Due to the heavy amount of snowfall expected this evening, Thursday, February 8, 2018 through Friday, February 9, 2018, the City of Loves Park has declared the snow parking ordinance in effect until the snow removal procedures have ceased. This means that NO PARKING ON PUBLIC STREETS WITHIN THE CITY IS PERMITTED until snow removal operations are complete. The complete ordinance is as follows:
Sec. 86-95. – Parking during snow removal.
(a) No person shall park any motor vehicle of any class on any street in the city after two inches of snow has fallen, until such time as the snow has been plowed to the side of the street, except that no parking shall be allowed on North Second Street from 9:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. after two inches of snow has fallen, until such time as the snow has been plowed to the side of the street.
(b) Any vehicle found illegally parked under this section may be towed away under the order of the police department, and, in addition to the fine, the person shall pay the towing and storage charges to the towing-away agency before regaining possession of his/her vehicle.
(c) The police department or the code enforcement officer may issue tickets for parking violations of this section; however, no snow parking tickets shall be issued between 9:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. if snow commences after 9:00 p.m. and accumulates to two inches or more before 7:00 a.m.
(d) The person parking, and/or owner, of any vehicle found illegally parked under this section shall be fined the sum of $25.00 for his/her first offense and $25.00 for each subsequent offense.