COMMON PARKING REGULATIONS AND CRIMINAL OFFENSES

Provided as a public service by the Tiffin Police Department

The City of Tiffin has an aggressive policy on insuring that

the parking regulations of the City are adhered to and are enforced.

A list of some of the most common regulations that vehicle operators

violate and that will usually result in a parking ticket and/or, at

times, cause the offending vehicle to be towed are listed below.

No parking on sidewalk to include sidewalks crossing driveways

No parking on street lawn area

No parking within 10 feet of a fire hydrant

No parking in front of a public or private driveway

No double parking

No parking at any place where signs prohibit it

No parking at yellow painted curbs or pavement

No parking in alleys

No parking in one spot, on a public street, for more than 72 hours

No parking on private property – will be towed after 2 hours

No parking facing the wrong direction on any street

No parking on any street designated as a snow street when a snow emergency has been declared

No parking on a crosswalk or within 20 feet of a crosswalk without an intersection

No parking within 30 feet of a stop sign

No parking in handicapped zones without a permit

Other Parking Notes:

If a sign states NO PARKING or limits the time to park, pay attention to the sign.

 

Bicycle Registration

 

Please register your bike with the Tiffin Police Department it is a free

service and helps us get your bike back to you promptly if it is recovered.

Bicycle Traffic Laws

Bicycles are required to obey the traffic laws the same as all other vehicles

using the roadway.

Criminal Offenses

Some of the more common criminal offenses that may result in an arrest or a

summons being issued requiring you to appear at the Tiffin Municipal Court

are listed here.

Disorderly Conduct – engage in conduct likely to be annoying, offensive or

cause inconvenience to another. Example may include but are not limited to

loud parties, public urination, offensive behavior or fighting

Underage Consumption and/or Underage Possession of Alcohol – any person

under the age of 21 who possesses or consumes any alcoholic beverage to

include beer

Littering – on public or private property

Open Container of an Alcoholic Beverage

Criminal Damaging – purposely damaging the property of another

Criminal Mischief – tampering with, defacing the property of another

Fictitious Identification

Sound Amplification – emit noise from a motor vehicle that can be heard from

at least 100 feet away from the vehicle