Snow Parking Ban

~Public Notice~

351.14 EMERGENCY SNOW PARKING.

(a) In order to facilitate the cleaning of public streets and to expedite the free flow of vehicular traffic, no person shall park a vehicle on the streets within the Village at such times as two inches of snow has fallen and there is further prospect of further accumulation of snow. All vehicles parked prior to the time weather conditions prohibited parking must be removed by the owners or operators. Any vehicle parked in violation of this prohibition shall be removed at the order of the Mayor and shall subject the owner or operator to the penalty provided herein.

(b) The owners or operators of vehicles shall ascertain whether weather conditions require the removal of their vehicles from Village streets and shall remove all vehicles parked in violation of this section. While the Village will make every effort to inform the public of the existence of weather conditions requiring removal of parked vehicles from Village streets, the owners and operators of motor vehicles on public streets shall have the responsibility to determine existing weather conditions and to remove parked vehicles if the weather conditions are such as require their removal under the provisions of this section. 

(1) After two inches of snow has fallen and there is a prospect of further snowfall, the Mayor shall order the removal of all vehicles parked on Village streets which have not been removed by the owners or operators thereof. Such vehicles shall be removed to a motor vehicle pound as designated by the Mayor at the sole expense of the owner or operator. Records shall be kept by the Village Police Department of all vehicles removed.

(2) The Village Police Department shall use all available means of disseminating information as to the existence of weather conditions requiring removal of parked motor vehicles from the public streets. Such notice shall be disseminated to the radio, newspaper and all other available media to the extent feasible. The dissemination of this information, however shall not relieve the owners or operators of motor vehicles from the responsibility of ascertaining the existence of weather conditions requiring removal of parked motor vehicles from Village streets.

(3) Parking shall be prohibited on all Village streets and highways after two inches of snow has fallen and there is a prospect of further snowfall.

(4) Appropriate signs reading “Parking ban on all Village streets when snow exceeds two inches” shall be posted at the main thoroughfare entrances to the Village.

(c) Whoever violates this section is guilty of a minor misdemeanor and subject to a fine together with all towing and impoundment charges.

(Ord. 1071. Passed 9-2-96.) 

 

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