Students are expected to be aware of and follow parking rules/regulations/signage and special announcements, available on the JCUPD “Parking” website http://sites.jcu.edu/parking/ and publicized through e-mail and Inside JCU communications.

University Heights Police Department

University Heights Police Department (UHPD) serves the University Heights community, of which John Carroll is a part. UHPD enforces all state laws and city ordinances for the safety of everybody in the community. UHPD monitors and responds to 911 calls. UHPD is located at 2304 Warrensville Center Road, and non-emergency calls or calls for information may be directed to the department at 216-932-1800.

UHPD requests that students be cognizant of the fact that tampering with or removing City street name signs and/or traffic control signs (Stop, Yield, etc.) is a criminal offense. Violators will be prosecuted.

Further, the following ordinances are listed for your information. These ordinances, enforced by UHPD, are the most frequently violated.

University Heights Ordinance 432.7  Prohibits use of electronic wireless devices while driving, with a $100.00 fine or more for additional offenses.  Similar ordinances are in effect in Shaker Heights, Beachwood, South Euclid and many other surrounding communities.

Additionally, drivers should be aware of the prohibition for vehicles to turn right (west) onto Carroll Boulevard from Southbound Belvoir Boulevard between 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. weekdays.  This is strictly enforced with fines of $100.00.

  • All night parking prohibited. No parking on city streets between 2:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m.
  • Emergency Snow Ban. No parking on city streets when snow exceeds two (2) inches. Call

    216-932-5900 to verify whether or not a snow ban has been declared. Be aware that the city tows away vehicles for snow ban violations so streets can be plowed.

  • Prohibited and/or limited parking zones. No parking where prohibited or in excess of hours

    permitted where limited time zone signs are posted.

  • Left wheels to curb prohibited. It is illegal to park adjacent to the curb facing the opposite way of traffic.
  • Fire Lanes. Parking is prohibited in zones where a fire lane is posted.