Local Laws

As part of their duties, officers enforce local laws adopted by the Harrison Township trustees. Among these are:


Allows deputies to issue citations to people responsible for creating unreasonably loud, disturbing, and unnecessary noises that disturb the people around them. The resolution specifies that noise emanating from horns, loudspeakers, animals, exhausts, construction equipment, blowers, stereos, “boom boxes,” radios and vehicle sound systems, among others, may be considered violations. Read the Noise Resolution Number 70-1997 (PDF)

Barking Dogs

Requires that dogs be kept from creating a public nuisance through excessive barking. Review the Barking Dogs Resolution Number 70-1997 (PDF)


Limits the hours that young unsupervised people may be out, as follows: Children under the age of 14 may not be out between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m. any day of the week. Teens of ages 15, 16 or 17 may not be out between midnight and 5 a.m. any day of the week. Exceptions include going to or coming from lawful employment or a lawful educational, entertainment, religious or social event.Review the Curfew Resolution Number 42-2001 (PDF)


Allows deputies to issue citations for certain parking violations that occur in Harrison Township, including fire lane/no parking prohibits all parking in areas posted as fire-lane zones. Handicap parking only restricts parking in those spaces for vehicles that display an authorized handicap placard or handicap license plate issued by the Bureau of Motor Vehicles. Those spaces are designated by posted signs and/or pavement markings. Excessive size vehicles (any vehicle exceeding 6.5 feet in width or 20 feet in length) from stopping, standing or parking on any township street or right of way. Review the Parking Resolution Number 59-1987 (PDF).