The Base Traffic Code is addressed in Travis AFB Instruction 31-103
(eventually changing to Travis AFB Instruction 31-116). Lost, abandoned or
acquired property is addresses in Travis AFB Instruction 31-104. These
instruction cover various topics to include parking, registration and
towing. Some of the highlights are as follows:
Parking is limited to authorized areas. Privately-owned boats,
campers/shells, and recreation/utility/camping trailers will not be parked
in any of the housing areas, dormitory areas, lodging areas and parking
lots or on streets. These vehicles may be parked in the
secure parking lot near Building 901, controlled by 60th Force Support
Squadron, Outdoor Recreation located in Bldg 863. The only exception to this
rule is at the Base Exchange (BX). Vendors may park their trailers in the
parking lot on the southwest side of Bldg. 648 adjacent to Ragsdale St. or
any other location approved by the 60 MSG/CC. AAFES will issue a permit or
placard to the vendor, who will display it on the vehicle while it is parked
on base. Integrated campers/trucks, that are no larger than one ton, from
which the shell cannot be removed and which are an individual's only form of
transportation and do not have a parking spot, may be parked in the housing
areas. Guests who are registered at billeting and staying in the Temporary
Lodging Facility (TLF) may park U-hauls, boats, campers/shells and
recreation/utility/camping vehicles and trailers at designated lodging
parking lots as long as they are staying at lodging. The Westwind Inn staff
will issue a permit or placard to the guest, who will display it on the
vehicle while it is parked on base.
"For Sale" vehicles must be parked in the Privately Owned Vehicle Resale Lot
on Hickam Avenue. Permits are issued at the Auto Skills Center. Exception:
When used for daily commute and parked at the owner's work place or their
Vehicles may be considered abandoned it they remain parking in one location
for more than 72 hours. In most circumstances, abandoned vehicles are
tagged with a DD Form 2504. After 72 hours, the vehicle is subject to tow.
Vehicles may also be towed if they are illegally parked blocking roadways
and sidewalks or create a safety hazard.
A vehicle with expired registration more than six months is subject to
immediate tow. Most states have on-line motor vehicle registration
Security Forces direct the removal of abandoned vehicles and vehicles that
present traffic, safety, fire-fighting or emergency maintenance obstacles.
Security Forces is responsible for contacting the towing company. Civilian
towing companies will recover all costs of towing and storage directly from
the vehicle owner or other designated representative. This can get
expensive. Storage fees are calculated daily.
If you have any questions about the vehicle program or if you have concerns
about abandoned vehicles or illegal parking, please contact the Emergency
Control Center at (707) 424-2800. If you want to address any citations,
contact Mr. Mclain at (707) 424-2446. If you have concerns about abandoned
vehicles or towed vehicles contact Mr. Garlick at (707) 424-2478.