Snow Removal - Emergency
Sec. 18-143. Odd and
even all night parking.
(a) Whenever the chief of police declares
that a parking ban is in effect as a result
of weather conditions that threaten to constitute
a traffic hazard, motor vehicles shall only
park on the side of the street designated in subsection (e).
(b) Notification to the general public of
the parking ban and its termination shall
be given by the chief of police in such a
manner as he may prescribe and announce.
(c) This section shall not apply to any street
on which parking is now prohibited on one
or both sides of a street, at any time, and
shall not apply to those streets designated
as snow emergency arteries in the city, as
defined in chapter 18, section 18-144 of the
ordinances of the city.
(d) Any vehicle found to be in violation of
this section shall be subject to the penalties
as provided by section 18-146, parking fines,
and subject to towing as provided by division
2, section 18-161 through section 18-166.
(e) This section shall be in effect from November
1st through March 31st. The side of the street
on which motor vehicles will park in accordance
with subsection (a) will be the year subsequent
to the November when said ban is declared.
(f) The purpose of the section is to restrict
parking on streets in the city during the
winter months for snow removal and to insure
unobstructed access for emergency vehicles
and for the safety and convenience of the
Sec. 18-144. Emergency or Weather
(a) Whenever a Federal, State, or City emergency
situation exists, and whenever impending weather
conditions threaten to constitute a traffic
hazard impairing transportation, the movement
of food and fuel supplies, medical care, fire,
health and police protection, and other vital
facilities of the city, the chief of police
shall announce such emergency, then, any and
all of the following parking prohibitions
shall become effective at the time designated.
(b) No driver shall stop, stand or park any
vehicle within the limits of certain traffic
arteries or parts thereof, provided that this
section shall not apply to passenger vehicles
stopped temporarily during the actual receiving
or discharging passengers nor to commercial
vehicles stopped temporarily during the actual
loading or unloading of materials. The schedule
of streets designated as emergency arteries
is on file in the city clerk's office.