The Police Department is responsible for the safety and well being of the citizens of both Santa Clara and Ivins City, which it serves. Duties include enforcing traffic laws and regulations, responding to calls for service, investigating crimes, maintaining the peace, taking care of animal problems, supplying information and educating the public, and responding to all fire and medical calls in the area.


Fire/Rescue personnel provide fire services to the residents and businesses of Ivins City, as well as a 495 square mile response area which includes Gunlock, Snow Canyon State Park, Motoqua, Shivwits Indian Reservation,and Old Highway 91 to the Arizona border. They respond to fire calls (brush, residential, vehicle, etc.), accidents, and other incidents requiring immediate action to reduce the loss of life and property.

Ivins EMS is staffed with Paramedics and Advanced Emergency Medical Technicians. EMS service is available round the clock, 365 days a year. Ivins EMS provides high quality care for the cities of Ivins, Santa Clara, and Gunlock, as well as the Shivwits Reservation, Snow Canyon State Park, and as far as the Arizona border on Highway 91.


The Ivins Animal shelter is a No Kill municipal shelter. The shelter also houses animals from the Santa Clara City area. The shelter has been a No Kill Shelter since 2006 and is now included as such in our city charter. We have maintained a save rate on an average of 98.7 for those years. The shelter houses cats and dogs, but on occasion, we have held rabbits and birds. We have multiple volunteer opportunities at the shelter. This includes walking dogs, cleaning of cat and dog areas. You must be seventeen years of age to volunteer at the shelter. The shelter is open Tuesday through Saturday from 8AM to 3PM For an appointment after shelter hours, call 435-628-1049. In case of an animal emergency, please call Washington County Dispatch at 435-634-5730.

Santa Clara-Ivins Police Department

2603 Santa Clara Drive
Santa Clara, UT 84765

Monday-Thursday 8am-5pm
Friday 8am-1pm

Phone: 435-652-1122
Fax: 435-652-1101
Emergency: Dial 911

After Hours Non-emergency: 435-634-5730