Below is a list of frequently asked questions. You may want to review these questions and answers before contacting the Police Department.
What are the fees associated with the release of vehicle?
Depending on what code section the vehicle was towed for will determine the fees. Please contact us with your questions or see our stored vehicle page for more information.
How many residents reside in the city of Broadmoor?
As of the last census there were 4,026 people, 1,275 households, and 984 families residing in Broadmoor.
There is an unsightly, non-running car in my neighbor’s yard can the Police get it removed?
Yes SMC San Mateo County municipal code, prohibits the storage of non running vehicles in the front/side or rear of a residence within the county. A violating vehicle may be removed at the owner’s expense.
How long does a car have to be in front of your house before the Police can legally remove it?
If it’s parked blocking a driveway the Police can have it removed immediately. If it’s parked legally in the street, it can be there no longer than 72 Hrs (3 days) after the Police have marked the Vehicle.
California Vehicle Code 22651(k)
Can I get a tour of the Police Department?
Residents are encouraged to visit our department. Please contact us and a member of our staff can setup a day and time for you to come down and see our department and meet some of the officers.
What times are the Front Office staffed?
Monday – Thursday 7:00 am to 3:00 pm
Friday – 7:30 am to 12:00 pm
Saturday – Sunday Administrative office closed.