
  4. All Accessible Parking Bays are available for anyone displaying the appropriate Blue Badge or with a Green Badge plus relevant permit (see section 5.5).
  5. Accessible Parking bays are not designated on an individual basis but are to be used by any qualifying person as they require them.
  6. Any person (staff, student, or member of the public outside of the University community) can park in a designated accessible bay or in any defined car parking bays on the campus with a valid Local Authority issued Blue Badge.
  7. Valid Blue Badge holders are not permitted to park out with a designated parking bay (including on double or single yellow lines anywhere on campus) and will be issued with a parking charge notice if they park outwith a designated Accessible Parking Bay. This is in accordance with the Blue Badge Scheme in Scotland (see: My Gov Blue Badge Information) whereby the University of Dundee wishes to enforce its right as a private landowner to ensure the safety of our community, and access and egress for emergency vehicles around critical areas of the campus.
  8. Blue Badges must be displayed fully and properly in accordance with the Blue Badge Scheme Scotland guidance or users may be subject to a parking charge notice.
  9. Staff, Students, and members of the public who hold a valid blue badge issued by a Local Authority do not need to pay for or display a University of Dundee Permit.

D: Green Badge Accessible Parking

  1. The current locations of Accessible Parking Bays can be found on our website to help visitors, staff and students find an appropriate place to park.
  2. All Accessible Parking Bays are available for anyone displaying the appropriate badge and permits (where required).
  3. Accessible Parking bays are not designated on an individual basis but are to be used by any qualifying person as they require them.
  4. The Green Badge Scheme is a University of Dundee initiative which aims to provide support to staff and students who may have a temporary impairment that would makes it more challenging to access the campus in the way they would normally. It provides permission to use the Accessible Bays on campus without a Blue Badge.
  5. Green Badges issued to staff are not valid in any other type of Parking Bay except for Accessible Bays at any time. This is because a Standard or Pay as You Go Permit will cover the use of a standard bay and must be purchased by a member of staff to obtain a Green Badge. At this time a Student Green Badge does not require an additional permit to be purchased.
  6. All Staff Green Badge Permit Holders are required to apply and pay for a University of Dundee Permit. Details of the range of Permit options available can be found in section 5 of these regulations. If the Green Permit expires before the end of the Standard Parking Permit, a refund may be requested for the remainder if parking is no longer a requirement. Pay as You Go parking permits are non-refundable.
  7. All Green Badge Holders must display their permit in their front windscreen for inspection with their standard permit where they are a member of staff.
  8. Green Badge Permits are issued on a temporary basis with the duration being recommended by the Occupational Health service for staff and Disability Services for Students. They should not be issued for more than 12 months in total as they are a temporary provision.
  9. All other vehicle users do not qualify for a Green Badge Permit (e.g. visitors and the general public).

Green Badge Permit for Staff

  1. Green Badges can be temporarily issued to staff and students as part of a range of adjustments designed to help and support people to access their work and studies successfully.
  2. Staff members should discuss potential accessibility adjustments and requirements with their Line Manager who can refer them to Occupational Health for a health assessment if deemed appropriate. Staff can also contact Human Resources for support and advice during any stage of these discussions.
  3. The assessment will take the form of a report with a set of recommendations to be provided to the Line Manager for review. A copy of the report will be supplied to the member of staff also.
  4. If access to an Accessible Parking bay would be deemed as beneficial for an individual as part of a package of measures to help them access work, then Occupational Health will provide notification to the Line Manager for consideration and approval as part of the assessment report. This will include the time period that the pass should be issued for.
  5. If the Line Manager and Director/Dean approves that the adjustments are reasonable and acceptable for the role being performed, the appropriate Green Badge application can be issued, and the Manager completes the Green Badge Request form on the [website]. The medical details of any decision are not required to make an application.
  6. If a temporary Green Badge Permit needs to be extended, Line Managers should consider this and if necessary, contact Occupational Health for further review if there is an outstanding health concern.
  7. At a minimum, the requirement for a Green Badge Permit will be reviewed annually by the Line Manager, noting that a Green Badge should be a temporary provision as part of a package of recommendations to support a health assessment. Occupational Health will continue to review individuals as appropriate in support for health generally, as opposed to a specific Green Badge Assessment review.

Green Badge Permit for Students

  1. Green Badges can be issued to disabled students as part of a range of adjustments designed to support access to studies successfully.
  2. Students should discuss potential accessibility adjustments and requirements with Disability Services.
  3. The assessment will take the form of a support plan with a set of recommendations to be provided to the student and relevant University staff with the student’s consent.
  4. If access to an Accessible Parking bay is deemed as beneficial for a student to help them access their studies, then Disability Services will notify the Parking Team via parking@dundee.ac.uk and the Parking Team will arrange to issue a Green Permit. The medical details of any decision are not required to make an application.
  5. There is no charge for a Student Green Badge and no other permit is required to be displayed at the same time when using an Accessible Bay.
  6. If a temporary Green Badge Permit needs to be extended, students should contact Disability Services for further review if there is an outstanding disability-related concern.
  7. At a minimum, the requirement for a Green Badge Permit will be reviewed annually by the Disability Services, noting that a Green Badge should be a temporary provision to support access to studies. Disability Services will continue to review students’ disability-related needs generally as appropriate as opposed to a specific Green Badge Assessment review.

E: Motorcycle Permit

Validity

Valid for 12 months from 1 May each year

Cost of purchase due at point of purchase

100% of cost if no Car Permit is purchased

Refund applicable

No

  1. A Motorcycle Permit is available to any member of staff at the University working full or part time, including those on temporary contracts and associate members of staff. It is not valid for students or visitors. Where appropriate, these permits are also available to tenants in City Campus Properties (depending on location of workplace address).
  2. The Motorcycle Permit will allow access to park at any of the City Campus designated motorcycle parking spaces. It does not permit access to any parking areas with a specific designation (e.g. visitor parking, contractor parking, delivery parking, University Vehicle Parking etc) or any car parking spaces.
  3. The Motorcycle Permit can be purchased via the online shop. When the vehicle owner already has Standard Parking Permit there is no charge for a Motorcycle Permit but is still required to be displayed. As a standalone pass there is a one off charge per annum and no refunds possible. Note – there is no physical permit but a separate register will be kept and used with the digital registration checker.

F: Park & Stride Permit

The proposals for Park & Stride are currently being developed. At this time, the following is the general principle of the Park & Stride Permit strategy. Information is pending before this can be confirmed.

Validity

Valid for 12 months from 1 May each year

Cost of purchase due at point of purchase

100% of cost

Refund applicable

No

  1. A ‘Park & Stride’ Permit is available to any member of staff at the University working full or part time, including temporary contacts and associate members of staff. It is not valid for students or visitors. It is not valid on a Wednesday.
  2. The Park & Stride Permit will allow access to park at the Riverside car park in the designated Park & Stride spaces only. It does not permit access to any other car parking facility.
  3. The Park & Stride Permit can be purchased via the online shop. The Permit is only available at one price at all times. It is a non-refundable permit.

G: ISE User Permit

Validity

Valid for the dates on the permit only.

Cost of purchase due at point of purchase

Issued free of charge to ISE Users utilising the Car Park Facility

Refund applicable

Not applicable

  1. An ISE User Permit is available to qualifying members of the ISE Facilities at all times of the year.
  2. The ISE User Permit will allow access to designated and marked parking bays behind the ISE building for a maximum of 2 hours. This is to facilitate access for ISE users only – there will be no staff parking in this area. No other permit can be used in this car park, and the ISE User Permit is not valid in any other location on campus at any other time.
  3. The ISE User Permit is issued free of charge to qualifying members and further details can be found on the ISE webpages.
  4. ISE User Permit holders will be issued with a Parking Charge Notice if they are not in the designated area, or have exceeded their time limit.

H: Active Living Permit

Validity

Valid for the dates on the permit only.

Cost of purchase due at point of purchase

Issued free of charge to ISE Active Living registered members only.

 

Refund applicable

Not applicable

  1. An Active Living Permit is available to qualifying participants registered with the Active Living programme at the ISE.
  2. The Active Living Permit will allow access to designated and marked parking bays behind the ISE building and the Accessible Bays (also known as Disabled Bays) in the Discovery Car park to the west of the ISE. The Active Living Permit is not valid in any other location on campus at any other time and users must park within a designated bay at all times. There is no time limit on the permit.
  3. The Active Living Permit is issued free of charge to qualifying members and further details can be found on the ISE webpages.

I: Nursery Permit

Validity

Valid for 12 months from 1 May each year

Cost of purchase due at point of purchase

Issued free of charge to all parents of registered children in the Nursery

Refund applicable

Not applicable

  1. A Nursery Permit is available to anyone who has a child registered at the University of Dundee Nursery.
  2. The Nursery Permit will allow access to designated and marked parking bays on Balfour Street and Airlie Place. Where these spaces are marked as Nursery Only, they can be used at any time for up to 15mins.
  3. Between 1731 and 0759 these spaces can be available to other users.
  4. This is to facilitate drop off and collection of children to the nursery only with a parking time limit of 15mins. It does not permit access to any other car parking facility.
  5. The Nursery Permit is issued free of charge upon request via the Nursery. New permits are required each year.

J: Cleaner Permit

Validity

Valid for duration of their rota and shift.

Cost of purchase due at point of purchase

Issued free of charge

Refund applicable

Not applicable

  1. A Cleaner Permit can be issued to a member of the Cleaning Team where their shift requires them to be on campus up to 09:00 or starting at 16:00, Monday to Friday only. This is in recognition of the recent adjustments to the cleaning schedules following new Covid Cleaning regimes and the new rotation systems. Any requirements to park between the hours of 09:00 and 16:00 Monday to Friday, or over the weekend will require the purchase of a Standard or PAYG permit with local charges applicable.
  2. Cleaner Permits will allow qualifying staff access the standard car parking bays up to 09:00 or from 16:00, Monday to Friday only. It does not allow access to any other car parking space.
  3. Cleaner Permits are issued free of charge to the Cleaners who are scheduled onto those specific shifts and can request a permit from Head of Precinct Services or authorised deputy.

K: Ninewells Parking Permit

  1. At this time, the NHS is not enforcing car parking charges on the Ninewells site. There is therefore no cost to our staff. For this reason, until charges are reintroduced, we will expect any staff parking on a University controlled car park to pay for a relevant pass in parity with their colleagues.
  2. If car parking charges are introduced at Ninewells, then staff may be able to apply for a refund of their University Pass if they purchase a NHS parking permit. This will be reviewed when more information is available from the NHS. This would allow access to University controlled car parks with no additional charges.
  3. Staff at the Dental Hospital and Kirkcaldy Campus who need to part at the University controlled car park must still pay for a suitable University of Dundee permit.

L: Visitor Day Permit (non-contractors)

Validity

Valid for the dates stated on the permit only.

Cost of purchase due at point of purchase

Issued free of charge to any registered visitor arriving by car

Refund applicable

Not applicable

 

  1. ​​​​​A visitor is anyone else coming to campus in an official capacity to attend a meeting for University Business where they have been invited to attend by a member of University of Dundee Staff. It explicitly excludes general use by members of the public, staff and students. They are valid between 0800 and 0000.
  2. Visitors will be required to download the RingGo App and register their details and pay for an ePermit. To do this, they will require a special code which they can obtain from the School or Directorate who has invited them to campus on official business. The code will be changed from time to time to prevent misuse.
  3. An application for an ePermit is not a guarantee of a car parking space on campus but you can apply at the time you find a space and decide to park on campus. Alternative public parking is available near campus both in Council owned car parks and on the street. Please refer to Dundee City Council webpages for more details on locations, rules and charges which are entirely separate from the University

M: Contractor Permit

Validity

Valid for the date on the permit only.

Cost of purchase due at point of purchase

£5 per day

Refund applicable

Not applicable

  1. Anyone registered on the Contractor Tracker System can be considered a ‘Contractor’ and may be entitled to free parking to aid their attendance on campus subject to their contract terms and conditions using a Contractor Permit. You should check with your contract to see whether you qualify for free parking.
  2. Larger projects will be given specific details of compounds and parking details as part of their tender and this may limit the number of vehicles that are permitted on the campuses at any one time. Contractors should take this into account when they seek to tender on works and should discuss this with the Project Coordinator or Project Manager noting they may receive a Parking Infringement Notices for parking out with a designated parking bay or without the correct permits.
  3. Sub-Contractors may not be entitled to any parking on site and should discuss this with their Employer / Main Contractor before attending campus as failure to display an appropriate permit will result in a Parking Charge Notice. There are alternative car parks run by the City Council based in the vacuity and there is a range of on street parking. Refer to Dundee City Council web pages for more details.  
  4. Parking on campus is subject to the general rules around Contractors for coming to site. Refer to information on the Contractor Tracker for specific details.
  5. Vehicles parked in a standard bay must be an appropriate size. Large vans and other vehicles must agree a designated parking space with Estates and Campus Services before parking to ensure they do not receive a Parking Charge Notice.
  6. Permits can be collected from the Ewing Building upon final confirmation for attendance on Contractor Tracker, or from the Main Contractor if you are an eligible sub-contractor.

N: Evening, Weekend & Botanics Public Parking Charges

  1. Evening and weekend charges will be commence in due course – additional information will be issued via Central Communications.
  2. Evening and weekend parking is available to anyone who wishes to use an open car park on the City Campus between 17:31 and 07:59 Monday to Thursday, and weekend Parking is available to anyone who wishes to use an open car park University Managed car parks between 17:31 Friday to 07:59 Monday (not all car parks are open at evenings the weekends). Charges are applicable for Pay as You Go and non permit holders (see section 1.3). There are no additional charges for Standard Permit Holders.
  3. Paying Evening & Weekend Parking Charges will allow access to designated and marked parking bays in any open car park on the City Campus. Weekend Charges should be paid by the RingGo app.
  4. Botanics Parking is available to any member of the public who wishes to park at the Botanics in the designated Visitors Car Park and is payable as the RingGo fees (Staff Car Parking at the Botanics is separate and covered by the key Staff Permits – See Appendix A).

O: Well Road Cottages Resident Permit

Validity

Valid for duration of occupancy. Should be returned to the University when resident leaves the property.

Cost of purchase due at point of purchase

Issued free of charge to each household

Refund applicable

Not applicable

  1. One Well Road Cottages Resident Permit is available for each property at Well Road, when let with a residential tenancy agreement
  2. The Well Road Cottages Resident Permit will allow holders to access the designated residential car parking bay for each cottage as their primary space, and the main campus standard parking bays free of charge.
  3. The Well Road Cottages Resident Permit is issued free of charge to residents when they take occupation of the property. It will be issued via Estates and Campus Services to the residents directly.

Refunds

  1. Refunds are only possible with the Standard Parking Permit. See section 5.2 for details. All other permits are non-refundable.
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