Parking Information

Broward College is an open campus and as such, beginning July 1, 2020, vehicles on the campus will no longer need to be registered nor display a parking permit, with the exception of the Willis Holcombe Center (WHC).

SPECIAL NOTE FOR THE WILLIS HOLCOMBE CENTER

If you go to WHC and park in the parking garage North of Building 33, you MUST properly display a valid Broward College parking pass.  Parking passes for the WHC can be obtained at the Campus Safety desk in the lobby of  WHC; students, faculty and staff must present a valid Broward College identification badge to obtain a parking pass.  Any parking issues or citations related to the City of Fort Lauderdale parking garage should be handled DIRECTLY with the City of Fort Lauderdale Parking Authority.  Broward College has the following DESIGNATED PARKING AREAS for students, faculty, and staff which consists of:

PARKING REMINDERS

Rules, Regulations, Fines

Authorization

​​​In accordance with Florida State Statute (FSS) 1001.64 (24), the Board of Trustees is authorized to establish traffic and parking regulations, to provide penalties for parking and traffic infractions to include towing of vehicles in violation of College regulations, and to use Campus Safety Officers to enforce College parking regulations.

​In accordance with FSS Chapters 316, 320 and 322, law enforcement agencies are authorized to enforce all traffic and parking violations on College property.

​In accordance with FSS 715.07, the College has the right to tow vehicles from College property.​

​It shall be the responsibility of the Associate Vice President of Safety, Security, and Emergency Preparedness to administer and enforce traffic and parking regulations.

General Parking Overview

  1. Students are always prohibited from parking in faculty and staff parking spaces.
  2. The driver of any vehicle shall obey the instructions of any official traffic control device (to include all signs, signals, markings, and devices for the purpose of regulating, warning, or guiding traffic), unless otherwise directed by an authorized public safety officer.
  3. Towed vehicles can be recovered at the address posted on the signs from the location the vehicle was towed.
  4. Vehicles obstructing the flow of traffic, creating a safety hazard, or parked in a marked fire lane, may be towed at the discretion of the College or in accordance with applicable municipal and/or county regulations, at the owner’s expense.
  5. For information about fuel efficiency designated parking spaces, go to http://www.usgbc.org/credits/ssc73

Violations & Fines

Fines for parking and traffic citations issued by a law enforcement agency are determined by State Statute and/or local ordinance.​

Parking Areas

  1. Student Parking
    • Par​king spaces not specifically designated and/or reserved are considered open parking spaces for use by students, faculty, staff and visitors.
  2. Faculty and Staff Parking
    • Members of the faculty and staff may park in faculty/staff designated parking spaces.
  3. WHC (Downtown) Parking Garage
    • The College, in partnership with Florida Atlantic University, has an agreement with the City of Fort Lauderdale for the use of the 7th floor and designated areas of the 6th floor of the city-parking garage (150 SE 2nd Street) adjacent to the Willis Holcombe Center (WHC). Students, faculty, and staff must have a valid Broward College parking pass properly displayed to park at this location or they will be ticketed by the City of Fort Lauderdale. Students, faculty and staff must follow all Fort Lauderdale Parking Authority (FLPA) regulations and appeal any tickets at the FLPA office location.​
  4. Special areas are designated for motorcycle parking.

Abandoned/Disabled Vehicles

  1. Vehicles shall not be parked at Broward College locations for more than five (5) consecutive days.​
  2. After five (5) consecutive days, abandoned and/or disabled vehicles may be towed at the owner’s expense.​

Any person who receives a parking citation from any local law enforcement agency and believes there are valid reasons to appeal the citation may file an appeal through the appropriate municipal agency.