Regulations Governing the Use of Hall Car Park


Application for a car parking space in the Homantin Halls should be made to the Hall Administration and subject its discretion and availability.

A  parking  permission  will  only  be  granted  to  an  applicant  whose  vehicle  is  registered  with  the Transport Department in the applicant’s name or his/her spouse's name. The applicant must also be covered by Third Party Insurance and be in possession of a valid driving licence.

For all car parking applications or renewals, relevant documents including the valid registration of vehicle, Third Party Insurance of the vehicle and the driving licence of the applicant or his/her spouse are to be produced to the Hall Administration for verification.

Hall car park holders who have changed their vehicles are required to approach the Hall Administration within 3 days with the new sets of documents including the vehicle licence and the Third Party insurance for updating the records accordingly.

All car parking spaces are allocated for the exclusive use of authorized persons, and shall not be let or lent, whether or not for commercial gain, to unauthorized persons.

The Hall Administration has the right to terminate the parking permission if the car park holder is found violating the regulations stated herein, providing false information at the time of application, or under any circumstances the Hall Administration deems appropriate.

  1. Only vehicles of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), authorized visitors of Hall Wardens, Hall Tutors and Hall staff are allowed to park on the hall premises as visitors.
  2. Pre-registration with the Hall Administration  is required.
  3. Parking should not exceed 6 hours and should not be overnight.
  4. Parking spaces for visitors are on first-come-first-served basis.
  5. Car parking services may be opened to general residents and their visitors on special occasions, such as during Mass Check-in/out dates. Each parking space will be charged with an administration fee of $40 and $20 per hour for a car and a motorcycle respectively.

Any vehicle parking on the hall premises is entirely at the owner's risk. The Hall shall not be liable for any loss and/or damage caused to the vehicle, the driver, or the passenger and/or his/her property due to whatever reason.

  1. Application
    Application for a car parking space in the Halls should be made to the Hall Administration and upon approval, a remote controller for the drop-bar will be offered to the applicant.
  2. Conditions for granting hall parking permission
    A parking permission will only be granted to an applicant whose vehicle is registered with the Government Transport Department in his name or his spouse's name. He must also be covered by Third Party Insurance and be in possession of a valid driving licence.
  3. Eligible Applicants
    Category Condition Charge
    a) Hall Wardens & Residential Staff One parking space for a car or a motorcycle for each family. 
    May apply for a second parking space.
    Free of charge for the first parking space.
    Second parking space: $2,000 per month for a car or $1,000 per month for a motorcycle.
    b) Hall Tutors One parking space for a car or a motorcycle for each Hall Tutor and the validity ends with the tutor appointment. $2,000 per month for a car
    b) Disabled residents who need a car for daily commuting One car parking space for a disabled resident and the validity ends with the residential period. $2,000 per month for a car
    c) Regular onsite staff of Hall Contractor (e.g. property services provider and hall caterer) One parking space for a car or a motorcycle for each entity and the validity ends with the service period of the contractor.
    Overnight parking is not permitted (i.e. between 23:00 and 07:00)
    Free of charge
  4. Visitor Parking

    a) Visitors without prior parking permission are required to obtain a ticket at the Control Room at the carpark entrance.
    b) A free drop-off time of 30 minutes is allowed in hall car park. Should the time as specified be exceeded, administration charge for parking will be applied counting from the time when the vehicle enters the carpark.
    c) Any visitor, including official visitors, parking a vehicle will be charged at administration charge for parking if they do not have prior approval from Hall Administration or Hall Wardens on departure.
    d) In order to enable official visitors to park free of charge, Wardens and the Hall Administration are entrusted with authority to waive the administration fee for the official visitors. Official visitors are required to get the prior approval from Hall Administration or Hall Warden and present their carpark tickets for validation on departure at the Control Room at carpark entrance.
  5. Liability
    Any vehicle parked on the hall premises is parked entirely at the owner's risk. The Halls shall not be liable for any loss and/or damage to the vehicle, the driver, or any passenger or any of their property due to any cause whatsoever.
  6. Private Road

    a) The Hall premises are the property of PolyU. Hall security staff, under the authority of PolyU, therefore has the legal right to stop vehicles from entering into the Hall, and to control their movement within the Hall premises.
    b) The provisions of the Road Traffic (Parking on Private Roads) Ordinance, Cap.375 applies and will be enforced in the Hall premise, in addition to the regulations stated herein.

  7. Speed Limit
    The speed limit in the car parking area is 10 km/hr. Driving over this limit is strictly forbidden.
  8. Authority to Reserve Car Parking Space
    The Hall Administration shall reserve car parking spaces on the Hall premise whenever deemed necessary.
  9. Parking Space
    All vehicles and motorcycles entering into the hall premises must be parked in a designated parking space. The Hall Administration reserves the right to remove or relocate any vehicle parked in a location causing traffic obstruction or creating safety hazard.
  10. Immobilization of Vehicle
    Vehicles found contravening any of the provisions as stated in the Road Traffic (Parking on Private Roads) Ordinance or any of the regulations stated herein may be immobilized by the Hall Administration by the use of wheel clamps. The immobilized vehicles will only be released after payment of a HK $400 administrative fee .
  11. Disposal of Vehicles

a) The Hall Administration may dispose of any abandoned vehicle 3 months after it has been parking in the car park, and may recover the costs of disposal from the owner.
b) A vehicle will be deemed as being abandoned if it is parked in the car park for a period of 7 or more consecutive days without the Hall’s permission, or its road licence issued by the Government is invalid or the vehicle's owner has left PolyU employment or full-time study. PolyU may, without prejudice, dispose of any detained vehicle in accordance with the provisions of the Road Traffic (Parking on Private Roads) Regulations.

The above regulations are subject to revision by the PolyU or its delegate as and when necessary.

 


Last Updated on Thursday, 28 July 2016 15:14