9.31.01O(Provo City Code)
Except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic, or in compliance
with law, the directions of a peace officer, or an official traffic-control
device, a person may not:
(a) stop, stand, or park a vehicle:
on the street side of any vehicle stopped or parked at the edge or curb of a
on or over a sidewalk;
within an intersection;
on a crosswalk;
alongside or opposite any street excavation or obstruction when
parking would obstruct traffic;
any place where official traffic-control devices prohibit stopping, standing, or
(b) stand or park a vehicle, whether occupied or not, except momentarily to
pick up or discharge a passenger or passengers:
in front of a public or private driveway;
within 10 feet of a fire hydrant;
within 20 feet of a crosswalk at an intersection;
within 30 feet upon the approach to any flashing signal, stop sign, yield sign,
or traffic-control device
9.31.050 (Provo City Code)
It is unlawful for any vehicle or trailer to be:
Parked on a city street in the
same place continuously for 72 hours
(WHEN A VEHICLE IS FOUND TO BE IN VIOLATION
OF THE 72 HOUR CODE, THE VEHICLE'S TIRES WILL BE MARKED WITH CHALK. 72 HOURS
LATER IF THE CHALK MARK IS STILL VISIBLE, THE VEHICLE WILL BE CITED AND A 72
HOUR NOTICE WILL BE ATTACHED TO THE VEHICLE. 72 HOURS LATER, IF THE VEHICLE HAS
NOT BEEN MOVED, IT WILL BE TOWED.)
14.34.080. Trash storage, Abandoned, Wrecked,
or Junked Vehicles; Miscellaneous Materials.
(1) It shall be unlawful to park,
store or leave or permit the parking, storing, or leaving of any licensed or
unlicensed motor vehicle of any kind or part(s) thereof which is in a wrecked,
junked, partially dismantled, inoperative, or abandoned condition, whether
attended or not, upon any private property within the City limits of the City of
Provo for a period of time in excess of seventy two (72) hours except that two
(2) or less
such vehicles or parts thereof may be stored if within a building, or placed
behind an opaque screening fence; and except that said vehicles and parts may be
with a junk yard or automobile wrecking yard lawfully established pursuant to
the provisions of this Title.
(2) The accumulation and storage of more than two
(2) such vehicles or part(s) thereof, as defined above, on private property
except as set forth above shall constitute a nuisance, detrimental to the
health, safety, and welfare of the inhabitants of the City of Provo. It shall be
the duty of the owner of such vehicle or part(s) thereof or lessee or other
person in possession of private property upon which such vehicle or part(s)
thereof is located, to remove the same from such property.
(3) No trash, used
materials, junk, household furniture, appliances, scrap material, equipment or
parts thereof shall be stored in an open area. The accumulation of more than one
(1) such item constitutes a junk yard as defined in chapter 14.06, Provo City
Code and must be removed from the property, stored within an enclosed building,
or be properly located in an M-2 zone.
Noise violations, such as loud parties and/or stereos should be reported
to the Dispatch Center. (801) 852-6210 These types of calls will be assigned
to the Patrol Division. In some cases, the Officer will respond and measure the
noise level with a decibel meter to determine if it exceeds the allowable
levels. Provo City Code 9.06. Public Disturbances. If the decibels exceed
the allowable levels, the Officer will take the appropriate actions. Noise
Violations that occur repeatedly should be brought to the attention of your
Neighborhood 0fficer to detemine weather or not it is a nuisance.
76-9-102 DISORDERLY CONDUCT
(1) A person is guilty of disorderly conduct if:
(a) he refuses to comply with the lawful order of the police to move from a
public place, or knowingly creates a hazardous or physically offensive
condition, by any act which serves no legitimate purpose; or
(b) intending to cause public inconvenience, annoyance, or alarm, or recklessly
creating a risk thereof, he:
(i) engages in fighting or in violent, tumultuous, or threatening
(ii) makes unreasonable noises in a public place;
(iii) makes unreasonable noises in a private place which can be heard in a
public pIace, or
(iv) obstructs vehicular or pedestrian traffic.
(2) "Public place," for the purpose of this section, means any
place to which the public or a substantial group of the public has access and
includes but is not limited to streets, highways, and the common areas of
schools, hospitals, apartment houses, office buildings, transport facilities,
(3) Disorderly conduct is a class C misdemeanor if the offense continues after a
request by a person to desist.. Otherwise it is an infraction.
Parking On Lawn
No off-street parking shall be permitted in a required front yard or street
side, as otherwise stipulated in the respective zones, with the following
Tandem parking spaces for single family dwellings, single
family dwellings with accessory apartments, and two family dwellings may be
located on a driveway in a required front yard, provided
A- Such driveways lead to the minimum required covered off-street parking spaces
which are located behind any required covered setback, and
B- Both parking spaces in each tandem parking area are designated to serve the
same dwelling unit.
R-1 THRU R-5 IS THE RESPECTIVE ZONES LISTED ABOVE
PROVO CITY PARKING OFFICERS SHOULD BE DISPATCHED TO ANY PARKING VIOLATION.
M-F 8:00 AM TO 5:00 PM ON THE NON-EMERGENCY #852-6210
(IF THE PARKING ENFORCEMENT UNIT IS CALLED TO A REPORTED
PARKING VIOLATION AND YOU FEEL THAT THE APPROPRIATE ACTIONS WERE NOT TAKEN,
PLEASE CONTACT OFFICER JANDA AND REPORT THIS TO HIM)
JOAQUIN COMMUNITY ORIENTED POLICING OFFICER:
PAUL JANDA Work=852-6210 Message=852-7255
Provo Police Department Procedure & Phone List
- PARKING VIOLATIONS
Various parking violations, such as obstructing the street,
driveways or sidewalks, should be reported to the Dispatch Center. This in turn will
be assigned to the parking cadets to take the appropriate action.
- ABANDONED VEHICLES
Abandoned vehicles should be reported to the Dispatch Center.
This will also be given to the parking cadets who will respond and place a notice
on the vehicle notifying the owner that they have to remove the car within 72 hours.
If not moved, the vehicle will be towed.
- NOISE VIOLATIONS
Noise violations, such as load parties and/or stereos should be
reported to the Dispatch Center. These type of calls will be assigned to the Patrol
Division who will respond and measure the noise level with a decibel meter to determine if
it exceeds the allowable levels. If the decibels exceed the allowable levels, the
officer will take the appropriate actions.
- NARCOTICS VIOLATIONS
Narcotics violations should be reported to the Neighborhood
Liaison. However, narcotics violations that are occurring "right now"
should be reported to the Dispatch Center. Reports of narcotics violations are
routinely investigated and handled appropriately. If you have the opportunity, fill
out and submit the drug trafficking log sheets that were supplied.
- ALCOHOL VIOLATIONS
Alcohol violations should be reported to the Dispatch Center and
handled most likely by the Patrol Division.
- CHILD ABUSE/NEGLECT
Child abuse/neglect situations should be reported to the Dispatch
Center of the Department of Family Services. All reports will be investigated
- JUVENILE PROBLEMS
Juvenile problems, such as graffiti, criminal mischief, curfew
violations, and gang problems should be reported to the Dispatch Center if occurring
"right now." Other problems or concerns should be addressed to the
- NEIGHBORHOOD SAFETY
Neighborhood safety, such as intimidation received from various
sources should be reported to the Dispatch Center for immediate assistance, or contact the
Transients or suspicious persons causing problems in the area should be
reported to the Dispatch Center.
Other concerns, including building permit, public safety, or zoning
problems should be reported to the City Ombudsman or the Neighborhood Liaison.
Any emergency situations should be reported by dialing 9-1-1.
If you have any other concerns or questions regarding your neighborhood, call the
Neighborhood Liaison or Sgt. Troxel.
For other concerns, contact the numbers listed below:
|Police Criminal Investigation Division (Capt. Teuscher)
|Patrol Division (Capt. Bolda)
|Patrol Watch Commanders:
Daytime (Lt. Healey)
Evenings (Lt. Du Val)
Graves (Lt. West)
|Animal Control (Cpl. Ruiz)
|Division of Family Services
|City Ombudsman (Reta Trimble)
|Adult Probation & Parole
|Office of Community Oriented Policing - Capt. Bolda
Sgt. Mark Troxel
Joaquin, Maeser, Central Business District
Ofc. John Christoffersen
River Grove, Grandview South, Grandview North, Carterville, Riverside, Riverbottoms
Ofc. Cliff Argyle
Lakeview North, Lakeview South, Fort Utah, Provo Bay
Ofc. Ann Richey
Sunset, Franklin South, Lakewood, East Bay
Ofc. Cal Black
Pleasant View, Oakhills, Wasatch, University
Ofc. Erik Knutzen
Sherwood Hills, Little Rock Canyon, Edgemont, Indian Hills, Rock Canyon
Ofc. Mark Crosby
North Park, Dixon, Timp, Franklin
Ofc. Ron Gibson
Foothills, Provost, Provost South, Spring Creek