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Thursday - April 24, 2014
Earth Day at Prophecy Creek Park
Saturday - April 26, 2014
Montgomery County Household Hazardous Waste
Sunday - April 27, 2014
Blue Bell Roatary Pancake Breakfast
Sunday - April 27, 2014
Arbor Day Beautification Program
Friday - May 02, 2014
Big Rig Round-Up at Wentz Run Park

FAQ

GENERAL

What do I do regarding power outages and how do I find out when the power will be restored?

Please contact PECO at 1-800-841-4141.

What is the township ordinance regarding noise complaints?

The Township ordinance defines disturbing the peace as loud, unnecessary noises during the hours of 11 p.m. and 6 a.m. during the week and between 11 p.m. and 8 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

Ordinance No. 307 "Disturbing the Peace Ordinance"

What time is the township curfew for juveniles?

The Township has a curfew ordinance which states that juveniles (seventeen years old or younger) must not be in a public place unescorted by an adult between the hours of 10:30 p.m. and 6:30 a.m. Sunday through Thursday. The hours for Friday and Saturday are from midnight to 6 a.m.

Ordinance No. 43 "Curfew"

Do you have to register your house or business security alarm with the township?

No

What are the hours of operation for the police department?

The police department is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. There is an on duty dispatcher at all times.

How do I request a copy of a police report?

Lt. Jeff Franck is the designated Right to Know Officer of the Whitpain Township Police Department. Application can be made at the Whitpain Township Police Department by completing the attached application.

How do I get a gun permit?

Montgomery County Sheriff's Department

What do I need to do if I go on vacation and my house is vacant

Vacation Notice can be mailed to the Police Department at 960 Wentz Road, Blue Bell, PA 19422. You may also email your information to the Police Department. Email your information to kstong@whitpainpolice.org, mmaxwell@whitpainpolice.org, or mgreger@whitpainpolice.org.

What do I do if there is a wild animal inside or outside of my house?

Contact an outside contractor.

How do I obtain permission for a block party, etc.?

A written request should be made to the Chief of Police or e-mail the Chief of Police at msmith@whitpainpolice.org.

How do I apply for a solicitation permit?

Solicitation Permit

Questions regarding moving traffic violations/points systems?

PennDot

How do I request a commendation for a Police Officer?

Send a letter or e-mail to the Chief of Police at msmith@whitpainpolice.org.

How do I file a complaint against a police officer?

Citizen's Complaint Against Police Form

How do I set up an appointment for fingerprinting?

Contact the Police Department at 610-279-9033 and ask for the Detective Division.

How do I obtain a copy of an accident report?

Come in to Whitpain Police Department or mail a request to Whitpain Police Department, 960 Wentz Road, Blue Bell, PA 19422. In your request, include a self-addressed (SASE) and a check or money order for $15.00 made payable to Whitpain Township. Include in your request, the date of the accident and the name of the vehicle operator. Processing time is generally 7-10 days. The police department has contracts with three towing agencies. They are listed below.

- EVB Towing - 610-828-6522
-Janeway Towing - 610-828-1613
-Center Square Motors - 610-277-2929

Where do I pay my Traffic Ticket or Non-Traffic Ticket?

Traffic & Non-Traffic citations (Parking tickets excluded) may be paid at District Court 38-1-21. The office is located at 653 Skippack Pike, Blue Bell, PA 19422. You may contact District Court at 215-646-8201.

Where do I pay my Parking Ticket?

Parking tickets may be paid by mail or in person at the Whitpain Township Police station within 72 hours. The station is staffed 24 hours a day.

Can I make a late report of crime or traffic accident by phone?

No, Police officers respond to the scene of reported crimes. If you want to file a "late-reported" or "hit and run" accident, you must bring your vehicle to the police station. This will assist the officer investigating the accident.

Where can I get information about civil hearings or criminal hearings?

District Court schedules all hearings. District Court offices are located at 653 Skippack Pike, Blue Bell, PA 19422. They may also be contacted via phone at: 215-646-8201.

Where can I find answers regarding my PA Driver's License or motor vehicle registration?

PennDot's website will answer most questions and provides toll-free telephone numbers to assist you.

Where can I get information about the Pennsylvania Driver's License Point System?

Visit PennDot Driver and Vehicle Services

Where can I get information on domestic violence, family disputes, or child custody?

If you have fear for your (or someone else's) personal safety, contact the Police Department immediately! Below links will provide you with the helpful information or contact points. Additionally, you may want to consult with an attorney on civil matters.

-Women's Center
-Laurel House
-PA Coalition/Domestic Violence
-PA Coalition Against Rape

Where can I find information about Protection from Abuse Orders?

You may want to consult with an attorney. The below links will provide you with helpful information or contact points.
-Women's Center
-Laurel House
-PA Coalition/Domestic Violence
-PA Coalition Against Rape

Where can I find information about Montgomery County Offices?

Information regarding county offices and services may be obtained by calling the main switchboard at 610-278-3000 or visit the Montgomery County website.

Where can I find information regarding criminal arrest records?

The Pennsylvania State Police are the central repository for criminal history information in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. This site details the steps for obtaining criminal history information.

Where can I find information regarding Child Seat Belt Laws?

You can call the following toll free number 1-800-227-2358. This program is funded by PennDot. The information is provided by the Pennsylvania chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. You may also contact the PA State Police Barracks.

What do I do if I see a deer, fox, or coyote?

If you see a deer, fox or coyote do not try to make contact with the animal. These animals will generally not make contact with humans they will eventually move on.

How do I remove a wild animal from my home?

Contact an outside contractor.

What do I do if I find an injured bird of prey?

Contact Victor Collazo, Skyking Raptor Rescue at 267-977-0289 or skykingraptorrescue@verizon.net

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