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

Code Enforcement

All property maintenance complaints, other than for building structure, are addressed by the Police Department’s Code Enforcement Officer. Noise complaints are also addressed by VHPD. The Ordinances that address these concerns are below. Anonymous complaints may be submitted through the Vestavia Hills Action Center or by calling 205.978.0113. City of Vestavia Hills Property Maintenance Code

Community Initiatives

The Vestavia Hills Police Department has multiple community initiatives that it supports throughout the year. Some notable COPS initiatives are: Community Night Out – Annual event, usually held in October at City Hall. VHPD Teen Driver Training Text a Tip Facebook Neighborhood Shield Signs – For details, contact Sgt. Eddie Crim at 205.978.0119. Rx Drop

Submit a Tip

VHPD encourages everyone to report information about any illegal activity, such as unsolved cases, vandalism, theft, the sale and distribution of drugs or information about crimes that are being planned in the community or schools. As always, dial 911 for immediate emergencies. Crime Stoppers Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama offers cash rewards for tips that

Crime Mapping & Statistics

Crime Mapping The public can now also access free crime mapping data through This service enables Vestavia Hills residents to register for free, customizable email updates, so they can monitor crime in their neighborhood. Partnering with over 1,600 law enforcement agencies, CityProtect is the #1 crime map and anonymous tip network in North America. It

VHPD Teen Safety Driver Training

Mission Our mission is to provide each student with the necessary information and techniques to be a SAFE RESPONSIBLE DRIVER. To assist each student in adopting an attitude that accepts the serious nature of driving without being frightened by it. Accomplishing this through organized curriculum and professional instruction. Contact Info Course Information **Each student


How do I file an application for employment with the City of Vestavia Hills? The City of Vestavia Hills is an equal opportunity employer. Employees are divided into two primary categories: classified and non-classified. Applicants for classified positions (police, fire, EMS services and administrative positions) need to make application through the Personnel Board of Jefferson


An online platform to house all Planning and Zoning forms is under construction. Click the “Apply Online” button to register and submit forms online. Apply ONLINE For those forms not yet available via the Citizen Services portal, hard copies are available from the Office of the City Clerk (1032 Montgomery Highway, 35216) or may be downloaded using

Election Information

This year is an election year for Federal, State and County officials. This is NOT a City election year. Election Dates: – May 24, 2022 (Tuesday) Primary Election – June 21, 2022 (Tuesday) Run-off Primary Election – November 8, 2022 (Tuesday) General Election Need to register to vote or update your registration information? Visit to


Ordinance Number 2418 – An Ordinance Regulating Soliciting, Peddling and Panhandling The City Council of the City of Vestavia Hills, Alabama, at its regular meeting of October 22, 2012, adopted and approved Ordinance Number 2418 – An Ordinance Regulating Soliciting, Peddling and Panhandling. This page will assist in providing information to potential door-to-door solicitors operating