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POLICE EMERGENCY - DIAL 9-1-1.

FOR IMMEDIATE POLICE PROBLEMS, CONTACT THE PROVO POLICE DISPATCH CENTER AT 852-6210.

Officer Paul Janda is our neighborhood's very own police officer.  Feel free to call him at 852-7255 or email him if you want to report a problem in the neighborhood.

Link to the Provo Police Department Web Page.

Contents:

Parking Restrictions
Unattended Vehicles
Trash storage, Abandoned, Wrecked, or Junked Vehicles: Miscellaneous Materials.
Noise Violations
Disorderly Conduct
Parking On Lawn

Provo Police Department Procedure & Phone List

Parking Restrictions
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 street;
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 parking;
(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

Unattended Vehicles
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

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 behavior; 
(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, and shops.
(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
14.37.080


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 exceptions;
    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 W
ork=852-6210 Message=852-7255

 

Provo Police Department Procedure & Phone List

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. ALCOHOL VIOLATIONS

    Alcohol violations should be reported to the Dispatch Center and handled most likely by the Patrol Division.

  6. 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 appropriately.

  7. 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 Liaison.

  8. NEIGHBORHOOD SAFETY

    Neighborhood safety, such as intimidation received from various sources should be reported to the Dispatch Center for immediate assistance, or contact the Neighborhood Liaison.

  9. TRANSIENTS

    Transients or suspicious persons causing problems in the area should be reported to the Dispatch Center.

  10. MISCELLANEOUS

    Other concerns, including building permit, public safety, or zoning problems should be reported to the City Ombudsman or the Neighborhood Liaison.

  11. EMERGENCIES

    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) 852-6237
Police Dispatch 852-6210
Patrol Division (Capt. Bolda) 852-6285
Patrol Watch Commanders:
Daytime (Lt. Healey)
Evenings (Lt. Du Val)
Graves (Lt. West)

852-6235
852-6238
852-6236
Animal Control (Cpl. Ruiz) 852-6241
Division of Family Services 374-7005
City Ombudsman (Reta Trimble) 852-6403
Health Department 370-4525
Adult Probation & Parole 374-7633
Office of Community Oriented Policing - Capt. Bolda 852-6285
Neighborhood Liaisons:

Sgt. Mark Troxel
Joaquin, Maeser, Central Business District

852-7281

Ofc. John Christoffersen
River Grove, Grandview South, Grandview North, Carterville, Riverside, Riverbottoms

852-7238

Ofc. Cliff Argyle
Lakeview North, Lakeview South, Fort Utah, Provo Bay

852-7230

Ofc. Ann Richey
Sunset, Franklin South, Lakewood, East Bay

852-7272

Ofc. Cal Black
Pleasant View, Oakhills, Wasatch, University

852-7235

Ofc. Erik Knutzen
Sherwood Hills, Little Rock Canyon, Edgemont, Indian Hills, Rock Canyon

852-7257

Ofc. Mark Crosby
North Park, Dixon, Timp, Franklin

852-7241

Ofc. Ron Gibson
Foothills, Provost, Provost South, Spring Creek

852-7296