Parking Procedures

License Plate Recognition

Administration, Parking   |   Approved April 17, 2018

Purpose

To assist monthly and daily parkers at the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) when entering and exiting License Plate Recognition (LPR) equipped facilities.

Applicability

To assist monthly and daily parkers that are entering or exiting a facility by identifying their vehicle based on its license plate number and automatically raising the access control gates. Applies to all monthly and transient customers.

Instructions

  1. Customer needs to keep vehicle information up-to-date and may keep two vehicles on file by going to: http://www.umaryland.edu/parking/forms/update-parking-information/
  2. On entry:
    1. Access card holders:
      1. Pull up to the ticket dispenser and wait for the system to read their vehicles license plate and raise the gate.
        1. If the gate does not rise on its own after several seconds, swipe access card on the ticket dispenser to raise the gate
      2. Proceed through open gate.
    2. Transient customers:
      1. Pull up to the ticket dispenser.
      2. Press the green button.
      3. Pull the ticket issued from the ticket dispenser.
      4. Proceed through the open gate.
  3. On Exit:
    1. Access card holders:
      1. Pull up to the exit card reader and wait for the system to read their vehicle license plate and raise the gate.
        1. If the gate does not rise on its own after several seconds, swipe access card on the exit reader to raise the gate.
      2. Proceed through the open gate.
    2. Transient customers:
      1. Pull up to the cashier booth.
      2. Hand cashier ticket and any applicable coupons.
      3. Pay cashier upon learning fee.
      4. One gate rises, proceed through the open gate.
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