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Handicapped parking during 4thFest is available as marked at the Recreation Center main parking lot, 1506 8th Street. General parking is available in the Town Center Parking Ramp at the corner of 5th Street and 12th Avenue, in the Northwest Junior High parking lot, and on area streets as permitted. During 4thFest, parking is limited at the Aquatic Center, 1513 7th Street, due to the carnival. Some spots at City Hall remain reserved for City Hall customers. Some street closures may be in effect beginning at approximately 9:00 am on July 4 and lasting until the parade ends.
Sparklers are best used at your own risk on your own property under close adult supervision.
Know the leash laws: Pets must be leashed at all times unless confined by a tether or within the owner’s enclosed property. Pets cannot be tied to public property, or off-leash in public spaces, even with the owner present. If you take your pet to 4thFest, it must be on a leash, under control of an adult at all times, and current with its rabies vaccines. Pets should always wear ID tags when leaving their owner's property.
For the safety and enjoyment of all, the following are not allowed in the park during large special events, except under permit with event organizers:
Yes, coolers are allowed. Glass bottles are not allowed. Alcohol is allowed in city parks if you at least 21 years old; open containers can not leave the park.
Typically the parade route streets close by 9:00 am. If you need to go somewhere during the parade, plan to park your car on a non-parade street before then, and ask guests wishing to park in your driveway to arrive before 9:00 am. Parade-goers start lining up at the curb early, so set out your own blankets/chairs early too. Enjoy the front row seats!
Remember to contact Iowa One Call at 1.800.292.8989 at least 48 hours prior to digging so that underground facilities can be marked.
The fee for the permit is based upon the project value and is due when the permit is approved.
In addition, a police officer is authorized to impound a vehicle if it has accumulated three or more parking citations where payment of such is 30 or more days overdue. In addition to the penalties, the owner or driver of the impounded vehicle shall be responsible for the costs of towing and storage. This is addressed in chapter 70.06 of the Coralville Code of Ordinances.
You may also pay it in person at City Hall at the front desk. If you mail it, be sure to include the parking ticket and/or the citation number.
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You can also mail it to the Clerk's Office with a check or money order along with the appropriate copy of the citation to: Clerk of District CourtTraffic Violation OfficeP.O. Box 2510Iowa City, IA 52244-2510
Or, pay the traffic citation online at www.iowacourts.gov.
The Police Department is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 7:00 pm.
Bicycles can be registered at the Coralville Police Department anytime during our normal business hours. This service is free for Coralville residents and you will need to have the following information with you at the time of registration:- Make and model- Serial number- Number of speeds- Wheel size- Frame type (single bar, double bar, female)- Color- Name, address, and phone number of licensee
City code (150.13) requires a minimum clearance of 15 feet over streets and 9 feet over sidewalks; in addition, limbs should not hang over the curb line.
The City inspects low-hanging trees and shrubs on a complaint basis, and leaves a “Code Compliance Notice” when trimming is needed. Property owners are given a date by which to correct the violation. For more information, please contact the Coralville Streets Department at 319.248.1740.
For an after hours water emergency, call 319.530.6225.