Temporary disability parking permits are issued by the Parking Office. To request a temporary permit, complete this form and return it along with a doctor's statement of medical necessity to Disability Services. The form may be faxed to (423) 439-8489.
The doctor's statement must:
- State the nature of the medical need, i.e., sprained ankle, surgery, etc.
- Give a specific amount of time temporary parking will be needed
- Contact information for the medical professional making the request
Temporary parking is granted only on a short term basis typically for a maximum of 6-8 weeks including extensions of the original time requested.
Individuals who need temporary parking for a longer period of time should obtain a temporary parking permit from the state of Tennessee or from the state where their vehicle is licensed.
Information for Tennessee residents is available here to apply.
Statement of Understanding:
"I understand that I am allowed to park in student, faculty, and staff lots for the duration of my temporary permit. This permit does not allow me to park in 5 minute parking, loading or service vehicle spaces, fire lanes, reserved clinic spaces, or in any other manner that would be in violation of University Parking Regulations. If I park in metered parking, I am responsible for paying the meter. I am responsible for obeying all University parking regulations while in possession of a temporary disability permit. I understand that while I can appeal tickets in Traffic Court, failure to observe these regulations will not give me grounds for automatic dismissal of a ticket."