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Parking Permit & Ticket System

Paper for parking tickets and permits can be found in the filing cabinet next to the Board of Directors desk in the Craft lab.





Documentation

24-hour Parking Permits

Parking Permit

  1. Any Member can place a (usually green) parking permit on their project for up to 24 hours.
  2. A parking permit (that is not signed by a Board Member or an Area Champion of the area involved) is valid for a maximum of 24 hours.
  3. Parking permits are intended for things like gluing, paint drying or other short-term, critical project states. They are not for items that could reasonably be stored off-site.
  4. Parking permits may not be used for items on a space table, tool, painting area, aisle, cart, or other common area unless assigned to that location by an appropriate area champion or board member.
  5. It is the Member's responsibility to locate their project in an out-of-the-way area.
  6. Working on a project regularly, even every day, does not mean that a Member has the right to leave their work in or on a common work space when they are not present.

25 hour to 2-week Parking Permits

  1. An extended parking permit can be authorized by either a Board Member or an Area Champion of the area involved.
  2. Extended parking permits are intended for larger short-term projects.
  3. Extended parking permits are valid for a maximum of two weeks.
  4. It is the Member's responsibility to locate their project in an out-of-the-way area and consult with an Area Champion of the space involved so as to not interfere with other people and their projects.
  5. If the Member feels they need more than two weeks to complete their project, they should approach the Board of Directors about renting space (if available).

Long Materials Storage

  1. Any member can place materials in the long materials storage area with a Parking permit.
  2. Securely fasten your permit to your materials. Materials without a permit may be confused with material that is available for general use.
  3. Parking permits in long materials storage are valid for up to 2 weeks with an Area Champion's or Board Member's signature.

Up for Grabs

Up for Grabs

  1. Generally useful property that doesn't belong on one of the hack racks can be contributed as a common member resource to the up for grabs table in the East Room by using an “Up for Grabs Permit”
  2. Low-value items should not be placed up for grabs. In general, items that would sell used for more than $10 are appropriate. Useful low-value items may be appropriate for the hack rack. If in doubt, ask another member or a board member.
  3. If one week has passed since an item has been “up for grabs” either the permit should be renewed or the item should be removed from the Makerspace by the person who placed the item “up for grabs”.
  4. Any member can take an up for grabs item and make use of it.

Parking Tickets

Parking Ticket

  1. Any Member can place a (usually red) parking ticket on any project or item that they feel is out of place.
  2. It would be excellent if the Member completing the ticket sent an email, with a photo attached if possible, to the Member’s Only Mailing List to notify others of the ticket. If you do this, please fill out the bottom of the Ticket. If not, any member who finds the ticket can do this and fill out the bottom of the ticket.
  3. An expired or improperly used Parking Permit is considered a Parking Ticket with the same start date as the Parking Permit.

Space Projects

Space Project Permit

  1. Any Member can place a (usually orange) space project permit on a project that directly benefits the Makerspace if they have approval from an Area Champion or Board Member.
  2. The validity of the permit will be set by the Area Champion or Board Member
  3. Space Project permits are intended for projects like shelving, new tools, jigs, or other items that will remain at the Makerspace after they are created and directly benefit a significant number of Members.
  4. Space Project permits may not be used for items on a space table, tool, painting area, aisle, cart, or other common area unless assigned to that location by an appropriate Area Champion or Board Member.
  5. It is the Project Champion's responsibility to locate their project in an out-of-the-way area.
  6. Working on a project regularly, even every day, does not mean that a Project Champion has the right to leave their work in or on a common work space when they are not present unless the Area Champion has signed off on it.

Impound Lot

  1. If parking ticketed property is unclaimed after one week it shall be moved to the “Impound Lot.”
  2. The Impound Lot is an area specifically allocated for parking ticketed property.
  3. Only Board Members may authorize the addition of items to the Impound Lot.
  4. Only Board Members may move items out of the Impound Lot.
  5. Owners of impounded property must be escorted by a board member when obtaining their property from the Impound Lot.
  6. After four weeks from the start of a parking ticket, the property shall either be disposed of or added to the Hack Rack for another Member to claim.

Impound Lot Disposal

  1. Only Board Members can remove or dispose of items in the impound lot.
  2. Items up for disposal will be given to the appropriate areas for community use first right of refusal.
  3. Remaining items will be raffled off the last weekend of the month. Impound Lot Raffle
  4. Any remaining items will be donated, recycled or thrown away as appropriate.

Member Warnings

  1. If a Member is found to be responsible for 3 or more impounded items in any 3 month period, they shall receive a public warning.
projectstorage/parkingpermitstickets.txt · Last modified: 2019/06/04 22:29 by tony3