Property Complaints

Building Safety only addresses property complaints relative to the structural condition of a building. Beginning October 2014, all other property complaints are addressed by the Police Department’s Code Enforcement Officer. Anonymous complaints may be submitted through the Vestavia Hills Action Center, or call 205.978.0113. City of Vestavia Hills Property Maintenance Code (Ordinance Number 2262)


Sign permits are to be obtained through Building Safety. Vestavia Hills signage regulations are contained in Ordinance. To report suspected signage violations, call 205.978.0125 or use the Vestavia Hills Action Center. Complete the appropriate sign application and return to Building Safety. You will be contacted upon review of the application. Permanent Sign Permit Application Temporary

Community Emergency Response Team

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is a unique training opportunity that is offered to the community by the Vestavia Hills Fire Department. The purpose of CERT is to prepare the community for a disaster. During a disaster, emergency resources will likely be overwhelmed. CERT members are able to assist the community when emergency resources are not


What is the Fire department’s contact information? 1032 Montgomery Highway; Vestavia Hills AL 35216 Emergency: 911 or 205.823.1296 Fire Administration: 205.978.0225 Fire Administration Fax: 205.978.0205 How do I obtain a copy of a fire report or a medical transport report? Call Fire Administration at 205.978.0225 My carbon monoxide detector/smoke detector is going off. What should I

Fire Prevention

Preventive Services The City of Vestavia Hills Fire Department provides the following preventive services: Fire Safety Education Presentations at schools; monthly fire drills at schools Group tours at the fire stations Fire Safety Day Review of plans for commercial projects Key Boxes A key box allows VHFD access to a business for after-hours responses. A

CPR Training & Registration

VHFD offers CPR training for our citizens and employees of local businesses. Registration Individuals: Vestavia Hills citizens may register online by completing the form below or by calling 205.978.0212. The cost is $35 per participant ($32 to VHFD + $3 processing fee) and must be paid in advance by mailing a check to: Vestavia Hills

Training Division

The Training Division of the Vestavia Hills Fire Department strives to educate, enrich and empower every member of the department in all aspects of fire suppression, fire prevention, emergency medical services, public education, rescue, hazardous materials incident mitigation and public service, in order that they may provide the utmost service to the citizens we serve.

Animal Control

Photos & animal adoption information are available on the VHPD Animal Control Facebook page. Animal Control and the prevention of rabies in the City of Vestavia Hills, Alabama, and within the police jurisdiction thereof, is governed by Chapter Four of the Vestavia Hills Code of Ordinances. The City’s Code of Ordinances are published in a

Business Services

The Vestavia Hills Police Department strives to serve as well as maintain a safe community for our local businesses to thrive and prosper. This page is an overview of some of the services our Department consistently provides to businesses in addition to general patrols and investigations. We are continually reviewing our policies and procedures to

Children’s Safety

Chief Dan Rary has formalized an agreement with the A Child Is Missing Alert Program, a nationwide non-profit organization that helps law enforcement agencies locate missing children, missing elderly persons (often suffering from Alzheimer’s), college students, and missing persons who are mentally or physically challenged or disabled. A Child is Missing utilizes sophisticated computer mapping systems