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The City of Geneva has an ordinance requiring homeowners and business owners to complete an alarm permit application. This assures that when police officers respond to a burglar alarm at your home or business, the information reference for keyholders and homeowners is correct. While there is no fee for the application there are financial penalties for multiple false alarms. If no application is on file, the penalty is higher.
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The Geneva Police Department provides service 24 hours per day. A records specialist is available to handle general inquiries and can be reached at the department's non-emergency telephone number at 630-232-4736.
City ordinance requires that your vehicle be moved every 24 hours. If for some reason you are unable to move your car, advise our staff by contacting the Police Department's non-emergency number at 630-232-4736.
There is no parking on emergency snow routes when 2 or more inches of snow falls. Parking is prohibited on residential streets once 3 inches of snow. Parking bans are declared by the City's Public Works Department, which are posted on the City's website. Your cooperation allows for safe and efficient removal of snow to make travel safer for our residents.
City ordinance does not allow a vehicle to be parked in a manner that blocks the sidewalk.
The City has a parking deck located on South Third Street and an overflow parking lot along Route 31 just south of the railroad viaduct. Both of these parking options are available for a daily fee. The City also has several permit parking lots near the railroad tracks on Third Street. These permit parking lots require a quarterly payment to utilize. Please note, there is a waiting list for these permits.
The Geneva Police Department has a prescription disposal program in our lobby. If you are a Geneva resident, you can stop into the lobby and a records specialist will assist you in disposing of the unwanted medication.
The Geneva Police Department has several certified child safety seat technicians who can assist residents with installing their car seats properly. Call the department's non-emergency number at 630-232-4736 to set up an appointment with one of our technicians.
A block party application can be found on the City's website or picked up at the Police Department, 20 Police Plaza. There is no fee for this application. The form assures that our public safety partners are aware of any road closures that might be associated with the block party. In addition, the application allows for the block party host to request a visit from our police and fire departments.
The Geneva Police Department offers a vacation watch program. The application can be found online or can be picked up at the department, 20 Police Plaza. This assures that a police officer will drive by your home specifically at least once per day. If you choose, you will receive an email notification from our department when the daily vacation check has been completed.
The majority of residential streets within our community are posted as 25 mph. The Police Department provides speed enforcement to promote safety within our neighborhoods and on our roadways.
If you are experiencing an ongoing speed issue, contact the Geneva Police Department's non-emergency number at 630-232-4736. We will assign extra traffic enforcement and utilize our speed display trailer in an effort to educate motorists.
City ordinance requires that dogs walking outside a fenced property need to be restrained with a leash.
City ordinance requires that all pet owners clean up after their animals.
The Geneva Police Department facilitates several tours of the facility throughout the year. We frequently have Scout troops and indvidual request tours. If you are interested, call the non-emergency number at 630-232-4736 to schedule a date.
Each year, the Geneva Police Department offers an 11-week Citizens Police Academy where residents are given a behind-the-scenes look at what we do. The class historically begins in January. Call the department's non-emergency number at 630-232-4736 for details.
The Geneva Police Department offers a crime prevention program where an officer can evaluate your business or home to advise you of any vulnerabilities that may make the property more likely to be victimized.