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.
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
Sound Amplification – emit noise from a motor vehicle that can be heard from at least 100 feet away from the vehicle