300-52
EMPLOYEE PARKING

Department: HUMAN RESOURCES

Effective Date:    2/1/95

Supersedes:    3/19/93

Staff Contact:    B. Nelson Glode

Approved by:    Earl Clymer

1.0 PURPOSE:

To establish guidelines for enforcement of employee parking and to encourage car and van pooling.

2.0 ORGANIZATIONS AFFECTED:

All departments/divisions.

3.0 REFERENCES:

City Commute Trip Reduction Act Program

4.0 POLICY:

4.1    It is the policy of the City of Renton to provide designated parking in City owned lots for employees after sufficient space for the public has been provided, and to encourage car and van pooling.

4.2    Designated parking stalls, located in the vicinity of the Municipal Building and Library, are provided for employees of the City which are identified by "permit parking" or "permit carpool parking" signage.

4.3    Parking stalls for use by the public, guests of the City and consultants doing business with the City, are located in the vicinity of the Municipal Building and Library. The stalls are identified as having a two-hour limit.

5.0 PROCEDURES:

5.1    Employees, both regular and temporary, may obtain car and van pool permit stickers from the Renton Police Department for the vehicle(s) they will bring to work. The sticker shall be placed in the vehicle left rear window for maximum visibility.

5.2    Employees who utilize the car/van pool method of commuting with two or more City of Renton employees at least four days a week will be allowed priority parking in the car pool or van pool only parking spaces.

5.3    Temporary parking permits for employees who drive an alternate vehicle to work on a short term basis are available in the Human Resources and Risk Management Department. The temporary permit allows the employee to park in the "permit parking" area only and shall be placed on the left side of the vehicle dash.

5.4    Guests and consultants doing business with the City who park in the two-hour stalls and who expect to exceed the two hour limit, may obtain a temporary parking permit from the Human Resources & Risk Management Department.