Snow/Parking Ordinance

 

 

3-5.1       Removal of Snow and Ice Required.

 

            a.     The owner or tenant in possession of lands abutting or bordering upon the sidewalks and gutters of the streets within the borough limits shall remove or cause to be removed all ice and snow from all such sidewalks within eighteen (18) hours after such snow or ice shall have fallen or accumulated.

 

            b.     Every owner of real property on which there has been constructed a multiple dwelling of three (3) or more residential units shall remove or cause the removal of all snow and ice from all streets, lanes, alleys, driveways, roadways, parking areas, sidewalks, walkways, steps, and stairs located on such property that are open to the public, to which the public is invited, or which are designated for common use by the oc­cupants or tenants within eighteen (18) hours after such snow or ice shall have fallen or accumulated.

 

            c.     Every owner or tenant of real property, improved or unimproved, used, or zoned for commercial, business, religious, professional, or office use shall remove or cause to be removed all snow and ice from all streets, lanes, alleys, driveways, roadways, parking areas, sidewalks, walkways, steps and stairs located on said property that are open to the public, or to which the public is invited, within eighteen (18) hours after such snow or ice shall fall or have accumulated.

 

            d.     If snow or ice may be frozen or impacted as to make removal impractical in the judgment of the sub-code official, borough superinten­dent of public works, or members of the regular Bogota Police Depart­ment, the owner shall forthwith cause said snow and ice to be covered with clean sand, ashes, sawdust, rock salt, or similar material, thor­oughly covering all sidewalks, walkways, steps, and stairs located on said property as hereinabove set forth, within six (6) hours of daylight after the accumulation of such snow or ice.

 

            e.     No person shall deposit or cause to be deposited any snow or ice upon any public sidewalk, street, or publicly owned parking facility in any manner that may obstruct or impede vehicular or pedestrian traffic.

 

            f.      No person shall deposit or cause to be deposited any snow or ice that has accumulated on any sidewalk or within the boundaries of private property upon any public sidewalk, street, or publicly owned parking facility.

(Ord. #1117, S1)

 

7-3.10     Parking Prohibited When Streets Are Covered with Snow.

 

            a.     No vehicle shall be parked on any streets or highways or portions thereof whenever snow has fallen and the accumulation is such that at least two (2) inches of snow cover the street or highway.

 

            b.     The above parking prohibitions shall remain in effect after the snow has ceased to fall and until the streets have been plowed sufficiently so that parking will not interfere with snow removal activities and with the normal flow of traffic.

(Ord. #1114, S1; Ord. #1396)