Article 29 – Parking

A. 1. The annual motor vehicle registration fee for employees wishing to register their vehicles for the use of surface campus parking facilities shall be 1/10th of 1% of the employee’s annual salary for employees earning less than $25,000. Thereafter, for salaries from $25,000 to $29,999 the rate shall be 11/100th of one percent (.0011). For salaries from $30,000 to $34,999, the rate shall be 12/100th of one percent (.0012). For salaries from $35,000 to $39,999 the rate shall be 14/100th of one percent (.0014). For salaries from $40,000 to $44,999 the rate shall be 16/100th of one percent (.0016). For salaries from $45,000 to $49,999 the rate shall be 18/100th of one percent (.0018). Thereafter, the rate shall increase 2/100th of one percent (.0002) for each additional $10,000 of salary or portion thereof, the new rate to be applied to the entire salary.

B. 2. The fee shall be based on the employee’s annual salary in the last pay period of the previous Fiscal Year. For employees who commence payment of the motor vehicle registration fee after the start of the Fiscal Year, the fee shall be determined by the annual salary at the time of sale.

Payroll deductions

  1. To the extent permitted by law, employees who pay the annual motor vehicle registration fee for the use of surface campus parking facilities by way of payroll deduction shall be given the option of paying said fee by way of a pretax payroll deduction from their bi-weekly pay in 26 equal payments. Employees hired during the Fiscal Year and employees who register a motor vehicle after the beginning of the Fiscal Year, shall pay a motor vehicle registration fee (as determined above pursuant to paragraph A. 2) and are responsible only for the bi-weekly pay periods remaining in the Fiscal Year. Registration of vehicles and corresponding bi-weekly payments shall automatically renew, and the University shall provide at least ten business days notice to employees of automatic renewal through a general email announcement to university employees.

Employees may cancel registration for parking during a Fiscal Year by notifying the Rutgers Department of Transportation Services by opening a case via its customer service portal. Other forms of notification such as email, telephone call, text message or in-person will not be accepted. Said notification will become effective as soon as operationally feasible after the request has been made. Employees who cancel registration for parking during a Fiscal Year shall not be responsible for the bi-weekly

2. 20 parking fee payroll deductions remaining in the Fiscal Year.

3. Separation from Rutgers will automatically terminate bi-weekly deductions after the point the notification of termination becomes effective, and the employee is no longer receiving regular pay from the university.

4. Employees who do not pay the annual motor vehicle registration fee may purchase up to ten (10) daily permits each Fiscal Year at the rate(s) established by the Rutgers Department of Transportation.

5. Sponsoring departments who have established event parking may register employees who are attending or working the event for the event parking.

6. Section B shall be effective July 1, 2023.

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