Winter Parking - Snow Emergency

snow emergency*No vehicle is allowed to be parked on any street or alley upon two (2) inches of snowfall. Vehicles parked on streets or alleys upon two (2) inches of snowfall may receive a ticket from the police department.

Sec. 94-501. (a) No owner or operator of any vehicle shall park upon any public street or alley at any time during a snow emergency. Any time after two (2) inches or greater of snow is anticipated during any 24-hour period, a snow emergency shall be into effect. The director of public works or is/her designee may also declare a snow emergency by providing notice to the public via the newspaper and/or radio and/or cable television. All vehicles must be removed from public streets and alleys from the starting time of the snow emergency until the streets or alleys have been cleared curb-to-curb or edge-to-edge of pavement during a snow emergency. For the purpose of this subsection, a vehicle shall be defined as every device in, upon or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn upon a roadway or highway. If any vehicle shall be parked in violation of this subsection, the police department shall ticket the vehicle and may order it towed from the street at the owner's risk after the vehicle has been ticketed; and the towing charge shall be paid by the owner or operator of the vehicle. The fine for violating this subsection shall be $25.00, plus towing charge for each occurrence.