Snow Removal

Vehicles

No person shall park, abandon or leave unattended any vehicle on any public street, alley or city-owned off-street parking area while the snow ban ordinance is in effect unless the snow has been removed or plowed from said street, alley or parking area. The snow ban ordinance will go into effect as soon as there is two inches of snowfall on the ground. This shall not pertain to the following areas during the business hours of 8 a.m. and 6 p.m.: Main Street from Ash Street to Maple Street Ash Street from Main Street to the alley between Main Street and Cottonwood Street Vehicles in violation will be ticketed and/or subject to impound. All costs of the towing will be paid for by the owner of the impounded vehicle.

Clearing of snow from property

No person shall throw, push, place or cause to be thrown, pushed or placed any snow from private property, sidewalks or driveways onto the traveled portion of the street or alley so as to obstruct gutters or impede the passage of vehicles upon the street or alley or to create a hazardous condition therein.

Removal of Snow and Ice from Sidewalks

It is the responsibility of the abutting property owners to remove snow and ice accumulations promptly from sidewalks within 24 hours after cessation of snow fall or after ice forms. If the property owner fails to remove accumulations within the allotted time, the city may do so and assess the costs against the property owner for collection in the same manner as a property tax.