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Parking Permit News for MV 2019 - 2020
Posted 5/22/19

It’s that time of year to begin thinking about parking permits for the upcoming 2019-20 school year. Below is the process for obtaining a parking permit. Please read carefully!

 

Attention! New District Policy:    Any student/parent who has NOT attended a Smart Start training AND received a Certificate of Completion is ineligible to register for a parking permit until completion of the training by both student/parent. Bookkeeping will verify all parking permit applications to the district list of attendees who completed the training and received a Certificate of Completion. You are only eligible if you attended one of the SRVUSD sponsored training. ALL trainings by external groups will be denied. No exceptions.

 

Parking Permit Eligibility at Monte Vista High School

  1. Permits are available for purchase to rising Seniors and rising Juniors ONLY. Sophomores are not eligible due to limited space.  This includes Carpool spots. 
  2. All MVHS students must hold a valid driver’s license to be eligible to apply.
  3. Students must have attended a district-sponsored Start Smart training and received a Certificate of Completion.
  4. Must supply proof of liability insurance
  5. Must supply photo copy of driver’s license

Types of Parking Permits

Carpool- Eligible Junior and Senior Students with a Carpool Parking Permit will park in a dedicated parking area for the school year.  The Carpool Permit does not include the parking designated for staff, visitor or emergency. 

Single Driver- Student Permit Parking is on a first-come, first-served basis to eligible Juniors and Seniors.  Students are permitted to park in student-designated stalls in the student parking lots.  To be clear, this does not include the parking designated for staff, visitor, carpool or emergency.  

 

Parking Rules and Regulations

  1. Monte Vista High School parking lots are permit only parking lots. Vehicles without current parking permits will be ticketed.  
  2. A parking permit is required to park on campus, but having one does not a guarantee a space, except in carpool spots.
  3. Students with a parking permit driving a different vehicle must see the bookkeeping office. 
  4. Permits may be suspended or withdrawn for any violation of the California Vehicle Code on the MVHS campus, on the way to and from school, or at a school activity.
  5. Cars parked in non-designated areas will be ticketed. Repeat offenders will be subject to towing
  6. Repeated parking violations and/or a failure to comply with school rules may also result in loss of permit and/or disciplinary action.
  7. Monte Vista Parking Tickets are issued with the authority of SRVUSD and submitted to the DMV to be added to your vehicle registration fees if not paid.   

Rising Seniors – Purchase in Advance!  Rising Seniors ONLY- Register between June 5th-July 2nd

Rising Juniors-Register beginning July 3rd until permits are sold out.

 

How to Apply

  1. Pay online!  The link will be posted on Tuesday, June 3rd.  
  2. IMPORTANT! Payment is for 1 permit only. Should the permit become lost or stolen, you must purchase another permit, if any are available.
  3. Download the application, print and complete. The completed application must be signed by the student and the parent
  4. Gather the documents and bring to MV Bookkeeping August 5/6. 

How do I receive my Parking Permit?  There is a 2-Step process this year as follows:

Step 1  August 5th and 6th between 8AM and 4PM at the Bookkeeping Window.    Please bring the following:

  1. MUST BE IN GOOD STANDING. This means all unpaid fees for Child Nutrition, Textbooks, and Library must be paid in full prior to purchasing a parking permit. No exceptions.
  2. Photocopy of current valid driver’s license
  3. Verification of completion of Smart Start training. Please bring Certificate of Completion.
  4. Proof of Liability Insurance
  5. Receipt of payment
  6. The vehicle you will be driving.  The permit sticker is non-transferable.  

 

Step 2  August 5th and 6th between 8AM and 4PM with vehicle in lower parking lot outside of large gym.  

  1. Student will receive a receipt from bookkeeping that all materials have been turned in.
  2. Student gets in line with vehicle in the lower parking lot outside of the large gym
  3. Student will present signed and stamped form to Campus Monitor, who will install the permit for the student. Students will not be allowed to place permit in their car. Must be done by campus monitor to assure correct and proper placement.

 

What if I don’t get an advance permit? What if I am a Rising Junior?  Beginning July 3rd, any remaining permits will go on sale and will be available to Juniors, Seniors and Carpools only. They may be purchased online at the web store or in person at the bookkeeper’s office (except during Stampede Day – August 8 or Staff Day August 12). Payment in August can either be online or in person.

 

What if I have not completed the Smart Start Course and am signed up for a class in September?   You are not eligible to purchase a permit until this step is completed.  Take the course, collect the certificate, pay for a permit (if available) and go to the Bookkeeper window. 

 

What if my Birthday is in October?  You are not eligible to purchase a permit until you have a valid license.  Get your license, pay for a permit (if available) and go to the Bookkeeper window. 

 

What if my Sophomore and Senior want a Carpool Permit?   You are not eligible to purchase a Carpool Permit.  Both drivers must be Juniors/Seniors. Consider Option 2 by adding 2 riders.  

 

What if I am out of town August 5 & 6?    Visit the Bookkeeping window Tuesday, August 13th 1-3pm with all required paperwork and vehicle.

 

What if I do not pick up a permit by Friday Augusts 16thPermit will be refunded, less a $20 transaction fee and sold to eligible applicants.

 

What if my student throws away or loses parking tickets?    Parking tickets are issued per SRVUSD and vehicle code.  Unpaid parking tickets are tracked by DMV and may result in a higher registration fee.

 

What if I move to MVHS mid year?  Eligible applicants may apply for a parking permit until all the spaces are sold.   


Carpool Permits

Students with a valid carpool parking permit will be able to park in the designated Carpool parking area. Although the spots are numbered, there are no assigned spots within the carpool area.  Students with a Carpool Permit may park at your convenience within the designated area. 

 

CLICK HERE to download the Application/Rules and Regulations. In order to qualify for a Carpool Permit, students must fulfill one of two options:

Option 1: Minimum of two licensed drivers, Juniors/Seniors who attend Monte Vista.

Option 2: One licensed driver and two passengers who attend Monte Vista.

In addition to qualifying for a Carpool Permit, the general parking permit application rules apply.   You must present the following for all drivers:

 

Step 1  August 5th and 6th between 8AM and 4PM at the Bookkeeping Window.    Please bring the following:

  1. MUST BE IN GOOD STANDING. This means all unpaid fees for Child Nutrition, Textbooks, and Library must be paid in full prior to purchasing a parking permit. No exceptions.
  2. Photocopy of current valid driver’s license
  3. Verification of completion of SRVUSD CHP Smart Start training. Please bring Certificate of Completion.
  4. Proof of Liability Insurance
  5. Receipt of payment

Step 2  August 5th and 6th between 8AM and 4PM with vehicle in lower parking lot outside of large gym.  

  1. Student will receive a receipt from bookkeeping that all materials have been turned in.
  2. Student gets in line with vehicle in the lower parking lot outside of the large gym
  3. Student will present signed and stamped form to Campus Monitor, who will install the permit for the student. Students will not be allowed to place permit in their car. Must be done by campus monitor to assure correct and proper placement.