Winter Parking Ban and Snow Removal Requirements
From November 15-April 15th
Sec. 16-33. Winter parking regulated.
(a) No vehicle shall be parked on the streets of the town between 1:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. between November fifteenth and April fifteenth.
(b) No vehicle shall be parked on the streets of the town during a snow or ice storm which has been in progress at least one (1) hour.
(c) No vehicle shall be parked or left on the traveled portion of a street or highway so as to impede normal snow-plowing operations and the free flow of traffic during snow storms.
(Code 1961, § 17.03.04; Ord. No. 71-3, 10-8-71)
Violations will result in a $15 fine.
Sec. 15-3. Snow and ice removal–Required; time limit.
(a) The owner of any premises adjoining and fronting upon any public sidewalk, including by definition bikeways and bikepaths, within the area of the town, shall cause to be removed therefrom all snow , sleet and ice to a minimum width of four (4) feet, or to a minimum of six (6) feet when so determined by the town manager, which shall have accumulated thereon within a period of twelve (12) hours after the same shall have accumulated or been deposited or within twelve (12) hours after sunrise if the same shall have accumulated during the night; and whenever any such public sidewalk, or any part thereof, shall be coated with ice which cannot satisfactorily be removed, said owner, tenant or occupant of the premises adjoining and fronting thereon shall as an alternative to said removal of such ice, cause such public sidewalks to be made safe and convenient for pedestrians by covering the ice with sand or other suitable substance.
snow and ice accumulating in the street higher than a point four (4) inches below the bottom of the lowest outlet on any fire hydrant, and within a radius of three (3) feet from the center of such hydrant, shall be removed by the owner of the premises adjoining said hydrant, within a period of twelve (12) hours after the same shall have accumulated or been deposited or within twelve (12) hours after sunrise if the same shall have accumulated during the night. Said owner shall also clear a path having a minimum width of three (3) feet between any fire hydrant and the edge of the traveled portion of the abutting street, highway, private road or drive.
(Code 1961, § 19.01.01; Ord. No. 78-1, § 1, 7-17-78; Ord. No. 79-10, § 1, 9-17-79; Ord. No. 99-3, § 1, 5-3-99)